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How To Be A Frontline Leader

How To Be A Frontline Leader

There is an old saying that states ‘the more things change, the more they stay the same’. Corporate behavior changes as a business grows but companies tend to follow the same general pattern. Let’s not be deceived by the shooting stars of the technology world. Media focuses on the spectacular success of a few but ignore the struggles of most businesses around the world. To build a successful business and survive, the business owner must remember that cash flow is king. Small business owners don’t work eight hours a day, they don’t pay themselves overtime, they don’t take holidays.

Read more
How To Be More Successful Than 75% Of SMEs

How To Be More Successful Than 75% Of SMEs

The SME market is undeniably experiencing exponential growth across the USA, the United Kingdom and Australia, resulting in hefty competition and countless challenges. While the gaps and opportunities for success and longevity are existent, the question SME’s are asking is how they can become more competitive and more innovative? What is an SME? Although there are different interpretations of what an SME is. it is important to first define the classification of ‘small’ and ‘medium’ as they vary between countries and the domestic economy of those countries.

Read more
Customer Service: Separating Average And Exceptional Businesses

Customer Service: Separating Average And Exceptional Businesses

The customer is always right. This slogan (which was originally attributed to Harry Gordon Selfridge, who established Selfridges Department Store in London in 1908) was coined to encourage staff to provide better service to customers. Over the years, different versions have evolved. The French quote: ‘le client n’a jamais tort’ (the client is never wrong). Germans say ‘der Kunde ist König’ (the customer is king) and in Japan, the motto is ’okyakusama wa kamisama desu’ (the customer is a God).

Read more
How To Build A High-Performing Team

How To Build A High-Performing Team

The performance of any organization, department or project is often symptomatic of the performance of the teams that support them. A great team results in a great outcome and vice-versa. This article covers four critical topics that can make or break a project team. A high-performing team requires strong leadership and support from Senior Management across the company. A study conducted by the University of Ottawa found that 33% of projects fail simply due to a lack of involvement from Senior Management

Read more
What It Takes To Effectively Project Manage

What It Takes To Effectively Project Manage

When embarking on a new project, people or teams aren’t able to look into or predict the future and, hence, must be willing to accept the likelihood of unplanned events occurring. An acceptance of the things that cannot be controlled is a necessary first step for project managers in order to maintain their sanity. However, being able to ensure that any project is a success, regardless of unanticipated and uncontrollable hiccups or roadblocks, defines a great project manager (PM). This article covers three areas which project managers must master in order to be effective managers at the very least and great managers at best.

Read more
How To Win In Marketing Without a Marketer

How To Win In Marketing Without a Marketer

Claiming that the marketing landscape has changed is not a revelation. And assuming that, for most businesses, marketing is critical to success is a safe bet. Contrary to some beliefs, not everyone is a born marketer; however, many people can be marketers, even without a lot of previous experience. Controversially, the best type of marketer is not the person with the longest work history. Instead, it’s someone who is aware of their knowledge gaps and actively seeks to fill these shortcomings by continuously improving and through having an open mind.

Read more
Banish The Business Devils You Know

Banish The Business Devils You Know

Every professional has worked or still works, with suppliers who consistently underwhelm in terms of the service they provide. Given that most businesses strive to improve their profitability and productivity levels, it would appear to be a strange contradiction that any professional would tolerate mediocrity. And yet the phrase ‘better the devil you know’ is frequently referred to by even comparably successful business people. This article addresses one of the most common oxymorons that has plagued businesses for far too long.

Read more
Standalone Software Complicates Business

Standalone Software Complicates Business

Standalone software can cause business processes to be complicated, often resulting in duplication, deterioration of services, and impaired profitability. As a business grows, its systems become more complex as it recruits more people to service more customers and, often, offers more diverse products. Over time, standalone software systems which have been deployed to make business processes more efficient begin to undermine the productivity of the organization. Leaders need to recognize the complexities created by separate or poorly integrated software systems and identify ways of simplifying these issues.

Read more
A Guide To Improving Business Efficiency

A Guide To Improving Business Efficiency

In an age of disruption, the great challenge for a business is to reinvent itself while maintaining strong momentum. Companies that sit on the laurels of past successes risk losing everything. Bold leaders recognize that a company must focus on improving performance as well as profits if it wants to maintain its competitive edge. The Simplicity Cycle – As a business grows, it becomes increasingly complicated with more customers, more employees, and more systems.

Read more
How To Build A Business That Embraces Change

How To Build A Business That Embraces Change

Change is usually as difficult as it is inevitable, so effective leaders need to combine science with intuition to prepare their organization and its people to succeed in an age of disruption. Essential techniques to create a change-embracing culture include identifying “intrapreneurship,” encouraging curiosity and rewarding innovation. Identify “intrapreneurs” – an “intrapreneur” is an employee who behaves like an entrepreneur while working within an organization.

Read more
Clearing Up The Cloud For Digital Transformation

Clearing Up The Cloud For Digital Transformation

Cloud adoption globally is growing rapidly, held back only by a lack of knowledge and security concerns. A 2016 Intel Security survey of 2000 security professionals globally found that more than 90% stated that their organization was using some type of cloud service. “Cloud First for many companies is progressing and remains the objective,” the report noted with the caveat. “It is evident from our survey that the lack of cybersecurity skills is having an impact on cloud adoption for organizations of all sizes.”

Read more
Processes Ripe for Digitization and Automation

Processes Ripe for Digitization and Automation

John F. Kennedy once said: ‘Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future’. This statement is true from both a personal and professional perspective, especially given the increasing rate of change we are currently facing. Much of this rapid change can be attributed to the proliferation of technology and its obvious impact on culture and markets.

Read more

RECENT POSTS

How To Be A Frontline Leader

How To Be A Frontline Leader

There is an old saying that states ‘the more things change, the more they stay the same’. Corporate behavior changes as a business grows but companies tend to follow the same general pattern. Let’s not be deceived by the shooting stars of the technology world. Media focuses on the spectacular success of a few but ignore the struggles of most businesses around the world. To build a successful business and survive, the business owner must remember that cash flow is king. Small business owners don’t work eight hours a day, they don’t pay themselves overtime, they don’t take holidays.

Read more
How To Be More Successful Than 75% Of SMEs

How To Be More Successful Than 75% Of SMEs

The SME market is undeniably experiencing exponential growth across the USA, the United Kingdom and Australia, resulting in hefty competition and countless challenges. While the gaps and opportunities for success and longevity are existent, the question SME’s are asking is how they can become more competitive and more innovative? What is an SME? Although there are different interpretations of what an SME is. it is important to first define the classification of ‘small’ and ‘medium’ as they vary between countries and the domestic economy of those countries.

Read more
Customer Service: Separating Average And Exceptional Businesses

Customer Service: Separating Average And Exceptional Businesses

The customer is always right. This slogan (which was originally attributed to Harry Gordon Selfridge, who established Selfridges Department Store in London in 1908) was coined to encourage staff to provide better service to customers. Over the years, different versions have evolved. The French quote: ‘le client n’a jamais tort’ (the client is never wrong). Germans say ‘der Kunde ist König’ (the customer is king) and in Japan, the motto is ’okyakusama wa kamisama desu’ (the customer is a God).

Read more
How To Build A High-Performing Team

How To Build A High-Performing Team

The performance of any organization, department or project is often symptomatic of the performance of the teams that support them. A great team results in a great outcome and vice-versa. This article covers four critical topics that can make or break a project team. A high-performing team requires strong leadership and support from Senior Management across the company. A study conducted by the University of Ottawa found that 33% of projects fail simply due to a lack of involvement from Senior Management

Read more
What It Takes To Effectively Project Manage

What It Takes To Effectively Project Manage

When embarking on a new project, people or teams aren’t able to look into or predict the future and, hence, must be willing to accept the likelihood of unplanned events occurring. An acceptance of the things that cannot be controlled is a necessary first step for project managers in order to maintain their sanity. However, being able to ensure that any project is a success, regardless of unanticipated and uncontrollable hiccups or roadblocks, defines a great project manager (PM). This article covers three areas which project managers must master in order to be effective managers at the very least and great managers at best.

Read more
How To Win In Marketing Without a Marketer

How To Win In Marketing Without a Marketer

Claiming that the marketing landscape has changed is not a revelation. And assuming that, for most businesses, marketing is critical to success is a safe bet. Contrary to some beliefs, not everyone is a born marketer; however, many people can be marketers, even without a lot of previous experience. Controversially, the best type of marketer is not the person with the longest work history. Instead, it’s someone who is aware of their knowledge gaps and actively seeks to fill these shortcomings by continuously improving and through having an open mind.

Read more
Banish The Business Devils You Know

Banish The Business Devils You Know

Every professional has worked or still works, with suppliers who consistently underwhelm in terms of the service they provide. Given that most businesses strive to improve their profitability and productivity levels, it would appear to be a strange contradiction that any professional would tolerate mediocrity. And yet the phrase ‘better the devil you know’ is frequently referred to by even comparably successful business people. This article addresses one of the most common oxymorons that has plagued businesses for far too long.

Read more
Standalone Software Complicates Business

Standalone Software Complicates Business

Standalone software can cause business processes to be complicated, often resulting in duplication, deterioration of services, and impaired profitability. As a business grows, its systems become more complex as it recruits more people to service more customers and, often, offers more diverse products. Over time, standalone software systems which have been deployed to make business processes more efficient begin to undermine the productivity of the organization. Leaders need to recognize the complexities created by separate or poorly integrated software systems and identify ways of simplifying these issues.

Read more
A Guide To Improving Business Efficiency

A Guide To Improving Business Efficiency

In an age of disruption, the great challenge for a business is to reinvent itself while maintaining strong momentum. Companies that sit on the laurels of past successes risk losing everything. Bold leaders recognize that a company must focus on improving performance as well as profits if it wants to maintain its competitive edge. The Simplicity Cycle – As a business grows, it becomes increasingly complicated with more customers, more employees, and more systems.

Read more
How To Build A Business That Embraces Change

How To Build A Business That Embraces Change

Change is usually as difficult as it is inevitable, so effective leaders need to combine science with intuition to prepare their organization and its people to succeed in an age of disruption. Essential techniques to create a change-embracing culture include identifying “intrapreneurship,” encouraging curiosity and rewarding innovation. Identify “intrapreneurs” – an “intrapreneur” is an employee who behaves like an entrepreneur while working within an organization.

Read more
Clearing Up The Cloud For Digital Transformation

Clearing Up The Cloud For Digital Transformation

Cloud adoption globally is growing rapidly, held back only by a lack of knowledge and security concerns. A 2016 Intel Security survey of 2000 security professionals globally found that more than 90% stated that their organization was using some type of cloud service. “Cloud First for many companies is progressing and remains the objective,” the report noted with the caveat. “It is evident from our survey that the lack of cybersecurity skills is having an impact on cloud adoption for organizations of all sizes.”

Read more
Processes Ripe for Digitization and Automation

Processes Ripe for Digitization and Automation

John F. Kennedy once said: ‘Change is the law of life and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future’. This statement is true from both a personal and professional perspective, especially given the increasing rate of change we are currently facing. Much of this rapid change can be attributed to the proliferation of technology and its obvious impact on culture and markets.

Read more

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Business process management (BPM)

Plan, design and optimize your business processes to achieve operational efficiency.

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Increase productivity with Konnect video calls, messages and screen sharing.

What the Kradle community loves about us

Unrivaled Flexibility

Customize Kradle to meet your specific needs.

Extract more value from your data

Identify relationships within your dataset that were previously too complex to be seen.

No-code solution

Get started right away with an easy-to-use interface.

Business process management (BPM)

Plan, design and optimize your business processes to achieve operational efficiency.

Instant language translation

Select from over 70 languages to send and receive your messages.

Seamless collaboration

Increase productivity with Konnect video calls, messages and screen sharing.

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