Why You Start Fires When There Aren’t Any To Put Out

Over the past couple years, I've gotten closer and closer to a cohesive methodology to help my clients that is based around what I'm calling the Entrepreneurial Executive Vision. I've made several executive coaching sessions anonymous as to protect the identity of those I coached on transforming from hustling entrepreneur to executive entrepreneur. This way you can get a glimpse into how to become the leader your company needs. Tim: Why are you doing these…

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How To Really Get A Mentor

One of the talks I had in Thailand with a couple young entrepreneurs was on finding a mentor. When the talk wrapped up I lamented having not recorded it as I could just send that audio to people who ask me to mentor them. I've been thinking about writing about this topic for a long time so after that conversation and then getting a mentorship request from a different young entrepreneur this morning I've decided…

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Strategically Happy

I just had a client call where we were working on how to alter her business strategy to give her more time and to create a rapid revenue model. What came up was that she is doing one-on-one coaching and is working on a group coaching program. She was worried that her best clients (the one-on-ones) would see moving to the group coaching as a downgrade in service. In the conversation, she said that she…

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Stop Taking The Service Out Of Your Service Business

During my recent month-long trip to Thailand, I've gotten a chance to talk with a lot of people about their businesses. Also, in my circles I'm hearing a lot about automation, specifically automating customer service. The goal is to automate their services. Here's a question... When you call a company to get help and you have to listen to a long menu of options and keep choosing a number to get closer to solving your…

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Live The Life You Want

A Success Fable Are You Delaying Your Ideal Life By Following Someone Else's Success Script? An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them. The Mexican replied, “only a little while. The…

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