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Investing in a Business Coach or Professional Organizer

In an interview, I was asked how do I help people see the value in investing in personal productivity?

My response was that I learned to be very focused on what I am truly passionate about and to concentrate on the outcome and the completion of what it takes for individual personal productivity. Like my clients, I strive to not get distracted by the shiny objects. Just as I coach my clients, I avoid the peripheral “things,” the “maybe we should look at that too or look at this.” I focus on the simplified methodology for the issues they are
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Are you committed to change?

In an interview I was asked, “as a business coach, how do I get commitment from clients?”

            I gain commitment by influencing and persuading clients about several objectives and by having them buy into the process. I have a plethora of methods. As I said earlier, every client is unique. I figure out what works for each individual one. I do have one client in particular, and even though her company is no longer keeping me on retainer, she still emails me weekly. I had this company for about eight years, and due to a reshifting of their priorities, my
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What Do You Need to Get from Point A to Point B

In an interview, I was asked, “Once you get the client to understand that they are losing money through lack of productivity, how do you address their problems?”  You may be thinking the same thing and wonder how it applies to your business.  You may think each scenario would be different, because each industry or business has their proprietary ways of doing things. 
Ironically there’s a common thread to the majority, if not all, work environments. There are generic checklists for general areas to address, no matter what industry or size. Very quickly, we are able to identify where there
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How to Work with a Business Coach

In a recent interview, I was asked about how I deal with clients who are super busy, bouncing all over the place multi-tasking. The question was asked, “How do you decide what will work for them? How do you help people get focused?”
My recommendation as a consultant of personal productivity is that I have to really quiet down the client and start to look at what is going on in their world. What is their vision? It’s up to them to set up the systems by defining how they want to communicate and have people reach them.

We all
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