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Sales – It’s Not a Department

How does a business become successful? Is it about the quality of the product or service? The customer experience? The convenience? The local need? Building a successful company is about all of those things – but it all really comes … Continue reading

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Business Owner, You Need a Vacation

It’s that time of year! The kids are out of school, the days are longer and the temperatures are warm and inviting. While it’s important to dedicate time to your family and friends throughout the year, summer is that special … Continue reading

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Building a Business on YES

When you say “no” to a customer the customer really hears “go somewhere else to get your solution.” Creating a spirit of YES in your company all starts at the top. As the leader, you have to encourage your entire … Continue reading

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Building Relationships and the Art of Pinging

At The Growth Coach, we’re frequently telling our telling our coaches – and their clients – that building a successful business and a balanced life often starts with creating and prioritizing relationships. Not all of your clients or the people … Continue reading

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Meeting Your 2015 Goals?

At the beginning of 2015, we challenged you to grow your business this year by writing a better future. By evaluating your progress in 2014 and being honest about your challenges, we handed you the pen to create your story … Continue reading

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Spring Challenge: Battle the Business Owner Blues

When you launched your business, you had a grand dream. You wanted to sell a particular product or service, make enough to live the lifestyle you’ve always wanted and have the freedom to do whatever you wanted with your life. … Continue reading

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A Business and a Life – You Can Have Both

At The Growth Coach, our process is all about helping people find their WHY, which, for me, is a mission that’s close to my heart. I’m Judi Cogen and before I started with The Growth Coach’s corporate team, I lived … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Scared of Your Business | 5 Tricks for Eliminating Fear

Have you noticed that Halloween tends to get scarier the older you get? When you’re little Halloween means putting on that princess or ghost costume, going door-to-door and getting candy. When you’re a teenager, it’s about pulling pranks as a … Continue reading

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Why Business is Like Riding a Bike

Everyone wants to succeed. Failing is tough business and it can be emotionally and professionally straining, but failure is also an opportunity to learn from your experience and be better moving forward. When you learned to ride a bike, once … Continue reading

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The Biggest Challenge Small Business Owners Face

“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself.” We’ve all heard that statement – especially from people who are micromanaging a situation or trying to do everything all alone. That might have worked in college when … Continue reading

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