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Coaches Corner

Actionable information to help you grow your practice.

Learn from Coaching Business Leaders!

Feb 7, 2019

If you’re like most business and life coaches, your business could be better. You have a lot to offer, but it’s a constant struggle to connect with the people who want and need your services. Here is a list of your compatriots who have built thriving businesses around their coaching services. They range from world-wide…

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Lunchroom Ideas Beat Boardroom Ideas

Feb 7, 2019

Ever heard of Benno Dorer? I’ll bet, for most of you, the answer is no. This is a common trait of true leaders – no ego, no desire to be in the limelight, no need for recognition. They just very quietly lead their companies to do great things, while leading from the shadows. The Best…

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Everyone Needs a Coach

Aug 5, 2018

I’ve often mentioned the intense program I’m doing with AWAI to become a better writer and to market my writing services more effectively. Some people, on hearing about this, have said things like, “Why don’t you just go on line and find people who are looking for writers?” That’s one way, and it might result…

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Maintaining Enthusiasm in a Growing Enterprise

Aug 4, 2018

The Thrill of a Nascent Enterprise! Starting out in a new venture, everyone is excited and anxious to do more than his or her part in advancing the mission of a new company. How soon the excitement of a new commercial venture wears off and business becomes routine! Add to that the influx of new…

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State of Mind Determines State of Life

Aug 4, 2018

The Mind is an Amazing Instrument! Well, this week I’m turning to a related, and even more central, aspect of your life. James Allen wrote As a Man Thinketh over 100 years ago and it still stands recognized as one of the most important examinations ever undertaken of how one’s thought processes affect his or…

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8 Traits of Effective Leaders

Aug 4, 2018

Effective Leaders Have These 8 Traits   In this issue we’ll examine traits of effective leaders, with a particular view to millennials and leaders of millennials.  Kimberly Fries, herself a millennial, reports that younger people entering the world of work, more than ever, commonly change jobs several times early in their careers. The days of…

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Avoiding Sales Friction

Jun 20, 2018

When you call a company’s customer service number or, worse, their sales line, how do you like it if you have to go through multiple automated menus and then wait on hold for ten minutes or longer? Does it encourage you to do more business with them? How do you feel about recommending such a…

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