The Small Business Employee Puzzle
It is Management Monday!
The time of the week set aside for addressing anything from time management to management roles…
Let’s talk about managing employee dynamics within organizations!
Every piece must be included and positioned correctly to accurately completely a puzzle; businesses employee choices are no different. In order to be successful, a business must rely heavily on having the right employees and placing them effectively. Particularly, the right employees are crucial to the productive future of small businesses. We’ve created a list of some important roles you need to fill in your business. This list is not about technical skills; it is about personality traits.
You’re running a business which means you are busy! An employee that can take the reins is critical. This individual is extremely smart, has management experience, can multi-task well and can think quickly on their feet. Having employees like this involved with your small business can be vital.
You can’t go wrong with teachers in the work-place. Anyone with the patience and kindness of a teacher will multiply the skills of you other employees. Also, employee retention is higher when employees feel they are truly learning; that you are investing in them as much as they invest in you.
A positive atmosphere really makes or breaks a work place. That’s why people that encourage good morale are so vital. No matter the loss of sales or hard times, happy thinkers are infectious. The positive attitude is the root of all other business success.
Your strategists have a thirst for knowledge and success. They are often hard to rein in, but well worth the investment. They love to read and research trends. You stay competitive in your field when you have great strategists.
Multi-skilled individuals can be invaluable to a small business. Depending on business needs, this individual has a wide skill base to draw from. They are able to have a foot in more than one area frequently or change roles as time goes on. Often this type of worker is a quick learner with a positive attitude.
It is great to have wonderful strategists, managers, teachers and optimists, but don’t forget about your performers. Your performers are competitive people. They want the job done. No matter the cost, they make sure strategies are carried out. The carry out what the strategists devised when the strategists are too busy researching to make execute their ideas.
Remember, it takes all kinds! When you find every employee piece to fit your business puzzle; you are on the road to success.