What sort of meetings work best for your business?

There is nothing worse than the meeting that drags on aimlessly without apparent purpose, and without any outcome. Having our time hijacked by inefficient meetings should never happen. The only reasons we should have structured meetings as opposed to ad hoc discussions and catch ups on the fly are: We need to work through something […]

Culture and The Small Business CEO

Small Business CEO and Culture

I personally believe that you cannot change the culture of a business without changing the people. It’s like hitting the ‘refresh’ button. I also know this from personal experience, having had to change the culture of a few organisations along the way, and it can’t be done with a few workshops and bonding weekends. People […]

How-To: Setting KPIs for Your Team and Your Company

Setting KPIs

Most people who run a business or part of a large company struggle when it comes to setting KPIs –  Key Performance Indicators. Here are three steps for setting KPIs for your team: Ask what the person is responsible for and what you want them to focus on. Check their position description and adjust if […]

3 Things to Include in a Good Position Description

3 Things to Include in a good position Description - JennyStilwell.com.au

Writing position descriptions is something that most of us don’t really enjoy doing. However, breaking it down into three sections can make it easier to create. Why does the role exist – what is the purpose of the role? Think of the role in terms of whether it exists to support, create or drive? A […]

Resist Temptation When Hiring Becomes Urgent

Resist Temptation When Hiring Becomes Urgent

Let’s imagine, just for a moment, that you desperately need to find someone to help take the load off you, or some of your team. This may be because you’ve lost one or two people from your business, or you’re growing and just have too many things on the go. You decide beforehand what sort […]

How do you attract the right people for your business?

This week is based on a discussion I had with a business owner at a lunch recently.

Shelley said to me that her business was growing and she was really excited about all the opportunities they have, but she was struggling trying to attract the right people for her team.

We all know that challenge don’t we?

So I thought it was a good question one to kick off with and in the video I share my top 3 strategies to focus on to lure good talent to your business.

Hope you enjoy it!

 

Jenny

 

Do you have the right culture ‘on the bus’?

Do you have the right culture on the bus - - Jennystilwell.com.au

Culture is an integral part of any company’s success. This applies equally to small and medium sized companies, as corporate organisations. An interesting indicator of culture is to ask each member of your team the following question, and if they aren’t familiar with cars then use animals instead: “If our company were a car / […]