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How to Cope with Stress as a Business Owner

Whether you’re outside of your comfort zone, under a lot of pressure to perform, or speaking in public, stress affects us all in different ways. It’s that clammy-hand, heart-racing, and sweat-dripping reaction to uncomfortable or unfamiliar events. Everyone can relate. While stress is inevitable, it can be handled in a way that is both productive and beneficial. Watch this video from ActionCOACH Mark Phelps for tips on how to cope with stress.

Should You Increase Your Rates During a Recession?

In this blog post, Mark Phelps of ActionCOACH shares his take on a recession, and he answers a question that many business owners struggle with: Should you raise your rate(s) or price(s) during a recession?

Fight Chaos in Your Business with Mastery

The goal of Mastery is to eliminate the chaos in your business by focusing on becoming proactive, not reactive about decisions. Learn more in the blog post.

7 Ways to Improve Your Cash Flow

Smart small business owners have a pulse on how much money is coming in and going out of their companies each month. They know that a business goes bankrupt when it runs out of cash to pay its creditors on time, which is why you need to manage your cash flow carefully.

Win Back Hours in the Day with Time Blocking

If you’re like most business owners, you wear many hats – human resources, sales, accounting, operations, CEO – and you juggle them all.  With limited hours in a work day, your daily schedule is sacred and the key to your productivity.  How you manage your time is the difference between you taking control of your…
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How to Make the Most Out of Your Slow Season

Your off-season is prime time to prepare for the upcoming year. A business coach can hold you accountable and help you make the most of your slow season.

4 Ways to Generate On-Target Leads

If you’re using a wide net to attract new customers, you might be disappointed by your catch. Marketing to everyone has the same results as marketing to no one. Instead, get laser focused with your marketing, and use these four ways to generate on-target leads.

How to Recruit and Retain the Best People

More than half of businesses across the nation report a talent shortage, which means employees are calling the shots. Failure to treat your people well and recognize them for a job well done causes attrition – and it costs a lot of money for your business.

How to Teach Your Team Customer Service

Poor customer service can spell disaster for your business. It’s important that all people on your team know their roles in creating a great customer service experience. Here are 5 ways a coach can help you when teaching customer service to your team.

How to Use Business Coaching to Become a Better Team Leader

Are you frustrated when your team doesn’t respond the way you expect? Have they missed a deadline because of a misunderstanding? Managing people requires an entirely different skill set than managing projects. You can’t control everything – and everyone.  Being a team leader is difficult. But partnering with a business coach is easy. And it has…
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