Tag Archives: team building

Hiring the right person the first time

When you are hiring a new employee, getting the right person the first time around saves you a lot of time and money. These simple tips will ensure that you hire the right person. Rather than calling them employees, let’s start out by calling them team members Group interview: While a person might seem like […]

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Team Building for Maximum Success

To get the most out of your team you need to be sure they are set up for success in your organization from the start. That is, fitting in with the culture and proper training. The best way to get your team to fit with your company’s culture is to be sure they come into […]

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Change, and never ending improvement

No organization is ever exactly finished or perfect. There is always room for improvement. This is exemplified by the Japanese philosophy or practice of ‘Kaizen’, meaning constant and never ending improvement. This is a good mentality to have so that you are always working to make your business better. This way, your organization can grow […]

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Communicating powerful common goals

Being a leader is more than just trying to encourage your team to do their best. It is much more powerful to unite your people around one common goal. Who are “your people?”  “Your people” means more than just your internal team.  It also includes your customers, vendors, strategic alliances, friends and family.  You will be surprised how […]

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Success Through Persistence

One of the most important but overlooked aspects of business is persistence. This means continuing in the face of objection. To reach a goal in and out of your business you must be persistent and never give up until you reach that goal. Unfortunately, there are many examples of people who are so brilliant and […]

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Why to retain Employees – or not?

Many business owners or managers I meet invariably tell me they have challenges retaining their team. They worry about having a high employee turnover rate and all the problems it brings such as constantly training, constant recruitment and constantly supervising the new people. Let’s see what would happen if you don’t have to do those […]

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