You’re going to put in the time anyway, so why not play a big game? People find it much easier to move forward on the “what” and “how” when they understand the “why.”
Cartoon: Get Into Action With These Five “80% Principles”
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Strategic Coach Preview Package & Starter Kit
Find out everything you need to know about how Strategic Coach® works and how it could work for you. This package includes guides, resources and snap shot of what to expect from our workshop program.
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As you develop and grow your capabilities, you can start to combine them in new ways to create something greater, but you're also able to collaborate at a much higher level with other people.
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Who better to hear it from than entrepreneurs who, themselves, were on the fence about joining The Strategic Coach Program because of the dollar investment itself and/or the time commitment?
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I’ve discovered that when entrepreneurs become emotionally engaged with a big new possibility or idea, they’ll often find themselves procrastinating on achieving it.
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