Change Brings Additional Unexpected Changes

adapt, business coach, Businetiks, change, coaching, consulting, Featured, life coach, Process, strategy
When making a change, there will be other changes that you may not have expected. Some of these changes may seem irrelevant but each one of them has an impact on your efforts. For example, a while back I tried a carb-free diet to lose weight. For breakfast, I would make two eggs. For years […] The post Change Brings Additional Unexpected Changes appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

Networking Is Like A Romance

Attitude and Mindset, business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, life coach, networking, Process, Relationship, strategy
One key to business success is the ability to network. Through networking you meet potential customers, referral sources, employees, hiring managers, etc. Networking is about finding opportunities, yet many people don’t understand networking. The easiest way to think about it is like a romance. Think long-term: You’re not there for a one night stand, you’re there […] The post Networking Is Like A Romance appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

Schedule Time for Your Most Important Work

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, life coach, Process, schedule, strategy, task management, Time Management
No one likes getting to the end of the day and feeling that, even though you’ve been frantically working for eight hours, you haven’t accomplished anything important. To avoid spending all your time answering emails and texts, try scheduling important tasks in your calendar. Block out an hour or two so that the task doesn’t […] The post Schedule Time for Your Most Important Work appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

The Worst Recipe Ever

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, life coach, operations, plan, Process, recipe, strategy
A while back I watched an online video claiming to show the ultimate grilled cheese recipe. As I watched I was amazed at how bad the recipe was. To be fair, there’s nothing wrong with the sandwich you get from the recipe. The problem is the recipe itself. At several points in the recipe, it […] The post The Worst Recipe Ever appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

Understand Your Business Model

business coach, business model, business plan, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, life coach, operations, Process, profit, profitability, strategy, systems
A business model is the difference between a business and a hobby. It defines how your business activities will bring in money.  Having a clear understanding of your business model helps you focus on the direction your business takes. When you have that understanding you can make informed decisions about what to do and not […] The post Understand Your Business Model appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

Easy Ways To Get Organized

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, getting organized, life coach, Process, productivity, strategy, systems
The simplest way to stay productive is to get organized. When you can grab anything you need in seconds, you eliminate all that wasted time looking for things. Being organized also has the added advantage of reducing stress. How do you get started on the road to organization? Here are a few tips: Write Everything […] The post Easy Ways To Get Organized appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

To Use Your Time Better, Track It

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, life coach, operations, Process, productivity, strategy, Time tracking
It’s hard to know whether you’re using your time efficiently. Even if you’re always working hard — and stressed out — are you sure you’re spending your time on the right things? To find out, try a time-tracking exercise. For 30 days, use a spreadsheet to log how you spend your time, measuring it in […] The post To Use Your Time Better, Track It appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

Two Rules for Making Better Decisions

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, decision making, Featured, life coach, Process, strategy
There are many ways to improve your decision making, but two simple rules can be particularly helpful. First, be less certain — about every part of your decision-making process. Think choice A will lead to outcome B? It’s probably less likely than you believe. Think outcome B is preferable to outcome C? You’re probably too […] The post Two Rules for Making Better Decisions appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

Start From Zero

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, Featured, life coach, Process, project management, strategy, zero-based budgeting
When making a budget, there is a process known as zero-based budgeting. In this process, instead of starting from the previous budget, you start from zero and work forward with the assumption that every item must be justified. This same procedure can and should be used when planning a project. Starting from zero eliminates the […] The post Start From Zero appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More

Three Things You’re Doing That Kill Your Productivity

business coach, Businetiks, coaching, consulting, getting things done, Improvement, life coach, Process, productivity, strategy, Time Management
There’s always more work to do. To handle it all, it is important that we maximize our productivity. Some of the things that we think are helping are actually holding us back. Here are three things to stop doing: Trying to be perfect: You’re not perfect. No one is. So stop trying to pretend otherwise […] The post Three Things You’re Doing That Kill Your Productivity appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
Read More