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In Times Of Trouble Be A Buffalo

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting strategy, Featured, Improvement, life coach, problem solving
by Eric Lopkin In the book “Take The Stairs” author Rory Vaden talks about the difference between cows and buffalo when a storm hits. Cows instinctively run from a storm. When the storm overtakes them, they continue to run in the same direction, maximizing their exposure to the storm. Buffalo, on the other hand, run […] The post In Times Of Trouble Be A Buffalo appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Key To Success Is Action

action, business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Improvement, life coach, Process, strategy, work
For many years, books like The Secret have popularized the idea of the law of attraction. The idea that putting your thoughts out into the universe to create results is a compelling one. It is also an important way to maintain a positive mindset. However, despite what many books and coaching programs would have you […] The post The Key To Success Is Action appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Rely on Others to Improve Yourself

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Improvement, life coach, self improvement, strategy
There’s a common misconception that individual development needs to happen…individually. Nothing could be further from the truth. Despite our common cultural notion of “self” improvement, the most successful efforts to self-improve have other people at their core. If you’re looking to gain a new skill or break a bad habit, seek out people who are looking […] The post Rely on Others to Improve Yourself appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stop Underpricing Your Work

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Evaluate, Featured, life coach, pricing, strategy
The dangers of overpricing your work are obvious: You can lose the deal and scare clients away. But charging low prices can signal low quality, making clients hesitant to work with you. To be sure you aren’t underselling yourself, develop a network of trusted peers who can provide honest information about going rates. Once you […] The post Stop Underpricing Your Work appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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All Things Are Possible

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Improvement, life coach, opportunities, strategy
by Eric Lopkin As business people we tend to get locked into doing things the way we always have. There are good reasons for this. Repetition makes us efficient. We tend to have the same types of situations repeat themselves and so we have developed ways to handle them. This does, however, tend to leave […] The post All Things Are Possible appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Importance Of R&R

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, exhaustion, Featured, Improvement, life coach, relax, rest, strategy, Stress, work
by Eric Lopkin When you exercise, your body gets stronger. Exercise breaks down your muscles creating tears. When you rest between workouts, those tears heal and become stronger. The rest period is essential to the process. The same thing applies to your mind and work. Constant work breaks you down. You feel its effects as […] The post The Importance Of R&R appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Be Prepared To Adapt How You Get Things Done

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, goals, Improvement, life coach, plan, Process, strategy
by Eric Lopkin In the military, there is a concept known as the commander’s intent. The commander’s intent succinctly describes what constitutes success for the operation. It includes the operation’s purpose and the conditions that define the end state. The purpose of this is another military concept that says no plan survives contact with the enemy. […] The post Be Prepared To Adapt How You Get Things Done appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Know Your Why

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by Eric Lopkin Business people focus the majority of their energy on what they do and how they do it. The most important part gets lost. That part is why. Why you do what you do is the most important part because it decides the what and how. Why allows you to connect with people on […] The post Know Your Why appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Keep Security In Mind

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Improvement, life coach, Process, security, strategy
by Eric Lopkin The internet and cloud software have made it easier for business to operate. However, that convenience comes with a cost. While monetary costs are spread out to make it easier for business to use these services, every one of them comes with a security risk that has to be taken into account. […] The post Keep Security In Mind appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Why We Need Capitalism

Attitude and Mindset, business coach, capitalism, coaching, consulting, economics, Featured, life coach, strategy Businetiks
by Eric Lopkin While there are many people spouting the values of socialism today, as business people we are ultimately reliant on capitalism for our well being. No matter what your political opinions, privately owned businesses are creations of capitalism. That doesn’t mean that your business shouldn’t be active in building your community. In fact, […] The post Why We Need Capitalism appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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