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Strategic Productivity Tips for Successful Business Management

Productivity tools in a conveyancing office.

In a new age of technology and work-from-home arrangements, productivity levels are more important than ever.

Businesses that prioritise productivity not only achieve more in less time but also foster innovation and employee satisfaction, which will ultimately determine the success of a business.

To assist in boosting productivity levels within your business, below are four tips to apply when working both remotely and in-office.

1. Prioritise and allocate your time

At the root of increasing productivity is time management. Prioritizing your tasks will help you avoid overspending time on tasks that aren’t as important.

Creating a to-do list at the beginning of the week will help you visualise what is priority for the days ahead. It may also help to go over this list at the beginning of each day and identify what tasks are absolute priority. It’s important to be realistic about what you are able to achieve in the week, and divide your bigger projects into smaller tasks.

Once you have your list, practice time blocking. This involves allocating a specific amount of time for each task to be completed. Doing this ensures your focus is in one place at a time, eliminates distractions and ultimately avoids burnout.

As a business owner, it can be easy to take on all tasks yourself as a form of perfectionism. Ensure you are delegating tasks out to team members to maximise overall efficiency in the business.

2. Taking breaks

Contrary to popular belief, taking breaks throughout your workday will increase your overall productivity. Like batteries, we are limited with how much energy we can exert before we need recharging.

Breaks, especially short ones, can help in cognitive renewal. Our brains have a limited capacity for sustained attention and focus. Short breaks provide a chance for your mind to reset, leading to increased concentration and productivity when you return to your tasks.

Prioritizing breaks can also improve our well-being. Taking social breaks offers an opportunity to share thoughts and debrief with colleagues, fostering a sense of relief before returning to work. Individual breaks without interactions can also be beneficial to clear your mind and disconnect from your workload, ensuring you return with a fresh perspective.

3. Communication strategies and collaboration tools

Communication is the backbone of a productive work environment. It is important to prioritise establishing communication channels and collaboration channels in order to enhance team interactions.

Frequent meetings and check-ins facilitate a continuous exchange of ideas, concerns, and goals within a business. Fostering this communication culture will prevent misunderstandings and delays within the workplace, supporting an increase in productivity overtime.  

4. Outsourcing administration

Leveraging new technology serves as the current driving force behind increased productivity. A common way businesses leverage technology is through outsourcing their admin tasks to cloud-based project management tools.

This approach substantially diminishes the time required for information and document retrieval, allowing your employees to focus on more complex aspects of their work. Online project management tools also reduce the dependence on human labor, facilitate efficient task distribution and automate repetitive tasks, in turn optimising workflow.

Specifically for conveyancing, productivity is crucial for to ensure timely and efficient property transactions.

triSearch eConveyancing tool, SettleIT, is one of the latest in innovations to compliment the conveyancing industry. SettleIT allows practices to focus on their clients, improved workflow efficiencies, matter management and with delegating risks and responsibilities. 

To create a more efficient conveyancing workflow, the SettleIT platform is also integrated with practice management software, triConvey

Want to get the most out of the advice in this blog? Pick two productivity tips to apply the next time you return to work.

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