. Would you agree with us that the attitude of each entrepreneur in front of this economic crisis has made a difference?.
Some of my friends have been mortgage brokers and real estate agents for years. When the crisis started many of them lost their businesses or jobs and saw themselves facing difficulties which filled their hearts with pessimism. They remained unemployed for a long period of time or they were trying to continue doing the same activity with very little…
I am really passionate about our business startups and the number that sadly fail, not due to the product or amazing service they offer but the real lack of business skills! I work with pre-startup, startup and infant businesses under two years of age to make a difference to this sector.
There are a huge number of amazingly talented skilled people out there that would love to start their own businesses or are scared to or simply dont have the…
I discovered this sort of by accident. And it's just one idea. It follows the old addage that "if you shoot for the stars, you don't know if you'll make it, but you might end up on the moon". What happened with me is I was working on a new business. I had done some revenue models for it. I figured out that the business could potentially make an awful lot of money if I worked hard at it. Later as I got into it more I realized that those original…
I recently spoke with the Human Resources Director of a company regarding providing executive coaching for the company president. The HR Director asked some great questions to determine fit, and specifically wanted to know if I had evidence to support the efficacy of executive coaching for leadership development of “C”- level executives.
The HR Director and I spoke about my approach to coaching,… Continue
Great tips on how to use linkedin.com profitably if you're a business owner doing business with other businesses or a sales and marketing professional. Many people try and find they waste a lot of time. This tutorial cuts right to the chase to show you exactly what you need to do to profit from LinkedIn.
This is a great video if you're lost when it comes to using http://linkedin.com productively. Justin Lukasavige covers Answers - asking and answering questions to establish credibility. More free tutorials at coachradio.tv.
The Free Agent Academy (affiliate link) members I spoke to yesterday in the mountains of Colorado don't believe that statement. We spent a few hours together reviewing how I use many forms of media in my business and how they can do the same.
If you're starting or growing a business you better be ready for the hard work of growing a community of 1,000 people. It's much easier to grow from 1,000 subscribers (newsletter, podcast, blog readers, etc.) to 10,000 than it is to get your first 1,000.
One of my CEO leadership coaching clients knows that for his company’s strategic plan to be sustainable he needs to create a work environment with the highest ethical standards. I am consulting with the CEO to provide ethics education for his senior leadership team.
The CEO knows that for the company to thrive depends on all company leaders to create a work environment where leaders have the highest integrity… Continue
Robin Leonard joined me on Beyond Lip Service Radio, listen in to find out how to create Client Loyalty. Robin breaks in down into the 5 Essential Strategies for Gaining Clients for Life. We all know that it is easier to keep and grow our existing clients than attract new ones. So why do so few businesses have a plan to ensure clients for life?
In these times, it is more important than ever to put the customer first. You need to find…
Even if the field is full of competition there's still plenty of room for you. You need to find out what makes you remarkable. Starbucks learned this the hard way when it placed multiple locations on the same block. Unless location made all the difference, there wasn't anything that made one location more remarkable than another. Find out what makes you remarkable, turn it into a plan and do it!…
In sales you’ll always know where you stand. No longer do you have to torment yourself with the question of your performance. At the end of the day, your sales figures will be the yardstick that indicates how well you’ve done in selling. You’ll always know how your performance was for that day, for each and every customer. The proof is in the purchase of the product that you’re selling.
No-one can fake a purchase or lie to you about how great your pitch was. Customers aren’t… Continue
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One of my CEO leadership coaching clients knows that for her company to thrive she needs to become more innovative and develop a new business strategy. I am consulting with the company senior leadership team to develop a more sustainable business strategy. They are currently evaluating several new business scenarios.
The CEO knows that thriving in the future depends on confronting reality and accurately defining the problems the… Continue