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The Business of Helping — What “business” are you REALLY in? Your answer to that simple question reveals the “frame” you’ve placed around the work you do and the value it brings to you and those you serve.

Dabbling in the Four Disciplines — Are you dabbling in the four disciplines? Our industry offers four different professional roles to choose from — and making the right choice is crucial to your success.

The Role of Tension Management in Strategic Planning — As an independent trainer or consultant, you don’t have to facilitate many strategic planning retreats before you discover how challenging they can be — and the majority of those challenges are a matter of poor tension management.

5 Ways to Lose Money from Gaps in Programs and Services —  It’s often been said, “You can’t be all things to all people.” So, I accept the fact that as a speaker, trainer, coach or consultant, you can’t offer every service or topic that your clients may want or need. But you need to get as close as possible if you want to gain as much as possible from that relationship and ensure an easier road to referrals!

Meet the 7 Strugglers — Over the course of the past 30 years, we’ve watched hundreds upon hundreds of talented coaches, trainers and consultants struggle in their attempts to build profitable professional practices — and many of them fail. Which of the 7 Strugglers do you relate to?

The StrengthsFinder® and the ChangeGrid®

The Power of Edification