Tag Archives: small business management

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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Three Tips to Improve Your Routine

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein If you’re living with the same routine and you’re not happy with the results, it’s time for a change! Here are three tips to get … Continue reading

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Strive for Better – Not Perfect

We all know it’s impossible to be perfect. Or it would be impossible if we could even agree on what perfect meant in the business world. And yet, even if it’s secretly, most of us want to be perfect and … Continue reading

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Sales Mapping to Improve Your Business

At The Growth Coach, we talk a lot about systems. We educate our clients on how having strong business systems creates a company that can run without the owner and builds a more valuable business asset. What some may not know is … Continue reading

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Find Focus and Finish What You Start

Maybe we can blame smart phones or the constant connectivity of social media, but our lives are even more full of distractions than they were five years ago. In fact, for many, being incredibly busy is almost a badge of … Continue reading

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Featured Blog: Strategic Business Owner DOs and DON’Ts

  At The Growth Coach, we work to help people improve their business, find more success and balance their lives, but most of it essentially comes down to one major thing: the strategic mindset. Embracing a strategic mindset can be … Continue reading

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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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