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Social Media’s Effect On Success

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Mike Reddy

As a business coach I often get involved in small business marketing and I harp a lot on individuality, standing out from the pack, finding your niche, being unique, etc.

While this philosophy holds true, it is equally important to take a look at other success stories and to learn from them.  Read More

How To Use Criticism Successfully

Thursday, June 11, 2015 Mike Reddy

As a business coach often brought in to help build a business, I would suggest you don’t have the luxury of shying away from criticism.

It is inherent - there will be times when it feels like its coming from all sides as you make decision after decision, simply trying to keep the motors running.  Read More

Are You a Micromanager?

Thursday, June 04, 2015 Mike Reddy

As an entrepreneur, you were probably micromanaged at some point in your career and finally made the decision to be your own boss to escape the micromanager.

The question then arises, as an entrepreneur have you become a micromanager (possibly worse than the one you escaped)?  Read More

What You Need To Know About Facebook “Likes”

Thursday, May 14, 2015 Mike Reddy

With 2.7 billion “Likes” posted daily on Facebook, there are some facts you truly need to understand as to whether or not you should send your money in that direction and if so how much and how can you do it most effectively.  Read More

Apology Accepted

Thursday, May 07, 2015 Mike Reddy

Apology Accepted

In business it is vital to learn this skill, and learn it early. Learn how to say “I’m Sorry”.

That being said, any business owner should hone this skill, as at some point (most likely many points) they may also have to issue an apology to a teammate, co-worker or employee.  Read More

Seeking Customer Feedback

Friday, May 01, 2015 Mike Reddy

Customer Feedback

Some businesses inherently receive feedback without much effort. Others need to be more aware of the best ways to approach customers for feedback and the best ways to use that feedback.  Read More