Tag Archives: leadership

Learning to Break the Chains and Love Your Business Again

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. … Continue reading

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The Power of Referrals and Recommendations – and How to Ask for Them

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 … Continue reading

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Resolution for 2014: Making Lasting Business Improvements

Are you the resolution type? With 2014 freshly upon us, have you made commitments to make this year better than the last? And are you going to stick to those resolutions this year or will they be abandoned by spring? All too … Continue reading

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Balancing Life and Spending Time with Family

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 … Continue reading

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Six Tips for 2014 Planning

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 … Continue reading

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The Growth Coach Says Thank You to Veterans

It’s always important to thank the members of our military for the work they do every day, but it’s especially crucial on Veterans Day. So first let us take a moment to say THANK YOU to all of our veteran … Continue reading

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How Understanding Personalities Can Make You a Better Leader, Team Member

When you’re working with others – especially people who are leaders in their field – it’s important to know what kind of personality you’re facing. Even though you can’t just hand them a DISC assessment, you can still use those … Continue reading

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What a Difference One Letter Can Make

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 … Continue reading

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Secrets to Success Part Three: Communication

Over the course of our last two Growth Coach blog posts, we’ve been looking at the T.L.C.s of successful business management – Time, Leadership and Communication. We’ve talked about how time is a truly limited resource and how successful business … Continue reading

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Secrets to Success Part Two: Leadership

Every business owner has their own tricks of the trade, but the essential skills they all need to master fall under T.L.C. – Time, Leadership and Communication. In our last blog post, we looked at the challenges and solutions involved … Continue reading

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