Coaching Blog

Business tips, advice and insights from coach Karie Kaufmann

The 10 Best World Business Coaches

As a business owner, you don’t just wear multiple hats; you juggle them while trying to build an empire, pay all the bills, and make sure that the clients and the team are taken care of. Your time is valuable, and every minute counts. So, if you’re searching for the right business coach, it’s overwhelming and time consuming to scroll through endless lists, trying to figure out who can actually help you achieve your goals.

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Company Vision VS Mission Statement

In the business world, understanding your company’s vision and mission can feel like trying to distinguish between two shades of the same color. It’s nuanced, but the distinction is crucial.

Think of your company vision as the big picture, your ultimate business dream. For instance, you might envision your business as an industry leader, setting new standards and inspiring others. This is your North Star guiding your path forward.

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Building A Network: 10 Ways To Build Your Professional Network

Let’s face it – growing a successful business is not a solo expedition. It’s more like constructing a sturdy bridge, where each plank represents a connection that plays a role in getting you from where you are now to where you want to be. These connections form your professional network. And I know, the idea of ‘networking’ can often seem daunting, even contrived.

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How to Build a Winning Team?

Building a winning team is like constructing a well-oiled machine. Each part, each cog, must seamlessly mesh with the others to ensure the whole mechanism runs smoothly. As business owners, we are the architects of our own success, and that success stems from the teams we build.

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Turn Your Business Dreams Into Reality

Every business owner starts with a dream – a vision that fuels their journey from the ground up. As someone who’s been there, I understand the determination, the sweat, and yes, the sleepless nights, that come with turning that dream into a reality. But what if I told you that this journey doesn’t always have to feel like scaling Mount Everest? Yes, there will be challenges, but with the right mindset, tools, and strategies, you can transform your entrepreneurial dreams into a thriving reality.

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Why is Success Important?

Have you ever wondered why some people excel in their business ventures, while others struggle despite being just as smart or having similar resources at their disposal? Success, as you know, doesn’t happen by accident. It is a delicate dance that intertwines both personal and business growth. But what if I told you it’s possible to cultivate a life where both thrive? It’s not about having one at the expense of the other – the trick is to strike a balance that fuels both sides of this coin.

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Recognizing and Managing Nepotism in the Workplace

Nepotism, the practice of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs or unearned perks, is a challenge that often rears its head in family businesses.

Though it might seem like a harmless act at the surface, nepotism can breed resentment, undermine morale, and stifle growth. In fact, as per a survey by the Family Business Institute, 88% of respondents believed family businesses were at risk due to nepotism. So, how can business owners identify and effectively deal with this issue?

This article will shed some light on the signs of nepotism, its impact on an organization’s culture, and strategies to manage it.

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