You invest a lot of time and resource recruiting the best candidate for your role but once your offer has been accepted there is often a gap of a month or more between getting that offer accepted and an individual starting with your organisation, so how do you keep them feeling warm and fuzzy, as well as helping them to settle in once they do start?
We share a few pointers to help you with pre and onboarding. 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
The annual Christmas party is a great way to show your appreciation got your team, however they can also pose a risk. Typical tricky scenarios include fighting, drunkenness, offensive remarks, broken promises, inappropriate sexual behaviour and similar.
Learn how to take the risk out of your Christmas get together. Read More
When I worked corporately, we would always talk to potential clients about being their critical friend as well as their strategic partner. We wanted them to know that while we might highlight any issues within their organisation, we were there to help find a solution. It wasn’t about fault, it was about improvement. Read More
I meet a lot of people and I can guarantee that someone will always tell me about a terrible experience they had with managing a team, which is why they’ll never do it again. Then they’ll tell me about their aspirations for their business or their career and I’ll just know that they’ll need to manage people in one shape or another to reach their target. 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
Coaching is definitely more time consuming than telling, but it can be really freeing for you. Read More
Dismissal is a very serious sanction. It is a decision that should always be well thought out, which can be difficult if someone has done something potentially damaging to your business baby. Read More
What do you do, when a poor performing member of staff keeps calling in sick, whenever you schedule a meeting to discuss their performance? Read More
Learn how to keep on top of the reactive nature of Human Resources. Find out about the 80/20 rule 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
There are some positives when a resignation letter hits your desk or inbox! Learn why you should embrace resignations ... Read More
We share some key learning's from running that can be applied to business ... Read More
This Case study looks at how we helped one of our clients avoid a costly Employment Tribunal case and what you can do to ensure it doesn't happen to you. Read More
Every entrepreneur has more work than hours in the day, but how do you work out when you need to get some help to allow you to focus on the things that matter, in the business and personally. Find out here ... Read More
How do you deal with disappointment? Are you paralyzed by the fear that you may be doing the wrong thing? Learn how to build your leadership muscle ... Read More
Learn how to Coach, Mentor and Influence. The skills that every entrepreneur needs to build team and client relationships Read More