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Powerful Question: Re-inventing

September 15, 2010

Tweet   Lyn and I earn our living through coaching. The power tools we reach for daily are Active Listening and Powerful Questioning. For today, if you allow this blog entry to be your self-coach, we have just one question: Are you reinventing your business or repairing it? About the Author: Neil Phillips is an […]

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The Perfect Entrepreneurial Mantra

September 9, 2010

Tweet As I was driving to the airport last week, I had the opportunity to listen to NPR’s recap on the Mideast talks at the White House. The excerpt from President Obama was incredible!  A couple of sentences hit me as the perfect mantra for just about any business. He said, “Neither success nor failure […]

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Powerful Question: Seeking Mastery

August 25, 2010

Tweet Lyn and I earn our living through coaching. The power tools we reach for daily are Active Listening and Powerful Questioning. For today, if you allow this blog entry to be your self-coach, we have just one question: Are you managing your business or mastering it? About the Author: Neil Phillips is an internationally […]

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Ten Entrepreneurial Lessons from a Fishing Trip

August 23, 2010

Tweet I don’t know of any hard working person who doesn’t want—and need—some time off to recharge their mental batteries.  Steven Covey referred to this as “sharpening the saw.”  Lyn Christian challenged us to take some breaks to avoid a meltdown.  I agree wholeheartedly.  That’s part of the reason I was on my annual sojourn […]

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The Other Side of Entrepreneurship – Your Health

August 20, 2010

Tweet As your health is, so goes your business. If this statement were true, how would you measure up today? Sometimes, especially in the case of Solopreneurship this statement is absolutely true. For some of us our physical, mental or emotional wellness is the engine to our business. The more vitality you have the more […]

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Powerful Question: Prioritizing

August 11, 2010

Tweet Lyn and I earn our living through coaching. The power tools we reach for daily are Active Listening and Powerful Questioning. For today, if you allow this blog entry to be your self-coach, we have just one question: Do you say, “I don’t have time to do X” or “I don’t do X because […]

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Powerful Question: Half Full or Half Empty

August 4, 2010

Tweet Lyn and I earn our living through coaching. The power tools we reach for daily are Active Listening and Powerful Questioning. For today, if you allow this blog entry to be your self-coach, we have just one question: Are you as young as you’ll ever be or as old as you’ve ever been? About […]

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The Other Side of Entrepreneurship: Personal and Professional Renewal

August 2, 2010

Tweet One huge lesson I learned as a writer and developer at Franklin Covey Co. was something Stephen R. Covey said, “How many of us often find ourselves too busy driving to stop for gas?” Have you ever felt that way in your work? When we are too busy to stop for gas we often […]

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Forced to Our limits

July 29, 2010

Tweet Sometimes as business athletes, we are forced to slow down and take a break for food, water or rest. I use the word forced because we are known for pushing the limits and often to the point of collapse, injury or illness. If you are honest with yourself, you can think of times when […]

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Powerful Question: Happiness

July 28, 2010

Tweet Lyn and I earn our living through coaching. The power tools we reach for daily are Active Listening and Powerful Questioning. For today, if you allow this blog entry to be your self-coach, we have just one question: Are you happy or just not unhappy? About the Author: Neil Phillips is an internationally known […]

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