09 Feb 2017

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January is tough. December is so busy with holiday festivities that, by the time you get to making those New Year’s Resolutions, what you really need is a BREAK. Maybe that’s why so many resolutions end up on the cutting room floor…So now that we’re into February, it’s time to take a step back and really think about the goals and commitments you’ve set for yourself – and your business – ...

27 Jan 2017

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Is your business driving you crazy? It’s easy to get frustrated with your business – especially if being at work kept you from enjoying the holidays… But you don’t have to be a slave to your business! You can break free and learn to love your business again! It won’t be easy, but it all starts with learning to let go and take a step back. You have to create systems, learn to delegate, bu...

13 Jan 2017

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At The Growth Coach, we work with clients and companies to help them build stronger businesses and better lives throughout the year, but since January is a great time for resolutions, we thought it we’d come to you with a set of Growth Coach challenges to get 2017 off to a great start. Resolve to Stick to Your ResolutionsWhen you make a resolution on New Year’s Day, it’s with the glow of...

07 Dec 2016

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The holidays are a great time to grow your business, but it’s also hectic and easy to get lost in the shuffle of big box stores’ email campaigns and huge sales. Fortunately your focus on providing excellent customer service and a better shopping experience combined with the uniqueness of your small business is what will help you bring in those last minute holiday and year-end shoppers!He...

17 Nov 2016

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Many entrepreneurs are leaders in ingenuity and innovation, but sometimes they forget about one crucial element of business – sales. Whether you’re a chief-everything-officer handling the entire business alone or a company leader looking to strengthen the numbers from within the ranks, sales is an essential component in businesses of all shapes and sizes. For this blog, we spoke to Growt...

10 Oct 2016

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The stores are packed with Halloween decorations, some early shoppers are starting to check off that holiday list and the weather is turning colder… which means we’re into Q4! But don’t panic, we still have almost three months left in 2016, which means you still have time to work on your 2016 goals.We know, in January, many business owners and company leaders took out a notepad and start...

23 Sep 2016

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Kim Ellet has recognized the value of networks and working within groups for quite some time. As a member of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce and several smaller groups within that organization, Kim has grown her professional friendships and her business. Kim had visited a number of BNI groups over the years, too, but wasn’t sure BNI was for her. She knew if she was going to be referring bus...

27 Jul 2016

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Summer is a great time to schedule yourself some time off – even if it’s to catch up on industry news or read a new business book. Recharging your emotional battery and finding new inspiration is a great way to re-energize yourself to grow your business in the second half of the year.If your book list is empty or you have a few Audible credits left over after all your business traveling,...

07 Jul 2016

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So many small businesses rely entirely on the owner – the family-recipe chocolate shop without a manual, the diner with all family employees, the bicycle repair company where the owner is doing the repairs… These businesses are part of Main Street in communities around the world, but without their owners, how can they survive?At The Growth Coach, we are asking this question because, whet...

20 Jun 2016

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It’s hard to stay focused during the summer – from vacations and pool-side Saturdays – and as a business leader, you can actually use that to your advantage. For this blog, we talked to Growth Coach Michael Neuendorff, who owns The Growth Coach franchise in San Mateo, California.Michael said that summer is definitely the season of relaxing and recharging and that’s a good thing. It’s vit...

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