Posts by Lisa Wiking

WHO are the High Quality Employees I need to find?

  Who are the High Quality Employees I need to find for my business? Who are the “High Quality” employees you need to find for your business? How do you find them? These are my thoughts when it comes to How to identify and attract the best quality employees for your business. Free Training!! I’m…

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Do you hear ‘crickets’ in your Team Meeting?

What to do if you hear ‘crickets’ in your business meeting!! Do you have the best intention with running a team meeting only to be rewarded with crickets in your meeting?  The team avoiding eye contact with you, not wanting to be asked a question? Have you felt that frustration…. wanting to make it a…

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How To Get the Best Out Of Your Virtual Team

How To Get The Best Out Of Your Virtual Team! I was recently interviewed by the lovely Christine Canters, on how to lead your virtual team successfully.  Here are my responses to her questions. What are the differences between virtual and face to face team leading? The main difference is you’ve got no buffer zone.…

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Management Skills without adding to the to-do list

No time for any more tasks, but want to ensure you’re BEING a good manager? Growing an existing business or having rapid success in your own business is exciting, yet can be challenging at the same time. I remember when I first started out as a manager, it would seem like a big pile of…

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Becoming An ‘Employer Of Choice’

Becoming an ‘Employer of Choice’ A common concern for business owners is ‘How can I afford to pay my employees well, so they don’t want or need to look elsewhere?’ The good news is becoming an employer of choice is more than just paying your staff well. There are many things you can do to…

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What not to do if you want to be an employer of choice

6 Things you absolutely must NOT do, if you want to be an employer of choice! The employer/employee landscape has changed over the past two or three decades, where we emerged from a ‘you get paid for your work so just get on with it’ attitude to an environment where the employee demands more than…

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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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