How to Have
More Fun in Your Business
yourself with objects that make you smile when you look at
your day around. Do first things last and last things
up! Donít take yourself or your business so seriously.
Lifeís too short.
regular breaks. Have puzzles, games and coloring books
nearby to play with.
down two things you are grateful for in your business for
the next seven days.
music in the background that inspires you.
7. Take a
day off in the middle of the week just to play.
8. Be your
favorite business guru for a day. Take actions and make
decisions the way you think they would.
uplifting notes to your clients and customers to let them
know you are thinking of them.
Structure in some dream and think time. If youíre too busy
doing, then youíre too busy earning a living to make any
The ten below (and there
are surely more) are a good yardstick to determine your
profit potential through people management.
Tell people up front what
is expected of them.
Set a Stretch Challenge
Make people grow and
coach them along the way.
Never move too slowly on critical personnel decisions
Dragging your feet here
will really hurt your business.
Involve people in both DEVELOPING and IMPLEMENTING
Too much tops down brings
the top down.
Call a Spade a Spade
Address poor performance
or it'll cost you -- BIG.
Reward your stars!
Pay good performers what
they're worth, and it will be returned to you tenfold.
Get the Right Person for the job
Define the job and find
the person who can do it rather than redefining the job
to fit the capabilities of the incumbent.
Require that People do Their Homework
When people are not
prepared for meetings, the company is not prepared to
make decisions. Stop the presses!
Constantly Upgrade Skills
training to keep people at their best.
Recognize That Pride Drives Performance More Than Money
Complement people for a
job well done.