Common Toxic Thoughts that All Leaders Face

As a leader, the stresses of business can sometimes get the best of you. Unconscious thought traps, also known as cognitive distortions, can negatively influence your thinking. There is a solution, and that is to develop awareness of these negative thoughts so that you can train your mind to avoid the traps and keep moving […]

Unlock Your Superpowers

As I have discussed in previous articles the practice of writing you goals daily is a critical part of achieving them. Writing your goals daily drives them deep into your subconscious mind. This is how we internalize our goals and make them part of our daily lives. In this way, we can draw upon all […]

4 Problems An Executive Coach Can Help You Solve

When you’re the leader of a company, it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day details of the business. You may feel the responsibility to take on countless tasks and use the time you should be spending on big picture activities.   If you find yourself with more to do than hours […]

4 Signs You’re Ready To Take Your Business To The Next Level

Growth is an important part of any business. Every company needs to be aware of growth and have a strategy for growth in place. Sometimes, business owners run into the problem of being too close to their business and too busy to identify the opportunities for business growth.   If you answer ‘yes’ to any […]

What are your MOST Critical Constraints?

Who remembers the old I Love Lucy Show where Lucy and Ethel were working in the chocolate factory on the assembly line? It was one of the funniest episodes in what back then was a very funny show. For those of you not old enough to have seen it go to You Tube and Lucy’s […]

5 Reasons to Hire a Business Coach

Nobody likes hitting a rut. It can be frustrating when the scale doesn’t move during a diet or when you’re stuck in rush hour traffic with someplace to be. But when it’s your business that hits a standstill, the panic sets in. The good news is that you don’t have to problem-solve on your own. […]

Lead With Purpose

Leadership is the single most important factor in the success or failure of any business or entrepreneurial venture. Leadership is the one factor that can have the greatest influence over a business’s success or failure. To be truly successful you must become an excellent leader. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once said there are […]

How To Compete in an Amazon-Style World and Thrive

How To Compete in an Amazon-Style World and Thrive

In today’s consumer environment, it can feel as though it’s impossible to compete with the big players, such as Amazon.  And in all actuality, this is a major threat for many traditional small business owners.  However, with a bit of innovative thought and strategic planning, even small consumer-driven companies can continue to thrive.  Here are […]

6 Efficiency Tips to Make Your Business More Productive

6 Efficiency Tips to Make Your Business More Productive

So many business aspects play into a company’s level of success, but no company can achieve sustainable success if it’s riddled with inefficiencies. Whether you run a major manufacturing plant or a small-scale shop, identifying and remedying these common inefficiencies will allow you to increase your net profits and lower wasted resources. Identify Waste From […]

Who is My Customer?

The Customer is King!! The Customer is always Right!! We hear those two phrases a lot these days when talking about customers and sales. So, who are these people who are put up on a throne and are never wrong. Your ability to identify and satisfy your key customers is crucial to your success and […]