Gareth Southgate has been praised highly for the positive management of the England football team in the Euros 2021 as well as in the 2018 World Cup.
Every company’s beginning is hard, which is why small business owners are tasked with perfectly balancing the budget, or risk unplanned bankruptcy and an abrupt end.
Many business owners struggle to explain their accounts and numbers (we’ve all seen this on Dragon’s Den). However, unless you understand the story your numbers are telling you, you are likely to be running your business on luck alone.
Good leadership is vital regardless of the size of the business, but a medium or large business will at least have enough managerial support to mitigate the damage caused by leadership problems. A small business doesn’t have that kind of buffer. With such a small team, a lack of stable direction can have disastrous consequences.
Everyone has a unique personality. That’s part of the reason why people are so interesting. But sometimes, personalities clash. When it comes to working in a team, knowing how to manage different personality types is a vital skill. While we are all unique, it is generally accepted that we all sit on a spectrum of introversion and extroversion. It’s common in the workplace for personalities from different areas of the spectrum to collide and it can be a challenge to work with or manage introverts and extroverts.
Virtual teams and telecommuting are now accepted features of corporate life and continue to be on the rise. The benefits are many: flexible working, cost reduction, increased employee motivation, productivity gains, reduced stress and sickness levels. Aided by technology you can connect with team members almost anytime, anywhere. You can join a meeting from your small businesses premises as easily as you can conduct an appraisal conversation from your kitchen table. As remote working is getting increasingly popular, you will need to know how to manage remote workers.