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
Having had mentors all of my adult life I am a big advocate for building connections with people who are where you want to be, or have experience in the areas you need to learn more about. We regularly see blogs written about how to choose the best mentor, including what that mentor should offer