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Benefits of Automation: 7 Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier

Posted by Kirstin Sprenger de Rover

05-Sep-2017 10:00:00

You use automation every day; recording your favourite TV shows and being thankful for Facebook birthday reminders, even the sprinklers in your garden are automated. The benefits of automation don’t only make our daily lives easier, they make it possible for businesses to thrive. Instead of focusing on repetitive admin tasks, they can focus on figuring out how to get us to Mars.

Automation is used to simplify and speed up operational processes, making mundane and time-consuming tasks a thing of the past. I kinda wish I’d known about the benefits of automation a bit earlier on in my career. I wouldn’t have wasted as much time copying and pasting, that’s for sure.

So, to make sure you don’t waste as much time as I have, I’ve created a list of the top 7 benefits of automation that lay it all out for you.

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Topics: Business Automation, Process Automation, Benefits, Automation Feature

How to Build a Promotion-Worthy Data Presentation: A 10-Step Checklist

Posted by Kirstin Sprenger de Rover

13-Jul-2017 09:00:00

When you’re standing in front of what feels like a stadium full of people with your data presentation ready to go, sometimes picturing everyone in their underwear is not enough. Business news daily claims that the number one soft skill in the work environment is good communication, so there is little you can do to avoid having to speak to a group of people at some point in your career.

Even worse, according to Huffpost we lose up to 75% of information thrown at us on a daily basis. So you could go to all that effort, only to have 75% of what you say immediately forgotten. Not good. Especially when you’re trying to nail that next promotion.

Ace your next presentation (and make sure you stay memorable) by following our handy checklist below; you can even download an interactive version here. We’ve run through the process from beginning to end and included a bunch of tips to help you prepare for the big moment.

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” - Robert H. Schuller.

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Topics: Data Presentation Skills