Get the most out of working with a coach

No matter where you are in your career, a business coach can help you get to the next level. Whether you’re building a business or simply looking for a way to achieve your professional goals, the right expert can help you decide where to go next. But tracking down a skilled coach is only the […]

How to find the right mentor

By now you’ve probably heard plenty about the benefits of having a mentor. A mentor can serve as your advisor, your cheerleader, and your doorway to the greater community within your industry. But finding the right mentor is essential. It’s not just a matter of tracking down the perfect person to help you with your […]

The benefits of hiring a mentor

In recent years, an increasing number of professionals have discovered the benefits of working with a mentor. Whether you’re starting a new venture or just want help with your career trajectory, a mentor can serve as your personal coach, cheerleader, and business partner. Think of it as hiring a personal trainer for your career. But […]

What influences you?

According to an old adage “perception is reality,” but is it true? In actuality, perception isn’t reality, but it does influence the way we look at the world, which means it can become our reality if we let it. The truth is, we view things through our own personal lens. That lens is colored by […]

Common Problems Startup Businesses Face

Few things can be as exciting as building and growing your own business. You see your idea come to fruition, watching as people discover you and become loyal customers. But the world of startups can be a rocky one. Along with your successes will come setbacks and obstacles. Weathering those challenges, and coming through them […]

Key Elements of a SMART Business Plan

Goals play an important role in helping us reach the next level in our careers. When you’re building a business, goals are especially essential in ensuring we channel our energy in the right direction. But it’s not enough to blindly set goals. As a startup coach, I regularly work with business owners who think they […]

Create Your Business Startup Plan

Starting a new business is both exciting and scary. You know you believe in what you’re developing, but you want to make sure that belief will translate to your target audience. A plan can help boost your chances of success. But when you’re creating your business startup plan, it’s important to make sure you take […]

How to Transition from your 9-5 to Business Ownership

When you start a new business, you have to make some important decisions. These decisions will be unfamiliar to you if you have been working your 9-5 day job in corporate America for your entire career. So here’s a good place to start. One of these important decisions is whether your business will be a […]

Knowing How to Coach for Optimum Performance

Good leaders don’t just manage employees. They serve as coaches and mentors, investing in employees’ future careers. In return, they’ll get fully engaged workers who work hard to boost their business. If you’re a leader, it’s important to look at your job as coach rather than boss. Below are some tips that will help you […]

Being an Effective Communicator

Successful business leadership is all about effective communication. In fact, success in every professional capacity has to do with your communication skills. Since so much of the work environment revolves around people, it stands to reason that interacting with your clients, fellow team members, and employees is essential to getting ahead in business. But communication […]