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The essential elements to a LEAN TEAM. How many can you tick? Part 2

In this episode of Big Dreams Great Teams™, I finish off my two-part series on the essential elements of building a lean team in your business. I share the last two critical strategies and elements that you need to have in place; effective time management and prioritisation. Today I share some examples of areas you can assess to see how effective time management is within your business, as it is a pivotal element in making your team a well-oiled machine.

Episode #99 - The essential elements to a LEAN TEAM. How many can you tick? Part 1

In today’s episode, I kick off a two-part series on the essential elements of building a lean team in your business. Having a lean team is not only about minimising your costs, but is also about optimising efficiency to maximise returns with your existing team. Whether you're an emerging entrepreneur or an experienced business owner, the insights I share will prove invaluable in enhancing your team's effectiveness.

Episode #98 - Avoid Hiring Headaches: Legal Advice for Growing Businesses with Tracey Mylecharane

In this episode of Big Dreams Great Teams™, I am joined by Tracey Mylecharane, an unconventional business lawyer who delivers confidence to small business owners. Tracey founded her business with an empower ethos and a commitment to educate and empower small business owners to back themselves, legally. Today, we discuss the legal side of hiring people and having a team in your business.

Episode #97 - Using AI to make Hiring & Performance EASIER

In today’s episode, I delve into the world of artificial intelligence (AI) and how you can use it in relation to your team. I talk about the ways in which AI can simplify your hiring and team management processes, and I provide some valuable insights and recommendations on how to use AI in your business.

Episode #96 - Mastering Retention: Nurturing Your Team for 3+ Years with Jazze Jervis

In this episode, I am joined by a great friend and previous client of mine, Jazze Jervis. Jazze is an entrepreneur, investor, and seven-figure business coach. Today, we go behind the scenes of her incredible business to gain some insight into how she works with her Online Business Manager (OBM) and team. Together, Jazze and her OBM have built a powerful team that operates with autonomy and efficiency.

Episode #95 - Difficult Conversations - My top 10 Tips to make them EASIER

In today’s episode, I talk about how to have difficult conversations with someone on your team and share 10 of my top tips with you. One of the most common questions I get asked by current and potential clients is how to have difficult conversations, as for most leaders this skill does not come naturally. Having difficult conversations is something that needs to be practiced and learned time and time again. I know that difficult conversations can be challenging for you as you grow and scale your business and in this episode, I share some valuable insights and tips on how you can make difficult conversations feel totally normal.

Episode #94 - Why only 7% of businesses grow past $2mil with Jenny Stilwell

In today’s episode of Big Dreams Great Teams™, I am joined by the inspiring Jenny Stilwell, author of The 7% Club. Jenny sheds light on the challenges faced by businesses as they aim to grow their revenue beyond 2 million dollars, with only 7% of Australian businesses achieving this milestone. We delve into the complexities that arise during business growth and share some valuable insights on how to overcome common obstacles many entrepreneurs face growing and scaling their business.

Episode #93 - Building Business Sustainability: Creating a Team That Doesn't Rely On One Individual

In this episode, I delve into an important aspect and topic of business; how to build business sustainability into your team. I dive deep into this common challenge many entrepreneurs face, which is being over-reliant on key team members. I talk about how you should have established systems and processes in place that ensure your business's continuity, regardless of individual circumstances.

Episode #92 - The secret to finding YOUR unicorn Virtual Assistant with Amy Dawe

In today’s episode of Big Dreams Great Teams, I am joined by Amy Dawe, founder of Seed Virtual Assistants. Amy is a mentor to many Virtual Assistants (VA) around Australia helping them leverage their unique strengths to launch, grow and scale their business, and is committed to educating and supporting businesses to understand the power of outsourcing. Today we dive deep into the world of Virtual Assistants, and the incredible value and support they can bring to your business.

Episode #91 Making flexible working... actually work (for you!)

In this episode of Big Dreams Great Teams™, I delve into the balance between flexibility and structure when it comes to your team. These days, it is really common for businesses to offer flexible working arrangements for both employees and contractors. I talk about how you can make flexible working arrangements work for you, and some of the things to look out for to set your business up for success.

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