Creating Your First SOP: A Beginner’s Guide

The SOP writing process is likely going to be different from project to project.  However, there are more than a few things to bear in mind when putting your first standard operating procedure down on paper.The point of an SOP, or system, is to help clarify what goes...

5 Great Checklist Ideas to Inspire Accountability

Simple systems and SOPs are great at making sure everyone in your team takes responsibility for specific tasks.  All in all, a great SOP should work hard to deliver the results you need on a daily basis.  That, ultimately, also means making sure everyone knows their...

Creating Everyday Procedures from Free SOPs

Building everyday checklists means taking a look at the bigger picture.  Doing that without some form of template isn’t always going to be so easy.  So, why not consider making use of some free SOPs to help you along the way?  If you’re unsure how to create...

How SOPs Can Help Small Businesses Expand

If you’re new to the world of systems, you’ll likely have more than a few questions.  Why document processes?  What’s the best SOP software available for me to use?  How do I build a process from scratch?One of the bigger questions you should be asking, of course, is...

4 Brilliant Employee Onboarding Checklist Ideas

Bringing on new employees can be tricky.  As with all SOPs, it’s essential to break down initiation bit by bit.  There are always a few good ideas you can put to work no matter what your business does.  The crucial part is knowing how to build a process...