June 2010 | Small Fish Business Coaching

The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

We all have our preconceived ideas on what motivates our staff to work hard and achieve excellence. Most of us would answer the question with money, but there are many other ways to motivate our employees. The reality will surprise you and make you rethink how you...

What Does Your Company Stand For?

This is a great article and extremely relevant to all sizes of business. The truth remains that business values, and in turn business culture, comes from what is seen to be acceptable by the people that you answer to. If, as a leader of people, you can not show the...

Do Your Referrals Come This Good?

After spending 25 years in customer facing roles I am a cynical and often-disappointed recipient of ‘take it or leave it’ customer service. I find that friends and family tend to rely on me to go back to a store manager or restaurant owner and provide constructive...

Pass Time While Waiting to Win Lotto

Turn Your Dreams into Reality How many times have you thought about what you want in life, just to end the thought with, “it would be nice… maybe when we win the lotto!”? Have you ever seen someone living your dream? They have the ideal job, home, car, holidays...

“Rich Dad, Poor Dad”

I have just read a great interview with Robert Kiyosaki, the author of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”, where he speaks about the measure of wealth as being the amount of time you could survive if you stopped working tomorrow. He goes on to explain that most of us fit into a...