When we started working with Adam he told us he didn’t have the time to measure stuff, let alone the time to compile and analyse the results. Adam’s situation is typical of many small business owners. While not all our clients say it to our face, we can see the anguish on their face when [...]
Think HR has no bearing on profitability? Think again… Having long been denounced as nothing more than a cost centre and a necessary part of doing business, the people management aspects of an organization (specifically HR) have been overlooked as an integral component of the profit structure of an organization. The link, however, is a lot [...]
It's a well-known fact that if you grow your people, you will grow your business - but how exactly do you raise the level of thinking to achieve those ends? Here are a few simple ways to boost the level of thinking in your key employees which will allow for desired growth. [...]
It’s been said that “Variety is the spice of life”. In business, this is true on a number of fronts, from investment to technology—but never does it ring truer than in the people we choose to surround ourselves with vis our recruitment process. Unfortunately, in the process of hiring, many business owners are inadvertently surrounding [...]
Business Owners often say: It’s so hard to find good people... Good People say: "It’s so hard to find good jobs”. So, where’s the disconnect coming from? Just like your ideal customers are looking for companies that can help them solve their problems, your ideal job candidates are looking for the same thing. Only their [...]
Unlocking employee potential is easier than you might think. When we run team alignment days to help clients with their business strategy, we coach the team through some principles that form the foundation for great teamwork. One particular exercise we run is a survival scenario, which has a byproduct of unlocking employee potential you may not [...]
Keeping your energy high is critical to achieving great things. And one key component of high energy is getting enough sleep. Life is not perfect and we may not always get the sleep we need ... so what do you do? Do you soldier on or do you take 'sleep action'. Here's my strategy!
There is a balance point where pressure changes from positive to negative and there is also a point where pressure becomes ineffective. Knowing what these points are for you and your sales team in critical in achieving sustained levels of high performance.
What are the 3 things that make a good GREAT salesperson? When it comes to great sales people there are three key things you need to pay attention to: 1. Skillset - do you have the skills necessary to make the sale? 2. Activity - Are you doing the right level of activity to get the results [...]