THE COACHING CONNECTOR BLOG

Five Ways To Get Ahead In the Game

Mark and Allyson head separate departments at the same marketing company. Mark is a creatively minded, free-thinking boss who prefers to go with the flow rather than enforce harsh deadlines and thus impede the progression of innovation on his team. While ...

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Five Ways Executive Coaching Can Help You

Executive coaching is a growing trend that’s helping executives become stronger communicators, effective team players and respected leaders. In this global economy, it’s no longer enough for executives to get teams to meet sales goals or income projec...

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Is Your Business Strategy Working?

Every successful endeavor requires a well-oiled strategy. Individuals and businesses can be comfortable taking risks and accomplishing goals if there is a game plan in place and a way to execute it. A business strategy does just that by first creating a v...

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How Business Coaches Can Polish Rusty Negotiation Skills

Discussing deadlines. Where to go for lunch. Which movie should you watch. We negotiate and agree on minor decisions on an almost daily basis. Larger, more obvious tasks that require skillful negotiation—like asking for a raise or a promotion or buying ...

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Make Your Team Work

It makes sense that employees should perform to a higher degree when working as part of a team, but that isn’t what most businesses experience. Instead of utilizing the skills and expertise of each team member as valuable resources and pulling from ...

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Got Goals?

Are you an entrepreneur excited to bring a fresh service or product into the world? Or do you work for an existing business, and worry that your progress is stalled? In either case, if you are ready for a new challenge, setting, revamping or revisiting yo...

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Keep that Engine Running

In the complex world of business, it can be difficult to identify—never mind monitor, maintain, and improve—all of the elements that fall under the umbrella term, “performance.” Employees working at the micro level are responsible for their output...

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Are You an Entrepreneur Looking For an Edge? Hire a Business Coach!

Not all career paths involve the spirit of risk-taking that becoming an entrepreneur does. Whether you’re trying to build a brand-new business that you hope will replace your current nine-to-five someday, break away from an existing workplace to make a ...

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Health is Wealth

While the terms health coaching and wellness coaching are bandied about equally, the general consensus among professionals is that they’re pretty interchangeable with wellness perhaps focusing on health as well as more holistic issues such as mindfulnes...

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Show Me the Money!

Is passion crucial to your success? Or is it just the cherry on top if you’re lucky enough to have a business that pays the rent and fuels your soul? Imagine this: It’s Friday night. You worked hard on your business all week. You made a decent profit,...

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Mind Matters

Your brain controls your mind and body, and to that extent your thoughts and well-being. A popular study from the University of Michigan’s Psychology Department also shows that your thoughts contribute to your success. So doesn’t it make sense to unde...

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Say Hello to Your Spiritual Self

The French have a phrase that sums up the reason for someone or something’s existence: raison d’être. Many people struggle to figure out what their raison d’être is, if they ever bother to at all. Life coaching can help people identify wha...

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How to Create Long Lasting Change in Yourself and Your Life

There are as many thoughts and definitions as to what coaching represents, as there are, coaches. However, one thing is true; the primary goal of effective coaching is about creating long lasting change. The challenge however is part of the human conditio...

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Business Budgeting

Many small business owners will admit that they prefer to spend the majority of their time working with clients and producing a quality product. Running a business with this approach can easily neglect the financial side of the equation. Operating a busin...

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Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

If you’ve ever put off or delayed a task—especially something urgent—you know what it’s like to procrastinate. Loosely defined as avoiding, deferring, or postponing, occasional procrastination is relatively harmless but left unchecked, it can beco...

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