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 …

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 …

Three quick tips to get better at managing your employees

What if we asked ourselves what are we doing or not doing that creates out employee behaviours – and what if we changed it if we’re not happy with the results? By confronting the issue and naming it we can move forward. If we allow poor performance in our employees, then we are to blame. We get the team we …

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The cost to your business of disengaged employees – and what to do about it

Is it possible that up to 87% of employees are disengaged at work and that it could be costing your business 34% of your wage bill? That’s what a recent Gallup survey said. Employee engagement is critical. And when I recently surveyed local business owners about their biggest challenge, most said it was losing time reacting to employee issues. What’s …