14 Feb 2013

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  This week's Growth Coach blog is brought to us from guest blogger Fred Kusch. Fred is a Growth Coach franchise owner from LaCrosse, WI. He provides expert, practical counsel to organizations and audiences around the globe. He offers big-picture views of how to build morale and teams, develop people and leaders and enhance life and work. Fred was named Coach of the year in 2012 by...

31 Jan 2013

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Professional athletes get paid big bucks to showcase their skills for a few, but important hours during the week. For example, the Superbowl is right around the corner: think about how important just those few critical hours will be for the athletes! Game days are the days that really count for athletes and earn them millions of dollars a year. The rest of their time is divided between p...

17 Jan 2013

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Each of us have some things we’re good at and some things we’re not so good at. We all have certain strengths and weaknesses that make us unique. Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs mistakenly believe that they need to be good at everything to successfully run their business. There are a plethora of skills involved in operating a business from sales to marketing to IT to accounting. It can...

04 Jan 2013

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When articles about your business are published, they provide a long-term opportunity for profit, if leveraged correctly. Using correctly the materials you have available can turn a published article into hundreds and even thousands of dollars in profit through credibility, visibility and new business. It gets your name out there and let’s your customers and prospects know your a busines...

20 Dec 2012

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  This weeks Growth Coach blog comes to us courtesy of guest blogger Gary Hartman. Gary is CEO and Head Coach at The Growth Coach in Boulder, Colorado and has over 10 years of coaching experience. Gary works with business owners, managers and sales professionals to help them grow their businesses so they earn more and work less. To learn more about Gary, visit his website at http:...

06 Dec 2012

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Many business owners feel the need to do everything in their business; from the smallest, most insignificant daily task to the big picture roles of acting as a leader or marketer. Trying to balance so many roles at once is not only exhausting, it’s damaging to the development of the business. The truth is, you simply can’t control everything in your business or life all the time. Learn t...

22 Nov 2012

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Past Mistakes It’s natural to have a fear of failure. No one wants to fail. Striving for success against all odds is what makes entrepreneurs unique. Many entrepreneurs let that fear of failure control their actions, leading usually to inaction.  Don’t be afraid to act and don’t be afraid to fail. At some point we all make mistakes, but the good new is, mistakes are lessons on how to im...

08 Nov 2012

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Today's blog comes Ingar Grev, a Growth Coach franchise owner from Annapolis, MD.  Ingar played football for four years at Annapolis and graduated with a BS in Systems Engineering and a commission as an Ensign in the US Navy.  He is a guest blogger for the BizBeat feature of The Washington Business Journal and a regular speaker for business, government, and service organizations througho...

25 Oct 2012

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For this week's blog we are pleased to present an article from Leslie Shreve, a colleague of Baltimore Growth Coach Susan Katz. Susan was named the 2009 Growth Coach Best Franchise in a New Market, and the 2010 Growth Coach Franchise of the Year. In addition, Susan received the 2010 Rising Star Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners Baltimore Regional Chapter and ha...

11 Oct 2012

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Too many business owners spend all their time and effort working in their business and not on it. The problem is that when you work in your business, you treat it like a job and yourself like a technician. As a CEO, you should not be doing the job of a technician. Technicians can be hired and replaced. Your role as a business owner is irreplaceable. Are you acting like it? If you were ...

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