Tag: business coach

Creating a Dream Team for the Family Business

~by Donya Zimmerman~ For your family business to succeed, you need to create a “dream team”. The “dream team” for the family business consists of: Accountant Attorney Insurance Agent Bookkeeper Business Coach Banker Mentor Here are some important groups to have on the “dream team” for the family business: Board of Directors Management Team Human…
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Want Thrilled Customers? Under Promise and Over Deliver

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ One of the easiest tips for keeping clients and customers happy is to under promise and over deliver. What I mean by that is very, very simple.  If you tell a client that a project is going to be done by a particular date, then ensure you make that date. Preferably…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Nicole Martinez

Nicole Martinez is the author of Midday Meditations, Spring Dream, The Logan’s Tree, and the upcoming release Intentional Business. She is owner of Heart of Ink Publishing and director of the Believers in Business community. She devotes much of her time as a speaker and small business owner consultant. Entrepreneur Interview Q & A —…
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10 Ways a Business Mentor Can Help

~by Haley Gray~ Everyone Needs a Mentor… Women are not very good at finding mentors for business, especially other women who are mentors. Mostly, they don’t think they have time, or that other mentors aren’t like them, so they won’t understand their concerns and problems. If you’re a woman who is an entrepreneur, you’re in a…
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Do I Need An MBA To Start a Business?

by Haley Gray I think one of the biggest misconceptions is that in order to start a business, you need a fancy education. Sure, I have an MBA from a top-rated business school; it has helped me tremendously. However, I don’t think that was a requirement to start a successful business. The MBA is great…
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NEVER Put Your Home in Jeopardy to Hire a Coach

One of the big scams I see running rampant in the online community are so-called coaches who walk people through selling their assets so that their targets can afford to pay them.   People pull out their credit cards, ready and willing to buy a dream. It’s like crack or cocaine. They figure if they…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Lorraine Pirihi

After 13 years of running ‘The Productivity Queen’, productivity specialist Lorraine Pirihi literally walked away, reinvented herself and created ‘Relaunch Your Life’. She regained her mojo and now helps other established business owners get their sh*t together. Entrepreneur Interview Q & A — 1. What is your business/Business Name? What does your business do? Relaunch Your…
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7 Ways to Gain Traction in Your Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Anyone who tells you starting a business is easy is lying through her teeth. Someone, somewhere may have managed to start a business with clients that came easily, who never hit any road bumps, and it all just magically worked out. That isn’t reality for most entrepreneurs. It is true some…
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True Confessions of an Entrepreneur – My House is Messy

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Did you ever expect to read about confessions of an entrepreneur? Well, I have a little confession to make. You may have noticed that I post lots of pictures, but very selected pictures of the inside of my home. There is a reason for that. See, while we keep our house…
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Want Your Business to be Successful? It’s All About Sales, Silly.

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ One of the biggest realizations I have come to in business is that it’s all about sales. Everything we do hinges on sales. If you don’t get out and tell the world about your product or service, and make a sustained effort to tell the world about it, then you will…
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