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Enjoying the Roller Coaster of Business Starts with Staying on the Ride

Owning a business is always a roller coaster. If you push forward, there will be hair-flying-back, screaming in excitement moments, but there are also a LOT of hills to climb first and, let’s face it, along the way. From the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Your Mindset Hold You Back

“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” – Norman Vincent Peale, author of The Power of Positive Thinking At The Growth Coach, there’s one word that’s more important than the rest. It’s … Continue reading

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It’s Not about Your Style – It’s about Your Plan

Not every business owner or company leader is a planner by nature – it’s a fact of life that we are all wired differently. But whether you call yourself an INTJ, a South, an 8w7 or any of the other … Continue reading

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Being a Great Business Leader Starts with Being a Solid Communicator

While not every great entrepreneur is a great communicator, communication skills certainly come in handy in the board room, the break room and everywhere in between and, if you want to be a top-notch business leader – not just the … Continue reading

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Social Responsibility: Supporting the Right Cause

Social responsibility in business has become an important business trend across America, especially as employees and customers continue to raise their expectations around the companies they choose to work for and support. So how do you, as a business owner, … Continue reading

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Four Steps to Building Business Relationships

Building strong relationships is an important part of the success of any business, but when you’re a new business owner – or when you’re not an extrovert – knowing how to get started can be challenging. While relationships are complex … Continue reading

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A Good Team vs A Bad Team and Why it Matters

Even the best entrepreneurs can’t (and shouldn’t) run an entire business alone. Even if you have the skills, doing everything yourself leads to burnout, stunts business growth because of capacity and keeps you from having a diverse team that helps … Continue reading

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Business Owners: Invest in a Vacation

In a world where we’re logged in 24/7 and taking time off can be seen as a weakness, burnout is plaguing professionals in every industry, including entrepreneurs and business owners. It’s expected that, for the first few years of your … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Improve Company Culture

Company culture – and the importance of having great culture – has been making the news for a few years now. Great company culture can help you attract and retain top-notch employees and, as you look for the next batch … Continue reading

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Are You Undervaluing Yourself? Stop Being a Technician.

At The Growth Coach, our coaches have worked with thousands of small business owners over the years. One of the most common challenges those business owners face is that, in addition to being the business owner, they are the lead … Continue reading

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