Author Tina Benson

Recharge Your Team with a Day Out of the Office

Recharge Your Team with a Day Out of the Office

As business owners, we naturally want to make sure our employees are enthusiastic, work well together and are up for whatever challenges the business faces. However, despite the best efforts of management to motivate their office, sometimes it is a day out of the office that can work wonders for a team’s motivation and performance.…

The Four Phases of Constructing a Successful Team and How Team Building Activities Can Help

The Four Phases of Constructing a Successful Team and How Team Building Activities Can Help

A happy and productive team can deliver great success for a business, whilst a dysfunctional team often results in failing projects and poor company performance. The successful construction of a team is essential to avoid the common pitfalls which can cause a team to be ineffective. Business team management expert Patrick Lencioni identified five dysfunctions…

Make your Business Event Invitation a Golden Ticket with an Exciting Activity

Make your Business Event Invitation a Golden Ticket with an Exciting Activity

Business events are an essential way for businesses of all sizes to drive sales and brand awareness. A recent survey showed that 71% of small businesses feel that this is important to the success of their organisation and that small businesses on average hosted 13-14 events per year. However the same survey also found that…

The Benefits of Client Hospitality for Small Businesses

Client or corporate hospitality is seen by critics purely as an expense; but it should instead be seen as an investment in the capstone of any business – the clients. The popular perception of client hospitality is of lobster canapés served with champagne in an extravagant executive box. However hospitality needn’t cost the Earth and…

Team Building – An Essential Tool for Businesses of any Size

Team Building – An Essential Tool for Businesses of any Size

To small business owners, the idea of paying to take staff on a team building exercise may seem like a luxury better suited to larger corporations but with the substantial benefits that things such as exercise can have on team functionality, team spirit and morale, it should be viewed as an investment in your team.…

A more personal service – why clients come back to small businesses

Whilst small businesses may not have the manpower or resources to provide everything offered by larger competitors; they continue to flourish. We may not have the resources to attract the same number of clients or even to offer the same product or service; and have to work far harder for our share of the action…

Nice Website, Has Anyone Seen It?

The World Wide Web provides an inexpensive advertising and information board for businesses worldwide. The internet has long since replaced the phonebook as the go-to information source for homes and businesses alike. As such, it offers a fantastic platform for Business to Business and Business to Consumer promotion and engagement. Of course, any businessperson knows…

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