Archive for December 2011

GOALS YOU CAN KEEP FOR 2012

In a Harvard study lasting over 25 years, some interesting facts were determined about having and executing goals. They found that 70% of all people tracked had no written or even verbal goals. Further, 27% had verbal goals in that they could express their goals to you. Sadly only 3% of those tracked had both [...]

TAKING TIME OFF WHEN YOU WORK FOR YOURSELF

Taking time off when you work for yourself can be tricky: It can be a double-whammy since you don’t get paid while you’re gone while at the same time losing revenue from lost productivity.
But it doesn’t have to be.
ActionCOACH’s very first principle for coaching clients is to plan your personal life first. Your business schedule [...]

KEEPING YOUR EMPLOYEES HAPPY

I work for Coach Bob here at ActionCOACH. I have the perspective of an employee, but I also work with dozens of business owners through ActionCOACH who have employees. Though for many of our clients simply taking the step and hiring an employee is a big move, in my opinion keeping them and making them [...]

WHY PLANNING IS IMPORTANT

As business-owners, we all have a lot on our plates. We have huge, complex issues to deal with on a daily basis, and they can often seem overwhelming. The key to being able to solving these problems is to break them down into smaller, more manageable parts. That’s where planning comes in. Here are five [...]