8 Dynamic Team Culture Traits worth Cultivating and Duplicating for Business Growth OR Residual Income in Your Home Business!
In the last 18 months, we’ve purposefully built and noticed a significant shift in our professional, business, team culture and ethos. Once it was all about get them in, let them grind…Today we’re more likely to work very closely with our new & existing team members until they are creating their own momentum, launching their funnels etc…This could be 7 days or 90 days, if that’s what they wish!
Okay I hear you, Whats Team Culture?
“Its your team values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs, & habits…”
The team culture is usually set based on either your platform aka company values or by the team big dogs aka Leaders!
Are you bleeding team members in your business or corporate world? We are sharing with you our corporate and entrepreneurial experiences intermingled, plus lessons learnt. We feel your pain and that’s why we know and guarantee you will find our article on Houdini Style Client Retention very helpful too!
Any entrepreneur or manager willing to retain their top team members and talent must answer this question:
“How do I create a competent enrollment system, fast start and growth process and a team with A+ players?”
If you are a corporate then you definitely must tap into or create a positive company culture. As an entrepreneur, you are The Boss so gotta get Creative and without further ado below are our…
Team Culture Traits worth Cultivating:
Team Culture #1: Be Very Creative and Innovative: this helps keep team members round the camp fire!
You need to either create or follow one that’s been created before, no need to reinvent the wheel. A team culture that’s centered around being innovative, dynamic and keeping your team interested in growing the business. In our TSL team we have Knights of the Round Table sessions, Weekly brainstorming sessions, Weekly training calls, and many exciting team competitions to help us grow our business. These competitions have real exciting prizes inc. things like iPads, TVs, Free lunches with super industry hitters, where you can pick their brains without paying a penny what! Trips to exotic locations, all paid for hotel stays etc. We have lots of fun participating, growing and winning. Our team is lead by industry leaders like Ray and Jessica Higdon, Tanya Aliza, etc. We have grown to over 5.6k. These perks of course come at a cost for the team leaders and participating members…(for every success there is a price.) But so does team dissatisfaction and attrition…think about that! We shared some hints in our post on Lessons from billionaires.
Your team culture has the potential to either crush or skyrocket your team and residual income. So its worth cultivating and duplicating.Your team culture has the potential to either crush or skyrocket your residual! #teamculture Click To Tweet
Team Culture #2 Make Friends & Train Leaders:
Gosh we may begin to sound like broken records, but how do you expect to keep these nuevo entrepreneurs on your team if you don’t attempt to make friends with them? This is a team culture that is essential in home business, network marketing and any corporate arrangement.
“Envision how the new team member is likely to grow and can in the near future take on substantially more of the team training responsibilities.” Pauli Kalungi
You must encourage communication as part of your team culture. Facebook is an amazing free resource where you can create a FREE group and use it to communicate daily and have comprehensive feedback, surveys, share successes, challenges, new company policies etc. This engenders regular communication from the team leadership, and between members. You will see new entrepreneurs push themselves into growing the business and if yours is a binary model well you can imagine how deep the residual well could flow!
Always look for character in your prospects because you can always train them or they skill up as Lori Greiner says!
Team Culture #3 Let Other Kingdoms Grow!
And this team culture is definitely similar but different from the one above. See in the home business industry as indeed in the corporate world; a great manager or leader encourages other members of the team to grow and rank up aka Kingdoms sprouting. This can be through training, self development and leading by example – hitting targets. In this instance, its thus important to take a personal interest in their growth, point them in the right direction while also allowing them room to grow and innovate. Take own initiative and SHARE their Lessons with the rest of the team so others can “DUPLICATE” their actions. You’ll have more happy productive and earning team members. An appreciated, earning team member is a happy one.
So how do you ensure you do this? By asking the right questions in first instance so you can learn their WHY and find your aces. did a super powerful Podcast on “10 Questions You Must ask Your Prospects and Cold leads.” Tune in and download ans SUBSCRIBE to our podcast below.
You’ll find people with a burning passion to succeed, and encouraging that fire to heat up so they can achieve their aspirations and dreams, must be part of your team culture. Tanya Aliza has an informal session which she calls “an evening with Tanya.” Where we brainstorm, share ideas, encourage each other, have a laugh and a drink and all done online…yet it sure feels like we are in the same room having a girly night out!
Team Culture #4 Be 10 Times Bolder
Encourage team members to be 10 times bolder (10XB – this is a phrase coined by one of our team leaders Cesar Rodriguez and is now a full blown brand.) Its a team culture and a brand. And it’s based on obliterating fear. If you are fearful of taking a certain action that you know if done could greatly improve your odds for success, ask your self:
“If I was Ten Times Bolder what would I do?” Cesar L Rodriguez
A large part of highly successful people’s results come from making bold moves. The CEO of Capture Higher Ed Steve Huey says:
“I believe innovation can occur anywhere in the company, not just in leadership or technology, and encouraging people to take risks is key to being an innovative company…”
This belief in the potential of their employees has led this company to Fortune Magazine, championed as a “Great Place to Work.” How great would it feel if your team keeps getting stage presence at company events for doing the same? We sure are building a vision to that and it shall Manifest!
Team Culture #5 Empower New Team Members
When a new team member joins TSL, they are warmly welcomed and one of the first things we tell our direct team members is: You are the BOSS of your Business. By empowering new team members to become proactive in growing their business and lead, gives them the opportunity to add value to the team, their business and company in ways that are awesome. As part of your team culture encourage your new team members to take the reigns of their business and lives.
Team Culture #6 Give Back
We all know that its in giving that we receive. As part of several blog syndication tribes, we see many bloggers share their awesome content, and expect others to give while not reciprocating. In the same way we see many team members learn new ways to grow the business and order the goodies…as they want to rank advance fast and lord it over others…POOR team culture or Strategy. The more you learn the more you should teach others what you do that works esp team members. It should become a part of your team culture to: Invest Learn and Teach! Leaders that do this see their teams grow to great heights and laugh all the way to the bank. Create a team culture with a strong emphasis on aligned team or company values, and you will be pleasantly surprised as less team members ever want to quit!
Encourage your team to Give back to Society as a whole, this opens your floodgates of abundance and lets your light shine through! We love to be part of the Pay it Forward and Bottle schools Voluntour program. Its awesome to know that for every penny we pay towards our autoship, lots of children somewhere have a Brand Spanking new school to learn and grow too. Giving back is an awesome team culture to cultivate.
Team Culture #7 Build Globally
If you are part of a program that has geographical limitations, i.e. its only found in your country or city, You need to start looking for a new home TODAY! Seriously. We live in a global economy and part of a team culture for growth is to build globally too. You haven’t yet seen nothing if all you have is locally based team members. As an online entrepreneur you don’t need to have a fixed offline team headquarters, when you can build one on facebook aka a Facebook Group 🙂 yet….
“Team culture is much bigger than a zip code, Geo-location or Facebook group.” Julie Syl Kalungi
There is need for greater flexibility in a company or team culture. A culture that allows people to build their business and residual income anywhere in the world, no matter their physical location. As online entrepreneurs, our Business gives us that flexibility to work anywhere with a laptop or tablet/phone and internet connection. Sweet
Team Culture #8 Have Team Perks
Well Team perks could be part of a dynamic team culture and include anything from private one-on-one coaching session with the team leader, to a get away to an exotic location for performing team members.
Trust us, certain perks are “great for building a stronger team culture.” Such perks do assist with boosting team engagement and retention. If you live local to some team members, you could go for a spa day and brain storm. How about a Monthly lunch. Again these have cost implications to the sponsor or team members; yet funding benefits responsive to your team needs can help overall team morale. We’re on a mission to help you reduce attrition, we believe that people are the most important asset we all have.
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As always you do deserve more
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COOKING AND BUSINESS SUCCESS. HOW TO FIND A MENTOR THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS OR LIFE NEEDS
Here is how to find a mentor…Never ask a stranger! Okay that’s it we are done here!
I remember when we first started we had this huge dream, at the time it never crossed our minds nor did we know how to find a Mentor. Our dream was to own a multi-million-dollar business that touches thousands of lives worldwide, while still allowing us to work at home and spend lots of quality time with our lovely children.
Well after a couple of months this dream seemed totally out of reach…Can you relate?
So how did we turn this thing round, AND what the heck has cooking got to do with how to find a mentor?
Its time for some tough love!
If you too have a dream that right this moment seems out of reach, we’d like to as you a question. Have you ever considered taking training from someone? If you did, do you have a blueprint for your specific needs?
Recently Julie was interviewed by an Internet Rockstar and Multiple 6-figure earner Marquel Russell. One of the points that stood out was the need to and how to find a mentor! You can Listen to said Interview here! Be sure to grab your pen & paper. Its packed with value!
Today we invite you to take a closer look at whether you are in it for the long haul and profit. In which case You Do need a Mentor or mentors. We are going to give you a detailed overview of how to find a mentor or, that mentor you need to catapult your business and life to the next level.
This knowledge is part experience and part of what we also learnt and reinforced over the weekend we had in Florence Italy! You can learn more about how you too can Experience Florence here! We also are putting together a webinar for your pleasure to share some nuggets for our team so if that is you…You are in for a treat! If not and you have been considering the option, then you might like to check out the different ways you could work with us!
Building your dreams and going after your goals can be downright confusing sometimes…esp. after a couple of months of dedicated work and no results…Is this you our friend? There is hope for you yet!
Maybe you wonder if you’re really headed in the right direction…And if you are, WHY you haven’t gotten “there” yet?
You may feel altogether stuck, or worse yet, like you are slowly moving forward with the “hand brake” on and no idea how to release the brake and so you can move forward and create results more easily.
Perhaps you’ve endured failure in some areas of your life, but enjoyed success in others…And you wonder HOW to create success in ALL areas that matter to you. Keeping all these in mind…
Who do you wish to learn cooking from, a Michelin star chef or your auntie May who granted thinks she does a mean pie….Humph you hated them pies!
Here is the thing most start up entrepreneurs do wrong, we did too! We chose to learn enterprise from amateurs who had no clue what they were doing…! And when things go wrong, many either quit, play the blame game or…Yay seek and check out some free training online! Till we learn its only a band aid! And if we are truly committed we think about hiring a mentor. If the latter is you today we will give you a Blueprint on how to find a mentor!
If you want to become an expert at cooking, you want to either learn from the expert or follow a great cook book written by an expert chef who is successful at what he/she does. So why then do you seek business advice from your auntie May when you invest in your future? Then you proceed to mess up your chance to change not just your life but lots of others too! Its time for that change to happen…
IF YOU BUY the cookbook of your choice, wouldn’t you wanna follow it to the letter in creating those awesome culinary delights? So it follows that in business you will want to not only find someone to learn from, you will want to follow every instruction as they give it. You will NEED to implement and achieve the results you desire…or do you? If you ask someone for help to earn 10k per month and then only do some of the actions they tell you to do…or do them only once, or not at all, you expect results? If you actually pay this person to mentor you….you joking me…why? After all you actually aren’t following their advice….So let’s talk about how to find a mentor …before we do that, lets look at another scenario!
If your child came to you and decided they want to become a chef…you would find the resources you need including mentors to guide her on her journey to becoming a star chef right? You would do some research and you would have criteria on how to find a mentor…did we hear a resounding Yes?
Okay then share your criteria below ….obviously we are done here, NO? Then let’s talk about how to find your mentor…
Watch the Video Below: How to Find a Mentor, take notes, Implement. You can thank us later!
WHERE TO FIND YOUR MENTOR:
- By recommendation
- Usually your mentor will find you.In this day and age its easy to find a mentor online.
- You can seek them out
- At business or related events, community events
- social media groups e.g. facebook groups, twitter groups.
- Church, Meetups
- Be their Best student on an Info product! Most mentors do offer a Prize of closer working to their best student or affiliate! Ray Higdon did it on the Top Earner Success School!
Can you spot a bad mentor? Here is How to Find a Mentor and Avoid the Bad!
If you watched the Video above you know what To LOOK For in a good mentor. But below is What to avoid in anyone you wish to mentor you!
- If they bully or guilt trip you into taking certain actions. That clearly only benefit them! Could be an egomaniac – who think they know it all, NO ONE IS PERFECT! They make you feel like its heaven honour to be part of their private mastermind!
- Chauvinistic – They don’t tolerate any kind of question or query of their expertise and demand blind agreement with whatever they say or tell you to do!
- Incompetent – If they clearly have no clue what they are doing, give you very detrimental tips or downright lead you into acts bordering on criminal. yes they exist. But they bluff their way…Sadly many just don’t recognise this. Why, coz they present themselves as very sociable, connected and knowledgeable. The worst kind!
- Manipulative – Many are happy to mislead and use you for their sole profit. You are a dollar sign to these.
So we hope we have given you some eye openers in how to find a mentor and keep a distance from the fakes.
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If you are struggling to get traction in your business, its time you took stock of your life and made that decision to change. You could ensure 2016 as the best year of your life by deciding Now, Today to work with a team of dedicated leaders, and entrepreneurs with strategies and systems in place to help you grow, we encourage you to CLICK THIS LINK today and make that leap of faith!
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If you’ve been feeling frustrated or disappointed because you know you could be doing so much more – living a much bigger life – then definitely you need a mentor and we just showed you how to find one!
Do you have a business mentor or coach? How has that impacted your life…Please share your insights below! And be blessed as you do…yes those that do comment are blessed
For you do deserve more
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