The Ultimate Guide to Better Communication With Your Employees

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Have you ever spoken to someone and walked away feeling like they just didn’t “get it”? Technology has been an incredible boon to business over the past few decades, but it has transformed the way we communicate at work in ways we are still trying to understand. Especially with the recent changes we’ve seen as … Read moreThe Ultimate Guide to Better Communication With Your Employees

How Toilet Paper and Bread Flour Have Changed Employee Motivation

About a week ago, my teenaged daughter sauntered into the living room at 11 PM with a bowl, spoon and a coy look on her face. Given the unexpected smackdown the world was handed in the form of COVID-19, and our attempts to navigate a new normal, I decided to let the near-midnight bowl of … Read moreHow Toilet Paper and Bread Flour Have Changed Employee Motivation

Crisis Management For Your Business – Video & Checklist

Crisis Management For Your Business

Maintaining Your Business through COVID-19 With the whole world wrapped in uncertainty, it can be hard to know exactly how to respond and to what degree. Coronavirus has shown us just how unprepared we us for this kind of pandemic. Although the outcomes and duration of the situation are unknown, there are some ‘basics’ you … Read moreCrisis Management For Your Business – Video & Checklist

If You’ve Ever Had Goals You Didn’t Complete, This Post is for You

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Have you ever had a great idea you just know could truly change your business? Have you set goals for it, but to this day, that idea hasn’t been realized? When we make goals, we tend to approach them with a ton of enthusiasm in the beginning, only to discover the longer it takes to … Read moreIf You’ve Ever Had Goals You Didn’t Complete, This Post is for You

How to Master the Inner and Outer Game of Business Growth

On September 30, Jamie was interviewed by Eric Dye of the Entrepreneur Podcast Network about dealing with growing pains and managing the internal and external challenges that come with growing a successful business.
With tips from our business coaching toolbox Jamie painlessly describes what specific characteristics and skillsets are needed for an entrepreneur to have successful business growth. Give it a listen:

TIP: Invest in you. Your business is a reflection of you. If you want to grow your business and stay one step a head, then you need to grow you. And to find the place to start, look to where your stress is. Stress is usually created by uncertainty, i.e. not knowing how to handle a certain problem. That might be the place you need to learn some more or become more capable in same way.
Listen to Jamie’s interview with Curtin FM for the skinny on the productiviy apps that can help you manage your time and harness business growth

The Onboarding Failures That Are Costing You Big

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Finding (and keeping) great employees is consistently listed as a top concern of business owners. In fact, a recent study indicates anywhere between 10-25% of new employees jump ship within their first six months on the job. That’s a frustrating and expensive prospect on both sides of the coin, and one which could be greatly … Read moreThe Onboarding Failures That Are Costing You Big

Why Negativity Makes You a Better Decision Maker

When making important decisions, we are often told, it’s critical to have a positive mindset. And it’s common for optimists everywhere to shut out the negativity of those around us in favour of the rose-coloured outlook. However, there is incredible power in harnessing that negative vibe from others and using it an alternative outlook that … Read moreWhy Negativity Makes You a Better Decision Maker

The Hidden Profit Centre in Your Business

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 … Read moreThe Hidden Profit Centre in Your Business

Team Alignment: Profit Sharing

Your employees don’t have to be owners to share in ownership thinking – in fact, ownership thinking can be critical to the success of your company. Profit sharing can be a good way of creating transparency and ownership – but it’s not for every organization. See when and how this tool can work for you … Read moreTeam Alignment: Profit Sharing