CLIENTS WHO HIRE CLOWNS

Sometimes they'll see the solution as finding some “big hitters” from larger businesses who wil help them achieve their ambitious growth targets..…

KEEPING EMPLOYEES

You'll probably have conversations with clients about why employees leave.…

BUSINESS OWNERS AND LEADERSHIP

Google returns over 244 million pages when you search for “leadership books”. Amazon returns over 60,000 titles. The subject has been fascinating people for thousands of years. We all know it when we see it, and recognise when it is absent, but a practical, implementable definition remains elusive…

WHEN YOUR CLIENT DOESN'T TRUST THEIR EMPLOYEES

Often when talking to clients about delegation they may tell you “I don’t trust my employees”. Your client probably isn't accusing their staff of stealing each others’ sandwiches from the kitchen fridge, or selling company secrets online – it’s just that they don’t think they care enough or understand enough to be trusted with more responsibility.…

COACHING ONLY HELPS SOME BUSINESS OWNERS

As a business coach working with business owners it is depressing to recognise that I can only help those few business owners who reach level 4 on this scale…

HOW MUCH WILL I EARN?

It is essential that you have a realistic idea of how much you are likely to earn before you commit to business coaching as a career – and make no mistake, success takes commitment.…

WHY CLIENT HIRES FAIL

When small businesses hire people who have worked in larger businesses to come in at a senior level there are often mis-matched expectations that can result in an expensive failure.…

WHAT MANAGERS?

Your client's managers may not currently be called managers, or think of themselves as managers, or understand what managers are supposed to do.…

HOSTAGE BUSINESS OWNERS

It is inevitable that when you help a client start to introduce a change such as systemisation into their business they will meet with resistance from their employees.…