One of the most common mistakes business owners make is not investing enough resources in building a good team. A team is very important in anyone’s business especially if you want your business to grow. Though you may have started your business alone and is capable of doing all the sales, inventory, accounting, promotion and everything else that needed to be done at first as soon as your business grows even just a bit an extra pair of hands comes in very handy. Even if your business does not grow in size once you are able to afford getting someone to join you to help you with certain tasks doing so is often the smart thing to do because it leaves you with more time to see to more important aspects of your business.
When hiring people and expanding your business it is important to consider not just the skills of each individual but the role that each one will play and how people will get along. With any business team dynamics come into play since coordination is needed in order to run a business efficiently. This means that when hiring you should already consider the team building aspect and emphasize this as a company policy.
If people come to work for you just to get a job chances are they will perform their tasks well enough, but compared to those that join you and understand that they will be part of a team with common goals to which they subscribe to they will contribute a lot less. Get people who will not only be your workers but will be team members.