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 😉

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.

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

Want a great team? Focus on these 5 things

By John Nieuwenburg | June 10, 2022

If you want a great business – the kind that runs smoothly, profitably, and mostly without you – you need a great team. Here’s how to get one

How to create a strong company culture

By John Nieuwenburg | May 31, 2022

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

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Why you’re having trouble recruiting

By John Nieuwenburg | May 17, 2022

Are you still recruiting and hiring based on a 2008 job market? Finding employees in 2022 needs a different approach. Here’s what to do now

How to onboard a virtual assistant

By John Nieuwenburg | October 3, 2021

The first few days and weeks you spend with your new hire are critical to developing trust and rapport. Here’s how to get this new relationship off to a great start.