From What I've Gathered

Using the Enneagram in the Workplace

What Is the Enneagram? The Enneagram is a method of psychological typing based on nine interconnected personality types. In contrast with other popular personality assessments, the Enneagram focuses on motivations instead of behaviors. This allows for people with similar external traits to receive different results based on their internal motivations. Enneagram Types Explained The nine…

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Delivering Better Solutions. Client Interview: Greg Mulder

What’s the biggest perk of being a business coach? That’s easy. Meeting amazing leaders who inspire me with their skills, vision, and character. It’s an enormous privilege that I get to enjoy over and over. The icing on the cake is that I get to actually help these successful leaders become even more successful through…

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How to Include Strategic Flexibility in Your Business

What Is Strategic Flexibility? Strategic flexibility allows your business to adapt and change in order to succeed. Instead of rigidly defining success as one outcome achieved via a single, predetermined method, businesses with strategic flexibility broaden their definition of success to encompass multiple methods and outcomes while still retaining enough specificity to know how to…

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Strategic Planning for Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs

One misconception that I encounter often as a business coach is that strategic planning is a luxury, exclusive to large businesses and international corporations alone. In fact, strategic planning is a necessity for nearly every business, no matter its size or scope. Only with a strategic plan will you know what success looks like for…

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Making Tough Decisions Easier

Stephen Covey said, “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” And, wow, do we make a lot of them! In fact, the average adult makes about 35,000 per day. That’s from Eva Krockow, PhD, in her Psychology Today article, “How Many Decisions Do We Make Each Day?”…

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How to Start a Coaching Business

I’m often asked by people launching their coaching business, “Jay, what did you do to start yours? What should I consider as I step out on my own?” Since I first launched my business coaching practice in 2013, the coaching industry has changed dramatically. No longer do companies hire business coaches as a last resort…

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