The most common question I am asked as chief executive and founder of HR consulting firm wattsnext is ‘how do I increase performance in my business?’. Most business owners I speak to think their staff are great but believe they could be better. Usually the first place HR professionals and business owners look to solve this
Last week I shared with you what I see as the biggest mistake businesses make when creating company values. You can read it here, but in a nut shell, companies fall into two traps: Choosing values that are cool, whether it be cool words or copying values of other cool companies; or Choosing values (or
8 years ago I found myself with a newborn baby, a toddler, a startup and all the overwhelm that comes from this. My biggest stress was that whatever I was doing I always felt I should be doing something else. When I was with my baby I was struggling to be truly present because I
We all know that company values are critical to any organisation committed to team alignment and engagement. They are put in place to guide internal behaviour and drive a successful culture. Over the last few years we have seen company values move from the traditional and predictable choices of honesty, integrity and customer service to a more trendy, casual feel like hustle, think big or fun.
For anyone who has worked with wattsnext or has heard me speak will know how important I think it is for every business to have a clear vision. A vision in my view, is a goal/s the company wants to achieve in the future. At the time it is set it is usually ambitious, sometimes