Author: Clive Enever

How to assemble your dream team in business

Hire the right staff and they will not only support you in your business, they might even provide the acumen and skills to take it to the next level.
How? Well as a leader, you don’t want to be the smartest person in the room, you just need to have assembled a team who can get the job done while problem solving and delivering real value to your customers.

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Managing Growth In Business

Growth is happening all around. Even as some businesses are shrinking, others are experiencing strong and continuing growth.
Growth can equal more jobs; if it does, it can also mean higher staff costs.

But sometimes well-handled growth can be about better utilising and training your staff, implementing the right systems, procedures and lines of communication to take the business to the next level.

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Increasing your activity to achieve your goals

Whatever your goals happen to be, an activity schedule is relevant and essential to achieving them.

If you are accustomed to setting goals and then achieving them, you are probably well versed in establishing an activity schedule directly related to the goal. If you are not, then it is time to identify what activity will deliver the goal and then begin the activity.

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Strategies to overcome business overwhelm

More and more small business owners are talking about overwhelm. Quite simply, they’re feeling the strain of trying to accomplish too many tasks in too little time.

And they’re far from alone in this sentiment. A National Australia Bank survey found just under half of all small to medium business operators felt overwhelmed by the day-to-day of running a business.

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The art of listening in business

Listening is a very important skill in business and is essential to every conversation we have. Good listening skills allow us to hear what is actually being said and open up the door for even more communication from the person we are conversing with.

Verbal communication involves both speaking and listening. Listening is key to effective working relationships among employees and between management and staff. Listening skills also impact a company’s interaction with customers and other businesses.

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