When you start a business you also start down a path of very particular roadblocks and challenges. First, you have to figure out what exactly you’re selling, then, how to explain it to someone in a way that piques their interest. Then you have to work out how to market […]
by GSCA Member, Deb Mazzaferro
Are you ready for 2020 to be over already?
It seems like we keep getting hit physically, emotionally, financially, and politically. I wouldn’t blame anyone who wants to just crawl into a ball with their favorite blanket, zone out on Netflix and drink through their wine collection.
by GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons
Keeping safe in a virtual world includes avoiding . . . “Virtual Pollution,” especially in our meetings!
For years we’ve been aware of the dangers of air pollution. And then, with the upsurge of headphone use, we became aware of the dangers of noise pollution. Now, we have the […]
Coaching is all the rage. Perhaps your Realtor or Financial Advisor calls himself your coach. Don’t fall for it. Anyone who makes a profit off your decision is not a “coach”. Or perhaps you’ve noticed life coaches who specialize in relationships, healthy lifestyles, retirement options or life transitions. These […]
by Brian Geery
Brian will lead a conversation about reaping the numerous benefits of leveraging coaching software platforms to take your coaching to the next level. He’ll share what he has learned about coaching software tools, including his take on a few vendors and why he chose the software platform he currently uses. He’ll also talk […]
Q: Why should the owner or managers in small businesses focus on building trust with their employees?
A: A small business is focused on increasing revenue, controlling expenses, and creating customer satisfaction, the same things a big business focuses on every day. Your employees are your front line–in person, or on the phone, […]
Developing natural, professional selling skills goes hand in hand with applying Best Business Practices to your coaching and consulting work. My presentation for the Greater Sarasota Coaches Alliance March meeting will focus on those business practices which will allow you to increase your income and quality of life if you consistently apply […]
by Ingrid Bens, M.Ed, CPF
The world of book publishing as we know it today barely resembles the world of book publishing in pre-internet days. Books come in so many new forms and formats today which didn’t even exist 25 years ago. Easy access to self-publishing, both in print and online, print on demand, ebooks and […]