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April 8, 2021 No Comments

5 Things To Expect From Your Business Coach

Professional business coaching has exploded over the last couple of decades. There are a lot of different styles of coaching and a lot of people out there promoting themselves as business coaches. But what should you a business owner expect from a bu... Read More

April 1, 2021 No Comments

The Challenges That Drive Owners To Business Coaching

As a long-time business coach and leader of businesses I’ve seen a lot of different challenges in business. But what are the challenges that drive most business owners to seek the help of a business coach? Sometimes I like to send my prospects a lo... Read More

March 18, 2021 No Comments

Are You in Control of the Financial Side of your Business?

Most people who are driven to start a business get satisfaction from that business because they have a distinct passion or talent for their craft. But how often are small business owners sitting down and diving into the financial side of their busine... Read More

March 11, 2021 No Comments

Why Does It Take 10 Years To Be An Overnight Success?

It’s come up a couple of times for me recently with some of the entrepreneur clients I work with and it reminds me of the story that Steve Martin tells. That it took him 10 years to become an overnight success after which he spent the next four yea... Read More

February 25, 2021 No Comments

10 Key Steps To Defining Your Business Processes

Small companies don’t need much structure, but as a business grows chaos can quickly ensue. Good process design can help. Standardizing processes is important for a growing business, but few people know exactly how to do this. Most times, what ... Read More

January 28, 2021 No Comments

The Business Hierarchy Of Needs

The biggest problem business owners have is that they don’t know what their biggest problem is. Trapped between stagnating sales, staff turnover, unhappy customers, and now throw in the issues associated with a pandemic and recession, what do you f... Read More

November 26, 2020 No Comments

Team Building For Competitive Advantage

Highly effective teams can become one of the strongest competitive advantages that an organization can build. If you can get the teams in your organization past all the drama, politics and waste of energy, that’s a tremendous competitive advantage.... Read More

November 12, 2020 No Comments

How To Run An Effective Annual Strategy Planning Session

As we near the end of an unbelievable year, it’s the perfect time to look ahead and plan your company’s growth strategy for 2021. You may have thrown out this year’s strategic plan at the start of the pandemic and been executing crisis manageme... Read More

November 5, 2020 No Comments

The Organisation’s Heartbeat – Your Meeting Rhythm

Embedding the communication tools, processes and routines required to create clarity and align everyone in the organization is the key to consistently driving execution and results. And when it comes to communication and alignment, one activity, more... Read More

October 29, 2020 No Comments

The Two Types Of People Issues Facing Business Owners

In his classic book, Good to Great, Jim Collins refers to the importance of getting the “right people on the bus” and then getting them all in the “right seats.” This is key because who we attract and hire to our organization takes precedence... Read More