At the end of each year, just as I ask you to review your prior year accomplishments and set your goals for the new year, I do the same exercises. Many times, I would merely tweak the prior year’s goals to create this year’s goals. Read this week’s Tip to learn how 2013 will be different for me.
Are you the type of person who, when confronted with an opportunity, always says, “Let’s go for it!”? Or are you the type who holds back, examining the pros and cons before making a decision? This week’s Tip explores how the second, more cautious type can become more comfortable with taking risks.
The topic of balance has been coming up in a number of recent coaching calls. Questions posed are: Is there such a thing? How do I get more of it? As a business owner/CEO, don’t I get to design my day? This week’s Tip by Todd Duncan makes the assertion that you are never actually balanced. Bummer! Read below to find out why.
Over my office desk is a bulletin board. Until Sunday, when I did a little decluttering, it was overflowing with quotes, ideas, recommendations, and lists. You get the picture. While cleaning, I found the quote, “Start to evaluate the images coming in and if they aren’t going to send you toward your dreams, reject them, because they control your results.” This is a great lead into this week’s Tip by Michael Neill about the impact of our thoughts.
I’m working to get all of my marketing messages the same in each place I show up. It’s not an easy task. See #4 below. This week’s Tip is a reminder of all of the places and ways we can reinforce our brand.
How do you get creative? Get great ideas and inspirations? In this week’s Tip, I share some ways that work for me and my clients.
My children are now 25 and 23. Even so, I still get questions and relish the connection, discussion and learning that occurs following the questions. This week, Chris Widener shares his thoughts on the benefits of asking questions and fostering a culture of inquisitiveness in your business.
How many times have you been told you are really good at something? How about the opposite, that you aren’t very good at something? This week’s Tip is a reminder that you can always learn new skills.
Leading your organization is not an easy task. This week’s Tip shares 5 traits that will help you get there. I’m working with a number of young entrepreneurs who are building their businesses or departments. I love that they are considering their blind spots and getting support to address these areas. What better way to become an even stronger leader?
“How can I build my sales pipeline?” This is a question that a number of my coaching clients asked recently as we are getting close to the end of the first half of 2012. One source is your existing client base. There may be additional services they need from you and/or they may refer you to other people. The likelihood of their providing these leads is based on two things. First, you ask. Second, you have provided great value. This week’s Tip focuses on the second point.