"If you hire people because they can do a job, they'll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they'll work with you for blood, sweat and tears" (Simon Sinek). One of a business owner's biggest investments is staff. Learn how to motivate your staff yo bring out their best and how to provide effective feedback to promote growth and change.
Business Bites combines two of life's essentials, food and knowledge, and offers a casual alternative to formal training and seminars. Come along on the first Tuesday of the month to meet other local, like minded business owners who are keen to learn and network. Each month we will provide lunch, a short talk on a topic of interest and some bite-sized actions for you to take away.
Without a plan in place, you are likely to be operating in a reactive rather than proactive way in your business. Tale back some control and come to this workshop to learn how to create a simple yet powerful one page plan for your business. Gain clarity over your future direction, create strategies to address the ongoing issues and discover clear actions to keep you on track.
In this workshop we will look at what fuels motivation, how to discover and utilise your strengths, and how to work more effectively, not just more productively (there is a difference!). Lastly, we will look at optimism. Adversity is a part of life, on occasion the wheels do fall off, but we can choose how we respond. Optimistic people are happier, have stronger immune systems, live longer and experience less depression and anxiety. Why this topic? Because the impact of well-being, motivation and resilience in the workplace is and will continue to be, significant, both at a personal and organisational level.
Marketing and sales for business growth - unlocking the secrets to growing your business. Whether we like it or not, we are all in the sales business yet few of us have had any marketing or sales training. How do you create trust and demonstrate authenticity in an already cluttered market? How do you attract the type of client you are really wanting to work with? What services and products should you be offering and how do you price these? In this workshop we will look at both marketing and sales and how it all starts with identifying “who’s it for and what’s it for?”
Having enough cash to pay your bills can be an ongoing stress for any business owner. How can you grow your business while ensuring you have enough cash to meet your obligations? Come to this workshop to better understand cashflow – what drives it, how to forecast and budget more accurately and gain some tips on how you can stay on top.
The better you understand the numbers, the easier it will be to make more money. Good management decisions are based on a good understanding of the financial implications for a business. In this workshop we cover how to read and interpret the numbers so you have a strong foundation on which to plan for and grow your business.