7 tips to retain sales people #20yearsinbusiness #entrepreneur #freedom #askshivani #happyemployees mentalwellness sales people Dec 05, 2022

So many people are losing key people.  The cost of non retention is high and finding a replacement especially in sales is proving to be more difficult.

Here are 7 tips to retain high...

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Do employee perks work? #happyemployees #perks askshivani productivity Nov 29, 2022

Employee perks were designed to keep the employees engaged and at the end of the day retain them.

Simples ones that we might take for granted in some workplaces are free tea and coffee, BBQ's

The...

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How to deal with your peer stealing your idea? #happyemployees #resolvingissues #stealingideas askshivani behaviours blog speakingup Nov 21, 2022

One way happy employees turn unhappy is when they generate a great idea, openly share it and then a peer takes that idea and presents it as their own.

If you are that employee, here are 3 steps to...

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Happy Employees are 12% more productive #20yearsinbusiness #entrepreneur #freedom #askshivani 12% happy employees productivity profit Nov 13, 2022

A team at the University of Oxford’s Business School has produced evidence of what many people have long suspected – happier employees do a better job.

Its six month study of 1,800...

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Funeral Feelings coping feelings funeral grief sadness Oct 21, 2022

This week, we got the news that my mother in law passed away suddenly.  She was not in great health but we were unprepared for her passing.

As we navigated dealing with the sad news, telling...

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20 years in business. Top 20 lessons #20yearsinbusiness #entrepreneur #freedom #askshivani Jul 01, 2022

When I left my corporate job, I was yearning for was space and freedom

So far - 7 businesses. Success and failure. Profit and loss. Over 50 staff and 0. Some exited and some still there. Some scaled...

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Grief of losing an unborn child askshivani health mental health miscarraige supportingwomen Sep 27, 2021

Dealing with losing an unborn child is....hard, terrible, devastating....

This weeks focus is for women to acknowledge the grief of losing an unborn child.

The steps to most grief are:

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3 legged stool for women : work - health - family askshivani musts non negotiable personal growth priorities supportingwomen workingwomen Sep 19, 2021

This week, our focus is the 3 legged stool. As the analogy goes, if one of the legs of a 3 legged stool are broken, the stool falls over.

When it comes to women, you have to know what the 3 legs of...

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Do you feel like an imposter? askshivani feel good imposter leadership leadership engineers Sep 17, 2021

I have felt this for a long time.  Surely someone will find out that I am not that talented.

Have you every felt like an imposter?

Apparently 70% of us do and more women than men do.

If you...

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You only need to change by 1% askshivani behaviours change improvement kaizen leadership Aug 30, 2021

When someone first came up with this concept, I thought to myself 'this is absurd!'.  1% is not going to get you anywhere.

Is 1 kg of feathers heavier or 1 kg of bricks?  They are...

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Are we all one? afghanistan askshivani leadership speakingup supportingwomen Aug 23, 2021

When I turned 40, I went to India to find myself for the next decade.  It was important for me to learn things deeply about myself.

I spend time listening to Dalai Lama and his teachings.

I...

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Supporting mums of kids with ADHD or something adhd askshivani confidence labels leadership mums personal growth Aug 16, 2021

Before I had kids, I was very judgemental of mums who I perceived as not being in 'control' of their kids.

These behaviours were socially at parties or BBQ's or even in the supermarket where the...

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