Business Coaching Blog
Leaders, business owners, executives, managers, and entrepreneurs all know that the education process truly never ends. We seek to aid that learning with our business coaching blogs. Topics include leadership, management, strategic planning, best practices, and more.
How to Make Better Decisions
How to Make Better DecisionsManagers at all levels struggle with decisions. And, get this, research on managers across the country continues to validate this. The decision making ability comes down to knowing how and having a culture that supports it. Did you know...
Get a business plan written – It is time
Accept, to get a business plan written starts a continuous planning cycle.
1. Business planning always starts with a clear assessment of current situation.
2. It continues with establishing a strong foundation of clearly stated values that drive decisions.
3. Understand your opportunities, threats in the market.
4. Establish business expectations and goals.
5. Build the business goals.
Practical Business Management Basics tutorial
Practical Business Management Basics executed well drives engagement. Engagement then leads to good things happening in business, like more customers, less waste, less firefighting, more profits.
It consists of these topics:
1. Communications to effectively work with staff, colleagues, customers, partners, suppliers.
2. Establish values to lay a foundation of performance.
3. Accountability for delegation.
4. Decision making especially all those small decisions.
Goals and job costing, become a master of your destiny
Tie goals and job costing together and become the master of your destiny—well, of your company's destiny. The typical Job Costing discussion throws a large smattering of options into play. Watch any job costing question posted on a financial management forum and see...
Where's your Not-to-Do list?
Where is your not-to-do list anyway? You do have one, don't you? My business journey started out with out of control to-do lists. When I ran a small growing vibrant company, my to-do list floated around a constant 50 actions required by me at any given point in time....
Culture eats strategy for lunch
Oh, yes and culture eats strategy for lunch and then dinner. Then it eats business plans and execution for dessert. It is imperative for every business owner and business manager to clearly understand what exactly the phrase means, "culture eats strategy for lunch."...
Something's not quite right
You know something's not quite right in your business. Your results are not quite what you want. You suspect something's holding you back. What is it? Most people feel something's not quite right about their business or themselves at some point in their career. How do...
3 must haves to take the next big step
The 3 must haves to take the next big step for your business determine if you grow or shrink. The must haves determine if you get in control or flail around responding to all the issues and obstacles. A quick tale of two business owners One business owner put in place...
You are invited to a Beaverton Chamber Event The culture of you – It's all business
The Beaverton Chamber event The Culture of You is sponsored by Beaverton Chamber of Commerce as part of the CN 3.0 program. Phil Bride, executive business coach and business consultant presents. "The culture of you! - It's all business" Becoming one of the excellent...
How to measure business success
Business owners often ask how to measure business success. KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for business are the stats of business. First, let's define KPIs Key - Vital aspect to success Performance - The manner in which your business behaves, operates Indicators -...
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Beaverton, OR 97006