6 key elements of managing your staff [cheat sheet]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 21-Jul-2021 02:00:00

A high-performing team is business 'nirvana'. A high-performing team:

  • is one where both the individuals and the team as a whole are performing to their optimum potential;
  • is aligned and attuned to your vision for where you want to take the business;
  • drives the key tasks and aspects of the business to achieve both its short- and long-term objectives.

In our eBook, Managing staff for high performance, we discussed 6 key elements that you as a business manager, owner or leader need to think about as you go about your day-to-day activities, in order to positively manage staff and help develop them into a high-performing team.

We've distilled that information into the following cheat sheet.

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Topics: cheat sheet, staff management, staff performance, performance review, managing employees, managing staff

How to be a great leader

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 13-Jan-2021 02:00:00

This blog comes from our eBook Surfer dudes, janitors and the Ritz-Carlton: Lessons in leadership and business culture.

Management consultant Kevin Catlin from Insight Strategies, Inc. generously shared three of his past blogs in the eBook, along with some updated comments at the end of each one.

We hope you enjoy the insights of this inspirational communicator and leadership expert.

 

'You can do better': the power of feedback

By Kevin Catlin
Insight Strategies, Inc.

I joined the army in July of 1976 but had to wait four months to turn 18 before I could be shipped off to basic. I was not a great soldier...

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Topics: staff management, Business culture, staff performance, leadership, feedback, team building, managing staff

Staff flexibility versus business stability – how to achieve both

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 05-Jun-2019 02:00:00

Today’s employees operate in an increasingly complex environment in which technological change and connectedness have brought family and personal priorities into the workplace, and work into the home environment.

Advances in mobile devices provide access to data, emails, texts, reports, notifications, payments and receipts in the field, and at home. No matter the location, information is instantaneous.

Unfortunately, these technological advances have created an expectation that people will be available 24/7, creating a work and life imbalance.

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Topics: outsourcing, staff management, staff wellbeing, managing employees, managing staff

How to develop a high-performing team [cheat sheet]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 28-Mar-2018 02:00:00

The JPAbusiness Staff Management Cheat Sheet is designed to assist you, as an owner or senior manager, to get the most from staff by helping you to manage positively and proactively.

The cheat sheet contains 6 staff management themes which you need to keep in mind – and act on – as you go about your day-to-day activities.

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Topics: Employment and recruitment, cheat sheet, staff management, staff performance, managing staff

How to take the emotion out of recruiting [infographic]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 10-Jan-2018 02:00:00

We all bring our own biases and prejudices to the task of hiring new staff and it's important to be aware of them.

It's equally important to minimise the impact of these personal biases when making important decisions that will impact the future of your business.

With this in mind we're sharing an infographic which has been designed to help take some of the emotion out of the hiring process.

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Topics: Employment and recruitment, infographic, staff recruitment, hiring staff, managing staff, job interview, interviewing candidates

6 strategies to make succession part of your business model [infographic]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 16-Aug-2017 04:31:00

It’s never too early to start thinking about your succession strategy and developing the skills of your team and business capability.

Succession planning is about creating a sustainable business that will continue to operate successfully into the future, whether you stay in the business or not.

The following infographic contains 6 succession strategies you can start employing today. Adopting these strategies will help future proof your business for when and if you decide to take up an exit opportunity, or relinquish operational involvement in your business.

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Topics: Business Planning, infographic, Succession planning, staff management, managing employees, succession, business succession, managing staff

Our Dynamic Performance Checklist and 6 elements of managing staff

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 16-Aug-2017 03:19:00

Our Dynamic Performance Checklist is designed to help business owners and managers encourage and develop staff into a high-performing team.

The Dynamic Performance Checklist has 6 key elements that you as a manager, owner or leader in the business need to think about as you go about your day-to-day activities:

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Topics: Staff, staff management, Checklist, staff performance, performance review, managing employees, managing staff

How to improve staff productivity and business culture through IR compliance

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 28-Dec-2016 05:08:00

As a business owner, if you choose to underpay your employees, not properly record and account for their entitlements, not respect and fulfil your obligations to them under the National Employment Standards, or tolerate an environment that is either unsafe or disrespectful of community standards with regards to issues like bullying, harassment and equal opportunity, you will be penalised.

This punishment is not necessarily about getting ‘found out’ by a union or an association representing employees, or about the government regulator chasing you for something you’ve failed to do.

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Topics: Staff, Industrial relations, Business culture, managing employees, managing staff, staff culture

 
Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and should not be taken as personal, professional advice. Readers should make their own inquiries and obtain independent, professional advice before making any decisions, taking any action or relying on any information in this blog. 
 
 

 

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