A constant challenge I hear from my clients, is how to get their team tracking to their goals and stop having to fix their mistakes. If you feel like this, don’t worry, it’s totally normal! This is a challenge all successful, highly capable entrepreneurs experience when managing their team. So, let me introduce you to…

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Why Every Team Member Needs Goals & Key Performance Indicators.

It’s a common question (or objection) that I discuss with many clients and prospects… “Goals & KPI’s….Really? Are they really necessary? But we are only a small business? But it’s just me and a few others, everyone knows what they need to do”. My response? YES. It’s that simple.  Every single person who is on…

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Yoga – Leadership – Business What’s the connection? Is there a connection? The journey of business is a journey of learning how to be a great leader, and we can draw on so many lessons from yoga. People used to think that Yoga was for hippies, or only for very-flexible 20-something young women. As a…

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A common topic that comes up with many of my clients is “should I offshore some of my team?” This may look something like considering an offshore Virtual Assistant or looking at outsourcing your podcast production to an offshore expert. It’s an interesting topic and one that certainly isn’t new.  In 2014, I actually ventured…

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Employees who are actively engaged in their work are much more likely to stay in the role with your business and deliver high levels of productivity and profitability. Unfortunately, most businesses have dis-engaged employees. According to Gallop “85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work. The economic effect of this global “norm”…

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It’s been a while since I haven’t had so many urgent things to do that my to-do list that I have had to just ‘do’, and do it ‘as fast as I can’, rather than think about what to do and how to do it. So this week feels a bit different, and it’s Tuesday…

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I read an interesting Harvard Business Review Article this morning by Frederick Herzberg titled ‘How do you Motivate Employees’ . As a business owner and a coach to many clients with large numbers of employees, fighting to reduce employee turnover, it’s certainly a relevant topic and ongoing challenge for most people I speak to on…

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I’m reading Business Stripped Bare which is one of Branson’s books published in 2008 and he talks about the concept of ‘family’ within business. It’s a concept I am familiar with, having being associated with the Flight Centre Group for a number of years, and seeing first hand their strong belief in Family/Village/Tribe. Branson talks…

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