What if your “One Thing” is the WRONG thing?

Phil Jackson, Business Coach asks: "What if your One Thing is the wrong thing"?

Is it the RIGHT “One Thing”? We get the same message again and again.  Know your “one thing”.  Focus, and stay focused.  Be determined.  When everyone else makes 10 calls, make 20.  Stay the course.  Commit fully and never give up. But surely, there has to come a time when you question whether your “one…

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Want to feel fulfilled? Give your money away!

business coach phil jackson helps you feel fulfilled

How do the titans feel fulfilled? I do a LOT of non-fiction reading (you can find out how I read at least one book a week here).  I love reading the biographies of entrepreneurs and leaders.  And naturally you start to see recurring themes in their message.  One very subtle theme that crops up again…

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Why small businesses fail

business is failing

Why do small businesses fail? You have invested everything in your business.  Time, energy, money.  What can possibly go wrong? Most businesses don’t make it through their first year and even fewer can make it through their next three years. The people who call me fall in two categories: the ones who want to take…

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Boost your productivity with Self- care


Let’s move the topic from your business and let’s focus on the benefits of self-care.   I do a yearly coaching seminar called Crystal Clear Goal Setting. Its aim is to get a group of small business owners together to set their goals for the year. We talk about their finances, marketing plan and plan…

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Overcoming procrastination

overcoming procrastination

I can help you in overcoming procrastination and getting more things done. Are you: 1. An expert at putting off and delaying things? 2. Brilliant at doing the fun stuff first?  But leaving no motivation and energy for the things you’re supposed to do? 3. Running your life in a panic mode for a lot…

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When is the RIGHT TIME to recruit?

the right time to recruit

If you have a Salon Team already, I know that you’re asking yourself, “When is the right time to recruit?” Today, I want to help you decide: When is the right time to grow your salon team? When is the right time to recruit? This all boils down to your goal-setting. If you don’t have…

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Fresh ideas for your salon – where do you get yours?

fresh ideas for your salon

Generating fresh ideas for your salon is what KEEPS your Salon business a success! You need to keep up with the latest trends, be aware of what your market is looking for and always search for new ideas if you want your business to outlast the competition. It’s not easy starting a business and it’s…

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Looking for new ideas for your Salon business?

changes in your salon business

Don’t make any changes in your Salon business just for the sake of it I see this time and time again with the businesses that I’ve visited as a Salon Coach. By all means, look for ideas to improve your experience running your salon. Only make those changes that will make you further towards your…

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Are you making these mistakes with your salon targets?

common mistakes with salon targets

Are you making these common mistakes with salon targets? Target setting is done infrequently, and certainly not well enough in most instances. When I start coaching a new salon, one of the first things that we go through is their performance management process. I believe that sitting down with Team Members at least every month…

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Handling dismissals at your Salon


When it’s time to sack salon staff It’s a sad reality that if you have a salon team, at some stage you’ll probably need to dismiss somebody or terminate their employment.  I would love to say that after over 17 or 18 years of Salon ownership, it gets easier to sack salon staff, and it…

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