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Is NOW the right time to hire a business coach?

By John Nieuwenburg | Apr 2, 2020

When business is down, it might seem inappropriate to consider increasing expenditures by hiring a coach. Here are 3 ways to tell if you truly need a coach.

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Crisis Survival Guide

By John Nieuwenburg | Mar 28, 2020

One of my mentors is Keith J. Cunningham.  This morning he sent out the newsletter below. It is well worth reading. Even better, take his advice. CASH is still the KING  Five birds are sitting side by side on a telephone wire. You shoot one of them, it falls off the wire and hits the…

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Invitation: join our peer group resource centre

By John Nieuwenburg | Mar 24, 2020

In John F. Kennedy’s Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961, he ended it with the following memorable quote: “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but…

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Leading through a crisis: shifting your mindset

By John Nieuwenburg | Mar 17, 2020

My clients are asking me what they should be doing to minimize the impact of this pandemic on their businesses and I suspect that you’re wondering as well. I provided 5 specific steps here: doing business in a pandemic, what to focus on However, I think that the most important thing we can do right…

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Doing business in a pandemic: 5 things you should be focusing on right now

By John Nieuwenburg | Mar 17, 2020

“May you live in interesting times” is an English expression which purports to be a translation of a traditional Chinese curse. While seemingly a blessing, the expression is normally used ironically; life is better in “uninteresting times” of peace and tranquility than in “interesting” ones, which are usually times of trouble. (wikipedia reference) These most…

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How to know if you have a time management problem

By John Nieuwenburg | Feb 23, 2020

How to know if you have a time management problem Do you never have enough time? Are you bogged down with putting out fires? Dealing with one urgent issue after another? Are you putting off important projects simply because you lack the time? When was the last time you had an entire weekend off? Business…

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9 Reasons You Should Join a Mastermind Group

By John Nieuwenburg | Feb 17, 2020

9 Reasons You Should Join a Mastermind Group http://www.timewithjohn.com   9 Reasons You Should Join a Mastermind Group For business owners looking to improve their business, a mastermind group is one of the best opportunities to learn, connect, and grow. The number of self-employed professionals is expected to grow about three times in the next…

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3 IDEAS FROM James Clear

By John Nieuwenburg | Aug 16, 2019

3 IDEAS FROM James Clear I.  Mastery requires both impatience and patience.The impatience to have a bias toward action, to not waste time, and to work with a sense of urgency each day.The patience to delay gratification, to wait for your actions to accumulate and to trust the process. II. When making plans, think big.When…

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5 Ways To Make Your Business More Valuable

By Marla DiCarlo | May 6, 2019

The purpose of owning and operating a business extends beyond making as much money as quickly as possible. Value across the long haul matters just as much as short-term profit. The question is how to enhance the value of your business without significant risk or an egregiously large investment. Let’s take a look at five…

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