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Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

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The Small Business Owners Quickest Route to Success

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Not only do I love business, I love learning about business from others and for others, primarily my small business clients. Continually striving to improve — personally and professionally — is built into my DNA and those with whom I work. Which is why, during my recent journey, I made a delightful discovery.

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Tags: Small Business Growth, Small Business Success, Scale Small Business, Attitude

Two Words That Kill Small Business Success

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

One aspect of business coaching that most small business owners enjoy is the collaboration between themselves and an objective bystander that results in "new and/or different results." (Without that desired outcome, what is the point in investing resources in coaching?)

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Tags: Small Business Success

Do You Suffer From Goal Fatigue in Your Small Business?

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

It's not uncommon for a small business entrepreneur to be bedfellows with the kind of fatigue that rakes your body as you succumb to the mental exhaustion of a day riddled with decision and distractions.

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Tags: Goal Achievement

On Certainty

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Certainty for a small business entrepreneur is essential. Without it, resources are wasted. Time is frittered away on busy work. Procrastination is a constant companion. And, confidence in one's ability to achieve success easily erodes.

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Tags: Best Practices, Attitude

How to Nudge a Nagging Project

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

No. This is not about getting your spouse to clean out the garage — finally!

If we are to be completely honest, every entrepreneur has a project list that proliferates like rabbits at Easter, squirrels in my garden, and cat videos on Facebook. And, in true entrepreneurial style, ideas give birth to more ideas until nothing gets done.

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Tags: Productivity, Performance

The Small Business Vision: Why It Matters More Than (Fill in the Blank)

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

In business, there are several influencers of your strategic thinking/planning time that have a direct impact on your growth. These are your mission, vision, and strategies. These three, often missing, components shift your business growth from being tactical and easily tossed about by change to that of being strategic and sustainable.

Whereas your mission is present tense, your vision is your future. And, for small businesses like yours and mine, business vision is personal.

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Tags: Business Vision

How to Maximize  Results From Business Coaching

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Since its inception, business coaching continues to grow in popularity, sophistication of techniques, and outcomes obtained.

Any business coach worth their weight in salt (i.e., their fee) wants you and your business to benefit greatly from the coaching relationship. This brief guide helps maximize the value of your coaching engagement.

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Tags: Business Coaching

Work-Life Balance: Reality or Fantasy for Small Business Owners

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

Does work-life balance truly exist — or is it a mark most small business owners aim for which remains just out of reach?

The notion of work-life balance reared its head in the 80's. It was the time our culture began its shift to bigger and better toys. Or, as my client, John Lanza, puts it — the accumulation of stuff.

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Tags: Work-Life Balance

The Small Business Owners' Secret Weapon

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

I love a good secret — especially when it's camouflaged in strategies, goals, and planning. And, when it all but guarantees achievement of business goals, count me in!

As it turns out, the secret to attaining our small business goals, isn't so secret after all.

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Tags: Small Business Success, Best Practices, Performance

When The Entrepreneur's Engine Floods

Posted by Jackie Nagel, Synnovatia

I learned to drive using my Dad's 1948 Dodge. It was a big green egg of a machine with a stick shift and a clutch that slipped. "Flooding" the carburetor was a common occurrence with an inexperienced, unschooled teenage driver. Although the nuts-and-bolts of how and why it occurred were a bit advanced for my teenage brain, I knew the fix.

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Tags: Performance, Business Growth

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