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Dealing with the Challenges of a Family Business

Running any business is hard, but when you’re running a family business, you face a unique set of challenges – it’s hard to leave work at work, it’s hard to manage the emotional entanglement of family and there’s more at … Continue reading

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Time to Go Back to SWOT?

Being a business owner is hard – you don’t clock in and out, it’s hard to leave work at work, and, in many cases, you are wearing a LOT of hats, from marketing to HR. In the course of running … Continue reading

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Be Awesome at Networking by Talking Less

Networking takes time and, even for extroverts, it can be uncomfortable to talk about yourself and your business or career. But we have good news! Making a great first impression at a networking event actually requires a lot less talking … 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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Finding Balance as a Small Business Owner or a Company President

Small business owners and company presidents have a lot in common – starting with how busy they can be. Being in charge of everything has benefits, but it also has major drawbacks, especially when it comes to work life balance. … Continue reading

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Could You or Your Team Benefit from Social Learning

In late 2017, when Forbes outlined the Top 10 growing business trends that will drive success in 2018, there was one we weren’t surprised to see – Social Learning. In a way, The Growth Coach has been doing that for … Continue reading

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Is Your Phone on Your Nightstand? Move It.

Most of us are glued to our cell phones. Even if we’re good about skipping that hourly email check when we’re home with our families or putting it on silent at night, having that little piece of amazing technology in … Continue reading

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Slow Down, Reflect and Give Thanks this Thanksgiving

In honor of Thanksgiving, this Growth Coach blog is focused on the importance of giving thanks. First of all, I wish you and your family a very relaxing and blessed Thanksgiving and may you truly recognize and count your many … Continue reading

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