Aug 7, 2019 in Business Coaching
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How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Did you know 20% of small businesses fail in the first year, and 50% fail after five years?
Those aren't small numbers and there's a reason. Running a business is tough work, and there's way too much uncertainty involved in getting a business to sustainability.
Luckily you can avoid some common mistakes made by business owners, in no particular order of importance, by reading on below:
Failing to plan
We've all been taught since a young age that planning is key. This is no different when running a business and without a rock-solid business plan that can be your bible during decision-making, the chances of things going wrong are likely. Having a plan in place allows you to establish a clear vision, understand financing you'll need, and implement the right metrics to keep track of as your business grows.
Not knowing your target customer or market
Many businesses will have a solid business plan but a poor understanding of the market their in or target customer. Both are important. Be sure to get clear on your competitors, what they offer, and the total opportunity of the space your business plays in. Similarly, get crystal clear on who your target customer is that you're selling to, and what are their pain points.
Being afraid of marketing
Even if you've got a target customer in mind, you'll need a solid marketing plan that can be executed well to get them to notice and buy from you. No business is going to rely on and thrive by customers coming to you. If you're looking to grow your business, you have to invest in marketing early on and understand the most profitable channels.
Hiring the wrong team
62% of small business owners have made a wrong hire that's cost them dearly. You'll need to begin building a broader team and make sure you're not hiring the wrong people. Have a thorough interview process in place, and always look at both cultural fits in addition to their skills to do the job.
Accounting sounds boring, and so most business owners overlook it until it's tax time. However, proper bookkeeping early on can flag you of cash flow problems and other issues to help steer your business in the right direction. Invest in a useful accounting tool so you can keep easy tabs on your company's financial performance.
It's tempting to work round the clock as an owner but eventually, you'll burn out. Moreover, you might expect this dedication from your team which can burn them out as well and results in high turnover. If you and your team are exhausted, no one is going to perform at their best, so always remember to take a break and lead a balanced life.
The above points are just the tip of the iceberg, and there are many more common mistakes business owners make. After all, many entrepreneurs have gone through the process and jotted down their learning. If you're looking for some guidance then consulting an Online Business Coach is an easy and affordable way to see what you might be missing when it comes to running your business. This is a great first step in getting the right guidance to lead your company towards sustained growth. Browse through our list of Online Business Coaches now.
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