From What I've Gathered

It’s Autumn… What’s Your Plan?

Ready for autumn? I love cinnamon donuts, college football, and the beautiful fall colors. But along with the seasonal festivities, there’s also a sense of urgency, an inner voice telling me to make the most out of the final three months of the year. One of my favorite podcasts is The Next Right Thing by…

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Executive Coaching for Entrepreneurs & Startup Owners

What is Executive Coaching? As a business professional, it’s most likely that you often experience feelings of exhaustion, overcommitment, and anxiety. It may seem like there are not enough hours in a day to manage your business, empower your employees, give back to your community, and spend time with your family. For entrepreneurs and owners…

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Team Coaching for Small Businesses & Startups

What is Coaching for Small Businesses & Startups? Building a business or a startup is no small task. From developing products or services to delivering them to the client, there are plenty of bumps in the road that you can encounter along the way. Perhaps one of the biggest challenges that small businesses and startups…

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The Enneagram in Hiring & Recruiting

What Is the Enneagram? The Enneagram is a personality “mapping” system that identifies nine different, interconnected personality types. In contrast with other popular personality assessments, the Enneagram focuses on people’s motivations instead of behaviors.  The Nine Enneagram Personality Types Type One: The Reformer Type Two: The Helper Type Three: The Achiever Type Four: The Individualist…

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Encouraging Employee Innovation in the Workplace

What Is Workplace Innovation? Workplace innovation is a process of implementing something new—a new way of thinking, creating, and working. It encourages employees to be passionate about their work, and it harnesses the power of employee creativity to create new solutions to old problems.  If it isn’t already, workplace innovation should be a part of…

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Key Personality Types for Your Strategic Planning Team

What influences your business’s strategic plan? It could be last year’s profits, customer feedback, new products, a changing economy, or any number of factors. But a significant factor affecting your strategic plan—and your likelihood of success—is the team that creates it. Why Personality Types Matter to Strategic Planning Who’s invited to the strategic planning table…

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