To recruit or not to recruit?

To recruit or not to recruit?

To recruit or not to recruit? When is it the right time to recruit? Working out when to recruit a team member can be a little tricky. The decision is made a lot easier if you know exactly how much more turnover is needed to cover the cost of that person. Here’s a...
Long and boring meetings…..

Long and boring meetings…..

Month: November 2015 I recently ran a training session with one of my clients on how to run effective meetings. This particular business had dozens of internal meetings each month and found that they often over ran, weren’t focused and effective and involved a number...
The Question?

The Question?

Month: October 2015 I am regularly asked, ‘what is the secret ingredient to building a sustainable growth business?’ My answer is always the same…all things being equal, it is about having the right people doing the right thing. The reality is that there are so many...
Culture

Culture

Leadership Development What drives culture? Do you ever think about the culture in your business? It’s easy to dismiss culture as something that’s fluffy or not relevant, but I’m not so sure. The way your employees act, think and behave is a direct result of the type...
5 Things Effective Managers Do

5 Things Effective Managers Do

Month: April 2015 Below are some basic fundamentals that make managing people a little easier.   Do you have these 5 areas working well in your business? 1) Set clear expectations. Do your team members explicitly know what is expected of them? Here’s the test....
The tide is turning…

The tide is turning…

The tide is turning… There is no doubt that there has been a shift in the market over the last 10 months. More businesses are experiencing more enquiries and order books are looking healthier than they’ve been for the last few years. Whilst this is great news for all...