Well, there are people that do and people that don't. But I would say all small businesses definitely do, and for all sorts of things.
This might be one of the shorter blog I’ve ever done, but I want to get you thinking about checklists and the benefit of them to you, your team and your business. Ultimately, it’s a productivity thing:
So, what kind of task might need a checklist? I’d say all of them, even if there’s only two or three things on the checklist. It saves you repeating yourself when someone asks ‘what do I do?’. Just point them at the checklist, which can also include tips and guidance (policies?) on how to do things. Here’s a list of examples of ones I have created for myself and customers in the past:
If you’re interested in what a checklist might look like, and what it includes, help yourself to my version for creating in-house templates. It includes a bunch of things that might also be useful when briefing a third part supplier to create your templates.
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