21 Dec 2022

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As we look ahead to 2023, one thing is certain: finding – and keeping – the right employees is going to continue to be tougher than ever. You can tweak your benefits, offer more money and give people the option to work remotely, but there’s something else you might need to consider: leadership styles. Company culture has become increasingly important and it starts at the top. No one want...

07 Dec 2022

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Giving back is always nice, but if you want to engage your employees, improve your company culture and attract community-minded customers, it’s also a necessity. But giving back doesn’t always mean writing a check to your community’s big charity. So what can you still do this season to make a difference? Host a Company Volunteer Event: Food banks and soup kitchens – especially in larg...

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...

29 May 2014

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We all know it’s impossible to be perfect. Or it would be impossible if we could even agree on what perfect meant in the business world. And yet, even if it’s secretly, most of us want to be perfect and we want our businesses to be perfect too. Here’s a Growth Coach challenge for your summer: stop trying to measure yourself and your business against the impossible measuring stick of bei...

15 May 2014

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Whether you’re a doctor, a mom, a business owner or a corporate leader, bad news is always hard – especially when you’re the one who has to break that bad news. But handling bad news can be less painful if you follow a few key tips, including preparing yourself, seeking support and writing down what you need to say. Our guest blog comes from Fred Kusch, The Growth Coach of La Crosse, wh...

01 May 2014

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Mornings are important. Whether or not you’re a morning person, waking up on the right side of the bed and getting off to a great start definitely shapes your day. And, with the exception of things like getting a flat tire on the way to work, having a great day often starts usually starts with you. There are a slew of articles out there about what successful do, especially in the morning...

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