16 May 2021

Off the Ledge? Don’t Suffer in Silence
Off the Ledge? Don’t Suffer in Silence  Over the last few years, I occasionally get a call from business owners who need to be talked “off the ledge.”  It’s happened a lot this last year, especially with the added stress of COVID.  While the trend of these calls worries me about what it means to our long-term mental health, I’m glad I can play a role in talking stuck own...

09 May 2021

The Value of Partnerships
The Value of Partnerships   I’ve been working with a client on strategic plan development for several months.  A key plan tenet is a talent pipeline.  While I’ve developed teams over the years from scratch (or from an existing team), handling the tactical aspects of creating a talent pipeline is not within my core services.    So, I brought in a valued bu...

21 Apr 2021

Can Someone Really Learn to be a Business Owner?   I was having coffee the other day with a fellow business owner (imagine, coffee!).  After catching up, we ended up talking about business owners and how some “just don’t get it.” Some owners are still stuck being an employee versus an owner.  They can’t go on vacation for a week or two without taking their laptop or phon...

06 Apr 2021

For Immediate Release The Growth Coach of North Indianapolis   Two new business coaches added to The Growth Coach of North Indianapolis team   Carmel, IN- The Growth Coach of North Indianapolis is pleased to announce its addition of Janet Greer and Sherrell Smith to the organization! According to Bob Paden, Owner of The Growth Coach of North Indianapolis, “both of these pr...

08 Feb 2021

For Immediate Release Office Evolution Carmel Announces Partnership with The Growth Coach of North Indianapolis New workshops and events scheduled at Office Evolution led by sought after business coach Carmel, IN – Office-Evolution-Carmel, a locally owned and operated coworking provider and The Growth Coach of North Indianapolis, a business coaching firm, today announced a st...

28 Dec 2020

Business partnerships are like marriages, they are just more complicated! Over the last several years, I’ve coached several business partnerships (individuals or all partners) and one resounding theme comes through – they are messy, can be complicated, are emotional and they are certainly not easy. While the initial concept seems like a win-win, they can also go bad when things change fo...

26 Dec 2020

Business owners burying their heads in the sand in 2020 are really dealing with quicksand. Get out now, or risk being swallowed whole by this year’s perfect storm of catastrophes.   Plan now, plan hard. Don’t wait for the New Year to magically erase this year’s problems. Look at what worked well in 2020. It wasn’t all awful. Or, maybe it was! What went wrong, what went r...

17 Dec 2020

I recently met with an owner of local payroll company that we referred to me by a good friend. We had coffee at Panera – her first meeting in public for a while due to COVID19. We introduced ourselves to each other and proceeded to share some notes on our respective businesses. We quickly hit it off and got deep into our life stories. One subject we talked about was “networking”, as I...

Get Your FREE Book!

With the right changes in mindsets and habits, you can break free from feeling overworked, overwhelmed, frustrated or like a prisoner to your business. It’s time to fully Feed Your Dreams and Starve Your Fears.