We all want to move our businesses forward and achieve more. But the question is: how? It begins with leadership...Building leadership capacity Firstly, for an explanation of leadership capacity, head to http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/198058/chapters/What-Is-Leadership-Capacity%C2%A2.aspx. While there are no set rules regarding building leadership capacity, in this section, we are going to take...
Business owners often have quite a bad reputation when it comes to looking after their employees. I’m sure that you will be able to name a handful of large corporations who have been in the media recently for treating their staff badly. It shouldn’t be like this of course,...
It can be hard to manage the human factor when running a business. Your employees are much more than hamsters in a spinning wheel, keeping their responsibilities ticking over from day to day. But of course, that will be the basis of their contract, the surrounding architecture that keeps...
You are only one player in your business. You depend on a lot of other people to meet client expectations and help your business grow. The bulk of your company will be made up other people; your staff. As such, in order for your business to be as well-functioning...
Though technology and automation have improved business processes infinitely, it has not taken away the human element. It takes real, authentic relationship building to succeed as a company because, while automation can help speed things up, it will never take the place of human communication. Machines will also never...
Employees are important assets in any organization. Without them, it’s almost impossible for any business to function. However, they are like seeds that need to be watered if you want them to give their roles their best efforts. They need to be replenished, encouraged, and given an enabling environment...
The best employees are attracted by the best employers, and that is why it is essential to be as responsible as possible with your treatment of those that are working for you. Luckily, this is a topic you can get some advice on in the post below, so read...
When undertaking an MBA (Master of Business Administration) course, there are various leadership skills that you will learn, develop and incorporate into your future career. Here are just a few ways on how an MBA can improve your leadership skills.Communication When studying for an online MBA, you will get to...
Improving well-being in the workplace is key to making sure that your staff remain engaged and motivated. If you find that your employees are becoming disengaged or lacking motivation, then as an employer there are steps that you can take to make improve the mentality of your staff through...
Work is a constant denominator in the life of many. When you’ve picked certain career paths, you may find that you spend a significant amount of time in meetings, at conferences, and attending conventions. One of the most difficult things about this can be finding something to wear to...