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How to Deliver Bad News

Thursday, March 12, 2015 Mike Reddy

Delivering bad news is never easy, but there are some things you can do to soften the blow and give the message tactfully and empathetically. Ideally your bad news will be delivered with skill so that the recipient ultimately continues in a positive relationship and supports the decision.  Read More

7 Signs You are a Bad Communicator

Monday, January 05, 2015 Mike Reddy

You are a business owner or key decision maker in your company. But are you truly a good communicator?

This is not to be blurred with your ability to brainstorm or crank out incredible new ideas; communication is the ability to share information in a clear and simple way – so that your team and your customers understand completely what you are saying.  Read More

Avoiding Appointment Disappointment

Wednesday, December 03, 2014 Mike Reddy

It’s happened to nearly every one; you set up a sales or prospect appointment, only to have the meeting end in disappointment.

Obviously, not every appointment is going to end in that huge sales contract or an amazing deal – but here are some business coaching tips on how to make the majority of your appointments result in success rather than disappointment.  Read More

Six Sales Tips to Boost Your Confidence

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Mike Reddy

Sales are an eclectic mix of winning and losing.

Knowing that shows how important it is to keep your confidence up at all times but particularly when rejection is outweighing victory.  Read More

Taking Control Of Your Supply Chain

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Mike Reddy

Controlling your supply chain and raising its level of efficiency requires strategy and, as a business coach, I have seen even the smallest of clients make some quite extraordinary gains.

The management of your supply chain – no matter how large or how small – can help you set your business above your competitors (or below them) in the market.  Read More

How to Build Your Personal Brand

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 Mike Reddy

Today creating your own unique personal brand is just as important (and maybe more) as building your business brand. Your personal brand is a work in progress, ongoing, and intended to give your career the promotion needed to achieve your dreams.

Creating and building a personal brand can also be a great benefit to your company brand.  Read More