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What’s Your Company Missing?

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Think of your business like a crying baby. Sometimes, you just don’t have a clue what it needs!! A strange analogy we know, but it explains perfectly how some business owners feel. Considering you’re reading this article, we’ll assume you feel a bit left in the dark as well! Knowing what your company is missing if things aren’t going as you would hope them to is frustrating, but we’ve got some general tips that should be able to put you on the right track. Here are some of the things that a lot of companies are missing!

A Stable Structure

A stable structure is so important for your business, and it all starts with you. You’re essentially the back bone of your company, and the guidance you give has the power to transform your business. But, we all know that as the boss, it’s sometimes hard to hold everything together, which is where the next part of your structure comes in. The people you hire below you are the glue that will hold your company together. If they’re stable, motivated, and hard working, then the structure of your business will be rigid. However, when hiring a manager to work below you, it’s not always the case that they’re going to perform how you need them to perform, and cracks will begin to show. The final piece that holds everything together is your general employees, and boy do they know how to cause a stir to your business. It’s hard enough to find an employee who is motivated from the start, but to keep that motivation strong is even harder. If you have a team full of demotivated people, find a way to get them back! Team days, more money… whatever you have to do!

Business Appeal

Business appeal is so important if you want to look good to the wider public. You need to focus on things such as your location, and how your potential customers view you as a company. If your location is poor at the minute, all you need to do is click here, and you’ll be able to find a magnitude of locations that will benefit your business so much. A modern classy office has more of an effect on your business than you might first realise! You also need to be the one company that stands out from the crowd, and the best way to do that is through exciting marketing campaigns. Go for outsourcing! You’ll nearly always get the results you need.

Good Company Practices

The way that you run your company will reflect your progress through the business world. The two main areas that you need to focus on are with your customers, and with your employees. For your employees, put in practices such as extra breaks, bonuses, and any other reward you can think of. As for your customers, it’s just important that you value each and every one of them if you want them to keep coming back. Like with your employees, if you give them random incentives, they’re bound to come running back!

 

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Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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