NOBODY WILL EVER UNDERSTAND YOU AS A BUSINESS OWNER – DEAL WITH IT!

Business owners, entrepreneurs, CEOs… we all have certain personality traits, and most people won’t ever understand or empathise with us. When it comes to running the business, we’re the evil ones. It’s a hard truth of growing a business: for the most part, your staff, your family and your loved ones just won’t get it. […]

YOU’RE FIRED: KNOWING WHEN IT’S TIME TO RIP THE PLASTER OFF

If you’re going to grow a business, you must be able to hire and fire people – and the timing needs to be absolutely spot on. In this post, I’m busting taboos and talking about firing. Yes, there will be times in your business’ future where you’ll have to pull the plug on someone’s time […]

WHY BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD FIRE THEMSELVES AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

In this blog post, I’m going to introduce you to the idea of firing yourself. What does this mean? Well, because you’re your own boss, you need to not only be aware of when to fire staff, but also yourself. Still not with me? Read on… When you start out in business, you are everything […]

TEAM FORMATION, COLLABORATION AND LETTING IDEAS IN

In this blog post, I’m going to be talking about team formation and my football team analogy (bear with me, okay?). It’s not a top-down org chart here at Stada Media – we’re all on the same playing field, it’s a team effort all round and it’s how I grow the team and business. I’ll […]

HIRING SLOW, FIRING FAST AND THE DIFFERENCE A GOOD VS BAD HIRE CAN MAKE

How fast do you fire people in your business? I’ll bet it’s not as fast as it probably should be. And what difference can it make to your business when you make a ‘good’ hire, as opposed to a bad one? Based on my own experiences of recruitment, in this blog post I’m going to […]

MY 5 BIGGEST CHALLENGES IN GROWING AND LEADING A TEAM

You’ve probably clicked on this post because you’re facing challenges in recruitment and team management. Every growing business does, including mine – so you’re not alone! I’m going to list my top 5 challenges in growing and leading a team and how I deal with them.   Not sure how to make sure you’re hiring […]

WHAT I’VE LEARNED ABOUT THE INCREDIBLY COMPLEX WORLD OF RECRUITMENT

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In this blog post, I’m going to share everything that I’ve experienced with recruitment, and why you need to get the dance just right to grow your business the way you want to. From hiring and firing to NEVER missing payroll… read on to hear my recruitment story. This is the Diary of an Entrepreneur. […]

HIRING MY FIRST EMPLOYEE FOR STADA MEDIA

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In this blog post, I’m going reveal all about hiring my first employee for Stada Media. I was still very possessive over this new business that I’d created, and I had a lot to learn – but I didn’t know this just yet. Read on and find out what happened. This is the Diary of […]