The scene from I Love Lucy when Lucy and Ethel worked at a chocolate factory and began shoving chocolates into their mouths and uniforms as the candies whizzed by on the conveyor belt popped into my head when I thought about this topic. Automation has been discussed in several conversations with colleagues lately. Business owners are always looking for ways to work smarter versus harder. Thankfully, automation eases routine tasks and therefore, simplifies the workload and boosts time management. Are you taking advantage of today’s technology to streamline activities such as social media posting, out of office responders, scheduling individual emails and/or email campaigns or standardizing processes to simplify your small businesses workflow? Lastly but certainly most importantly, are backups set up for your computer in order to not lose data?
Recap: Automation eases routine tasks and therefore, simplifies the workload and boosts time management. If you’re a coffee lover, I’m sure your coffee pot is always programmed to perk that first cup for grab-n-go!