11 Nov 2010

The Power of Questions for a Business Owner
Hopefully, the following five hypothetical business coaching questions get you out of your ordinary mental framework and help you to see your business, opportunities, and threats from a different angle. If you had to start your business over from scratch, knowing what you know now, what would you change and what would you keep? If someone were to analyze buying your business today, wh...

04 Nov 2010

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This Growth Coach Blog focuses on the all-too-common feeling that stops most business owners and entrepreneurs dead in their tracks.  The emotion that prevents most professionals from seizing greater success and personal fulfillment.  The mental state that derails most small business owners from making necessary changes.  What's the prevalent feeling, emotion and mental state that often ...

28 Oct 2010

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The Growth Coach Franchise System had its Annual National Conference in Las Vegas in mid-October.  The weather was spectacular and our franchise owners were enthusiastic to learn best practices from each other, to bond, and to gain additional strategies to serve more clients, touch more lives, and make more money.  Based on the outstanding evaluations, our mission was accomplished! This...

21 Oct 2010

Growth Coach Helps Business Owners Get Maximum Value for Their Time
As a business owner, do you still have a hard time letting go of all the clutter (low-value, low-priority tasks) that surrounds your work day? A hard time letting go of the "trivial many" tasks?  Are you still trying to be competent at every role and task in the company?  Still wearing too many hats and juggling too many balls? Well, here is a simple Growth Coach exercise that will help ...

14 Oct 2010

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A recent Twitter entry I made sparked an idea for this Growth Coach Blog.  I mentioned that successful entrepreneurs take 100% responsibility for their results and won't dare tolerate excuses from themselves or within their company.  Is that true for you and your business?  If not, here comes some tough-love business coaching. Can you handle the truth?  OK, here it comes ... your busine...

07 Oct 2010

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Ever notice on the back of a hotel door, there is a floor diagram with a red dot that signifies "you are here." It's there to show you your room in relation to the fire exits.  In short, it's your exit strategy and life-saver plan.  As a business coach, that "red dot" got me thinking about the situation most small business owners find themselves in.  They don't really know where they are...

30 Sep 2010

Business Owners, Think Big, Dream Big, Growth Coach
Lately, in louder and greater numbers, I have heard small business owners talking about the "good old days". It's not surprising.  In these challenging times, many entrepreneurs feel like they are "swimming upstream and against the current."  They long for the simpler, easier, better days.  Unfortunately, many owners right now think their glory days are behind them. That's very sad.  Don...

23 Sep 2010

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Small businesses are definitely the growth engine for the United States. What will help us escape the lingering effects of the recession will be fast-growing businesses that need to hire new employees.   While most small businesses are still struggling to get back to pre-recession levels, there are certain service businesses beating the odds and starting to heat up and hire more.  CNNMon...

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