We know that God was incredibly deliberate in the creation of the earth and its crafting to support man. I wish my brain was that organized! I have a tough time sorting out all the great ideas as they swim around incessantly - finally land on some sort of process and business model that might work. That's why I need a tool to craft this process in a simple & meaningful way.
Managing Business Operations to Increase Efficiency & Quality While Reducing Risk
I enjoy connecting biblical principles to everyday struggles! I like to see what we can do to implement God's plan everyday. This leads me to a great tool that allows us to capture the goodness of our ideas and the processes we've figured out in the creation of something new and write it all down.
That is where TeamFlow comes in. I've been using TeamFlow for over 15 years. TeamFlow has saved me hours & hours of time. By using a tool like TeamFlow you can practically eliminate the need to micro-manage & create reproducible processes that increase your efficiency, increase quality & reduce risk.
A Tool to Increase Efficiency - A Keystone in Business Growth!
Increasing efficiency means reduced costs and sanity with your staff! TeamFlow can be used to increase efficiency by describing the process of manufacturing, service, or whatever your working on. The great benefit to this description is that you can pass along a process diagram to someone on your team - delegate results & get back to the work that is the best use of your time.
In addition to the focus on profitability, these efficiencies can also reap huge benefits when it is time to sell or franchise your idea. The process is a substantial part of your valuation. If you can package your business idea into a proven & reproducible process - a great book of business & a solid reputation, then you've just crafted an exit strategy or an early succession plan!
A Tool to Increase Quality - That Sounds Like Great Idea!
It is important for us to understand that nothing & no one are perfect and we all make mistakes. However, we don't want to keep making the same mistakes! In addition, we want to be able to continuously improve the process while maintaining or improving quality standards. All this starts with being able to write down the process and work on it as time goes on. TeamFlow is an effective application for continuous process improvement.
Since we've already written down the process, we can be more certain that the processes is repeated. This means that a few tweaks to the elements in the process could yield huge benefits. Using TeamFlow - you & your team can focus on single elements or groups of elements in the process flow of your business to make intentional changes to test theoretical improvements. If the improvements don't pan out - no worries - just go right back to the old process.
A Tool to Reduce Risk - That Sounds Like Good Judgment
One of the biggest problems in companies today is that only a few people know how to do the work. I'm not saying that nobody works or that the staff is inept. What I'm saying is that we tend to hide great processes from one another because information is power. What if we created a culture at the organization where we share the information - share the power & grow our businesses beyond our own expectations?
With a tool like TeamFlow we can equip a culture to share information. We can use process diagrams to train staff to increase redundancy; giving ourselves some leeway if someone is out sick, gets hurt or moves on to another company. With all this redundancy our businesses become smarter and more resilient to change & that's not just good judgment - it's great business!
A Video Overview of TeamFlow
I prepared a short overview video of TeamFlow and how it might be used with Lean Startup - creation of a new product - creation of a new business line or the creation of a new service. While this isn't a full tutorial, hopefully you'll see the power of this multi-platform solution.
Full Disclosure: We're not affiliated with TeamFlow and this is not a paid review. I use the tool & find that it is so unique that I wanted to share! To get more information or your own copy visit their website - http://teamflow.com