How to Prepare a Small Business for a Recession

  According to Vanguard, the likelihood of a U.S. recession in the next 12 months is at 25% and in the next 24 months at about 65%. This potential for an upcoming recession is nasty news for many small- to medium-sized businesses. Small businesses are hit the hardest because they experience all the negatives that

How to Encourage Employee Survey Completion

  If you know anything about Millennium Omaha, you know that we are the biggest fans of feedback loops. You ask for feedback, you get it, and then you make changes based on said feedback. You’re happy, your employees are happy — it’s a win-win. But, what if your employees aren’t giving you feedback. You

Administrative Tasks You Can Start Automating Right Now

  Workplace automation is the talk of the town right now – but what exactly can you automate? Can you automate yourself at a meeting? Though not yet, there are other cool ways to start automating and saving time in the workplace. Here’s a list of Millennium Omaha’s 10 favorite tasks to start automating today.

To Automate or to Not Automate? Pros and Cons of Automation in the Workplace

  To automate or to not automate? This is the big question boggling down both small and large businesses alike. Many labor intensive tasks can now be automated thanks to technology, but automation isn’t perfect. Would you rather have efficiency or control? Safety or costs? 55% of firms are already in the process of automating

The Tell-Tale Signs of Disengaged Employees and How to Solve This Issue

  Disengaged employees are no fun. They lack energy nor are they interested in solving problems and making progress. They’re also the ones that are most vocal about inconveniences and like to stir up trouble for little to no reason. Yuck, right? Well, you might be the problem. Luckily, you might also be the solution.

5 KPIs to Track If You Want to Grow Your Small Business

  If you own a small business, you’ve likely tried both traditional and not-so-traditional strategies for growth. Each strategy is unique, but they all require time and energy to implement. Because of this, it’s important to understand if your strategies work or not. How? You need to start measuring key performance indicators (KPIs). This Millennium

Sticking with Remote Work? Dangerous Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

  The pandemic is coming to an end, but remote work is here to stay. Companies like UpWork operated in-person prior to the pandemic, but are now sticking to a remote model. The same company estimates that 22% of the American workforce will be remote by 2025. Is this all good news? Yes, but also

The 5 Pages That Every Small Business Website Needs

  From the local cafe up the street to your town’s community center – every business has a website nowadays. And, for good reason. A website makes your small business come off as credible, professional, and helps to continuously build brand visibility. Are you looking to create your first website? Or, maybe you want to

How to Streamline Your Administrative Processes

  Administrative processes are office tasks like data entry, bookkeeping, and document production that keep a business up and running. Without these essentials in place, businesses are guaranteed to fail. However, it’s not enough to just have administrative processes in place – that’s the bare minimum. Time is valuable, and streamlining your business’s administrative processes