5 Ways to Deal with Start-up Stress

So, you have a lot of great things going on at your quickly growing start-up. You have great new people trying to learn new jobs. You have new technologies you are learning, and new technologies you are developing and getting to do what you want them to do. And then, guess what, something big goes awry. A...

Navigation vs. Planning

When you are in the middle of creating a start-up business there is one key thing to remember; the market, like “god”, paraphrasing the Irish limerick, will laugh at your plan.  It doesn’t mean that you don’t have a plan, a product path or even where you are going with your business. ...

Breakdown and Breakthrough

I wish I could give credit to the person who told me the simple phrase, “There is no Breakthrough without a Breakdown”.  I started noticing that as a coach in business and with sales people, almost all of the greatest gains come from a breakdown.  As a matter of fact, when I think about it, it...

Enroll Your Clients

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a conversation trying to help a business owner grow their business and they say, “we get 80% of our business by referral”, reluctant to think that a marketing / sales guy could help them. Then I ask a series of questions that leaves them jaw dropped. ...

Play Bigger

If you take a second to really embrace that you were created in the image of something infinite in wisdom, abundance and grace, you start to understand that you have been designed for more, designed to play bigger.  You focus on your flaws and your short comings yet in you is the capacity for greatness,...

Did you know you are a Hero?

I hope this e-mail finds you abundant.  Did you know that you are a hero? If you face your fears and do things even when you are in fear of the result, outcome or process, you have courage.  The trick about having even a little courage is it is like a muscle and when you flex it consistently it grows. In...