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7 Practical Tips To Running an Empowered Small Business

7 Practical Tips To Running an Empowered Small Business | Corporate Street | Scoop.it

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Zahid Yakoob's curator insight, November 27, 2013 12:47 PM

7 Essential top tips to help manage your business through the dark days.. hope it never happens but essentail reading as it covers the basics of running your buisness.

Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, November 27, 2013 9:16 PM

Tips that come from practical knowledge. Every startup should read this.

cashflow tuna's curator insight, November 29, 2013 5:18 PM

As the EOY slowly approaches, these few reminders will help every small business end 2013 with stronger cashflow and lower tax liability.

 

Small and medium size business owners without a team of analysts or accountants on hand often wait for the final hour until reality sets in. The brutal reality of not enough sales, spending too much money, and hindsight of a poorly managed staff.  Review the practical tips in theis article to start getting ahead of the game. 

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Four Emotional Drivers for Employee Engagement

Four Emotional Drivers for Employee Engagement | Corporate Street | Scoop.it

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Carol Sherriff's curator insight, September 7, 2013 11:36 AM

I like the simplicity of the model suggested - prompts thought - but on reflection it is to simplistic. People are differently motivated within each of the four headings. I tend to use Archetypes or NLP frames of reference when working with a group on motivation/

Bryce Wettstein's curator insight, September 9, 2013 12:08 AM

"Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it's a magnificent profession." - Professor Clay Christensen

 

I think this quote is an excellent supplement to the article. The article talks about four different emotional drivers that motivate employees, and how their morale affects their overall performance. If a manager is able to satisfy these emotional drivers, it develops positive employee engagement in the workplace.

 

This is a great example of the behavioral approach to management, which stresses group dynamic and leadership, social needs as primary motivating factors, and focuses more on the human side of an organization.

Terence R. Egan's curator insight, July 5, 2014 9:32 PM


Now, how can the principles of Behavioral Economics be employed in the workplace in order to optimize the attainment of the four emotional drivers?

 

For example, studies have shown that sharing unique, or even risky activities can considerably enhance bonding and teamwork. This has been shown to be true whether between lovers (or prospective lovers), colleagues, or both (although that last one is purely my own speculation!).

 

How can Behavioral Economics inform us on the attainment of the other three emotional drivers?