19 October 2018
Employers, be mindful of stories employees tell

Employers, be mindful of stories employees tell


Leaders ought to be mindful of the stories employees tell. Each employee creates stories about the company they work for. If they get a promotion, th...
12 October 2018
Advertising on a limited budget

Advertising on a limited budget


Quite often I hear entrepreneurs say, I don’t believe in advertising. I have been in business for years and have never advertised. Unbeknownst to th...
05 October 2018
There’s no one size fits all in management

There’s no one size fits all in management


Have you ever tried on a garment labeled “one size fits all” but it didn’t fit you well at all? My experience with the term “one size fits all...
28 September 2018
Five reasons you need  to advertise while  business is strong

Five reasons you need to advertise while business is strong


What is your advertising strategy? Is it purposeful or indecisive? Marketing is the lifeblood of any business, organization, or group and is criti...
21 September 2018
Newspaper advertising vs radio advertising – And the winner is…

Newspaper advertising vs radio advertising – And the winner is…


One of the biggest mistakes business owners make is to think that people hardly read newspapers, therefore, radio advertising alone will do it. Consu...
14 September 2018
Choose your employees wisely; they represent your business

Choose your employees wisely; they represent your business


Who do you think has the most intimate knowledge of your brand and business; your shareholders, customers or employees? Employees are undoubtedly one ...
07 September 2018
Great leaders make tough decision quickly

Great leaders make tough decision quickly


In The Common Denominator of Success, Albert E.N. Gray defines failure by explaining, The common denominator of success, “the secret of succes...
31 August 2018
Satisfying your  customers’ expectations

Satisfying your customers’ expectations


As cliché as the phrase “change is inevitable” may sound, the fact is, people change, their expectations change and their needs change. People do...
24 August 2018
Personality clashes and  workplace conflict

Personality clashes and workplace conflict


Did you know that personality clashes are the third most common cause of workplace conflict, according to an XpertHR survey? XpertHR senior employment...
17 August 2018
Employee personality types – How important are they to business planning?

Employee personality types – How important are they to business planning?


Tim considered himself an exemplary employee. He worked hard, went the extra mile, defended his company and got along great with his manager. However,...