Business Advice

Three tips to reward your staff when you run a small business that won’t break the bank

- October 8, 2021 3 MIN READ

Where good leadership nurtures professional growth, rewards nurture the human condition. Both are twofold to business success, no matter the size of the enterprise, writes Carly Shamgar, CEO and co-founder of nano-gifting app, Shouta. It may seem difficult to offer rewards as a small business owner, where profit margins are slim and resources are limited.… Read more »

ethical responsibility
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These are the five key qualities of ethical leadership: Are you missing some of them?

- September 14, 2021 3 MIN READ

Ethical business leadership isn’t just a ‘nice-to-have’- ethical leadership actually benefits the bottom line, as ethical leaders tend to run more profitable companies. Why? One major reason is that ethical leaders show a strong personal commitment to creating a positive company culture, writes Jeremy Kinstlinger, Director and Co-Founder of Global Prime There’s a positive correlation… Read more »

hits and misses - forget the drama if you want success
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Why you should focus on the hits not the misses

- August 17, 2021 3 MIN READ

I recently engaged in a conversation with a client, who following my simply curious question of “how’s things?” with a litany of what I could only describe as ‘stories from his bad news filing cabinet’, writes Mark LeBusque. These included (in no specific order), “communications are not clear enough”, “our relationships don’t allow for honest… Read more »

resilience makes the impossible possible
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Try these three lessons to maintain resilience when the world is disrupted

- August 13, 2021 4 MIN READ

Business leaders must focus on workforce health, not just productivity, to achieve and sustain employee resilience, writes Mary Baker, director of PR  and Corporate Communications at Gartner. Many leaders have looked at productivity and engagement as ways to gauge how employees have fared during the pandemic. There are certainly signs of workforce resilience, but there… Read more »

leadership and team work go hand in hand

Four tools to help your team work better together

- August 10, 2021 3 MIN READ

Getting your team to work well together is not only critical for performance and achieving or exceeding your goals and targets, but also makes work so much more enjoyable, writes Amalia Chilianis, author and career and capability expert. A little bit like parenting, just when we think we have it all figured out something unexpected… Read more »