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17 RULES TO LIVE BY; A Better Way to Live

By John Nieuwenburg

— From A Better Way to Live by Og Mandino 17 RULES TO LIVE BY From A Better Way to Live 1. Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play and you will finally…

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W5 Coaching

By John Nieuwenburg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAw4iqo2wPE&feature=channel&list=UL

Fun way to see what W5 Coaching is all about!

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7 Keys for a Business Partnership That Works!

By John Nieuwenburg

1 – Start by building a shared Vision, Mission and Culture. As in any business, it’s critical for the partners to define the Vision, Mission and Culture of the venture as the very first step. If all brains aren’t going in the same direction in the same way, problems are bound to arise. The motives…

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What can you expect when you work with a Business Coach?

By John Nieuwenburg

There are almost as many different ways of delivering business coaching as there are business coaches. Some offer personal support and feedback, others combine a coaching approach with practical and structured business planning and bring a disciplined accountability to the relationship. Particularly in the small business market, business coaching is as much about driving profit…

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Which side of the scarcity or abundance question do you come out on?

By John Nieuwenburg

The world divides into two in lots of ways. For example in DiSC language people are generally more: • Introverted or extroverted • Task or feelings oriented In the language of Myers Briggs people are on a continuum in four areas: • Extraversion – Introversion • Sensing – Intuition • Thinking – Feeling • Judging…

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One man’s take on why it makes sense to have a business coach!

By John Nieuwenburg

Give me the biz, coach! From the Edmonton Sun: By Danny Hooper Celebrity shutterbug Fred Katz was chosen to judge the national image competition for the Professional Photographers of Canada. One of the great benefits of being self-employed is the fact nobody can fire you. At least that’s what I used to think. These days…

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Do you have a life jacket ready?

By John Nieuwenburg

In the past coaches were someone who provided advice, information, opinions and service. Today how we access information and form opinions is most certainly different than yesterday. We’re smack dab in the beginnings of a new era called the Information Age. How we access our information has changed from the limited choice model to one…

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20 Things about John Nieuwenburg

By John Nieuwenburg

Here is a Prezi called 20 things about John Nieuwenburg. If you haven’t worked with Prezi yet, check it out. It is awesome. http://prezi.com/pbmtt0ws6ise/20-things-about-me/

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When can you stop selling in your business?

By John Nieuwenburg

Donald Trump once said, “Sales and leadership are really the same thing.” I completely agree.  After all, what’s at the heart of sales?  Gaining commitment.  Helping people buy into your perspective. Getting them to take action on your ideas. Sounds a lot like leadership to me. Selling is a particular form of leadership that requires the same…

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