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Past Results Are Not A Guarantee Of Future Performance

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Improvement, life coach, performance, strategy, why
If you have seen commercials for financial advisors, there is usually a line that says “past results do not guarantee future performance.” This doesn’t just apply to the stock market. One of the most common habits that leads to terrible decisions is remaining locked in the past. We rely on the same old data or […] The post Past Results Are Not A Guarantee Of Future Performance appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Stretch Yourself Too Thin

Attitude and Mindset, business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Focus, life coach, strategy, stretch, tasks, Time Management
You are a superstar. Everyone knows it. You are the one to turn to when something needs to be done. This usually results in an abundance of requests for assistance. You want to help everyone, but saying yes to everyone isn’t helping them. Worst of all it is not only detrimental to the people you’re […] The post Don’t Stretch Yourself Too Thin appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Let Stress Lead to Bad Decisions

Attitude and Mindset, business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, life coach, strategy, Stress
It’s hard to think clearly when you’re under stress. Your blood pressure and heart rate rise, adrenaline and cortisol flood your body, and your survival instincts kick in — all of which interfere with decision making. To avoid making bad decisions when you’re stressed, pay careful attention to your physical symptoms. We all have an […] The post Don’t Let Stress Lead to Bad Decisions appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Fiduciary Responsibility Isn’t Just For Finance

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Customer, Featured, Focus, Leadership, life coach, responsibility, strategy, trust
By law financial advisors are required to act with fiduciary responsibility. This means they are required to put the client’s best interests before there own. This is a concept that isn’t just for financial advisors, it should be applied in every industry. Your customer is the reason you are in business. Your customer is the […] The post Fiduciary Responsibility Isn’t Just For Finance appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Look Outside Your Field

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, ideas, Improvement, industry, Innovation, life coach, strategy
There is an old quote that has been attributed to numerous sources, “Good Artists Copy; Great Artists Steal.” When it comes to innovating, one of the best ways to develop innovations is to steal from other industries. What is standard, and even taken for granted, in one industry, can be brand new to another. Adapting […] The post Look Outside Your Field appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Some People Will Never Buy

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Customer, Evaluate, Featured, life coach, marketing, purchase, sales, strategy
Recently online radio broadcast service Spotify went public. When it did, analysts discussed their business models. The service offers two services, ad-supported and paid. One analyst stated that Spotify could convert all of its ad supported users to paid users. While this is a nice thought for a company it is unrealistic. The truth is […] The post Some People Will Never Buy appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stop Procrastinating By Breaking Down A Project

Attitude and Mindset, business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Improvement, life coach, procrastination, strategy
We all have tasks that we put off and put off, but actually accomplishing them is rarely as bad as we expect. Sometimes beating procrastination is about just getting over the initial hurdle. Instead of forcing yourself to tackle the entire task at once, focus on the first piece of it. Start by thinking about […] The post Stop Procrastinating By Breaking Down A Project appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Establish An Evening Routine To Put the Workday Behind You

Attitude and Mindset, business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, end of day, evening, Featured, life coach, Process, strategy, work-life balance
It can be tough to leave work behind when you go home for the day. With email, cell phones, etc. it seems we’re never away from work. However, it is crucial for your mental well-being and your productivity that you turn off and give yourself some time to recharge., Having a routine can help. Before […] The post Establish An Evening Routine To Put the Workday Behind You appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stay On Track

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, goals, Improvement, life coach, progress, strategy
Sometimes it’s hard to stay on track to meet goals. We get distracted by other priorities, interruptions, and project creep. Ask yourself the following questions to make sure what you’re doing is what you need to be doing. What are you doing today? This will bring to light any significant work that you aren’t aware […] The post Stay On Track appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Ask the Right Questions Before Using Productivity Apps

apps, business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, Improvement, life coach, Process, productivity, strategy
Many of us search for the latest, greatest app or the fancy new software that will finally help us manage our time. But even the most well-designed program won’t help you unless you have a workflow management process, or methodology, already in place. If you find yourself installing new programs or apps, testing them out […] The post Ask the Right Questions Before Using Productivity Apps appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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