Category Archives: Business Coaching

Seven Business Books to Add to the Pages of Your Summer

Summer is a great time to schedule yourself some time off – even if it’s to catch up on industry news or read a new business book. Recharging your emotional battery and finding new inspiration is a great way to re-energize … Continue reading

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Grow Your Business By Considering Your Exit Strategy

So many small businesses rely entirely on the owner – the family-recipe chocolate shop without a manual, the diner with all family employees, the bicycle repair company where the owner is doing the repairs… These businesses are part of Main … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of Summertime

It’s hard to stay focused during the summer – from vacations and pool-side Saturdays – and as a business leader, you can actually use that to your advantage. For this blog, we talked to Growth Coach Michael Neuendorff, who owns … Continue reading

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The Growth Coach Launched Podcast Aimed at Helping Business Owners Succeed

As The Growth Coach continues to grow around the world, the corporate staff back in Cincinnati is thinking not only about ways to best serve franchisees, but also how the company can positively impact the world one community at a … Continue reading

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Building Your Referral Network

Referrals are a vital part of any successful business. If your satisfied customers  are talking to their networks about what makes your business awesome, those prospects are going to come to your business with a certain level of faith and … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Your Business

Spring is a perfect time to clean your home, but it’s also a great opportunity to spring clean your business. We’re not talking about scrubbing the floors – we’re talking about clearing the clutter out of your company and making … Continue reading

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The Art of Setting the Right Price

When you’re in business, figuring out what to charge can be stressful. Whether you’re offering a service or selling a product, you have to walk the fine line of making the money you want while keeping customers happy. For this … Continue reading

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5 Ways Competition Makes Your Business Stronger

“Competition in business is a blessing, for without it, we wouldn’t be motivated to improve.” – Nabil N. Jamal, author of A Harvest of Change It can be nerve-wracking to have competition – especially when you’re a small business owner … Continue reading

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Why aren’t companies hiring older employees?

It’s a well-known stigma – getting a good job when you get older can be challenging. The positions you’d thrive in are more few and far between that they were when you were 30 and some employers are worried about … Continue reading

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Create Loyal Customers with Great Customer Service

Creating loyal customers and keeping them coming back can be a big challenge for business owners. A study from the Harvard Business Review estimates that, on average, businesses lose 50 percent of their customers every five years. How does that … Continue reading

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