Posts Tagged ‘Specialists’

Are you de-motivating your team?

gantleynews | October 17th, 2013 | 2 Comments »

No one would de-motivate their team intentionally, right?  But we see it happen so often in owner managed businesses.  The latest research shows that entrepreneurs are currently so focussed on the bottom line; they don’t see what impact their personal actions are having on their team.  They are concentrating on getting their employees more motivated, rather than recognising and getting rid of their own de-motivating habits. As the business owner/manager, ask yourself the following questions (and give truthful answers!) to find out if you’re de-motivating your team. Does my team know what’s important to me? They won’t if you change your mind on an issue several times a day or give them directions which contradict previous ones.  Keeping your team guessing may keep them alert, but it is highly de-motivating. Do I explain my actions? Just because you are the boss, that doesn’t mean you don’t have to explain your

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Have you got The Edge?

gantleynews | October 28th, 2012 | No Comments »

Gantley Business Development Specialists recently launched a brand new e-newsletter called The Edge. The Edge brings you the latest in business learning and experience, designed to give you the edge in business. If you would like to sign up to The Edge, click here to register your details with us. To read the Autumn 2011 edition of The Edge click here.

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John Gantley on The Bottom Line KCLR96fm 20/12/2011

gantleynews | December 21st, 2011 | No Comments »

John Gantley on The Bottom Line KCLR 20/12/2011 by GantleyBusiness John Gantley talks about setting goals for the new year with John Purcell on The Bottom Line.

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Last Quarter Action Plan

gantleynews | October 17th, 2011 | No Comments »

5 point action plan for a successful 4th quarter… 1 It’s not over till the fat lady sings We all want to end the year with the satisfaction that we fought all the way!  There are still 10 working weeks left until year end.  In the All Ireland Final, Dublin scored a goal and a point in the last 5 minutes to win the match.  Fight right to the end – make each day count. 2 Activate the captain in you Whether you’ve had a good or bad year so far, become the captain and take control of the rest of the year.  Write down your year end goals today – what doesn’t get written, doesn’t get done.  Write your quick and easy plan – what you need to do to achieve your year end goals – today. 3 Activate your team Does your team know what you need them to deliver?  Meet

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