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Creating your Credo: The Window to the Soul of Your Business

written by Teresia LaRoque on 05/29/2012

When you communicate this message with clarity and conviction, you instantly become irresistibly attractive to the very people you were meant to work with – your ideal clients. They instantly resonate with you and think, “YES! This is exactly what I’ve been needing!”

The Journey of an Entrepreneur is a Journey of Self Discovery

written by Teresia LaRoque on 05/09/2012

I’ve worked with hundreds, if not thousands of entrepreneurs, and I can assure you that every one of them had a different idea of success. For some it was a six-figure income; for others, it was generating full-time income on part-time hours. Some wanted to inspire people; others wanted to educate.

Listening to the Gift of Frustration

written by Joel Davis on 05/01/2012

If you are feeling frustrated, it’s most likely because the things you are doing and how you are being, are not in alignment with who you are at your most authentic, deepest, and best level.  

I am not ready...

written by Teresia LaRoque on 04/25/2012

Have you ever heard yourself say "I am not ready"? I am not ready to integrate my coaching skills into my career, I am not ready to “go public” with being a coach, I am not ready to ask for a raise, I am not ready to charge for my services, I am not ready for a career change, etc?

What is your Relationship to your Business - Romance or Business?

written by on 04/19/2012

I cannot remember the exact moment or when the concept of my relationship to my coaching business was introduced during the Erickson Business Center, but I do recall my brain’s reaction when it successfully snuck through my perceptual filters.   Teresia had thrown the curve ball question --“What is your relationship to your business?” The ‘Big Error’ message came up in flashing neon lights, what is Teresia talking about?

Crossing the Bridge from Dreaming to Doing

written by Teresia LaRoque on 04/12/2012

I was recently inspired by the commitment demonstrated by our nanny and thought I would share more on the power of commitment! Rose finally got her visa for her family to move from the Philippines to live with her in Canada. She has

To call or email? Which is best for sales?

written by Brenda Abdilla, CPC on 04/04/2012

CEOS and company owners often complain to me that they just cannot get their sales reps to pick up the phone and call their customer rather than relying so heavily on email. Members of the sales team tell me their bosses are out of touch and that prospects prefer email and rarely check their voicemail. So who is right?  

A Visit to the Great Wall

written by Lawrence McGinnis on 03/27/2012

A few years ago Marilyn and I visited the Great Wall of China with Jack Huang. What an experience!  

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