Behind every great business owner is a great team

Just like the thousands of ancient people who built the pyramids or the array of talented folks at NASA who put the first man on the moon, all great achievements come from having the right team.

A solid team will:

  • Increase revenue
  • Improve productivity
  • Encourage innovation
  • Boost morale
  • Lessen stress

On the other hand, a poorly assembled team will:

  • Miss opportunities
  • Waste time
  • Demotivate others
  • Cause conflict, frustration, and stress

But team recruitment and management isn’t easy!

Many business owners struggle to attract, train, and keep quality team members.

Check out the articles listed below for a summary of W5’s best advice when it comes to creating a “dream team.”

If you'd like some 1:1 support, you can always book 15 minutes on my calendar to discuss adding a business coach to your team 😉

Unlock Efficiency and Consistency: The Power of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

By John Nieuwenburg | March 21, 2023

Want more time freedom? Want your team to do the right things, right? Want to scale your business and make more money? You need SOPs!

Building a Winning Team: The 3 Pillars of Effective Team Management

By John Nieuwenburg | February 14, 2023

The essence of team management is getting the right people, doing the right things, right. These 3 pillars will help you do that effectively

How to create a strong company culture

By John Nieuwenburg | January 31, 2023

Your company culture is foundational to your business success. Want a better culture? You will need to actively cultivate it. Here’s how.

Want to be a better leader? Learn to ask better questions.

By John Nieuwenburg | October 25, 2022

Many business owners fall into the trap of believing that good leadership is about having the right answers. A better approach is to ask the right questions.

How to get every team member rowing in the SAME direction

By John Nieuwenburg | October 11, 2022

The most powerful thing you can do as a leader is to get everyone rowing in the same direction by implementing a team meeting rhythm.

Executive Leadership: a New Way to Approach Delegation

By John Nieuwenburg | August 30, 2022

Executive leaders delegate at a higher level. They’re willing to let go control. As a result, they can pass off a LOT of the heavy lifting.

What it really means to delegate

By John Nieuwenburg | July 26, 2022

If you want a business that runs smoothly, profitably and (mostly) without you – you need to get good at delegating. Here’s how to do that

An old school approach to recruiting

By John Nieuwenburg | July 19, 2022

In the mid 1970s part of my job as a retail store manager was to take an active approach to recruiting. This is what I did and how I did it.

Want a better team? Consider content vs context

By John Nieuwenburg | July 4, 2022

We often try to solve problems with content alone – when what we need to do is stop and figure out the *context* first. Here’s how