07 Feb 2014

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When you first open a new business, you’re passionate and excited. You have plans for what you’re going to sell, how you’re going to attract customers and how you’re going to grow the company for the first couple of years. But for all too many business owners, working six days a weeks and barely getting by quickly starts to feel like handcuffs. If you’ve fallen into that trap, it’s time ...

23 Jan 2014

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In any business, a solid referral usually means additional customers and subsequent growth. It’s the snowball effect of a great service experience! Of course that’s only true if the customer who had the great experience does one or both of two things: refers someone who would benefit from your company and tells others about the great experience they had. So where do you start? The answe...

19 Dec 2013

5
The holidays are notoriously tough for everyone, but especially so for business owners. There are busy days, days when the business is closed, times when you need to be off work, times when your employees need off and more. It’s easy to get wrapped up when you’re busy working, planning and running the business, but you have to slow down! The holidays, regardless of your religion, are a ...

05 Dec 2013

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With the New Year just a few weeks away and the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to sit down and think about what you can do to have a great 2014. Of course working with your local Growth Coach is a great way to create a strategic plan and dedicated business systems, but here are six tips you can start with right now. De-Clutter: Take a look at your life AND your business. It’s impo...

26 Sep 2013

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This weeks blog comes to us from guest blogger Gary Hartman. Gary, who has more than 10 years experience as a business and sales coach, is the CEO and Head Coach at The Growth Coach in Boulder, Colorado. Gary works with business owners, managers and sales professionals to help them grow their businesses so they earn more and work less. To learn more about Gary, visit his website at http...

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...

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...

20 Jun 2013

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Washington D.C. Growth Coach franchise owner Ingar Grev knows the world holds few great leaders – people who know how to turn around a company, save thousands of jobs and push a staff to the next level while creating a team focused on the future who can communicate with each other. That’s why, when Grev found himself sitting next General Motors CEO Daniel Akerson at a Naval Academy awar...

06 Jun 2013

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This weeks blog features guest blogger Gary Hartman. Gary is CEO and Head Coach at The Growth Coach in Boulder, Colorado and has more than a decade of coaching experience. Gary works with business owners, managers and sales professionals to help them grow their businesses so they earn more and work less. To learn more about Gary, visit his website at http://westernbusinesscoaching.com/ ...

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 ...

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