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What’s The Difference Between a Strategy and A Tactic?

Jereon Flanders is one of the world’s most influential thinkers on strategy execution and a highly regarded keynote speaker. One of his favorite motivational quotes is by Sun Tzu, a revered Chinese military strategist, philosopher, and writer. He once wrote, “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before ...
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5 Tips to Improve the B2B Buyout Process

Selling your business is hard. Even if you’re selling out of necessity or tragedy, it can be incredibly difficult to give up on a dream. This rings especially true if you’re selling to a competitor. The business to business selling process isn’t an easy one, but these 5 tips can help ease the process: 1. Make ...
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3 Essential Qualities of the Best Business Coaches

Passion. Commitment. Expertise. There’s so much that goes into becoming one of the best business coaches on the market. If you’re looking for someone to guide you through the ebbs and flows of your career, you want the cream of the crop. You want someone passionate about making your relationship their top priority. It’s not ...
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How to Maximize Business Growth With a Small Marketing Budget

Online marketing has become one of the most valuable tools that small business owners have access to. Even with a small budget, you can maximize marketing for business growth. Working with a business advisor can help you identify the best markets to target, as well as gain insights into networking events where you can learn ...
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Why Your Business Development Strategy Needs a Coach

“Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.” -7 Habits of Highly Effective People Are you aiming to make your business better? The simple answer is, “Who isn’t?” No matter where you are in the process, your business development strategy ...

3 Effective Marketing Strategies for Nonprofits

Nonprofits face a particularly large challenge when taking on the mantle of marketing. There’s very little money with which to invest in a plan. This doesn’t mean that all is lost. With some creativity and access to resources, there are effective marketing strategies for nonprofits. In fact, nonprofits succeed every day. According to the National ...
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CFO Transition Checklist

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5 Reasons You May Need A Strategic Business Advisors in 2018

Who succeeds? Lone visionaries? Not usually. The most successful entrepreneurs are talented, resilient, and dedicated. They also get good advice. A strategic business advisor may be the key to unlocking the potential of your business in 2018. Here are five reasons why: 1. There’s Nothing New Under the Sun Keith Ferrazzi, in Never Eat Alone, writes, “No process ...
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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Professional Business Coach

Are you ready to take the plunge with a professional business coach? Taking the next step can be a big decision, but one that’s worth your time if you’re willing to put in the work. While a professional business coach can help you become a more creative, well-rounded manager, they’re not right for everyone. There are ...
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Business Coaching Industry Trends You Won’t Want to Miss

You won’t want to miss out on what’s happening in the world of business coaching industry trends! This relatively young field has been making major strides, both in the fields of professional development and in the number of resources available to coaches and their clients.  If you’re still deciding whether or not business coaching is appropriate ...