Beware of the CEO Who Doesn’t Need Coaching

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This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com Working with an executive coach can give invaluable support to entrepreneurs, sometimes making the difference between failure and success. When entrepreneurs are open-minded and enterprising enough to seek help, they can transcend any number of challenging scenarios, resulting in improvements in both their business and their quality of life. However, coaching doesn’t solve all … Read More

8 Time Buckets That Entrepreneurs Can Use to Maintain a Healthy Business and Lifestyle

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This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com Entrepreneurs are blessed with a boundless creative force. Inspiration and ingenuity are always in abundance. However, business owners tend to struggle with time management. If this sounds like you, help has arrived. While innate creative talent cannot be taught, time management can. With a bit of organization and mindfulness, entrepreneurs can maintain a healthy … Read More

Use the Metrics that Really Matter in Your Business

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This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com Gross profit. Sales revenue. Cash on hand. All of these are important metrics, but they may not be the most important metrics for your business. When I start working with a new client, I always ask which metrics they track on a frequent basis. I’m often surprised that most people only track a handful, … Read More

What Creatives Can Do About Feeling Undervalued and Underpaid

Michael O. "Coop" CooperBrain Types, Change, Coaching, Entrepreneur.com, Leadership, Mindset, Right Brain, StrategiesLeave a Comment

This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com Creative entrepreneurs have a brain type that I call Innovators + Influencers. When we come up with ideas or make connections between disparate topics or subjects, it often comes in a “flash of brilliance.” While that may seem like it’s easy or involves no work at all, the reality is that this type of … Read More