How to Reduce Labour Costs Without Complicated Software or Consultants in 2019

(Cover Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash) Reducing business costs and increasing profit... It's the never-ending quest, isn't it? Let me guess, it's one of your goals for the new year? (Don't worry, it's one of ours too.) If you're a business owner or manager, taking care of costs is a daily reality. In any given week, you may spend hours trying to look for ways to optimize your ...

Investing Time: 5 High ROI Activities for Your Business

(Cover Photo by Alex Perez on Unsplash) In the last post, we talked about low ROI activities to be avoided; in other words, activities that aren’t worth spending your time on. But let’s take a second to consider the flipside of this issue: what are the activities that are worth spending your time on? What are the activities that offer the highest return on investment? Before ...

The Building Blocks of Motivation 3.0: Autonomy

(Cover Photo by Victor Rodriguez on Unsplash) (This series of posts is based on journalist and author Dan Pink’s book “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” available here.) In the last post, we’ve seen that self-determination theory holds there are 3 fundamental human needs. In this post, we will be focusing on the first, autonomy. "Row, Row, Row Your Boat..." Have you heard of ROWE? ROWE stands ...