Ripping off the Bandaid

One of the benefits of hiring a business coach is that they (we, me. . .) can help you to rip that Band-Aid right off. Having someone looking from a 10,000 foot view and validating what you know in your gut is right, can be very helpful. Being a business…

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Story Time: Truth

True Story: Visiting with a friend the other day who decided to go to Dutch Bros to check out their coffee. So many of his clients rave about it that he wanted to see what the fuss was all about. “Immediately when I drove up, I got it. There’s music…

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Hiring: Step Three

Now that you’ve brainstormed a list of ‘jobs’, decided what to hire for, Step One, and created the job description, Step Two, done some interviewing and hired, now what to do with this person to help them (and your business) be successful? It’s time to step in and do some…

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Hiring: Part Two

Now that you’ve got your highlighted list from last week, let’s look at the items you did not highlight. These can be the first areas you are ready to hire for. But wait. I sense some reluctance. Are you finding yourself dismissing this exercise? Are you thinking: “gosh, these things…

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Hiring: Part One

So, your business is growing? Are you beginning to feel a bit maxed out for time? Wanting to regain some semblance of a life outside of work? Maybe it snuck up on you – how busy you are. It did me, it crept right in. Riding the first wave of…

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5 Entrepreneurial Myths

You’re looking at your friend and their business. Everything seems so shiny and wonderful! You are contemplating starting your own gig. What’s it really like behind the scenes? Here are a few myths – debunked for you. Build it and they will come. Meh, sort of. Yes, you need to…

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