Tag Archives: Growth Coach

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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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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Business Owner Challenge: Be the Least Important Person in Your Business

At The Growth Coach, we see a recurring challenge with small businesses – the business owner is the manager, lead technician, human resources person, marketing department, sales person and more. There are only so many hours in the day and … Continue reading

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Slay the Monsters in Your Business & Life

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” We’ve all heard that phrase in one form or another. It’s easy to procrastinate when there’s nothing bearing down on you and no one else holding … Continue reading

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Time is Money – Learn to Let Go

Benjamin Franklin coined the phrase “Time is Money” more than 260 years ago, but in a world where we’re constantly tied to our cell phones and seem to be connected to work almost 24/7, that phrase is more relevant than … Continue reading

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Just the Facts? You Have to Sell It.

When you think about your job as a business owner, CEO or manager, what duties come to mind? Does that list include sales? If you’re leading a company, it’s part of your job to be a great sales person – … Continue reading

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Featured Blog: How to take advantage of the new ‘caveat venditor’ world in sales

We’ve all been there – you walk onto a car lot and a sales person comes up and asks if he or she can help. You know what car you want, and you know you need a sales person, but … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call! Are You Where You Want to Be?

In today’s busy, work-based world, it can be extremely easy to get so wrapped up in your work life that you forget everything else. If you’re a business owner, this can be especially challenging. But it’s important to remember that … Continue reading

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Finding Work/Life Balance – Especially in Family Business

We’ve all heard the phrase “following in my father’s footsteps” – but does that phrase indicated that you have to find a way to step exactly into each step? Or does it come down to just sticking to a similar … Continue reading

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