Managing Your Team | ActionCOACH

Posts or pages that belong to Managing Your Team Category

When W.O.M isn’t Enough: Getting a Referral

A lot of businesses will tell you that word-of-mouth (W.O.M.) is their primary mode of getting new business. This passive strategy will leave a business just waiting for whatever comes along. In today’s market place W.O.M. isn’t not enough. With the current restrictions facing businesses due to …

MOVING THE CHEESE

“I guess we resist changing, because we are afraid of change.”― Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese? Over the past few decades traditional office settings have changed. Offices gave way to cubicles and cubicles further evolved to more non-traditional flex spaces where desks and work areas a…

Turning Main Street’s Lights On Again

The lights on Main Street USA were turned off suddenly approximately 12 weeks ago. While some light have been turned back on, Main Street will never be the same. Some doubt that Main Street’s lights will ever shine as bright as they once did.  The COVID 19 Pandemic has crippled and altered ma…

They’re Back! Addressing Customer Service in a Post-COVID Environment

As all 50 states in the U.S. and communities world-wide progress in various stages of reopening as pandemic restrictions are being lifted, customers will be coming back to retailers, restaurants and all types of businesses in their community. While this is a hopeful time for business owners, it can …

The Power of Gratitude

We remember when our parents or a grandparent said to us “Say the magic words”. Usually that meant “please”. But there are two additional transnational words, thank you. Who would have expected to words to have so much power? Showing appreciation and acknowledging gratitude in others can hav…

Inspire to Do More

How often are you truly inspired? What inspires you? Who in your life has sparked your flames and have inspired you to action? Inspiration can be elusive and hard to explain and is often overlooked in business because it is hard to measure and at times define. The power of inspiration has move human…

Mindset. Where are you during the crisis? Shocked or Awesome.

CEO and Founder of ActionCOACH, best-selling author, successful entrepreneur and business educator, Brad Sugars, talks about how to move you mind from “Shock to Awesome”. in his most recent DRIVE TIME (Driveway Time) Facebook video series.  Operating at a high capacity and keeping a pos…

BRIDGING THE COMMUNICATION GAP

If you already don’t have individual employee development plans, now is the time to implement them. These plans help reduce uncertainty, charts path of success and growth and ensure your employees are focused and optimally communicated with. Employee development plans should include: DISC Profile …

Reopening. Relaunching and Restoring Business in this New Normal

Many states and localities are announcing plans to reopen businesses to being to bring our economy back from the brink. While it’s great news that some areas may be ready rebound, the fear, uncertainty and stress will increase as well if re-openings are done haphazardly and without care. It’s im…

Winter is Coming. Will your business be ready?

As the rooster crows and wakes up the farm, the farmer prepares. Depending the time of year  and what the season is, the farmer and the farm have different activities they have to do to ensure the farm remains viable. When they plant, when they reap, when they sell and when they buy raw materials […