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Welcome to the NeedleNine Blog. Here you will find tips, tricks and best practices for managing a flight school.  Please feel free to leave a comment or contact us with questions.

 

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Organization Strategy

Organization Strategy

Organization Strategy, or Structure, refers to your business hierarchy. A small flight school may have a single owner and a few employees.  But as your business grows and you begin delegating responsibilities it becomes increasingly important each employee...

Developing Strategy

Developing Strategy

Strategy is the plan for implementing your mission and values.  A mission communicates what will be achieved and values guide the why behind a set of decisions.  Strategy is specifically how resources should be allocated to accomplish the mission.  More...

Vision, Mission & Values

Vision, Mission & Values

Vision, mission statements and core values are more than words on paper. They define and guide the principles affecting every aspect of your business. When you are confronted by decisions regarding policy, partnerships or strategy,...

May 2020 Update

May 2020 Update

Lots of great work this month. We are happy to be introducing the mobile access to NeedleNIne. Take a look at the list below for what's new. NEW FEATURES Mobile app - you can now go to http://portal.needlenine.com to see your all upcoming reservations from your mobile...

June 2020 features

June 2020 features

New updates for June 2020 are listed below Mobile Web App Ability to check out a reservation using the mobile devicesAbility to create a training, leisure, proficiency or check-ride reservation (only available for clients. Additional roles coming soon)Ability to edit...

Building our mobile scheduler

Building our mobile scheduler

When we first thought of building our mobile version, we first asked ourselves what can we do to help make scheduling more efficient. After looking at the existing scheduling patterns we quickly realized that we had to come up with a easy way to speed up scheduling...