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Did you know that business owners are the loneliest people in the world?

When you ask yourself why it’s because nobody else really understands the choices, decisions, work, sacrifice and effort that you’ve put into your business. Nor do they have the dream or vision that you have.

Sometimes it can feel like you are doing this all by yourself. 

Nobody understands. 

Nobody really cares. 

Nobody really wants to celebrate with you when you have a victory or wants to listen when you’re in the middle of a struggle.

This is where I come into play as your coach!

My job is to be there for you; to listen intently and fiercely to your situation. 

I’m there to hear about your struggles as well as your dreams and goals. 

Then, to turn around and ask you the tough questions that everybody else is afraid to ask.

So my question to you is are you feeling lonely? 

Do you feel isolated? 

This is beyond COVID. 

This is something unique to business owners. 

If you’re feeling lonely and isolated, let’s talk. I’d love to listen and hear where you’re at, and then I’d love to ask you the questions that will take you to the next level.

Reach out today and schedule a free call


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Fear is a feeling; it is not a fact.

Just a thought for you today.

I’ve been noticing two different things with people.

Number one, people that seem to be controlled or manipulated by fear are people that are watching an inordinate amount of news.

And, the second thing I’m noticing is that people that have this fear are business people that are more concerned about their competition than they are about what they’re doing in their own business.

At this time, remember this fear is a feeling.

Let me restate that again:  fear is a feeling.

It is not a fact.

Be careful and be intentional about what you watch, what you listen to, who you follow, and how you’re investing your time.

Invest in things that are factual.

At Confidence Coach we offer business owners a place to reconnect and rebuild their confidence; which leads to their better future in the days and years ahead. Reach out today and schedule a free call. We are here to help and encourage you.

 


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It’s the perfect time to count your blessings and be grateful for your business, your employees and your customers. 

When we are grateful, what we are grateful for grows and expands. It increases and we have more of it.

Make a list of what you are grateful for and share it with us. I bet you will be surprised at all the good things that have come from this pandemic and this difficult season.

It’s a matter of changing your perspective and looking for the things that we have to be thankful for.  

Focus on what you do have, not what you don’t have.

At Confidence Coach we offer business owners a place to reconnect and rebuild their confidence; which leads to their better future in the days and years ahead. Reach out today and schedule a free call if you’d like to talk. We are here to help and encourage you.


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What are you doing now that seems difficult in your business; but yet, you know that by doing the difficult, it will make the future of your business easier or better?

Difficult now means your business will be easier one year, two years or three years from now. 

Have you had to make difficult decisions regarding your business or your employees? Have you had to create a brand new product or idea? Have you totally pivoted your business in some way? 

Have you really thought about “why” you’ve been willing to do these difficult things now? 

I know that one of those reasons “why” is because you want a better future. You are willing to change, be flexible, be creative so that things will be better a year or two years down the road. 

You are an entrepreneur, a leader, an innovator, and we believe in you. Keep up the hard work. It’s all worth it.

At Confidence Coach we offer business owners a place to reconnect and rebuild their confidence; which leads to their better future in the days and years ahead. Reach out today and schedule a free call if you’d like to talk. We are here to help and encourage you.

 


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Last week’s blog was about making choices and how your perspective of what you think about affects you and your business. During this season I know that a lot of us have been either doing things differently, learning new things and/or have had to pivot to keep our businesses going. 

These were a couple of questions that I asked you last week.

  • What did you learn during this season that you want to keep doing in your business?
  • What did you learn that you are going to omit or get rid of? 

Make two lists and submit them to us. We’d love to hear what you are going to keep and do more of and what you are going to get rid of.

Reach out today and schedule a free call if you’d like to talk. We are here to encourage and help you build a better future.


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I just wanted to tell you that it’s gonna be okay! Part of my belief in that is a matter of perspective. We may not return to our original normal but we will have a new normal. 

Here are some questions to get you thinking and to check where your perspective is: 

  • Is what you’re thinking about leading you to peace, life and a better future? 
  • Or is your thinking leading you to more doubt, more fear, and more uncertainty?
  • What did you learn during this season that you want to keep doing in your business?
  • What did you learn that you are going to omit or get rid of? 

You need to be aware of what you are thinking, watching and talking about. You get to choose your perspective of how and what you think about.

There’s a story about two salesmen who went to Africa a hundred years ago. When the first one arrived on the continent, he sent back a telegram to the home office. “Coming home on next ship. No one here wears shoes.”

When the second salesman arrived on the continent, he also sent a telegram to his home office. “Send all the inventory you can. No one here wears shoes. Huge market!” 

You and I get to choose what we think about and where we place our focus. 

Choose well! You usually get what you see. It’s all a matter of perspective. 

At Confidence Coach we offer business owners a place to reconnect and rebuild their confidence; which leads to their better future in the days and years ahead. Reach out today and schedule a free call if you’d like to talk. We are here to help and encourage you.


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During this pandemic season many things have changed and/or shifted in our lives, including some of our goals. Maybe it just hasn’t been possible to pursue them or they are now obsolete. 

Just because your goals may have changed, the vision for your life doesn’t have to.

I want you to review each of your goals but instead of asking yourself “Can I still achieve this?”, reconnect with your why. Review your top three reasons why you chose that goal and ask:

  • What am I really trying to accomplish here? 
  • What’s my motivation?

It’s absolutely true that some of our goals may not survive, but the vision for your life will. Go back and get in touch with your Why. When you do this, you will find new ways to achieve your vision and the way forward will reveal itself!

When you think you have lost your Way, go back and deeply connect with your Big Why!!! 

We have been working with business owners to help them create a clear written vision for their future which can help them discern between opportunities and distractions. Vision is an act of seeing what the future could be, then articulating that potential in an inspiring, clear, practical and attractive way. As a leader, you can create a compelling vision and engage others around it. If you’d like help doing this for yourself and your business, reach out today and schedule a free call. We’d love to help you reconnect with your why and create a clear vision for the future.


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The Circle of Encouragement is something I have written about in previous blogs, but I wanted to share a special one that you can do right now for your Mom for Mother’s Day. We actually did this with my 87 year old mother last weekend with my siblings. 

Since we are all being encouraged to stay home and use social distancing, many of us have not been able to visit those older family members whom we love the most. If you are not able to be with your mom (or even if you are) this is something you can do with her using the convenience of modern technology and she will be blessed by it. 

My three siblings, my wife and myself all got on a Zoom call with my Mom last Saturday night. We went around one by one (starting with the oldest to youngest) and shared words of encouragement and gratefulness for all the things Mom has done for us over the years and how much she is loved. She was truly overcome with emotion because many of us said things that we had thought over the years but the words had never been said. 

May you have a wonderful Mother’s Day. Share the love!


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Do you feel that you’ve been productive through this difficult season? The pandemic has changed the way we do things and go about life. Many of us are working remotely from home, and almost everyone now uses Zoom or Skype to meet with their team, customers and even family members. 

In some ways, we have more time than we are used to. However, how are you using your time? As people are slowly going back to work and some companies are opening back up for business, I want you to look at your life and evaluate your productivity. Here are a few questions to ask yourself and really think about: 

  • What have you been doing to better yourself during this time?
  • What new things have you learned?
  • Will some of the things that you have learned make life better when the pandemic is over and we have kind of turned the corner of COVID-19?
  • What has this difficult time made possible that wasn’t possible before?
  • Have you created a new company (whether on or off line), had to reinvent your business or pivot in any way? 

As you start to think about these things, I hope you realize that you have made a lot of changes and you’ve been extremely productive during this time. You have been flexing and adapting to our changing times.

I just wanted to tell you Great Job!  Be kind to yourself.

Be present!

Be positive!

Be productive!

At Confidence Coach we offer business owners a place to reconnect and rebuild their confidence; which leads to their better future in the days and years ahead. Reach out today and schedule a free call if you’d like to talk. We are here to help and encourage you.


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I would like to encourage you to be positive during this crisis. Have you been protecting your attitude? 

This has been an extremely difficult time for everyone in the world. But even in these hard times we have seen many of our clients come up with incredibly creative solutions to finding new business, new opportunities, new innovation, and ways to maintain their team in the midst of this. 

There is a seed of opportunity in every adversity. 

We celebrate and are deeply encouraged by our clients that are finding these seeds and are creating new opportunities in this season. 

We would encourage you to do the same. Look for the seeds, the opportunities, and the breakthroughs everyday that can be made now.

At Confidence Coach we offer business owners a place to reconnect and rebuild their confidence; which leads to their better future in the days and years ahead. Reach out today and schedule a free call if you’d like to talk or share a story with us of any new opportunity or innovation that you have created during this time.


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