The Latest from Kristy-Lee

7 Signs Your Employee is Disengaged

podcast Nov 17, 2020

 
Hello and welcome to Episode 36 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we are taking a look at the other side of employee engagement. We have spoken a few times on the podcast about employee engagement, what it is, why it’s important and how you can improve it. You can catch up on that episode here:
 
 
However, we haven’t before spoken about how to identify a disengaged employee and what you need to look out for. Today we take a detailed look at 7 key signs that your employee may be disengaged.
 
Specifically we discuss:
  • Changes in behaviour and routine;
  • Withdrawal from social connections at work;
  • Employees becoming distracted and losing focus at work;
  • Missing deadlines and work quality starting to slip;
  • The importance if you notice a change in their demeanor;
  • Communication becoming frustrating or non existent;
  • The rise in absenteeism.
 
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Must Ask Interview Questions

podcast Nov 10, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 35 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we have a super practical episode where I share my top 10 must ask interview questions, whilst also providing you with a framework through which to structure your additional interview questions.
 
In todays episode I referred to some previous episodes of the podcast specifically:
Episode 19 –5 Interview Questions that are a Complete Waste of Time and What to Ask Instead
 
Episode 11 – How to Screen Resumes Like a Ninja
 
Also in todays episode I extended an invitation to join our free, closed Facebook Group for business owners, leaders and managers. Join us at Team Footprint 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...
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Why Outsource HR?

podcast Nov 03, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 34 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we discussed the concept of outsourcing the HR function, when this might be appropriate and what the options are. We unpacked the pros and cons of all of the options, so you can select what will be best for your business at various stages.
 
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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Sales Team Success with Frances Pratt

podcast Oct 27, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 33 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we had a special guest join us on the Podcast, the amazing Frances Pratt from Metisan. Fran joined us to talk all about our sales people and sales teams, and specifically around hiring and effectively onboarding great sales people, setting them and your business up for success.
 
If you enjoyed Fran’s interview and would like to connect with her you can do that here: - www.metisan.com.au or www.linkedin.com/in/franpratt 
 
As promised, Fran has prepared a Sales Team Success Pathway framework for you, grab your copy here - Get My Sales Team Success Pathway
 
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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Your People Pathway

podcast Oct 20, 2020

Hello and welcome to Episode 32 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Today we spoke about the journey an employee takes within your organisation, using a framework I refer to as the PEOPLE pathway.
 
Simply that involves the following core structure:
  • Plan
  • Employ
  • Onboard
  • Protect
  • Leverage
  • Exit
 
Following this journey you will ensure that you are maximising the success of the employment relation ship, and what is important to your team when.
 
We will unpack more detail on each of these steps in the journey in future episodes, today provided you with the over arching concept so that you can review where you sit currently and identify what you may need to work on.
 
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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Stellar Staff Retention Strategies

podcast Oct 13, 2020

 
Hello and welcome to Episode 31 of the People Powered Business Podcast!
 
Todays episode is Part 2 of a 2 part series on staff retention. In todays episode, Stellar Staff Retention Strategies we got down to the nitty gritty and looked at simple, practical and implementable retention strategies that you can put in place in your small to medium sized business really easily.
 
We recapped last weeks episode, which laid the foundations for today, if you haven’t yet listened to that episode you can do there here - Retention Reimagined
 
I shared with you in today's episode my 3 categories of retention strategies specifically for small to medium sized businesses, those with less than 100, and quite often less than 50 employees. These categories are Making Great Decision, Harnessing Greatness and Rewards and Recognition, and within each category there are a myriad of specific strategies that we discussed.
 
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Retention Re-imagined

podcast Oct 06, 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 29, 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 22, 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 15, 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!
 
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