Today’s Dear Coach is about the Annual Summer Battle of Technology vs. Vacations. We are right around the corner from summer vacation season, and I’ve been reflecting on how we choose to celebrate that most intangible of gifts—time.
Today’s Dear Coach is about Four Signs That You Need to Fire a Bad Client. One statistic that has stuck with me for years is that the average American spends 100,000 hours of their life on the job. I learned that factoid early on in my business, and from that point forward I was determined to work only with people I like.
Today’s Dear Coach is about revamping the definition of Sales. Everyone should have received their year-end financial reports by now and are likely starting to set sales goals for this year, if they haven’t already. But there’s that one word, SALES, that sends shudders down the spines of many an entrepreneur.
Today’s Dear Coach is about what I call New Year’s Euphoria and its counterpart, Goal Bloat.
Who doesn’t love the feeling of a clean slate? It feels good to kick off the new year with goals and that sense of a fresh start. But here’s my word of caution: January has 31 days. All of 2019 has 365. So when you’re thinking of what you’d like to accomplish this year, remember it’s a marathon, not a sprint. And like a marathon, to achieve your goals you need to chunk them down into milestones. Here’s what I suggest.
Today’s Dear Coach is about time management. This is naturally a time when business owners are reflecting on their year and what they’d like to improve going into the new year. This month, the common requests for help have been a need to find a way to squeeze more time out of the day but without losing our mind.
After my upcoming interview with Cheri Romanoski, my Dear Coach segment will talk about how we view the idea of Sales — and why so many of us struggle with the Sales Boogeyman. I also reference a workshop that I will be hosting on March 8th, the details of which are below.