The Client Kick-Off Meeting

The Client Kick-Off Meeting

Problem: According to Capterra, “a lack of clear goals is the most common factor (37%) behind project failure, according to executive leaders.” Solution: The client kick-off meeting. Having a client kick-off meeting can make or break the project and provides the opportunity to create goals, boundaries, purpose, roles, and deadlines. Here are 5 tips and […]

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Stop Being a Martyr

Stop Being a Martyr

First, it’s not healthy.  Second, it’s not productive. Third, yesterday (and last Tuesday of every January) was National Plan A Vacation Day. Storytime: Last week I went to New Orleans for the first time! I had taken off Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. It was a blast, but I definitely did my “checking in” by deleting […]

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2018: A Year in Review

2018: A Year in Review

Happy 2019! This year, I am doing an audit. An official inspection of an individual’s accounts – the ‘accounts’ being my life. Here are some questions that I stole from our client agenda meetings at The Idea, Inc, a couple life coaches I know, and the hubs: What worked about last year? What didn’t work? What […]

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Life Has to Be More Than Working the 9 to 5. Until Then…Holiday Break

Life Has to Be More Than Working the 9 to 5. Until Then…Holiday Break

When you have happy employees, you have happy customers, and you have a better and happy business. And you know what makes employees happy? Not working on their respective holidays. And let me be crystal clear: I don’t just mean federal holidays. I mean your employees that observe non-christian, international, and holidays-you-may-think-are-obscure-but-actually-aren’t also need holiday time […]

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