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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? …

Feeling Like You’re Constantly Dumped With Problems From Your Staff?

Do you have a consistent line-up of people dumping problems in your lap… Do you have a constant stream of staff presenting you with problems to solve? Staff Interrupting your work to sort out their stuff? Are you constantly putting out staff fires? You constantly feel like you’re constantly fighting fires instead of getting to…

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…

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…

The Secret To Successfully Holding Your Team Accountable!

Do you struggle to hold your team accountable? Check out my latest Video Blog, sharing exactly what you need to do and why when it comes to getting your team onboard and productive!

What You Absolutely MUST Know To Ensure Your Message Is Heard

If you are seeking to have a greater impact with your communication, whether that be with your team, your stakeholders or even your customers, here’s one thing you MUST know to ensure your message is heard.

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Six Steps To Being A Motivational Leader

Six Steps To Being A Motivational Leader Know who you are as a person and like that person To be an inspiring and motivational leader you must know who you are as a person, what you stand for and what you believe in. Choose an optimistic approach, search for the good in people. Be willing…

Top 10 Signs You Are An Inspirational Leader

Top 10 Signs You Are An Inspirational Leader 1. Your people fight to come in to work even if they are sick They live and breath the vision you have for the business.  They are committed and passionate about making a contribution.  They understand the bigger picture and don’t want to let the whole team…

People Quit Their Leader, Not The Job?

People Quit Their Leader, Not The Job? 3 Things That Will Change Your Life, Not Just Your Business!! Part 1 of 5 Do you work with a team? Have you experienced the disappointment of a staff member resigning? Are you frustrated with a lack of productivity from your people? If so, then take 5 minutes…

Anthony Robbins – 6 Core Needs Model

Anthony Robbins – 6 Core Needs Model   Understanding the key criteria for creating an amazing environment!! It’s important to be comfortable and safe so we can just be, and that’s why we must always experience some level of CERTAINTY, We also need change and surprises to be stimulated and mighty, so we also need…

How To Adapt To Change

How To Adapt To Change Our conscious mind also known as the ‘ego’ perceives any departure from “comfort zone”  as a threat to our existence.  The ego will do anything to prevent us from exploring outside our comfort zone as it believes that ‘unfamiliar’ is a ‘dangerous’ area to explore and because the primary job…

How To Set Powerful Goals

How To Set Powerful Goals   Not having any goals is like playing basket ball with no hoops. Simply running around the court with no aim or goal to shoot for.  If you’ve got nothing to aim for or your not clear on what direction you want to go then you just end up pointlessly…

The Power Of Changing Your Beliefs

The Power Of Changing Your Beliefs   I would like to share with you an old learning, that has truly inspired me, and seen my business quadruple, in a short amount of time. It is simply this, that what you focus on and what you believe and think about, will create your reality. What are…

Having Tough Conversations

Having Tough Conversations   Once you have set clear expectations with your team, you MUST hold them accountable to those expectations.  If you don’t, then they are not worth the paper they are written on and your people will also decide that when you have these meetings, what’s discussed isn’t really going to be followed…

Leadership Before Friendship

Leadership Before Friendship There’s a difference between being a friend and being a leader and knowing the difference means we can create a supportive environment for success, rather than an environment filled with frustration for everyone. Team members lose respect for anyone needing acceptance ahead of results. The line between friendship and “businesship” is what…