Is Your Leadership Style Stopping Your Business From Growing? Part 2.

Last week, in the first part of this series, we started to look at the barriers a lot of business leaders encounter when faced with the challenge of real growth. The first barrier we identified was th...

Is Your Leadership Style Stopping Your Business From Growing? Part 1.

Believe it or not, not all businesses want to grow. Some people just want a lifestyle business, have it stay about the same, not grow and just keep ticking over. If that’s your vision for your busines...

Is Employee Wellbeing the Real Failure of Your Business?

It is becoming clear that there are three key objectives to focus on when running a business: To do whatever you do and make a profit To market whatever it is you do, so that you gain and retain clien...

Why First Impressions Really Do Count for Your New Recruits

I’m sure we all have a story about that great candidate we hired who didn’t quite turn out as well as we’d hoped, or that great employee we hired who left after a few short months, however I wonder wh...

Staff Motivation 101: Mastering Your Management Techniques

You will often find yourself juggling so many jobs that you have to become dependent on your team - and while their support is undoubtedly integral to the company’s success, they should remain your fo...

The Real Magic of Engaging Your People

Ask a business leader what managing people means to them and they’ll undoubtedly use words like payroll, employment legislation and record keeping. Some will tell you stories of how they couldn’t do w...

Wellbeing – Why it Matters

Like many business leaders, I fill my days with activity related to planning, measuring, motivating, discussing, analysing and generally thinking about our business, the people within it and where we ...

So, You Think You Have the Perfect Office Environment?

We all know the lifeblood of every business is its team, with this one invaluable asset directly influencing the ultimate success of the company as a whole. Streamlining your operations is a matter of...

5 Essential Strategies To Increase Your Return on People

Did you know that 84% of businesses rank a C, D, or F on the newly released 2015 Return On People Benchmark Report, yet many beloved brands and best-kept secrets are hitting it out of the ballpark wit...

5 Ways You Can Make The Change To A High Performance Culture

Studies show that the corporate culture of your business has a direct, measurable impact on performance. A survey of 90,000 people showed that while 20% absolutely loved where they worked, 40% of thos...