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business coach; referral sales trainer; Sports lover; Networker; Avid reader and Life Long Learner

4 Reasons you should seek out a Business Coach

with thanks to https://www.entrepreneur.com/ So, you made the leap from being an employee to owning a business. Congratulations, you’ve just entered the ranks of becoming a soon-to-be entrepreneurial failure or a near-term startup success. Of course, the question becomes how do you stay alive as a newfound … Continue reading

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A Simple Strategy to Immediately Increase Your Profitability by 12% or More

Johnathon, one of our business coaching clients, ran a successful professional services firm with just under $4 million a year in revenue. In his niche the firm had a strong reputation. When I questioned him about his pricing strategy he … Continue reading

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Life

what is it about life that makes it so damn difficult for some and so easy for others? for some life is a glorious journey with rose petals to walk on. For others it is a journey of misery and … Continue reading

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Why we (should) change our minds in the 11th hour

with thanks to Danielle Laporte – DANIELLELAPORTE.COM You’re about to ship your product, wrap the gift, get dressed for the event, name the baby. Go time. Launch time. Deadline-to-meet-time. It’s time to make the final call. You’ve been working toward … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs: How to Improve Your Concentration

from http://www.bidsketch.com When you are self employed, it’s a constant challenge to stay motivated and maintain the level of focus and discipline required to complete an often mammoth list of tasks. There are so many distractions and interruptions that can … Continue reading

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The death of a typewriter repairer

from http://www.smartcompany.com.au/ blog Paul Wallbank Despite owing his longevity to cheap scotch and strong tobacco, the America’s oldest typewriter repairman passed away two weeks ago. The fate of his shop is one that many other small businesses will share. Manson … Continue reading

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