My office phone rang and it was a client looking for some information. Happy to help! As I hung up, my cell phone rang. Telemarketer. Remove me from your call list, please. Both calls were interruptions and unanticipated events. The former a good one, the second not. If you want a strategy for dealing with time wasting kind of interruptions such as the latter example, read this week’s Tip by Donald Wetmore.
It dawned on me recently that I’m no longer having conversations with my clients about perfectionism. This week’s Tip focuses on the current ideals my clients are talking about that lead to business success.
In addition to celebrating their successes, each time I talk to my coaching clients, we look at potential obstacles that could be holding them back from reaching their goals. This week’s Tip highlights frequent stumbling blocks along with recommendations to overcome them.
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.