Employee disengagement and ineffectiveness drives many small business owners crazy. You know you are not getting the best out of these employees and they are costly to keep on your payroll. I share 5 steps to eliminate the high cost of disengagement from your business. Continue reading
Have you been noticing how difficult it is to be profitable as your business grows? If you’re like me, when you started out in business, you probably thought that “one day” you’ll actually make more than you spend—that you’ll actually be profitable.
Yet, for some reason, that day never comes. Your business grows, but so do expenses. You keep getting by paycheck to paycheck.
This is actually very common in businesses below $5 million in revenue. In fact, business owners in this range are very vulnerable to being sucked into the ‘Profit Black Hole’ where no matter how much revenue increases, costs increase even more. Why is this?
Every small business owner likely has 4 types of employees on their payroll. Two of these 4 types of employees are the slow kiss of death for your business. Find out which of these employees you actually have on your payroll and what to do with each type.
Many business owners I talk to are very frustrated with employee drama. A question I hear over and over is, “Why can’t employees just get along with one another and do their jobs?” Often, business owners are blind to their own role in perpetuating the drama among employees. That was the case with Dr. Jones. Continue reading
You’ve invested a lot in attracting your A-Player employees. You’re building a team of rock stars. Every time you hire, you’re hiring up, replacing C and D-Players with A-Players with the intention of getting 9-12 times the productivity from those A- Players. But, are you really getting the best from you’re A-Player employees?