10 Jun 2010

It’s no secret, most business owners at one time or another feel like a prisoner to their business, employees and customers. Their business and life feel out of their control.  They feel trapped.  But what are the common causes of such business owner bondage?  How do the chains get tighter and tighter? Based on the thousands of business owners, managers, and professionals The Growth Coa...

07 Jun 2010

Business owner, as your virtual business coach, I formally give you permission to stop doing tasks you dislike doing... and probably stink at doing. Most people wouldn't think this was necessary but both of us know better.  Entrepreneurs around the world are caught in a vicious, habitual cycle of doing tasks and roles they dislike and that annoy them, frustrate them, and drain the...

03 Jun 2010

As a business coach, I have always helped entrepreneurs to stop dwelling on the past, stop obsessing about problems, and start focusing on solutions.  This lingering weak economy should be no different. For all of us, it's time to get beyond the whining, complaining, excuses, negativity, and worrying.  It’s time to stop playing defense and go back on the offense.  Time to “play to w...

01 Jun 2010

Welcome to the “Growth Coach Blog.” I’m Daniel Murphy, President & Founder of The Growth Coach, the largest “pure business coaching” franchise in the world. Collectively, we coach several thousand small business owners, professionals, and executives each and every year in over 140 markets throughout North America. While I have been blogging for over two years at www.TheGrowthCoach...

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