The people you hire and the culture you create for your business can mean the difference between success and failure for your startup. Smart hiring and fostering the right culture takes time, effort and careful consideration. But it’s also part of the fun. And we’re here to help.
With our collection of dedicated guides, top tips and expert advice, you’ll learn how to launch, and grow a successful business with an awesome culture and brilliant people.
Need help on whether a business coach is a good idea? Wondering how to keep your newly formed team motivated? You’ve come to the right place. Pour yourself a cuppa, get comfy and keep reading…
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Building your team and nailing company culture
Invest in your startup by focusing on the people and culture that will help you create a business built for success. Here are a few steps we recommend taking…
1. Hiring a team
Unless you’re planning on being a solo pilot, you’re going to need a team. That could be freelancers and contractors, or permanent staff. Whoever you bring on board, make sure you take time to understand any skill gaps or growth opportunities and hire people with those profiles.
Our top tips will give you pointers for nailing the hiring process, motivating your team and helping them grow with the business.
2. Create the right culture
Culture has become a buzzword over recent years. And there’s a good reason for that. Creating a working environment in which your team feels happy, productive and empowered is priceless. And it’ll work absolute magic for your business.
A great company culture and the right rewards will help you attract and keep the right talent, and can help avoid losing valued team members.
3. Startup vs small business
If you’re launching a new business, you might wonder if a startup and a small business are the same thing. They’re not. It’s useful to understand the startup mindset and the challenges a startup founder may face.
4. Get the right support
Support means the world when you’re starting a new business. Every startup Founder will need support at some stage. That might be sounding out your business ideas with friends and family, pitching to investors for funding, or working with a business mentor to accelerate your growth.
To get you started, find out if a business coach is for you and how to choose the right business coach.
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