Tips to Increase Productivity

Tips to Increase Productivity

With the introduction of the internet 20+ years ago we’ve all gotten used to having it in our lives on a daily… actually minute by minute basis. Technology and the internet are a great tool but most of us have seen a dramatic decrease in productivity. This has been...
6 Tips to Avoid Burnout

6 Tips to Avoid Burnout

As many of us know, this is a highly intense “people” industry. What I mean by that is that not only do we need people but we SERVE people. The connotations are endless. Like Pastors, psychologists, listening partners, etc… our roll often times reflects or mimics that...
Success Through Failure

Success Through Failure

Have you ever failed at something? How about a bunch of something’s? You may have heard the stories of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Oprah Winfrey (yes, she had a very rough childhood) or Abraham Lincoln; each of these people are examples of achieving greatness after...
Coaching Through Communication

Coaching Through Communication

Ahhh, the difficult time when you have to sit down with an employee and let them know that they are under performing. This is a coaching moment when they need to be “coached”. This is not something that a lot of employees look forward to, nor do managers because they...
What Winning Means (Captaining Your Ship)

What Winning Means (Captaining Your Ship)

Reflect back on your memories; there are many times in a person’s life when they are told that they did not win something – can you think of one? Maybe it’s time when you were on a sports team where they may not have come in first, or second, or even third. Maybe it’s...
The 6 P’s

The 6 P’s

There are many times when looking at a situation you can see that there was no plan that was put into place to prevent poor performance from happening. Now, don’t get me wrong, not every plan will stop poor performance, but you can rest assured that a plan will help...
Your Success With Using a Business Coach

Your Success With Using a Business Coach

This is Part # 2 on Business Coaches. See Business Coach In the past article, there were several points discussed about Financials, Leadership &  Customer Service In today’s Part 2, we will discuss having a plan, strategy and planning over time. Huge...

How Technology Has Changed Business

Years ago, the restoration business was done face-to-face, with pen and paper, and you had to travel out of your way to have an important meeting to close on an agreement with an adjuster or a carrier. Scopes were done with “tick sheets” and were effectively submitted...
Why Business Coaching is Important for Your Success

Why Business Coaching is Important for Your Success

This is Part one of a two part article. Take a moment to think about almost any work out facility in America today. Inside of that facility are many personal trainers. The personal trainer is working with EACH client to strengthen their overall body, specific muscles...
Ask to Know More

Ask to Know More

Dealing with customers and co-workers and be stressful but it doesn’t have to be. You may need to take a moment to see their side of the issue(s) and begin to ask yourself the questions of “what, why, when and who” and now is the time to consider the four W’s:...