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Time Management Coach – Effective Time Management

Time Management Coach – Effective Time Management

This year has already been a whirl wind of change. People are making the effort to reinvent themselves at a pace I’ve not seen, or perhaps not noticed before. One of the conflicts or areas we often run into when we are making change is that of a time management coach. This past year, between Christmas and New Years, I purposefully took that time to direct my thoughts towards how I would organize myself for a productive year. I let the thoughts drift through my mind in the background as I performed the regular duties or work and household, passing over how I spent my time each month in 2010 and all of the changes that had occurred in that time span. It was a rather shocking expedition of the…
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Forming A Strategic Vision In Consulting

Forming A Strategic Vision In Consulting

When you form a strategic vision of your future or that of your business.  You need to infuse your business with a sense of intention and meaningful action.   This can be applied to your personal life or your entire company, providing your employees with a sense of purpose. Understanding The Strategic Vision I was once hiking with a young friend who was not particularly enthused with the whole hiking idea, and she asked me, “What’s the purpose of hiking to go nowhere?” Well, she had a point and I never forgot her comment. She had no sense of reason for being out there on the mountain, exploring the trails and noticing the flora and fauna of our natural environment. That was my failure and lack of communication in not…
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Client Communication – How To Communicate with Clients

Client Communication – How To Communicate with Clients

Client Communication - How to Communicate With Clients Client communication is one of the most important aspects of consulting or any sales role.  Learning to communicate would seem an obvious task of anyone in an Advisor role, yet I have seen them lose time and time again for a variety of reasons: Low energy and enthusiasm for living -It’s not all about the product, it’s about who you are going to be working with on a consistent basis Not knowing your product or service well -Or not being able to articulate it clearly -Authenticity Lack of eye contact and care put into the client communication process   Lack of follow up based on the discovery conversations -In discovery you uncover the prospects personality, needs, and interests -Supply information, product or…
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How To Improve Your Linkedin Profile – 12 Steps

How To Improve Your Linkedin Profile - 12 Steps Want to know how to improve your linkedin profile?  Why should you maximize the effectiveness of LinkedIn? I’ll give you a dozen reasons just to start. More detailed implementation posts to follow. 1. Build Credibility When you are willing to communicate in a public forum you are letting people know what you are serious, accountable and have some substance. 2. Increase Your Visibility Google Ranks high on LinkedIn. This enables people to find you more easily on the web by your first name as well as your company and what you specialize in. You can show people what you would like them to know about you. Also, people prefer to do business with people they have a connection to or with. Make sure you…
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