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11 Tips for Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Work!

The end of the year is a time to evaluate the past year’s accomplishments and disappointments. It is also when many people and organizations begin creating strategies for the New Year. Our recommendation is that you spend time evaluating the past year and learn the valuable lessons from your successes and from your disappointments. These […]

How To Use Performance Appraisals To Build Staff Success And Company Results

The annual performance appraisal is an opportunity to enhance employee performance and create greater success for the company and the individual. My intent is to explore how coaching skills can be used in creating a good performance appraisal experience for both the employee and the supervisor and how to keep good performance going throughout the […]

Strategic Planning Improves Results with Consistent Implementation

Strategic plans only help organizations when they are kept active and implemented. The strategic plan defines the business direction. That direction is based on the future, the vision of the company. Before an effective strategic plan can be developed a clear and compelling vision is needed. Visions are optimistic, the ideal picture of the future. […]

Does Your Business Need A Breakthrough?

How do you create a breakthrough in your business or your life? It’s hard to see the possibility, to see that you can create a breakthrough, especially when times feel hard or tough but what it comes down to is getting out of your own way. How do you stop your own success? Do you […]

Strategic Leadership Focuses Your Strategic Planning

Strategic planning and strategic leadership styles vary just as the employees and owners of companies involved in the planning process differ. Visit local bookstores or check on line to see hundreds of books claiming to have the secrets to a successful business and easy strategic planning. Technology and the Internet has forced companies to make […]

Success: Can a Life Map Steer You in the Right Direction?

Success is a personal journey. It looks different for each person. It is more than money, professional titles, or higher education degrees. Planning a life of success is about mapping out the aspects of your life. It is a holistic approach to success that includes mind, body and spirit. (Even if you are a corporate […]

What is Social Networking:

Are You Confused? The Internet continues to grow new media and social networking is one that offers value for both the individual and the business person. It’s not just buzz word, but rather an Internet phenomenon. It’s like a global cocktail lounge or living room gathering. It is a way for people to interact, get […]

10 Easy Techniques to Increase Your Sales

Sales can be one of the scary things that you as a business owner HAVE to do. It comes from our own conceptions of sales and what that means and what it looks like. Do you picture the used car sales person? Or the door to door sales person? Do you realize that some of […]