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The Business Over Breakfast Podcast is expressly for Small Business owners, predominantly the 20,000 people in the CCIQ database. The aim of the podcast is to create more current and energetic engagement with the membership base.
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Sep 30, 2016

Welcome to the fourth episode of Business over Breakfast sponsored by Resilium. In this show Andrew and Bree are talking team building. Of course, this is something that all small business owners will come up against at some point. The question is how do you know when you need to start hiring and which areas you need help with? Fortunately, Andrew and Bree are at hand with five actionable tips on how to answer these difficult questions around growth and team.

 

Bree’s out and about again interviewing another CCIQ member. This time, she talks with the co-founder and director of GBR Helicopters, Chris Cooper. Chris shares his company’s incredible journey as well as a few lessons in business including spreading the workload and effective use of assets.  

 

As always, Andrew and Bree take a look at three smart business ideas from across the globe, plus loads more. Enjoy!

 

In this episode Andrew and Bree talk about:

 

  • How to know when you need to start hiring in your business
  • Why team-building can decrease the stress and workload across your business
  • Ways to outsource your business growth using freelancers
  • How to recruit - traditional and innovative methods
  • Looking for talent within your team
  • Offering rewards and ramifications
  • Knowing exactly who to employ when filling a position
  • Keeping on top of your team mood
  • Culture within a business team
  • The delicate balance of a team environment and how to avoid disrupting it
  • Making sure your employees know exactly what’s expected of them

 

Links

 

Resilium

CCIQ

GBR Helicopters

Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website   

Sep 14, 2016

Episode 3 - Five Steps in Becoming More Productive in Business

 

Welcome to the third episode of Business over Breakfast, sponsored by Resilium Insurance. This week, Bree and Andrew are talking productivity. This is a problem shared by many small business owners, and lots of them have no idea how to tackle productivity problems in the first place. Bree and Andrew share their thoughts as well as their very own five productivity powerups, to help you identify and overcome problems with self-motivation in business.

 

Bree is back with Toaster Time, and her special CCIQ guest this week is Dominic Holland, the founder of tow.co.au - Australia’s first and only national towing company.

 

On top of that, Bree and Andrew share three more out-of-the-box business ideas in the Food for Thought section, as well as plenty more that’s certain to get you buzzing with heaps of great business ideas.

 

In this episode, Bree and Andrew talk about:

 

  • How you can get more stuff done
  • Top tips on productivity
  • Why you need to rein in the time you spend on social media and email
  • Where to start when becoming more productive
  • How to identify problems with productivity in business     
  • Planning out your day properly
  • Using software to save time and become more efficient
  • Rituals and routines
  • How you sometimes need to get less productive in order to become more productive in the long-run
  • How outsourcing can help you
  • The art of self-management
  • Learning from others in business
  • How Dominic Holland went from being a software engineer to founding Australia’s first national towing company
  • Dominic’s biggest challenges and lessons in business

 

 

Links

 

Resilium

Tow.com.au

CCIQ

Bree James Pakmag

Bree James LinkedIn

Andrew Griffiths Website

Amplify Website   

Books

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The ONE Thing

How to be a Productivity Ninja

Blog

Lifehack.org

Webinar

The Ultimate Productivity Webinar

Software

Xero

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