THE COACHING CONNECTOR BLOG

Building a Business Plan: How a Coach Can Help

Many of us have had that great idea –one we just know will make an excellent business. However, getting an idea to fruition is the real challenge. That’s where a business plan comes in. “A business plan helps you make decisions about where to spend ...

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Follow the Leader

Doing business undoubtedly requires leadership skills, whether they are in service of managing employees, representing the public face of a company or networking effectively with community and colleagues. While some may see strong leadership as an innate ...

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Emotional Intelligence: Why It’s Good Business Practice

No matter how much expertise, knowledge, and instinct a businessperson has, success is ultimately built on human relationships. From the top down—managers to employees to suppliers to customers—the tenor of everyday interactions will determine how an ...

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Break Free from Limiting Beliefs

Beliefs can be defined as a state of certainty that something exists or is true. Personal beliefs consist of ideas and assumptions we have about ourselves that play a significant role in how we view our life and the world around us. The framework most peo...

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How To Become a Networking Rock Star

You have been successful in your field and climbed high at your company, but you still feel like you are lacking the innovative mindset needed to move any further. You want to draw in new clients and create a dynamic new supply chain process, but haven...

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Stressed Out

You have a major presentation due at the end of the week, but your boss keeps sending numerous small tasks your way that keep taking up your time. Your employees are not making significant progress on their latest project, while your new hire is strugglin...

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The Struggle to Juggle

My older daughter turned nine this summer, which for me made a decade of parenting. Long gone are the days of punching out at the end of a work day and going out with friends for a beer. For most working parents, that would be an ultimate luxury. Not only...

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How To Increase Emotional Intelligence

Ever been in a situation where, on the surface, the facts check out and everything looks good on paper yet a little nagging doubt remains? Maybe it’s an employee you’re about to hire or a house you’re considering buying. The job candidate’s creden...

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7 Ways How Entrepreneurs Use Business Coaching to Ensure Their Success

How would you create the best, most profitable version of your business that you can? Well, there are two possibilities – the DIY, go it yourself route, or… the get help and assistance path. Which one would help you create the best, most profitabl...

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From Startup to Thriving Business – How Entrepreneurs Use Coaching to Maximize Success

There are many ways to experience a pleasurable thrill in this world, but for ambitious entrepreneurs, nothing can get the endorphins pumping like starting a new business. Whether you have a big idea for an innovative product that you know has potential o...

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Do You React or Respond To Life’s Situations?

In any situation, there are always two choices we can make – we can react to it, or, we can respond to it. What is the difference between reacting or responding? Here’s a very simple demonstration that clearly shows the difference between the two; You...

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How to Be An Effective Listener

Here’s what destroys effective communication – the desire to speak first and give our opinion and point of view, rather than to sincerely understand and listen deeply to the other person. Take this scenario – you’ve visited a far away, exotic loca...

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5 Ways Your Brain is Sabotaging How You Manage Money and How to Fix it

Last week, I was trying to save money and eat healthy so I decided to cut back on take out dinners and weekend bingeing. I was doing well, until Saturday when I saw a promo deal in a buffet restaurant. As you can imagine, that one temptation derailed my e...

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How to communicate with your teenage daughter

Tricks and Tips to communicate effectively with Your Teenage Daughter The dynamics of parenting are constantly changing, and there are few transitions more painful than when your little girl becomes a teenager. It seems to happen overnight. She shuts hers...

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How to Fix Poor Relationship Communications

There are probably the same jugular issues that crop up time and time again in your relationships that have you thinking why on earth you haven’t you both put a stop to it all by now. It’s like déjà vu… all over again. And again. And again. And ag...

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