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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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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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Falling in Love with your Business Again

With the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, it’s the perfect time to look at the relationships in your life and be thankful for the positive influences in your life. If you’re a business owner, that should include examining the relationship between … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Slow Down … A Day for Reflection

Any job can get old after a while when you’re working 60 hours a week and living at the office every weekend, and anyone who has lived that life can tell you that being worn out means you’re not doing … Continue reading

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Why Do Some Achieve Amazing Business/Life Success and Others Fall Short? Grit.

When Angela Lee Duckworth presented at TED Talks Education last year, she tackled a subject prevalent not just in education, but also in business – Grit. Grit, she explained, is that perfect combination of passion and perseverance. In her research, … 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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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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