Phoyo by Estee Janssens

More Productivity Tips to Keep Your Mindset on Point

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You may or may not be aware that mindset is important in business and brand management since trying to do everything yourself, or not incorporating solid and sound practices into your decision-making and extra work, will only serve to hamper your entrepreneurial spirit – something which you just can’t afford.

You may feel that you have a million things to do every day, but thinking like this can overwhelm and cause burnout, the kind of mental fatigue that can be disastrous for any business owner. In addition, you have a responsibility to all of your employees and customers alike to provide them with a safe, secure, and reliable service.

Maintain Safety at Home

Managing your own and your employees’ safety while at work is one the greatest responsibilities that you can have as an employer, and whether you or your staff need to work from home, all relevant safety issues should be extended there as well, and this mainly includes safe working practices that can reduce Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).

You can order and supply your staff with the necessary ergonomic equipment on your business accounts such as an ergonomic sit stand desk, adjustable laptop and tablet stand, and Bluetooth keyboards and mice. With many people working at home because of Covid-19, it might be better to supply these ASAP so employees don’t get hurt before coming back to the office.

Outsource IT Management

Managing a business usually means that you can’t run everything, and the world is full of burned-out people who tried to do it all. A study by Deloitte found that 77% of the 1,000 people surveyed admitted to burnout at work because of unmanageable stress. Of this group, 83% also stated that this kind of stress affected their personal relationships.

One of the biggest factors of modern business is its IT infrastructure and the demands of the 21st Century means that running a business without some kind of IT system is almost impossible. IT refers to computer and network management, but also extends to cybersecurity and preventing hacks that costs SMBs an average of $7 million per year. You don’t want that kind of stress, so outsource to an IT Management company that can handle every aspect of IT at a fraction of the cost.

Upgrade Payment Systems

Methods of payment change all the time and since 1973 when IBM introduced the first ePOS system, electronic payments have undergone several revolutions. Today, ePOS systems are extremely advanced and allow for portable, secure, and adaptable payment solutions for any kind of business at a reasonable cost.

All of these are very important in the current age as Covid-19 demands less physical interaction, cyber-attacks and hacking mean that data encryption is necessary and your requirements may change all the time. Modern ePOS takes care of all the things that you don’t want to worry about by using strict data protection standards from PCI with inventory control, employee management, and digital receipts via SMS and email available as well.

 

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