Helen Rook is a professionally qualified executive business coach and HR practitioner, living and working in Somerset.
- Are you a business leader start-up, micro, SME or larger?
- Are you an individual thinking about your career?
5 Key Questions
Take a few moments to think strategically about your business…
- Inefficient processes
- Overload of paperwork
(2015 Powering Productivity Whitepaper by Planview).
Can you identify which elements in your business are most/least productive and why?
But there are other indicators;
Staff satisfaction, your own rating of business success, competitor comparison, customer feedback, number of leads / conversions, customer retention etc.
Some businesses measure, some use gut instinct, some do both.
What are your indicators telling you?
That’s a hard one.
How well do you know your staff? What interests them? What obstacles are in their way?
How would you describe the working atmosphere?
So maybe you have a performance management system or maybe you don’t.
Staff costs are substantial in most businesses.
Does the performance of your people weigh up to the staff cost investment?
Your people can make or break your business; you need them on-side and performing.
Thinking about your personal development….
“The first step towards change is awareness. The second is acceptance “