So you already get the link, don’t you? It is a fact that the average business owner spends more time training their pet, be it a dog, a cat or even a Guinea pig than they do their staff.
Being a boss isn’t always an easy task.
As a person managing multiple employees, you are forced to deal with a wide variety of personalities. Furthermore, at the end of the day, you are the one responsible for the productivity of your team.
If you are having problems motivating your employees, you may be able to produce ...
A good team is more than just a group of people working well together.
Just because individuals work well together doesn’t necessarily make them a team – in fact, there are examples of groups of highly intelligent individuals performing more poorly as a team than as individuals!
A team is a group of people who ...
Managing People Is Like Herding Cats is the title of a book by renowned leadership scholar and professor Warren Bennis that explores the principles of effective leadership at all levels. The title is intriguing. It seems to reflect the views of business owners about how difficult it is to find and keep the right staff ...
Are your employees happy? Are they satisfied with the working conditions in your company? Some business owners, managers and company executives believe the monetary remuneration and financial benefits their companies provide are all they need to make their employees satisfied.
Research findings however indicate that most employees place a higher premium, on non-monetary rewards, such as ...
It’s no secret “Winning Businesses” have “Winning staff”, for many years the myth was that they have a job, “they should be grateful!” An awful business with poor staff retention and satisfaction would be the likely indicator of this analogy.
How does this happen?
Quite simply, by looking after your most important asset…”YOUR TEAM”
During most of my ...
Being a boss isn’t always an easy task. As a person managing multiple employees, you are forced to deal with a wide variety of personalities. Furthermore, at the end of the day, you are the one responsible for the productivity of your team. If you are having problems motivating your employees, you may be able ...
There is something very special about a highly performing team. It’s not just in the fact that their output is significantly higher than other teams, their error rate is lower and their productivity rate on or better than target. What is most significant is that they seem to have an uncanny sense of what is ...
How do you become the employer that everyone wants to work for? Employees now expect a lot more from employers – it’s no longer ‘just a job’. But can they be fussy in hard times? An employer of choice is an organisation that cares for individual employees and is concerned about their careers and wellbeing.
As everyone knows, successful communication is an essential ingredient to building a successful business. In fact, excellent communication is essential in all facets of our life. Yet, despite our apparent ability as humans to communicate, it is still an area that causes the most problems in our daily lives.
The communication basics
Good communication, like many things, ...