approach a blockbuster for businesses - 23rd May 2017
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your small business like a Hollywood movie project
will help attract the best talent, increase staff
engagement and boost your companys bottom line,
according to a leading business consultant.
Mitchell, director and co-founder of inner-Sydney
business Bendelta, will share his staff leadership
insights at the next City of Sydney City Thought Leaders
seminar, No i in team: understanding how
staff are vital.
need to assemble the best team. The Hollywood
approach is about getting the right team in
place by hiring the equivalent of the best writer,
producer, star and director smart people who
will work together towards a common goal, Mr
time and energy in recruitment will see you hire people
that are team orientated and stayers.Continuity
is good for your business bottom line, so its
important to hire people who want to make your business
their professional home.
Mayor Clover Moore said the free Thought Leaders seminars
were a good way for up-and-coming business owners
to get first-hand guidance from those who had already
built successful enterprises.
and retaining talented and dedicated staff who share
your vision and values is important, no matter what
business youre in. Im sure this seminar
will inspire people to think about their own businesses
in a new light and look for opportunities to grow,
the Lord Mayor said.
Lincoln, retail director of Lush Australasia, will
also share his business expertise at the 31 May seminar.
He says that after a chequered early history, the
beauty product companys staff-led approach saw
a dramatic increase in profits.
companys ethos has evolved to focus on building
strong partnerships within the business and to being
people-focused, Mr Lincoln said.
are an ethical-based company with a commitment to
environmental and social issues, and that fair trade
approach extends to our staff.
have an open style, two-way communication where staff
are encouraged to give feedback in a safe environment.
The success of Lush in Australia was all about getting
the right people on the bus, and we did this by creating
a culture that makes us a great place to work.
Mitchell believes it is deceptively simple
to create a great workplace that is collaborative
and productive. His top tips are:
staff a high sense of autonomy
play to peoples individual strengths
stretch yourself and others professionally
ensure that work has a sense of purpose
have meaningful connections with your staff.
you focus on how to get your staff to turn the me
into we, you will have staff that are
happy to effectively collaborate with others, and
this will make a world of difference to your business,
Mr Mitchell said.
believe deeply in human potential, and when people
are developing that potential into skills and behaviours
and feeling highly motivated, they can achieve amazing
free City Thought Leaders seminars featuring Sydneys
experts in their field are held at Customs House on
the last Wednesday of the month until November.
No i in team: understanding how staff
Wednesday 31 May
6.30pm to 8.30pm
free, but bookings are essential
and event information:
tech startup revolution 28 June
Sustainable business practices 26 July
How innovation is changing the face of business
Creative enterprises 27 September
Women led businesses 25 October
How important brand is to business 29 November
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