6 tips for vacationing without losing control of your business


One of the biggest concerns of business at year-end is way out of vacation without compromising the operation of the business.

Undoubtedly, having trusted partners is essential; however, to achieve this it is necessary to take into account some points that will be in control, even beyond the holiday period so that critical processes are kept free of risks.

1. Where is your business?

The first step you must take is to ask the direction you want to take to the company and having goals and objectives in the short, medium and long term. In addition to being clear in this regard, it is also essential to share that vision with partners, so efforts will be aligned in teams toward a common end.

2. What you need and what you can improve?

The next step is to thoroughly evaluate the processes of each of the areas for resources are there, identify those that require further attention, the way they are functioning and specific needs for better performance. This will allow making adjustments to optimize resources and improve where there are areas of opportunity.


3. Plan is the path to success

After the analysis, it is essential to develop a detailed plan of action to be taken, divided by areas, positions, functions and implementation times each, so that employees know what their responsibilities are and to act accordingly, aligned with the vision and objectives of the company.

Within the plan, it is essential to consider business development, improvement and process automation, recruitment to be carried out and work to strengthen reviewers.

4. Time to act

Once the business plan, the time has come in which each partner carry out the activities that fall within its area, which is important for you to provide the necessary tools, from machinery, computer equipment and administrative systems, to training, technical and commercial training, budget for integration activities and technological deployments.

5. Monitoring and Metrics

A proper planning process includes a hard work of supervision in which periods of testing to detect faults in the new processes to adjust whatever is necessary are established. It is essential to establish performance indicators that reveal whether or objectives may not be achieved at the end of periods marked.

6. Continuous improvement cycle

Once the performance indicators are in place and each area is working, you should implement continuous monitoring cycles that measure the results. This, in order to take immediate actions to improve all that metric, is below desired.

If you follow these tips, you will have a better view and peace of mind, it will be time to give you a time and take the necessary to return with renewed vigor to your company or business break.