I asked for help and something flew out of my cupboard

It really happened. I was alone in my office watching videos. It wasn’t any old videos but a brand new interactive videobook course all about leadership and employee engagement, hot topics dear to my heart because they’re impacting just about every business I know that has over 5 employees. You can access them too by clicking here. Click on the …

A business is like a tree…

“A business is like a tree – it’s either growing or it’s dying.” In my A-Z of business coaching, G stands for Growth.  When I introduce myself to business owners as a business growth specialist, I often hear, “We’re alright. We’re not interested in growing.  That would mean taking on more staff”. The word “growth” seems to strike fear into …

3 Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders

How do highly productive leaders manage their time? Productivity is easily confused. When someone has a ‘productive day’ it usually means they got a lot done but it’s really important to identify what matters most, instead of completing a series of tasks that really could have been delegated. Productive leaders dump their to-do list To-do lists are great. However, they …

5 practical, simple steps to recruit the best people to your business

Here are five practical, simple steps to recruit the best people to your business. 1. Know who you want. Clearly define the job that needs doing. Then ask yourself what type of person or personality would be best at doing that job. The clearer you are the easier recruitment will be. Do you need someone with a close attention to …

Take some time to check your balance. Are you taking care of your key assets?

How balanced are you and your team?​Take some time to rate yourself in the following 8 areas of your life. Rate yourself from 0 – 10 where 0 is abysmal and 10 is perfection:​· Career/business· Money· Health· Friends/Family· Romance· Personal growth/Spirituality· Fun/Recreation· Physical Environment​How did you do? How do you feel about your scores?​If you didn’t score yourself 10 for …