A little update from the Beautiful Business Community Team...
Our newly launched Strategic Growth Programme is now in full swing, with the first of our series of workshops kicking off at the beginning of June. These workshops are aimed at helping you re-energise your growth plans and set you on the path to building the business of your dreams. The first workshop was on the 'ultimate business growth strategy' and if you'd like to watch the playback, you can do so here. Register for part two 'Work more on your business', tomorrow (4th July) at 9.30am here and the 3rd instalment on 'The 4 Disciplines of Execution®' on Tuesday 1st August here.
The Beautiful Business community is full to the brim with new, insightful blog posts, podcast episodes, playbacks of our workshops plus lots of resources and practical tools to help you run your business more beautifully and make a real impact on the world. It's free to join and simple to sign up - register here. Here are some community highlights from June...
It's been amazing seeing the Beautiful Business podcast audience grow each week and we're excited to have now had just shy of 1400 podcast downloads! Listen and subscribe on Apple, Spotify and Amazon.
🎙️ This month's podcast guests
Chieu Cao from Mintago and Perkbox
We dive deep into the art and science of scaling the commercial performance of a business. Chieu shares his experience and wisdom, exploring the key drivers of growth that propel businesses towards unparalleled success. Listenhere.
Richard Thomson from Kaptcha
Richard discusses Kaptcha's first pro bono project, how rewarding it was & how it fuelled a creative drive among the team. He talks about the challenges that can come with pro bono projects too. Listen here.
Trenton Moss from Team Sterka
Trenton talks about leading with empathy and how it can transform team dynamics and performance. We discuss the importance of understanding the input of team members, such as their intentions, efforts and barriers to achieving their goals. Listenhere.
Nicole Green from Catch
Nicole shares her insights on communicating with integrity in business and emphasises the importance of intentionality and authenticity. Businesses have the power to do good and it's crucial for organisations to integrate their mission and purpose into the core of their operations. Listenhere.
📚 Blog: The Beautiful Business Assessment
How 'beautiful' is your business? Try using our free tool: The Beautiful Business Assessment. There are 5 cornerstones to what makes a business 'beautiful', in our view anyway. These are:
- Nurturing teams - Strategy and planning - Sustainable growth - Leadership and mindset - Purpose and impact.
We have a free tool for you to access how your business sits among these key areas. It's perfect for businesses with around 8-80 people and should take around 10 minutes to complete. Read morehere.
📚 Blog: The four key ingredients of your growth plan
When it comes to growing and scaling your business, how do you get started with your business growth strategy? What are the key ingredients to a plan that will result in success? Get our insights on what's going to make the biggest difference to your growth strategy on the blog here.
📚 Blog:The keys to unlocking your growth potential
Continuing along the theme of business growth, we believe there are four ways we can grow our businesses. You can win new customers, sell more to existing ones, increase your average transactional value or merge/acquire other businesses. In this blog, we delve into the strategies for each route. Check them out.
📚 Blog:Insights for building a winning company culture
In today's competitive business landscape, attracting top talent and building a strong company culture is crucial for success. In this blog post, we discuss the importance of leadership, authenticity and creating a compelling employer brand. By focusing on these aspects, companies can attract the right talent, foster a positive work environment and ultimately drive growth. Read it here.
📺 Bringing trust and adventure into the workplace
In a recent podcast episode, Jen Swain from Beatfreeks talked about generation-z entering the workforce. What benefits and challenges are there in employing this unique generation? As business leaders, there is a lot we can learn and collaboration is key to ensuring we're investing in one-to-one relationships with those we work with. Here's a snippet from that episode:
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