New employee onboarding is the process of integrating a new employee with a company and its culture, as well as getting a new hire the tools and information needed to become a productive member of the team. Here are some tips for effective employee onboarding.
4 Criteria to hire A-players
How do you as a business leader ensure that you appoint an A-player in each position in your company? This article introduces 4 criteria to hire A-players.
Creative ways to attract top talent
Top talent are employees that are competent, have character and bring a chemistry with them that will help make the team and the company successful. To attract top talent, companies need to use creative ways in their recruitment efforts.
Know your Core Customer
Core customer should always be the most important word in your business vocabulary. Because it is the life blood of your company. Therefore, you should constantly be asking: Who is my customer? Where is my customer? How do I reach my customer? Moreover, these are building blocks not only for your marketing strategy, but also for your One-Page Strategic Plan (OPSP).
Own the mind-space of your target market
Branding is all about owning a piece of the mind-space of your target market, whether it’s in your local neighborhood, an industry segment, or the world. As a senior business leader, you must identify the words you own. What are the words that come up in the minds of your core customers when they think about your brand?
The 7 Strata Framework: The Strategic Thinking behind the OPSP
The 7 Strata framework will guide you through the strategic thinking for the OPSP. It is a comprehensive framework for creating a robust strategy that differentiates your company from the competition.
The Core Purpose of your Organization
The Core Purpose of your organization gives ‘heart’ to your company. It answers the question “WHY are we in business”. And the answer is more than that of making money.
The Core Values of your Organization
If your company is ready to grow, whether by scaling up or through acquiring, it is important to have clear Core Values bedded down. This article focuses on Core Values, where they fit in in the One-Page Strategic Plan (OPSP), the role of the leadership team and the discovery of the Core Values of your company.
A One-Page Personal Plan for Business Leaders
A One-Page Personal Plan is a must-have tool for all successful business leaders and entrepreneurs. It helps you keep focus, amidst daily challenges.
6 Tips on How to Adapt to Different Workplace Cultures
Each workplace has a unique culture that you’ll have to adapt to, especially if you’re a contract worker or start a new job. Here are 6 tips to help you adapt to different workplace cultures.
4 Truths about Recruiting for Character and Chemistry
Do the elements of character and chemistry ever feature when you recruit, or when you design a job profile? Read these 4 Truths about recruiting for character and chemistry.
Increase Business Profits
Every business can improve its profits. Sometimes, changing only one thing in an organisation can significantly increase profits.