Change and Growing Your Business Have you ever said,  “I’ve been doing it this way too long to change”? A couple of years ago I decided to learn to play pickle ball.  I attended my first lesson at a pickle ball free play court where a pickle ball instructor showed me the basics and encouraged…

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Reasons you need a coach I hear a lot of excuses for not hiring a coach.  Here are four that I heard just this week: My business isn’t making enough money to justify hiring a coach.  I’ll look into it when I am making more money. My life is out of control and I need someone…

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Five Things I’ve Learned From Starting a Business My coaching business has been many years in the making.  For years, I was working full time as a school counselor while coaching, writing and training  on the side.  I officially left school counseling and launched my coaching business six years ago.  Since I’d been working in…

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Dreaming of being your own boss? Are you SO done working for someone else? Are you dreaming of setting your own schedule and tapping into your creative side? Do you imagine what it would be like to feel excited, passionate even about getting up and going to work each day? I know… the thought of actually moving forward…

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What have you learned as an entrepreneur? Traveling in the business world as an entrepreneur can be scary, rewarding and exciting at the same time. Ever since leaving my twenty year career as a school counselor and stepping boldly (and timidly at the same time) into the world of  business, I have learned and grown…

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Even if you hate selling stuff One aspect of being an author that I initially hated and feared was selling and marketing my books.  In the beginning I was one of those people who said, “I can’t sell anything.”  However if you produce a product, eventually you want to share it with others and unless…

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