Small Business Owners

3 Minute Business Boosters
Exciting news from Grumbolds - next week we are launching our YouTube channel with a series of "3 Minute Business Boosters" Subscribe Now
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S.M.A.R.T objectives
As a business owner, setting the right targets and objectives for your staff is crucial. Get the objectives right and your team will flourish and your business will grow. Set the wrong objectives and your staff will lose motivation and your business will lose energy and direction. If you remember the S.M.A.R.T. way to set objectives you will always get this balance right. S = Specific M = Measurable A = Achievable R = Realistic T = Timely
a group of people sitting around a table in front of a window with the words specific measures
S.M.A.R.T objectives
As a business owner, setting the right targets and objectives for your staff is crucial. Get the objectives right and your team will flourish and your business will grow. Set the wrong objectives and your staff will lose motivation and your business will lose energy and direction. If you remember the S.M.A.R.T. way to set objectives you will always get this balance right. S = Specific M = Measurable A = Achievable R = Realistic T = Timely
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Three lists of three
For all people working from home during the lock down, remember the "three lists of three" rule. - 3 Things you MUST do today. - 3 Things you would like to do today. - 3 Things you need to do at some point. Please follow our business page for more hints and tips for working from home during the lock down.
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It is in Times of Crisis that Good Leaders Emerge
At this difficult moment, it's worth remembering how Rudy Giuliani responded to 11 Sept and the four key lessons from his book "Leadership by Rudolph Giuliani". 1. BE VISIBLE 2. BE COMPOSED 3. BE VOCAL 4. BE RESILIENT
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Business Skills Training
Last week we trained senior leaders from the Nigerian Ports Authority in Leadership & Management Skills.
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Visual Search
Is your website Ready for Visual Search? * Images are returned for 19% of search queries on Google. * 36% of consumers have conducted a visual search online. * Google, Amazon, Pinterest, Bing, and a host of retailers have all developed their own visual search engines. * 35% of marketers plan to optimise for visual search through 2020! (SE Journal) * 62% of millennials want visual search over any other new technology. (Visenze).
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Team Building
In 1965, the US Navy hired psychological researcher Bruce Tuckman to help them with a team development strategy for their sailors and crew on their battleships. According to the theory Tuckman produced, there are four phases of group development: Forming - Storming - Norming - Performing.
a group of people sitting around a table in front of a window with the words specific measures
S.M.A.R.T Objectives
Setting objectives is crucial to business success. Always make sure your objectives and targets are S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely).