19 Oct 2022

Nothing sucks the joy out of your life quite like a terrible workplace. We spend so much time at work that enjoying our workplace – even if we don’t absolutely love our job – is absolutely essential. It’s common knowledge that crummy workplace culture can kill employee morale and lead to lower productivity, quiet quitting, higher turnover rates, low employee satisfaction and poor client ...

05 Oct 2022

Whether you own a small marketing firm or a multi-million dollar logistics company, the success of your business depends heavily on your ability to attract and retain great employees. Having a creative, innovative, committed team is absolutely vital, especially in a rapidly changing world with a workforce that’s overworked, underpaid and personally exhausted. But while some companies ...

24 Jul 2022

Our last blog talked about the importance of taking time away from your business, but it glossed over something we all struggle with on vacations – putting your phone down. It’s not about playing a round of Wordle or taking photos of your kids at the beach, but when you pick up your phone to do those things, checking your work emails or texts are just a quick click away. You know you do ...

14 Jun 2022

When it comes to business, entrepreneurs are faced with a lot of choices. While many of those are tough, some are incredibly easy. For example, if we told you that you could avoid burnout and boost your creativity by doing one thing… would you do it? If not, what’s holding you back? That one thing, of course, is taking time off. Whether it’s a lunch with your kids, an afternoon off, a...

23 May 2022

Like any company, when we founded The Growth Coach, we were faced with making sure we had the right name. A name is a client’s first impression and it needed to be right. Do you know what word we purposefully left out? Consulting. When companies bring in a consultant, it’s usually to fix a problem. You bring in a marketing consultant to build out a plan. You hire a staffing consultant...

09 May 2022

The first four months of the year can be tough – you’re coming off the holidays, trying to creating new goals, getting your taxes paid… Now that we’re into May and summer is just around the corner, it’s time to shake off the excuses and double down on growing your business. It’s time to heat things up! Explain Your Goals: Whether or not you’re working with a coach, at this point you s...

19 Apr 2022

As companies around the world continue to try to figure out what the “new world of work” looks like, remote work, hybrid schedules and teams in multiple locations are becoming the norm. But whether your employees are 20 feet away or 2,000 miles away, the key to a great relationship with your employees is still great communication. Here are four things you can do to build better lines of ...

23 Mar 2022

As we recover from the COVID-19 Pandemic and businesses are reopening their doors, they aren’t finding a shortage of customers, but they are dealing with a shortage of staff. It’s easy to find a “Now Hiring” sign in almost every window, especially at restaurants and small businesses. But you can’t keep your business on pause while you wait to find a new equilibrium – in many cases, bu...

28 Feb 2022

We’ve been posting to this blog for well more than a decade and, throughout those years, we’ve tried not to spend too much time talking about what it means to work with a business coach or why we think it’s so important. We’ve used this space to offer up bite-sized pieces of content that we hope can inspire you to be a better business owner or company leader. We tried to inspire you and ...

14 Feb 2022

With end-of-the-year reviews all wrapped up and plans for 2022 well underway, mid-winter seems to be the time for big promotions. Depending on the size of your company, there are a few kinds of promotions but, for the purpose of this blog, we’re going to tackle the transition that presents the most problems – supporting a staff member who is moving from being an employee to being a manag...

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