About S. David Drewelow

David is the head coach and master licensee for ActionCOACH Heartland, founded in 2002. He helps people determine if business ownership is right for them and if the ActionCOACH model is a good fit. He and his wife Lonna, a Mount Mercy University AVP, are active in youth work, music ministry, Mustang sports and time with their grandsons.

Start a Career That Will Last Longer Than This Crisis

Becoming a business coach will help you and those your serve in the long-run.

The COVID 19 Global Pandemic is quickly changing all our lives. It will require a steep learning curve and we will have to make massive adjustments to adapt to this new normal. Companies are facing the difficult decision to furlough or […]

Is the Crisis Causing You to Put Your Future on Hold?

Maybe instead of binge-watching Netflix, this could be an opportunity to re-focus your future.

Maybe you are starting to gain a new perspective on where you truly want to take your career. And you have quickly come to enjoy spending quality time with your family and loved ones. Working from home might be the perfect fit to […]

Business Survival Includes Changing Marketing. NOW!

Change Your Marketing Message in a Time of Crisis to Survive

‘Einstein said doing something over and over again expecting a different result, is the definition of insanity.’

It is surely insanity to think your old marketing messages and advertising can remain unchanged at this time. If you shake your head when you watch the ads […]

Goal Setting – You’re Doing it Wrong?

Setting goals is really a simple thing. It’s a wonder so many people seem to struggle with the process. Still, there’s no doubt that maintaining the motivation needed can often prove a bit tricky.

At ActionCOACH we’ve created a guide to help you stay on the straight and narrow, one that will keep you motivated […]

6 Keys to a Winning Team

Selecting the right people is just the beginning of building a successful team for your business. However, you cannot simply expect that your team alone will transform your business and take it to its next level of performance. It is equally important to have the following 6 keys to a winning team:
1. Strong Leadership
Tom Landry, the […]

Is Your USP Truly Unique?

A lot of marketing experts make a big deal about being unique. They call it a USP, or your Unique Selling Proposition – the one thing that you do and your competitors don’t.

So is it really as important as they say?  In a word – YES!!!

It is very important it is to be different. […]

Six Reasons to Like the Franchise Model

According to Franchise Consultants, Inc., a new franchise business launches every eight minutes of every business day.  Franchising, whether a novice entrepreneur wanting to get your feet wet in business ownership, or a sophisticated investor with the capital and desire to start something new, there are several reasons the franchise model remains one of […]

Do Your Research Before Committing to a Franchise

Buying a franchise is a major financial commitment, and yet with the advantages franchising offers, your time, energy and investment can really pay off. The key is doing your research on the front end of your discovery process. Owning a franchise offers many benefits that traditional business owners don’t enjoy – brand, marketing, operational […]

What is Your Personal Growth Plan?

This post originally appeared on the John Maxwell Team blog.

For 20 years, I had been using John Maxwell’s books, principles, and training programs with my team during my corporate career working for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Jerry Lewis Telethon. It always amazed me how people easily connected with John’s principles, which are powerful and […]

Reaching Your Community as a Franchisee

Buying a franchise comes with a huge number of benefits. A built-in customer base, established operational procedures, a high success rate, brand name recognition…it seems like you have it all right at the very start. And while it’s true that franchise owners do enjoy the benefits of a franchisor’s advertising and marketing efforts, that […]