11 Apr 2013

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When Dan Murphy started business coaching in 1992, it was his mission to help small business owners gain more success, personal balance, and free time.  He was passionate about helping them discover greater clarity, focus and better strategies to earn more, work less and enjoy richer lives. “Small business owners have always been my heroes,” he said. “When you help an owner and business...

28 Mar 2013

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Baseball and other team sports teach us many valuable lessons. With opening day for many professional baseball teams just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to think about those lessons. How to win and lose with grace, how to be competitive and give your all to the goal, how to play by the rules and as a team; sports teach us some of the most important skills we’ll need in life. Thes...

14 Mar 2013

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Katz, owner of the Baltimore Growth Coach franchise, has signed on to coach the Baltimore Ravens’ sales and marketing team. She’ll be helping the staff secure the sponsorships and develop partnerships that will enable the team to thrive next season. “My work with the Ravens’ sales and marketing team is what I call business development coaching – I help them clarify their direction and s...

28 Feb 2013

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As a business owner, one of your primary jobs should be marketing. Marketing is the driving force behind acquiring the new customers and revenues that fuels your business. The more you effectively use marketing, the more customers you will inevitably draw to your business. Like fishing, the more lines you put in the water, the better your chances of getting a bite. To help, here are five...

14 Feb 2013

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  This week's Growth Coach blog is brought to us from guest blogger Fred Kusch. Fred is a Growth Coach franchise owner from LaCrosse, WI. He provides expert, practical counsel to organizations and audiences around the globe. He offers big-picture views of how to build morale and teams, develop people and leaders and enhance life and work. Fred was named Coach of the year in 2012 by...

31 Jan 2013

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Professional athletes get paid big bucks to showcase their skills for a few, but important hours during the week. For example, the Superbowl is right around the corner: think about how important just those few critical hours will be for the athletes! Game days are the days that really count for athletes and earn them millions of dollars a year. The rest of their time is divided between p...

04 Jan 2013

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When articles about your business are published, they provide a long-term opportunity for profit, if leveraged correctly. Using correctly the materials you have available can turn a published article into hundreds and even thousands of dollars in profit through credibility, visibility and new business. It gets your name out there and let’s your customers and prospects know your a busines...

06 Dec 2012

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Many business owners feel the need to do everything in their business; from the smallest, most insignificant daily task to the big picture roles of acting as a leader or marketer. Trying to balance so many roles at once is not only exhausting, it’s damaging to the development of the business. The truth is, you simply can’t control everything in your business or life all the time. Learn t...

22 Nov 2012

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Past Mistakes It’s natural to have a fear of failure. No one wants to fail. Striving for success against all odds is what makes entrepreneurs unique. Many entrepreneurs let that fear of failure control their actions, leading usually to inaction.  Don’t be afraid to act and don’t be afraid to fail. At some point we all make mistakes, but the good new is, mistakes are lessons on how to im...

08 Nov 2012

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Today's blog comes Ingar Grev, a Growth Coach franchise owner from Annapolis, MD.  Ingar played football for four years at Annapolis and graduated with a BS in Systems Engineering and a commission as an Ensign in the US Navy.  He is a guest blogger for the BizBeat feature of The Washington Business Journal and a regular speaker for business, government, and service organizations througho...

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