Category Archive for "Business Skills Development Series"

Eight Things to Consider when Creating Change in your Business

Here are 8 keys to keep in mind when planning, communicating, implementing and creating change… 1. There is always more than one way. Change is often uncomfortable, and adapting to change is usually difficult and sometimes messy. Why, you ask? Simple. Changes are easy to list in a plan and display to your staff, but old habits die hard. So how do you overcome the resistance to your planned changes? Gather perspectives from colleagues, mentors

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Build a Successful Business in Four Key Steps

There are many excuses made by business owners who fail to build a successful business: • Not enough capital • Too much competition • Hard to find good employees • Internet competitors And the big favorite… • The economy However in reality – the two most prevalent, valid causes of business failure are: 1. The business owners are unclear about their goals, or have lost sight of the goals they set when they first started

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How to Choose the RIght Business Coach

Ever felt like your accountant is speaking a different language? Or that your bank manager doesn’t understand the first thing about your business? What about your business coach? Ask yourself honestly, are they really helping you achieve your business goals? A coaching relationship has to be more than just scheduled “chats” about the problems in your business. If there is a big disparity between what you think your coach should be doing for you –

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You Need A Business Coach

If you own a business and you’re not working with a business coach or mentor, chances are you’re missing out on opportunities to grow your income. And on top of that – you’re probably stressed out, over worked, out of balance and spending too much time on the things you have to do, and not enough on things you wantto do.Perhaps the greatest benefit to having a coach is having someone help you create your

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