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Responsible Actions

Positive reinforcement in the workplace is a good way to motivate your employees. But how should you balance this with negative reinforcement when it comes to creating deadlines and meeting goals. Navigate’s Brad Malone talks with us about creating a culture of responsibility within your business.

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Know the risks, and avoid them

How can you mitigate risks in your AV business? When starting or running a business, there are several risks to consider, be them legal or compliance based. Navigate’s David McNutt talks about the risks to watch out for, and how to mitigate them.

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Using RMR As Your Financial Backbone

Recurring Monthly Revenue can support your business between your regular installations through jobs like AV as a service and support agreements. Navigate’s Steve Riley talks about the importance of recurring revenue from a service and business standpoint.

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The Five Concepts of Labor Costs

The five concepts of labor costs. As AV integrators focus on expanding their services business, there is an extra emphasis on labor. Navigate’s David McNutt outlines the major concepts around labor costs, and how to manage them efficiently. What are the differences between direct vs. indirect vs. overhead labor costs? What are fully burdened labor costs? How does this impact profitability?

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Drilling Down with your Projects

When it comes to your clients’ projects there are several steps in the sales process for getting down to what they really need. As a sales and engineering team, it could be easy to assume certain things about a project especially if it appears similar to another project. Navigate’s Bill Sharer diving deep with discovery during the sales process.

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A Fresh Look on Accounting

David McNutt from Navigate Management Consulting brings some advice on assessing and hiring a new accounting team. When is it time to get a new look at your books and accounting practices? How do you set about getting a new CFO? When isn’t it time to change?

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Creating a Company Culture for Success

Brad Malone from Navigate Management Consulting discusses creating company culture. Malone describes the decisions that need to be made at the top by leadership. How do you incorporate culture and values throughout an organization? What do you do when handling “special” employees?

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Done and Done-Done

In some companies and industries, once the salesperson has the purchase order they consider their task to be complete. In the audiovisual industry that isn’t always the case. Bill Sharer talks about when the salesperson’s job is done, and when it’s done-done.

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Managing Meetings

None of us like having unproductive meetings. From starting on time to setting a clear agenda, there are obstacles for getting the most out of your time together whether in person or virtually. Navigate’s David McNutt brings six questions you can use to manage employees and meetings.

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The Cost of Culture

Culture has become a real buzz word in the …

What Should A Lessons-Learned Process Focus On?

When working on an AV project, how often do …

Responsible Actions

Positive reinforcement in the workplace is a good way …

How Many Types of Software Are You Using?

A common complaint from integrators is having too many …

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Calculating the return value of an investment can be …