Tag - Developing Leadership Skills

Are you a good leader? Developing leadership skills is crucial to managing the staff that rely on you. Articles here teach you how to improve leadership skills. It follows that once you are a confident leader your staff will be motivated to follow you. This in turn will lift productivity. For example, your skills will transfer to running effective meetings. You will conduct a team approach which in turn enhances the company culture. Have you heard about the HiPPO effect? No, then go to that article as this also influences effective meetings. Follow the PDCA cycle – Plan Do Check Act as this builds important routines for you and your staff. Once you have developed leadership skills it will be easy for you to pass them onto your staff.

How to Motivate Staff and Improve Productivity

Staff Are Crucial to the Success of Your Business Are you stumped at how to motivate your staff? Is how to improve productivity high on the agenda? There are so many aspects to managing staff. Alternatively, are you not quite sure that you have the right staff working for you? Start Up...

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Developing a Business Plan and Execution

Do You Really Need a Business Plan, You Ask? Every business leader must take control of the design and implementation of the direction for their business. Developing a business plan is the first crucial step toward this. Are you selling? Are you transitioning to retirement? Consider The Life Cycle for You and...

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Resources

12Faces Learning Resources are dedicated to improving your business and your personal Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Your Business Reflects Your CPD Just like with an orchestra conductor, as the Business Leader, your business will be a true reflection of your personal business knowledge and skills.  Others can help with the detail but you...

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LB3: Quick Goal Setting for Time Poor

Goals for your business are critical, otherwise, how do you know where you are heading?  But, if you are not used to setting goals for your business, the first few times can be rather overwhelming.  There is a lot of advice on what they should look like. The range of...

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How to use StrategyTrees for Effective Strategic Planning

Every type of Enterprise faces the need to develop a Strategy and then implement it.  12Faces has been doing this in its own businesses for many years and we have developed a very practical approach which we share with you here. This is a blue belt article.

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How to Manage Highest Paid Person’s Opinion – HiPPO

When a HiPPO (highest paid person’s opinion) is in play during staff meetings, it is doubtful that your enterprise is relying on data to inform decision-making. In fact, the HiPPO effect will be killing debate in your team meetings. Is your business making decisions based on what the HiPPO wants...

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How the Plan/Do/Check/Act (PDCA) Cycle Builds Important Routines

The business world is full of uncertainty.  Many managers cross their fingers, build the planned addition to their business in its entirety, or their start-up, then launch it and pray.  The most common outcome from this approach is - failure or, at best, mediocre success.  Starting with the auto industry...

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How to Do Your Life Plan

The old adage that ‘money isn’t everything’ is very true.  Wealth, in its own right, is a pretty limited description of what goes together to make a life worth living.  In 12Faces, we stress the need for a clear sense of direction for your business by way of having clear...

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How to use Time Management Skills Tools

There is one thing that every business person will tell you they are short of.  That is TIME!  Time Management Skills is a way to drive a wedge into, and free up, more time.  So much so that you will, rather bizarrely, find yourself with nothing to do from time...

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