21 Nov 2013

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Every year when Thanksgiving rolls around, we’re inspired to look within and consider the things we should be thankful for in life and in business. But it’s also important to take the time this season as a way to consider all your hard work this year and celebrate the strides you've made, both large and small – to look back and recognize the achievements you've made, especially over the ...

29 Aug 2013

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Every business owner has their own tricks of the trade, but the essential skills they all need to master fall under T.L.C. – Time, Leadership and Communication. In our last blog post, we looked at the challenges and solutions involved with time management. We talked about the importance of identifying minor tasks and trusting others to help you manage small jobs. This week, we’re going ...

01 Aug 2013

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Being a business owner can be a tough career, especially if your business is small and not quite booming. It can feel impossible to do anything from hire employees to taking a vacation. Can your business even open if you have to call in sick? Dan Murphy, the CEO and founder of The Growth Coach, knows what it’s like to be open and operate a small business. When he started business and sa...

18 Jul 2013

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This week's blog features a post written by Glenn Smith, the Owner and CEO of The Growth Coach in Houston, Texas. Glenn is a member of The Growth Coach's President's Forum, is a mentor to new franchise owners and is a frequent speaker on the topics of leadership, business strategy, marketing and a wide variety of other business coaching-related subjects. He's been recognized as the Coac...

04 Jul 2013

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When the founding fathers wrote our freedoms into the books, they intended for everyone to have the right for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That certainly should include business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs! In honor of Independence Day, take this opportunity to stand back and take steps toward finding the freedom to be successful at work while having time for life by...

23 May 2013

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  Have more clothes than closet space? Buy an armoire. Not enough cabinets for your dishes? Think about getting a baker’s rack. Books piling up on your nightstand? Maybe you need a bookshelf. It’s easy enough to look around your home, see things that need organized and take action. So why is it so hard to do when it comes to your business? I’m not talking about the papers on your ...

28 Mar 2013

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Baseball and other team sports teach us many valuable lessons. With opening day for many professional baseball teams just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to think about those lessons. How to win and lose with grace, how to be competitive and give your all to the goal, how to play by the rules and as a team; sports teach us some of the most important skills we’ll need in life. Thes...

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...

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...

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