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9 Tips for Getting Your Team to Listen to You

One of the keys to running a successful business is motivating those working for you to buy into the company’s culture in order to meet its goals and objectives. Whether you’re the owner, CEO, departmental manager or any other employee who has staff reporting to them, the way you communicate to your team is critical to those goals and objectives being met and exceeded. After all, you are only as good as your team, so making sure they’re focused on a common goal at all times is vital. For some people, inspiring others to work hard can be difficult.

Getting the most from a Corporate Event

 

The world we live in can often be very impersonal, thanks to social media and other forms of online communications. As such, an event can add a personal touch to your business and, if done well, can forge long-term relationships with key stakeholders, especially your customers. Brand loyalty is a key focus for future growth in any business, and events are a fantastic way to show current customers how much you care, and potential customers what you can do for them.

Dealing with difficult employees

 

If you are in a managerial position and have staff members reporting to you, chances are at some stage during your career you are going to be dealing with difficult employees. Difficulties can manifest themselves in many ways, such as unproductive employees, those who aren’t capable of fulfilling their duties, people who are difficult to deal with and deliberately insubordinate, or who are either anti-social or don’t fit in from the company culture perspective. As a manager, it is your duty to deal with these issues quickly, before they spiral into a much bigger problem.

How to Build an Effective Workplace Team

A team is an important, dynamic unit working together to achieve success in accomplishing a goal. What determines how effectively a team will work together? Lots of things. To create an autonomous, hard-working, high-producing group of individuals is challenging, and there are many factors that will influence your team’s success. Here are 6 considerations to help you get started.

1-   Begin With the Right People

TEST your Communication

 

Most of us have heard of Myers Briggs and DISC personality profiling. Some organisations even use these to ensure they recruit the right personality to the right job. Knowing what makes your colleagues tick is a powerful tool in creating an efficient and effective team.