Managing High Performance Teams

Steve Jobs was quoted as saying “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” Once you have hired a bunch of really smart people, you need to manage them effectively. High performing...

Living Your Company’s Vision

Your company͛s vision isn͛t just about having a slogan on your coffee cups or putting some wording on the wall in reception. It should guide decision-making, shape your culture and define your business. Your company vision statement is all about the ͞why͟ and the...

Value Based Pricing

A value-based pricing strategy is one which sets prices primarily, (but not exclusively), in line with the perceived or estimated value of a product or service to the customer rather than according to the cost of the product or historical prices. Value-based pricing...

Making 2018 Your Most Successful Year Ever!

New year, new hope! Let͛s be honest, 2017 was quite a turbulent year, with an unexpected election, currency and interest fluctuations, economic uncertainty and international political unrest. Putting that to one side, it͛s worth remembering we can only focus on what...

Thinking About Growing the Team? 4 Things you Need to Consider

Guest blog by Charlie HR Bringing a team onboard and watching them help bring your idea to fruition is one of the most rewarding parts of successfully growing a business. No founder can do it all on their own (as much as some would like to think otherwise!). The...

How to Be a Better Manager

Not all managers are created equal. There are plenty of good managers and then there are great managers. Here are some key points on how to be a better manager: Mistakes are an opportunity to learn When a member of your team makes a mistake, use it as an opportunity...