Tag Archives: team

As a business owner you have to wear many hats in the course of running a successful business: Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, …and so on. But particularly in smaller businesses the most important one gets forgotten – you have to be a leader. It’s not…

understand

It was Stephen Covey who said “Seek first to understand, then to be understood” in his excellent book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”.  The reason its such valuable advice is that it’s counter-intuitive and so most people don’t naturally do it. The trap…

Business Planning

Often when I start working with a business owner, they tell me what they need to improve so that their business will be much better. What would that key thing be in your business? Better cash flow? Better marketing? Better staff? Better sales skills? Better…

Promotion

Have you ever heard the saying that most people are promoted to their level of incompetence? It’s harsh but true. It happens in large companies but is even more normal in small businesses. Someone does their job well, so they get a promotion to a…

Football, team, strategy, planning

With the World Cup in full swing and football fever sweeping the nation, we’ve taken a look at what the business world can learn from football. Strategy, recruitment, team work, and development are at the heart of a football team’s success, so there’s plenty that…

ActionCOACH Team Excellence has strengthened its marketing offering with the addition of three new team members. Each new colleague brings a diverse range of exciting skills from varying areas of marketing, and we couldn’t be happier to bring them onboard. The new marketing team will…