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Abundance- Make it a Way of Life.

Defined as a plentiful and having ample quantities of resources, abundance is a mindset that can affect how you respond to adversity. Focusing abundance means you are engaged in activities that raise wealth for everyone you encounter. In business, abundance can be a creed to lift the lives of your e…

How a Little FUN Pays Big Dividends 

How a Little FUN Pays Big Dividends  GUEST BLOGGER: Karen Callahan, Program Coordinator, ActionCOACH Foundation  Have you ever noticed how you always look forward to being with certain people? It’s usually because you feel comfortable with them, and they are just fun to be around. In life, that …

Make Time for Gratitude

Make Time for Gratitude  by ActionCoach PJ Weiland  “Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude  for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” — Zig Ziglar  Why Is Gratitude Important?  Studies show there are m…

Tackling Work-Life Balance

by ActionCOACH PJ Weiland, Greater Chicago As a business owner or entrepreneur, you may have the freedom to control your work schedule, but that doesn’t make it easier to achieve work-life balance. In fact, a study conducted by Melissa Milkie and her colleagues at the University of Toronto found t…

Principles That Guarantee Success 

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through LinkedIn or Facebook, marveling at someone else’s success, wondering why your time hasn’t come yet? Maybe you’ve procrastinated on that passion project last quarter. Perhaps you lost interest in the new business you wanted to launch. Or, maybe the…

When to Trust the Voice in Your Head.

“It’s what you say to yourself, about yourself, when you are by yourself that is the most important.” This quote from Brad Sugars, Founder and CEO of ActionCOACH and the world’s #1 Business Coach in the world most recent DriveTime video session on Facebook reminded my about how we can turn t…

Working ON your Business Vs. Working IN your Business

Michael E. Gerber, an author and business expert once said, “If your business depends on you, you don’t own a business – you have a job. And it’s the worst job in the world because you’re working for a lunatic!” So many business owners get burnt out fast when opening a new enterprise, be…

Tragedy: How to Handle Grief in the Workplace.

Most of us spend more time at work than we do with our close friends or family. We get to know our colleagues in deeply personal ways and when tragedy strikes, it can be hard to know how to react. Some people simply withdraw, some people try to get overly involved, but most of just […]

My Coaching Story with Brad Sugars & Bill Gilliland

Recently the CEO and Founder of ActionCOACH, best-selling author and entrepreneur, Brad Sugars, embarked on a series of interviews with some of his organizations most successful Business Coaches and Franchise Partners. Here is one of the interviews with Brad Sugars and Bill Gilliland from North Caro…

Spring Into Action: Spring Cleaning Your Business

We have all heard the term “Spring Cleaning”. It conjures a visual of purging and physically cleaning spaces in your home or office. For businesses, spring cleaning is really a time to reset and reorganize to help your organization be more productive. While no business should wait for a particul…