Entries by Natrisha Sagris

BFM: 89.9 – The Business Station – Soon Heng Lim interviews Brian on the underutilized tool of business planning for your success

According to Small Business Trends, only one in 10 businesses have an active plan. According to surveys, 90% of all business owners who set goals are successful. Yet less than 10% of SMEs have one. Business owners know they need a business plan to make their company stronger and fitter, but they will put it […]

How To Clarify Statements About Your Values?

Start with a statement about the value, then clarify the value by adding the words, “which means that …” and add details about specific behaviours or attitudes that people can understand. Think in terms of behaviours that are observable. Describing values in terms of specific behaviours allows you to easily acknowledge and encourage employees who […]

What Are Value Statements?

Value Statements, we’ve all seen them, typically posted on the walls of the reception area, and elsewhere around the office or plant. Why do companies do this? What purpose do they serve? A friend of mine calls them the “Rules of the Village.” I like this analogy. We define values as firmly held thoughts and […]