Best Practices for Presenting Virtually vs. In-Person

Best Practices for Presenting Virtually vs. In-Person

As a remote team we have found that virtual meetings can be largely different from in-person meetings. Especially when we are presenting something new. One of the times we are presenting is when people who are new to Bento want to learn about what we do. Lately, in these cases we set a Zoom meeting…

What Changes When You Work as a Remote Team?

What Changes When You Work as a Remote Team?

We have worked as an all remote team for many years now. That being said, many teams are continuing to work remotely or are working a modified remote work scheduled. Here’s what we have found from many years of working remotely: 1. You shift to being results-oriented. When you shift to being results oriented, the…

Bento CEO Ricky Voltz talks leadership, business & software on The Kent Lapp Podcast

Bento CEO Ricky Voltz talks leadership, business & software on The Kent Lapp Podcast

A couple weeks ago, our CEO, Ricky Voltz, had the chance to sit down with local entrepreneur Kent Lapp for his podcast The Kent Lapp Podcast. They were able to discuss some details about Bento Systems and how we run our all-remote team, accounting softwares, common pitfalls of ERP implementations, business principles, leadership lessons, working…

A Better Way to Get Client Feedback

A Better Way to Get Client Feedback

If you work in a business that is collaborative, client feedback is very important. The problems is, how you go about getting client feedback can be quite cumbersome.  Whether you are building a website, designing graphics, creating a video, or providing any other service that you need the client to review something, this is usually…

Scope Creep: What is it and Why We Think It’s a Good Thing

Scope Creep: What is it and Why We Think It’s a Good Thing

For many years we have worked in project-based work where we have been contracted to do specific work for a specific price in a specific time frame. Within project-based work we always hear this term “scope creep” which basically means the client is getting out of hand with their requests and is asking more than we’ve…

Your Data Should be Configured Uniquely for You

Your Data Should be Configured Uniquely for You

Your business is unique from others and your data is too. The way you set up and manage your data should be flexible for how you do business.  We often work with organizations who are trying to create a work flow with what one of our clients (a marketing company) calls a “duct taped” system.…

Work Better, Faster & Smarter with Project, Contract & Invoice Templates

Work Better, Faster & Smarter with Project, Contract & Invoice Templates

Many teams we work with have sales figured out, but when it comes fulfilling work, getting agreements signed, and getting paid gets a bit tricker. The teams we work with are trying to find ways to work smarter, better and faster than they ever have before. Leveraging our technology has helped many teams achieve just…

Paycheck Protection Loan Forgiveness & Additional Details

Paycheck Protection Loan Forgiveness & Additional Details

As Covid-19 continues to affect different businesses in different ways, we know many of the business owners have either applied for or possibly received Paycheck Protection Program funds. We have again partnered with CPA Evan Hutcheson who has been managing finances, taxes and accounting for businesses for more than 10 years.  Evan shares strategies and details below…

Asuris Interview with Bento CEO Ricky Voltz for the Connected Consultant

Asuris Interview with Bento CEO Ricky Voltz for the Connected Consultant

This week, Managing Principal Consultant with Asuris, John Randall Dennis, sat down with Bento CEO, Ricky Voltz, for the Connected Consultant. Together they discuss Ricky’s views on the importance of accuracy and automated processes in business. He share’s Bento’s consultative approach to companies who have “outgrown” their current solutions. Watch the full interview here: Thank…