remote business tips

Learn how the Smack Happy team is doing business digitally and navigating the new realities of the remote world. Watch the interview here. What should businesses be thinking about right now during COVID-19? Everyone is sending tons of newsletters and everyone’s talking about COVID. People are getting a little worn out by it. If sending…

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How to Make Working from Home Work for You

Tips for Working From Home When You’re Not Used to Working From Home Many people across the world suddenly find themselves having to figure out how to work from home as Covid-19 forces us into isolation. Well, the team at Smack Happy has been working from home for a long-ass time now, so we got…

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video call with the smack happy team

If you’re new to virtual meetings, here are some things to consider before your meeting: If you need to feel more comfortable communicating across digital channels with people you haven’t met in person, please ask to join a meeting or two simply for the experience. Continue to get to know other members of the team…

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build trust with employees-check in online

Build trust with your remote team and show them how to trust you, too. 1. Take a leap of faith. Dive in! Build trust with your employees! Easier said than done, right? Think of it this way: Years ago, most of the workforce was hired into a manufacturing economy where managers watched their employees like…

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How to Document Your Processes for Easy Delegation

Delegation Can be Simple One of the scary things about hiring someone is trying to figure out what you can delegate to them and how to delegate it. Delegation begins with creating processes for your business.   Now, you might be thinking, “Oh crap, now I have to start writing a huge manual with all…

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pm tools

Editors note: Updated 1/4/2021 One key component of a good team is to have processes in place and useful tools at their fingertips to keep themselves, each other, and their projects organized. Here’s a shortlist of our favorite website project management tools that we use often to keep our projects smooth-sailing from the kick-off meeting…

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