Solopreneurs, Who’s Your Mentor? Who’s Your Coach?

The Solopreneur Life

I’m continually amazed at the number of low-cost or free workshops and clinics going on. Health Coach Exercise Goals MentorT his was written by Jen Waak, who pens a monthly health column for The Solopreneur Life. Jen Waak.

The True Cost of an Arrogant Boss

On The Job

Such bosses are also much less likely to offering mentoring or coaching, leading to a less-developed team. Do you have a boss who discredits the ideas of others while claiming to have superior ideas? Does your boss blame other people and refuse to take personal responsibility for anything?

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Top 5 Tips for Working With a Mentor

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Make sure that the mentor is aware of what you want from them e.g. cashflow advice. E-Mail me or follow me.

SCORE's Small Business Jobs Report and the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

SCORE , a nonprofit association that provides mentoring services to small businesses, released their fall Small Business Jobs report recently.  Most people we talk to think cost is the main reason people use gig workers. 

2017 214

Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/03

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals.

2009 164

The 5 Most Common Obstacles That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Solution: Before you set out on your goal, figure out the amount of time you will need, the costs you will incur, and the resources you will need to obtain and use. Solution: Find a mentor, coach, teacher, friend or joint venture partner.

2019 252

Is Your Business Forest Lost in the Trees?

Tips From T. Marie

You can call it business coaching, consulting, tutoring or mentoring; it all helps you accomplish the same thing. It wasn’t until I asked for help from a mentor of my own that they pointed out the fact that I was actually ‘coaching’ all of those virtual professionals contacting me.

2011 169

7 Business Ideas That Could Change the World

The Solopreneur Life

Thiel then gives them $100,000 over two years of the program and surrounds them with mentors. lower the cost of an existing product or service. Here are seven of the Thiel Fellowship ideas: • build a benchtop genome synthesis device that will allow individual laboratories and medical practices to synthesize large genetic constructs in-house for an unprecedented low recurring cost.

2012 161

Manage Your Career Before It Manages You

Dumb Little Man

Workaholics overachieve at a cost. Find mentors. Good mentors will also guide you to make good decisions. Is there a secret as to why some individuals have successful careers and others do not? Research shows that abilities or IQ often have no cause and effect relationship.

2017 215

Need a Shove?

On The Job

But recently I did a story on mentors -- how they can help your career not only when you have a job, but especially when things arent going so hot. As this story show, mentoring may be just what we need: Sometimes in our careers we need a kick in the pants. Both turned to mentors.

2009 130

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. Here are some guidelines to increase your chances of getting the advice you need - whether you're looking for specific answers or hoping to establish a long-term mentoring relationship: Don't come across as needy or desperate. Recognize the mentor. And the mentor will be impressed that you have taken the time and done the research to learn about him or her.

3 Things to Remember When Turning Down a Job Offer

On The Job

This is a good time to make a list of the pros and cons and speak with trusted mentors or family. Not to mention the money it costs. When you get called back for a second interview, it can be pretty exciting. You are obviously on the short list for the position. But, wait.

2019 153

Getting Help With Your Career - Jeff Keller

Office Dynamics

You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. Recognize the mentor. It's vital to convey to the mentor that you're familiar with what he or she has done and that you find something about the mentor to be valuable.

2010 142

WinWeb Establishes Partnership With The IOEE For Small Business Success

The Small Business Blog

The aim of this partnership is to reduce the UK’s small business mortality rate by enabling WinWeb’s customers to have access to a business mentor to support then as they start out in business, whilst providing online training and support to those who need it. As part of its activities, the IOEE is building a community of business mentors who have been recognised according to the informal or formal learning they have achieved.

2010 141

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

Here are four ways to get started: Promote Cross-generational Mentoring. Modern mentoring opens the doors for younger generations to step in as advisers. Create a mentoring program for employees to lean on their managers and learn about everything from technology to networking. Either scenario costs companies in productive hours lost and re-hiring and training expenses. Designed by Freepik.

2017 115

Getting Help With Your Career - Jeff Keller

Office Dynamics

You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. Recognize the mentor. It's vital to convey to the mentor that you're familiar with what he or she has done and that you find something about the mentor to be valuable.

2010 130

Choosing Excellence Every Day

Office Dynamics

If you have a mentoring relationship, share this weekly review by email: this allows you to stay in touch and get feedback without placing a burden on your mentoring partner by requiring their attention “right now.”. ’” I know of no better resource available for getting that insider knowledge, and even the most unimaginative employer cannot balk at the cost: incredibly, these webinars are offered at no cost to the attendees!

2017 165

Creating More Profits: 3 Essential Areas to Focus On

Office Organization Success

Advertising/Marketing Streams – where do you currently advertise your business and how much is it costing you? Do you need to work with a mentor or coach to grow your business again this year? Making more profit is NOT the same as generating more revenue.

2015 199

Grammar Quiz #4: Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

All students should have the opportunity to be a peer mentor, not just those the teacher views as capable or who have high test scores. Although DNA testing is highly effective, those involved in criminal investigations do not always use it because of its high cost.

2017 74

How to Avoid Common Errors When Writing A Dissertation

Dumb Little Man

It is crucial that you remain in touch with your mentors as well as the committee members as they’ll be able to keep you on your toes. At the end of your Master’s program or the doctoral-level program, academic oversights can cost you an arm and a leg. Hence, you might want to take help from a senior, mentor or a professional editor who can guide you on how to improve your dissertation and score top grades.

2018 152

4 Social Resume Strategies to Help You Get Seen and Get Hired

Eat Your Career

The wide array of easy-to-use online tools available at minimal or no cost can give any job seeker access to a much bigger audience than ever possible in the past. Connect with former colleagues, friends, mentors, leaders in your field, companies you’d like to work for, and more.

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Inside the Peterborough PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

There is no cost for the seminars and we pride ourselves on having had local support since April 2013. Do you have advisor’s / board members / mentors that have helped with the network? Next up in our series of blog posts about regional PA networks, we have the Peterborough PA network.

It’s time to leave the house…

Office Organization Success

And it’s being hosted by my long-time client and friend Suzanne Evans, along with her mentor, David Neagle (who I recently got to meet too because I’d got myself out of the house!). and go on the More Life Tour!

2010 164

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. Here are some guidelines to increase your chances of getting the advice you need - whether you're looking for specific answers or hoping to establish a long-term mentoring relationship: Don't come across as needy or desperate. Recognize the mentor. And the mentor will be impressed that you have taken the time and done the research to learn about him or her.

How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

Dumb Little Man

Like with anything in life, a good mentor will help keep you on track and will accelerate the path to success. And if they sell overpriced products that are already on the market, be sure to buy them despite the extra cost to help maintain their lifestyle while you barely make ends meet.

2019 259

Are You Charging (and Getting) What You’re Worth?

Tips From T. Marie

Vicki Voisin (the Paralegal Mentor !) In reality, this is actually a high level virtual business class that could cost $150 to $700 in a traditional classroom setting. I bet you thought you’d missed out on the Finding & Claiming Your Value Webinar. Surprise! As I mentioned in my post earlier today, I just returned from two weeks in Maine due to a death in my family, 7 days of which I didn’t do anything business related at all.

2011 116

How Employers Can Help Fight The Opioid Crisis

Dumb Little Man

This path should include an assurance that they won’t lose their job (which is also included as protection for employees under Federal law), help paying for rehab costs, and a path back to work. It should also include mentoring to keep them on the right track and help them feel normal.

2019 243

“Relationship Marketing” Pre-Launch: A Few Hours Left!

The Solopreneur Life

My max speed back then was 32 words per minute; it earned me a B+ from Mrs. Christiansen at deal old Mentor High.). Marketing for Solopreneurs: Here’s a Powerful Tactic That Takes 4 Hours, Costs $2.20. W ell, Day 2 of the “Relationship Marketing for Solopreneurs&# pre-launch is winding down! It’s been an exciting, hectic, and successful two days. You still have Wednesday evening to take advantage of the big 25% pre-launch discount.

2010 117

Keys to Get More Traffic by Sharing Powerful Testimonials

Productive & Organized

When was the last time that you have given a truly powerful testimony for someone's products, services or mentoring? Not only is this no-cost traffic; but if you do it enough, your ideal client will start saying, "I see you everywhere!"

2013 221

Factors to Consider When Selecting the Appropriate Financing Option

Dumb Little Man

Although there are associated costs, the urgency of the need supersedes the associated transactional fees making debt financing a great approach. Equity investors are highly experienced and they will be the best mentors for your business. In conclusion, your choice will depend on your personal interests, the urgency of funding, the cost of funding, and future implications on the growth of the company. Startup capital is hard to come by.

Why e-Mail Isn’t Always Your Best Option

Office Dynamics

It is in regards to an article I had read a while back called: E-mail Overload Costs Companies Billions in Lost Productivity. Mentor? A White Elephant Called “e-Mail” I’m still digging through my Office Dynamics archives and found this great topic I want to share with you.

2015 213

55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

Have a mentor. A good mentor will help keep you on track and keep you from making newbie mistakes. Distractions cost you more lost time than you think. Outsourcing to the amazing workers at great prices is very cost-effective in the long run.

2017 235

You are Invited: 3 Keys to Consistent Follow-Up=>Getting MORE out of LESS

Productive & Organized

A list of no-cost tools you can get access to TODAY to convert more sales. Stephanie Calahan Personal Productivity Mentor. Over the last year, I have talked a lot about taking action and having good follow-up systems in your business. 

2012 149

Invest In Yourself

Office Dynamics

And webinar attendees were very excited until I announced the price which actually was an amazing value for everything I will be giving to the group—through my 42 years of experience, being a mentor and coach, plus materials for the program and 90-minute live sessions for 12 months.

2015 221

Change is Not Always Easy

Step It Up VA Coaching

It is also vital to consider the cost of NOT making this change. Do I have a coach or mentor to support me on this? by Donna Toothaker. In the course of running and building our Virtual Assisting businesses, most, if not all of us will arrive at a point where it’s time to make a change. Perhaps it’s something small, like switching internet service providers or tweaking the service packages you offer.

2011 126

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

Private colleges may seem expensive but they offer many scholarships to help offset this cost. Both low cost and free events can be found here: Office Dynamics Upcoming Webinar Schedule. (JF). It’s a great way to mentor, as well as network.

2015 259

Change is Not Always Easy

Step It Up VA Coaching

It is also vital to consider the cost of NOT making this change. Do I have a coach or mentor to support me on this? by Donna Toothaker. In the course of running and building our Virtual Assisting businesses, most, if not all of us will arrive at a point where it’s time to make a change. Perhaps it’s something small, like switching internet service providers or tweaking the service packages you offer.

2012 109

Book Review: Give and Take

Productivityist

They found things that were of high value to their opponent low cost to them. When these givers shifted their thinking from acting for themselves to acting like a mentor for themselves, they shifted into the right frame of giving.

2014 89

Are You Utilizing Your Staff Effectively?

Productivity Bits

It cost the company nothing (as opposed to around £1k per day with a ‘professional’), and the guy had a great couple of days away from his desk. Consider setting up a mentoring scheme and using their skills this way. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. H ow well do you know what your staff are capable of? I mean this in the nicest way, but often when staff are recruited, it’s for a particular role.

2011 130

Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry

Practically Perfect PA

We don’t carry much cost – particularly when it comes to training us up. So, after some advice from my mentor, I started sending my boss weekly emails detailing what I had achieved that week.

2015 256

How Helicopter Parenting is Invading the Workplace

On The Job

While some managers have complained for years about the need for the youngest generation of workers to be rewarded and mentored constantly, the truth is they may not have seen anything yet.

2012 200

Five Obfuscating Business Verbs

Daily Writing Tips

Here are examples: As a mission enters the planning and construction phase, it often becomes clear that the initial estimates were optimistic and the cost cap constraint will bind. I’ve just learned five new business verbs: onboard , level-set , operationalize , descope , and action-plan.

2015 114

Master Getting More Referrals & Turning Them Into Paying Clients

Productive & Organized

He hands each new client a sample of a great Attraction Tool™ (most likely an audio program or a book), and informs them that he'll gladly send this Attraction Tool™ to any of his new client's business associates at absolutely no cost or obligation - all they have to do is ask for it.

2011 216