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Financials- Know how to read your scorecard like a business coach!
Aside from being a business coach, this author is an avid golfer so forgive the theme. Its April and spring is in the air, the Masters has crowned a new winner in the most exciting way and colors of spring are emerging.
Every business leader is well aware of the need to generate a healthy profit. However, it is not as easy as most think it is. Many of my clients have had good success with operating profitably and growing.
Business Strategy is a major talking point today and it has long been suggested to be the best way to grow your business and effectively build a great company. But is it? This strategy facts blog offers some mind-blowing facts on strategy as viewed by CEOs.
Executive coach shares: Gift of a handwritten note pays dividends all year long.
In this month’s blog, using a tool from our executive coaching work, we will discuss a rather uncommon but highly effective tool to motivate, inspire, and endear your team. Every year at this time we have either purchased a gift basket or “jelly of the month club” certificates for our team members.
In many businesses, inventory is the largest part of your assets. The money you have earned or invested to support your company. Unfortunately, many companies find that they have inflated inventory numbers and have to make yearend adjustments that decrease their profitability.
All of us have experienced the unexpected financial crisis in our lives at one point or another. Sometimes they are minor and merely impact our disposable income for the week or month. Other times they are more significant and might require drawing from savings or using a credit vehicle.
It’s a great time of year, kids are back in school, fall in the air, football, apples, and more. Have you ever heard someone say, “if I could go back to my 20’s and know what I know now.”? No doubt we would likely make some different choices or certainly have more fun.
Remember as kids during summer break, out the door we went first thing in the morning and returning only for meals and bedtime. Over the years, we narrowed our interest and honed in on one or two sports or games we particularly liked.
Business, Passion and Love. Finding your personal joy!
When it comes to business a trait that often separates those who “get by” from those who are truly successful is passion. An often deeply intense drive that moves them as individuals. This should not be confused with “Love”.
A topic we all know and hear about on a daily basis is the high cost of healthcare. Yet, the US has one of the greatest healthcare systems in the world and when the idea of socializing it comes up, there is revolt. Rightly so, as there are many issues with those systems.
I know you’re wondering, “how golf and business are related?” And what the heck is “rainmaking”? Rainmaking is a term coined for the zone where opportunity and definition are very vague but the upside is huge. This period of business is filled with change.
When we think about our businesses, we often share the products, sales levels, new programs, etc. But when was the last time you asked someone about their business and they responded with “…things couldn’t be better Jane really stepped up and won a big program for us! I couldn’t be prouder of her!”