11 Top Tips for Team Motivation

11 Top Tips for Team Motivation Have you ever wondered how to motivate your team? Here are 11 top tips to help you out. 1. Know their Strengths Do you understand what makes your team around you buzz and feel motivated? What are the drivers and things that are important for them? What do they get passionate about and enjoy doing? Simply put, what are they great at? It’s so much more important to focus people in on their strengths and … [Read more...]

Humility and Incompetence

Humility is refreshing, incompetence is not. It’s not often that people say sorry. It’s seen as a sign of weakness in many circles for people to acknowledge they have got something wrong. In a ‘survival of the proudest’ world that we live in, people feel justified to fight their corner, as opposed to own up and acknowledge their mistakes. When did you last experience someone being humble in the work place? It’s refreshing when it comes. But … [Read more...]

Trust Currency- Earn Trust Before you Earn Money

Is Trust the New Currency? When people start working at a new company they function on a probationary period. In short, if they’re rubbish they won’t see month two. You could say that they need to earn trust before they earn money. For many businesses I always consider it such a shame when their sales team spends so much energy and time, working with a company to get them on board. They negotiate terms, haggle over prices,  communicate … [Read more...]

Business Start-up Culture and Benefits of Small Teams

Don’t resent your small beginnings? After all are there any benefits in being a small start-up business competing against a multi-national? Business Culture is one. Often this can be seen in the on-line space with business start-ups appearing out of nowhere and beginning to compete with large established businesses who have huge resources, infrastructure and staff. The meteoric rise of Groupon would be a classic example. The mighty Google who … [Read more...]