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Monthly Archives: October 2017
Stacey Brewer’s journey is marked by a passion for giving back. Together with fellow EO Johannesburg member Ryan Harrison, she founded SPARK Schools in South Africa in 2013. “We’ve always been passionate about giving back to a country that has given us so much over the years,” says Stacey. “As it turns out, entrepreneurship was the vehicle to do just that.”
If there were an easy way to reduce sick days, boost team morale, make happier customers, and create a more pleasant work environment, you’d probably try it, right? What if it could also make you physically and mentally healthier, and even extend your lifespan? And what if it is free?
Good news. This magic cure already exists.
Study after study has shown gratitude helps people become healthier, happier, and more successful, and it can impact your business in the same ways.
Gratitude’s proven benefits
Enhanced teamwork and customer experience. Gratitude inspires prosocial behavior—that is, behavior intended to benefit other people. When employees are willing to pitch in and help each other, more gets done. Prosocial behavior benefits customers too. A team that’s naturally driven to go above and beyond for each other is likely to do the same for customers.
As an entrepreneur, it’s your dream to open your doors, start selling and just keep growing and succeeding. Along the way, however, it’s easy to make a few missteps. At best, these are simply small errors that you correct quickly. At worst, they snowball into financial ruin.
From lacking funds to premature scaling, choice of location to poor performance tracking—there are plenty of ways organizations can steer off course. MyTasker, a leading virtual assistant company, has compiled the top reasons businesses fail and how you can navigate around these potential disasters.