| Accountability, Value, competition, UMAMI, Business, small businesses, Conscious Coaching, Industry
I can hear you say, “Huh? What is UMAMI?” The Google search definition describes it as “u·ma·mi” - “a category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter), corresponding to the flavor of glutamates, especially monosodium glutamate.” I enjoy the definition from Urban Dictionary; “A BS invented flavor that TV chefs pretend to be able to recognize, but can never define.”
| Business Growth, Employee Satisfaction, Business
We know that employee motivation plays a large role in company success. In fact, recent research has found that a strong positive relationship exists between employee motivation and organizational productivity, consistent in a wide variety of business types spread across several different countries. Knowing how to motivate your team can go a long way in improving the efficiency of your entire business. Here are five ways to develop stronger motivation in your team members:
| Budgets, Finance, Data, Business Growth, Organization, Business
Business owners know you need to spend money to make money. Being wise about your investments, though, is a key aspect of maximizing your ROI and helping your business grow. Fortunately, you can take several steps to effectively budgeting and spending your money.
Most managers know that happier employees are more productive. A wide body of research supports this point. In fact, one recent study found that happy employees are 20% more productive than those that are unhappy. In sales, happiness tends to have an even greater effect, with satisfied employees achieving nearly 40% more sales. It seems clear that satisfied employees are naturally more motivated and this turns into desirable business outcomes. If you suspect that your employees are unhappy,
| Accountability, Business, Delegation, Time Management, Business Coach
If your business is struggling, it is important to get back on track as soon as possible. Hiring a business coach to work with you and your employees will help resolve the problems quickly and strengthen your company overall. However, many people are hesitant to work with a business coach because of a variety of misconceptions.
| Business, Delegation, Proccesses, Time Management, Priorities, Accountability
Every business has its own strengths and weaknesses. If your company has new customers and a constant demand for products, you may be unaware of lesser known areas in your business that you need to address for improvement when you’re just trying to keep your head above water each day.