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Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset

After having had many conversations with friends, clients, and my university students concerning the trials and tribulations of starting and running their entrepreneurial ventures, it was suggested ..
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Business Startup Checklist

Before starting out in business, list your reasons for wanting to go into business. Ask yourself these questions: Do you want to be your own boss? You want financial independence? You want creative ..
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The High Performance Entrepreneur

Being a High Performance Entrepreneur is about living your dreams and seeing your hard work pay off. It is about a particular dream, The American Dream of Entrepreneurial Financial Freedom. It is ..
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Why Small Businesses Fail

Success in business is never automatic. It isn't strictly based on luck-although a little never hurts. It depends primarily on the owner's foresight and organization. Even then, of course, there are ..
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Why is Creativity and Innovation Important in Business?

Creativity is the ability to come up with new ideas and different ways to solve problems that provide opportunities. Characteristics of Creative People * Bright * Adaptable * High self-esteem * ..
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Checklist For Starting a High Performance Business

Owning a business is the dream of many Americans . . . starting that business converts your dreams into reality. However, there is a gap between dreams and reality. Your dreams can only be achieved ..
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A Self Analysis For the Business Startup Owner

Personal Characteristics Going into business requires certain personal characteristics. This portion of the checklist deals with you-the individual. These questions require serious thought. Try to be .
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Planning Your Business Startup

If you have read my other articles in the Business Startup Series, this checklist has helped you identify questions and problems you will face converting your idea into reality and determining if ..
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Finances and the Business Startup, Part I

A large number of small businesses fail each year. There are a number of reasons for these failures, but one of the main reasons is insufficient funds. Too many entrepreneurs try to start and operate .
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Business Startup Coast Estimate, Part II

The startup cost estimate table will help you answer the second question of this business startup financial series: how much money will you need to start your business? The chart is for a generic ..
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The High Performance Entrepreneur Names His Business

There is more to naming your business than just coming up with something that sounds good and you happen to like. Thought must be given to state and local requirements and making sure you do not ..
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Obtaining a DandB D U N S Number As an Business Startup

It is important to update your company information in various data sources. Perhaps the most important of these is Dun & Bradstreet. A D&B D-U-N-S Number is a unique nine-digit sequence ..
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Difficult Discussions Six Essential Strategies to Proper ..

Whether it is a crucial conversation with a board of directors, a rating session with an underperforming employee, or one of several other situations managers handle on a daily basis, difficult ..
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A Review Executive Coaching Related Literature Part II

This article provides an overview of “classic" and relevant executive coaching literature pertaining to the plethora of suggested methodologies and core competencies. After reading this ..
(June 24, 2008)
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A Review Executive Coaching Related Literature Part III

While the increased demand for executive coaching in the marketplace has opened up, the increasing number of coaches of every type, training, and perspective has also grown (Brotman et al. , 1998; ..
(June 24, 2008)
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A Review Executive Coaching Related Literature Part IV

As executive coaches increase in numbers, many desire competencies to “credentialize" the executive coaching industry as a means to standardize methods and differentiate themselves and their ..
(June 24, 2008)
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A Review Executive Coaching Related Literature Part V

Goleman (1998) describes an all-inclusive development protocol that evaluates significant core competencies and channels an executive's professional development. In contrast, Levinson (1996) based ..
(June 24, 2008)
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The Birth of Executive Coaching

In the late 1960s and 1970s, top agency directors drove government and large-organizational planning. Upper management made the decisions, and middle managers saw to it that decisions were carried ..
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A Review Executive Coaching Related Literature Part I

Research by Bluckert (2005), Joo (2005), and Linkage (2006) found that the executive coach flourishes in a coach-training environment, working with individual leaders to enhance their personal ..
(June 24, 2008)
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The Need For a Validated Executive Coaching Competency Skill ..

Executive coaching, over the past 20 years, has emerged as a field that, as its central function, facilitates change and development. During executive coaching sessions, relationships are formed ..
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The Problem Surrounding Executive Coaching Competencies

Executive coaching researchers have identified the need for an industry validated core competency skill set for executive coaching as a means of prioritizing techniques and streamlining. To date, ..
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The Lack of Standardized Skills and Characteristics in ..

Along with the plethora of anecdotally suggested executive coaching methodologies, there are as many core competencies, which are partly comprised of skills and characteristics. Following is a ..
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The Lack of Standardized Skills and Characteristics in ..

Through experience and background, the executive coach should be able to perform the following coaching techniques in order to perform at a superior level: 1. Put the client's needs ahead of his or ..
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The Overlapping of Executive Coaching Suggested Methods

Although a myriad of methods for executive coaching exists, there is considerable overlap among these methods. For example, there appears to be agreement regarding the stages of executive coaching: ..
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Executive Coaching Research Part I

Researchers have concluded that executive coaching lacks significant, reliable empirical research (Kampa-Kokesh & Anderson, 2001; Kilburg, 2004, Wasylyshyn, 2003). Individual executive coaches ..
(June 24, 2008)
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