Posts by Lisa Wiking

Hiring Your First Employee?? Stop… Read This First!!

Hiring Your First Employee?? Stop… Read This First!! I get a lot of small business owners asking me about what they should do if they’re looking to employ their first employee. Looking for your first employee can seem scary and hugely risky.  What if they don’t work out? What if they ruin your customer relationships? …

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Resolving Conflict In The Workplace

Do you have two staff members that don’t get along? Is it causing issues in your business? Do you dread going into work because they clash and you just don’t know how to deal with it? It’s the worst isn’t it.  Where you feel  like your business has been taken hostage by these people who…

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Why Your Why Is So Important

“People don’t follow you for what you do they follow you for why you do it….” Is a very familiar quote by the genius that is Simon Sinek, Leadership Guru and founder of the Golden Circle methodology. But what does this mean for us as small business owners? Let’s break it down into some very…

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5 Steps To Maximising Productivity with Organisation

Do you want to increase your teams productivity?  Let me ask you another question…… Have you ever worked in a demotivated working environment? Demotivated….. not necessarily because the boss was nasty or the customers were horrible, it was just something that felt wrong.  Little things like – lack of communication, last minute meetings, moving goal…

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The One Factor That Will Determine Your Business Success!!

The One Factor That Will Determine Your Business Success!! “Just deal with it and get on with it!” Isn’t that what they say. Have you ever noticed that there’s a subject that you just don’t talk about in business. It’s like the taboo subject that is not to be mentioned or is all to fluffy…

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How To Engage Your Team and Customers In 3 Easy Steps

How To Engage Your Team and Customers In 3 Easy Steps Engaging your Customers and your Team is the key to hitting your targets each month! Small Business makes up almost  97% of all Business in Australia.  According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 60% of Small Business will fail within the first 3 years of operation.  Most…

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Top 3 Secrets To Retaining Great Staff!

Top 3 Secrets To Retaining Great Staff! Ok, so you have staff and you’re sick of having to replace them.  I get it, it takes a lot of time, money and energy to employ a new person.  So once you’ve got the right people in your team, you want to make sure they stick around.…

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