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Small Business People Tips

Getting your People right can be a tricky business. The right people can take your business forward and the wrong people can take you backwards.  Your goal here is to about building a great team of people you can rely on and trust. 

Begin by setting the culture – having clear standards and expectations for your people.  Learn the right way to attract and hire great people for your business and have a solid induction system to get them off to a flying start.

Remember people are your greatest asset so take the time in surrounding yourself with great people.

Check out the tips below on how you can improve the people side of your business

3 Keys to Grow Your Business 

3 Keys to Grow Your Business 

Would you like to grow your business but are not sure the best way to go about it?   Too often, businesses are focused on the wrong areas so growing their business becomes hard…and they end up wasting time and money. ☹  It doesn’t have to be this way.  To fast track the growth of your business there are 3

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How to Get Your Staff to Buy Into Your Vision 

How to Get Your Staff to Buy Into Your Vision 

Do you ever feel that you and your team are pulling in different directions?   Or that people are just showing up for the bare minimum to get things done?   Getting all your staff heading in the same direction, starts with having a clear vision.  In fact, you probably already know where you want your business to go…  And when you

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Setting Clear Standards in Your Business

Setting Clear Standards in Your Business

It is important that you set clear standards in your business and communicate them to everyone involved. As a business owner, you would already have some expectations in your head of how you want things to be. But the question is – have you ever taken the time to write them down and share them with your team? It is

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5 Keys to Building a Winning Team

The #1 People Mistake Small Business Owners Make 

One of the most common mistakes small business owners make is that they create a people-dependent business.     This happens when you hire and promote people based on their personalities and skills…  resulting in your business relying heavily on individuals.     This can cause problems when someone leaves or wants to take a holiday because it is often

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When is the right time to hire your next employee

When is the right time to hire your next employee

Hiring your next employee is a big decision.  By hiring the right person at the right time, you can save time, effort and money.   But rushing the decision to hire can cause more problems than solutions.   So, how do you make this critical decision?   Start by considering these four things, you can make good decisions that will help grow your

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5 Keys to Building a Winning Team

5 Keys to Building a Winning Team

Building a high-performance team is crucial for the success of any business.   To unlock the full potential of your team, it’s important to understand what separates great-performing teams from poor-performing ones.   By implementing these 5 keys, you can create a cohesive and motivated team that drives your business forward.   Let’s dive into each key and discover the secrets to

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How To Delegate Effectively

Are you sick and tired of your staff not doing things the way you want them to? This can be avoided by setting things up right from the start. You see, delegation isn’t as simple of saying ‘ Hey Bob… you are now in charge of X’ and leaving them to it. This can only end in disaster! Effective delegation

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how to deal with poor performing

How to Deal With Poor Performing Staff

Do you have a staff member that is underperforming? Are you ignoring it or tackling it head on? I find it all too common that a business owner holds back dealing with poor performing staff. They are worried if they push them too much it might lead to conflict or that the person may leave.  After all, who wants to

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How to Stop Getting the Same Questions from Your Staff

Are you often getting interrupted with questions from your staff? Are they often asking the same thing over and over again? These questions can cause interruptions in your day and also stops your staff from getting on and doing the job that they need to do. Often the root cause of this is the way you are running your business. 

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How to Motivate Your Staff and Get More Out of Them

Do you ever feel that your staff are not performing at the level you would like? Would you like your staff to be more motivated, productive and treat your business as their own? Here are four keys that can help you motivate your staff and get more out of them… 1) Treat Your Staff as a Team The first key

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Processes and People In Your Business

Get your business humming along with these two key areas. Businesses fundamentally run on some key processes. For example, the process of acquiring customers, or the process of getting a specific task completed. Processes enable your business to run smoothly if they are followed consistently. Without them, it would be difficult to achieve repeatable and consistent results. With processes in

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How To Effectively Conduct Staff Performance Reviews

How To Effectively Conduct Staff Performance Reviews

Are you frustrated that your staff members are not performing as well as they should? If so, when was the last time you actually conducted performance reviews of your staff? It is essential as a small business owner that you review your staff performance regularly and effectively to maintain productivity and efficiency in your business. Here are four key points

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