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The Development of SMART Goals

  The beginning of the year is a great time to review your key priority goals or objectives for the rest of the year. Your goals should be the key objectives that will make the most impact on the growth of your business. Your goals should be SMART.   This means: Specific – To what you want to accomplish in...

2019 Resolution: Think More Strategically

This is a great time of year to reflect, and develop an outline of success for the new year. It’s a great time to think about the key accomplishments of the prior year, as well as identify priority goals for the new year. “What is the process to get started?” you may ask yourself. Here are a few quick tips...

What To Look For In A Business Coach

Hiring a business coach is an investment in your business and yourself. What should one consider when investing in a business coach? What should an executive, business owner, or manager look for in a coach.   Here are just a few things to consider: Coaching Experience and Certifications: How many years have been spent coaching and what certifications have been...

Don’t Let Your Business Scare You

  Have you ever gone into a haunted house and then spent the whole time with your eyes half-covered, pretending you weren’t seeing everything around you? You paid money to be there, you waited in line, you knew there would be frights, and yet you walked through the whole place half-blind, just looking for the exit. That might be one...

Key Questions Within The Selling Process

  Early in the selling process the goal is to find out as much as you can about the decision maker as well as the business. Finding out about the decision maker involves establishing and building a relationship. What about the business? What key questions can I ask to uncover potential gaps or current issues? Here are five key questions...

GC Insights Add Behavioral Analysis to Growth Coach’s Already Powerful Coaching Programs

  The Growth Coach has launched a new behavior analysis program called GC Insights to help business owners, company leaders and human resource professionals hire, retain and develop top talent. GC Insights goes well beyond DISC analysis – the program also gives franchisees access to multi-faced assessments, reports, tools and support materials designed to help business leaders understand the behavior...

Team Work. Team Development. Team Building.

  How do you ensure that you have a great corporate or business team? How do you foster more connection, communication, and development of the team as a department leader or business owner? Here are a few suggestions: Plan team retreats at least a couple of times a year. Two to four times a year take time to focus on...

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. You should be able to work to live, not live to work, no matter how much you love your...

Your Biggest Competitor: You!

  It is important to know and understand your competition. Many industries and markets may be flooded with competitors. With that said, I believe when starting a business we need to first understand our business and our business strengths. We also need a very good understanding of our weaknesses and opportunity areas. What I am saying is that our initial...

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 more than 20 years. With our Strategic Business Owner group workshops and Strategic Manager Coaching specifically, we’ve put a...

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“Mike has really helped me with my business. He has challenged me to have a long term view of my business as well as my planning. Since I have been working with Mike, I am managing my time better and starting to put more emphasis on my business 5 years out and beyond. I have already hired a new employee and am better organized for growth and success.” Sucha Khamsuwan, President & Chief designer STUDIO IDEYA Architecture + Interiors

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