What is the right management style?

To build and maintain an effective team an employer needs to have good leadership and management skills. Research has shown that employees that have a positive relationship with their manager have increased job satisfaction and increased productivity levels. So...

Delegate effectively…

Last week I talked about using DISC Profiling to understand your skills and build the right team of people around you  to delegate work to. But, how many times have you delegated something to someone only for it then not to be done properly… Or worse still, not done...

Build your team …

As a business grows the owner, or entrepreneur, recruits people to help them meet the demands of the business. Sadly, all too often they fail to make the most of their people and build them into a team. But how do you do it? A common mistake that the business owner...

What is the best way to reward your employees?

There is no doubt that rewards are helpful in improving the morale of your team. In most cases these rewards are given at the end of a task for achievement. The challenge with bonus type rewards is that they have a similar effect to chemical dependence, as over time...

Improve your employee retention…

One of the biggest challenges facing business owners is that of recruitment. It is a difficult process and what’s more it is costly in terms of time and money to find the right replacement. So, what can you do to improve your employee retention? It is all about...

Building trust…

Last week I talked about the importance and benefit of having trust in your business. But what if you haven’t got the right levels of trust. What can you do about it? There are some important principles which of trust and the foundation of any high-trust...