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5 Reasons to Join a CEO Networking Group

It’s lonely at the top. Taking on the role as the leader of an organization can be an isolating task. People look at you to make the tough decisions, some of which may affect their future. That’s why it’s important to work with peers who can help you weather the storms. Spending time with CEO networking ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Company Growth Strategy Examples: Preston’s Pet Store

There are 4 major growth strategy examples that most companies are familiar with. These strategies include market penetration, diversification, product development, and market development. These ideas have been explored in books like Robert Swaim’s The Strategic Drucker and Peter S. Cohan’s Disciplined Growth Strategies While there’s a fair amount of information that companies need to understand ...
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5 Categories of Leadership Objectives for Goal Setting

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We’ve discussed quite often the necessity of setting clear goals for yourself and for your business. Without goals, it can feel like you’re constantly reacting to situations as they occur, without a clear path for where you’re going next. That’s why major publications, like Entrepreneur, commonly puts out articles about the importance of setting goals and doing ...