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Retention Re-imagined

podcast Oct 07, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 30 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today's episode is Part 1 of a 2 part series on staff retention. In todays episode, retention re-imagined, we look at better understating the concept of retention, and the key reasons it’s an important metric for businesses of all sizes to be aware of. We discuss the retention – engagement relationship and unpack some of the most common retention killers.
 
Join us next week for part 2 where I share the 3 core categories of retention initiatives which can work in SME’s as well as corporates, highlight some simple but super effective ways that businesses with fewer than 100 staff can implement low cost but high value retention strategies.
 
Also in today’s episode I let you know that the wait list for Your People Powered Business is now open, you can join the wait list here:
 
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If you don't expect too much from me, you might not be let down

podcast Sep 30, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 29 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
In todays episode we talked about expectations, both those you have of your staff and those your team have of you. I shared with you one of my all time favourite lines from a song “If you don’t expect too much from me, you might not be let down” (Gin Blossoms - Hey Jealousy), and how I see this show up so often in workplaces.
 
Often, when there is an issue at work, with a team member or with anything, the root cause can be traced back to the expectation that was set – it was unrealistic, and therefore setting you and them up for failure, and ultimately the snow ball of that breakdown in the working relationship can be catastrophic.
 
We discuss when you need to set expectations and some practical strategies for setting realistic and measurable expectations. We also referred to a previous episode where I interviewed Shandra Moran from The Transit Lounge and we discussed...
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HR: Detailed but not Difficult

podcast Sep 23, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 28 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Before diving in to today’s show I shared with you a recap about the little secret project that I first mentioned on last weeks show, and that is that our brand new program to help you design, build, nurture and grow Your People Powered Business is on its way!
 
I am super excited about this; it’s based on an idea that has been swimming around in my head for years but getting the mix right has taken some time to really solidify in my brain. However, what we are creating is the first of its kind and I can not wait to bring it to life! If you want to be the first to know all of the details, you can join the waitlist here: Join The Waitlist
 
In today's episode I share with you one thing I believe and know to be true, and that is for small to medium sized businesses the task of managing people, and the human resources function requires some detail, but should not be difficult.
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Purpose Driven Leadership

podcast Sep 16, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 27 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
In today’s episode we discussed Purpose Driven Leadership. We looked at what it is, why it’s important and how you can tap into your purpose to lead your team and create greater business success.
 
We also discussed 2 fantastic books and promised to put the details of those in today’s show notes. Those books were:
 
We talked also about employee engagement today, and how purpose driven leaders and businesses have high employee engagement, to listen to our episode on employee engagement you can simply click here - Understanding Employee Engagement
 
Also in today’s show I shared with you more about the little secret that I told you about last week, and that is that our brand new program to help you design, build, nurture and grow Your People Powered Business is on its way!
 
I am super...
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Sometimes the rules irritate me too

podcast Sep 09, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 26 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
At the beginning of todays episode I let you in on a little secret, and whilst we are still about 8 weeks away from launching I wanted to let you know that our brand new program to help you design, build, nurture and grow your People Powered Business is on its way!
 
I am super excited about this, it’s based on an idea that has been swimming around in my head for years, but getting the mix right has taken some time to really solidify in my brain. However, what we are creating is the first of it’s kind and I can not wait to bring it to life! If you want to be the first to know all of the details, you can join the wait list here - Join The Wait List Now
 
 
Today I am sharing with you some of my ‘pet peeves’ when it comes to workplace legislation in Australia. The things that really just frustrate me and get under my skin, because they create unnecessary...
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Introvert, Extrovert or Ambivert?

podcast Sep 02, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 25 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we discuss the differences between introverts and extroverts, and uncover a third group of people known as our ambiverts.
 
In this episode we look at the characteristics, strengths and weaknesses of both introverts and extroverts and how you can get the most out of each in the workplace. We look at the type of work and projects they will thrive doing and those that will deplete them as they work.
 
In addition we better understand the attributes of Ambiverts and how you an identify them and harness their unique mix of talents.
 
If you’d like to reach out to us with feedback or suggestions or ideas about future topics for the podcast you can reach us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/peoplepoweredbusiness or you can email Kristy-Lee directly at [email protected]
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Writing the Right Ad

podcast Aug 26, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 24 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we discuss how to create amazing recruitment advertisements to ensure you attract the right applicants for your business and this unique role. Attracting staff is effectively a marketing campaign, where it’s your job to position your business in a way that appeals to the right candidates and repels the job seekers who aren’t right for the role.
 
As promised, we have a completely free guide to creating the perfect job advertisement, and you can get your copy right here:
 
 
If you’d like to reach out to us with feedback or suggestions or ideas about future topics for the podcast you can reach us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/peoplepoweredbusiness or you can email Kristy-Lee directly at [email protected]
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That Employee Did What?

podcast Aug 19, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 23 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we are taking a little detour and looking at some more lighthearted stories. Today we are sharing some, well, employee horror stories, things that have happened with staff in business which totally baffled the employer at the time.
 
I’m sharing these firstly so that you know that it’s normal, things happen, things we would never predict, understand or contemplate ourselves, but they do happen. Of course to keep it practical I’ve shared some strategies to help avoid these scenarios or at least to be able to effectively manage them if they do occur.
 
As discussed, I’d love you for you join us over in our free Facebook Group, designed specifically for business owners, leaders and managers who want to learn and master all aspects of HR and connect with like minded businesses leaders. Join us at Team Footprint today.
 
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The Value of a Clean Slate

podcast Aug 12, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 22 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we are discussing the value of a clean slate! Sometimes in business, and in life, it can be simpler to wipe the slate clean and start again than it can be to untangle and rebuilt an existing mess.
 
In this episode I walk you through an exercise around creating a structure to achieve your vision, which I call quite simply The Clean Slate Exercise. We look at how to ensure you’re not putting square pegs in round holes, training and developing your best people and how to fill gaps and deal with over resourcing, or leakage.
 
As discussed, I’d love you for you join us over in our free Facebook Group, designed specifically for business owners, leaders and managers who want to learn and master all aspects of HR and connect with like minded businesses leaders. Join us at Team Footprint today.
 
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Mastering Delegation

podcast Aug 05, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 21 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we are looking at mastering the art of effective delegation. The ability to delegate effectively is critical to the growth of your business and your team, yet as business owners and leaders we are not always amazing at delegating.
 
In today's episode we discuss why delegation is so important yet why we find it so hard. We look at the tasks you can delegate, to help you start to move tasks off your plate and we walk through an 8 step framework for effectively delegating any task.
 
As promised, we have a free Mastering Delegation Guide for you to help you get started, or develop your delegation game, get your free guide here:
 
If you’d like to reach out to us with feedback or suggestions or ideas about future topics for the podcast you can reach us on Facebook  or you can email Kristy-Lee directly at [email protected]
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