There are two distinct types of business owners, those who strive to build a business large enough to support or team and those who never want to manage a team ever. Like EVER.
Sometimes it is down to a traumatic past management experience or other times it’s the belief that no one will be able to do it as well as you.
Can you relate … Read More
Losing valued staff can be a business owners worst nightmare. Here are some tips to help you retain your top talent Read More
Sometimes in our rush to get things done, we only look at the surface and don’t look at the depth of an issue. We get carried away with what we assume an issue is and then wonder why the solution didn’t work.
We need to change our perception and take the time to understand the underlying issues. Read More
My client Greg was feeling totally overwhelmed with running his business; ensuring the quality of his products, managing his staff, keeping his clients happy, keeping up with the invoicing, admin, marketing and all the other essential things.
So when I sat down with him to make a plan to lighten his load, so that he could scale his business I thought he’d need a hiring plan, then he told me there were four office based staff as well as his manufacturing team!
Learn how to maximise your team, with effective management Read More
I’ve found that the biggest challenge that I and my fellow business owners have is time. Time to create, deliver and do all the things that you need to make sure your business runs smoothly. Read More
Can you relate?
When Ian walked into the café I barely recognised him. It wasn’t just that he wasn’t wearing his usual sharp suit, he seemed to have shrunk and his usual smile and twinkling eyes had disappeared.
Did you know that Stress Management is one of your responsibilities as a business owner as part of the health and safety regulations? Read More
When I realised that Zoe and Stuart stopped going to lunch together and didn’t actually speak with each other, I thought it would just blow over. They were friends way before I joined the organisation.
Then I received grievances from each of them about the other – on the SAME day! So I had no choice but to intervene. Read More
Learning to crochet helped me to learn how to be still and focus. It’s made me a better manager. Find out how Read More
Whether I’ve been consulting on changes and opportunities that come about from business growth, or the need to save money and create efficiencies. Reactions aren’t always what you expect. How do you do change management is a way that is received positively … Read More
It is really hard effectively recruit, set objectives and monitor success without having an up to date job description as a foundation document. Also when dealing with under-performing staff it is important that their job descriptions are correct, as you could be disciplining then for under-performing a task that they morphed into with no training or support. Read More
Does your team know what is expected of them? And how their work relates to the success of your business? Read More
How do you view your business? Do you switch perspectives, so you can see things from you clients and teams point of view. Here's why its important to shift your perspective ... Read More
The best way to engage you employees is very similar to how you engage with your customers, we explain why and the benefits ... Read More
Business Success inevitably means some growing pains, we share our experience and some tips ... Read More
It can be hard to say No, when you want to help your team and clients, but sometimes you have to say No to keep on track, here are some tips to help you own your No and keep others happy Read More