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What is Business Coaching?

Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google

What is business coaching? The role of the business coach is to guide CEOs and leadership teams to reach goals they could not have accomplished on their own. But what is business coaching and do you need one?

During an interview with Fortune, one of the most successful CEOs in the world, Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, was asked, “What advice would you give to other CEOs?”

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5 Bible Verses Every CEO Needs to Know

As a business coach, I often get asked by business owners and CEOs for recommendations of good books on business. Some are surprised that the Bible is always near the top of my list! The Bible mentions money over 800 times and makes over 2,000 financial and economic references.

If there is one person who knows a lot about business and wealth, it is the One who created it all!

Whether you are a Christian, Muslim, agnostic, or atheist, there is a wealth of ancient wisdom about business found in the Bible.

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You Survived the Oil and Gas Recession. Is Your Company Prepared for a Rebound?


The oil and gas business, like any industry, is cyclical. Boom after bust after boom and bust. There are some very strong indicators, though, that the oil and gas industry is beginning to rebound. In 2016, oil prices hit a 12-year low, near $26 a barrel in February. But then prices more than doubled later in the year, climbing to $55 a barrel in December. The Permian Basin is burgeoning with new activity due to these rising prices and anticipation of an upward trend.

If your business in any way touches the oil and gas industry, you need to be ready for the rebound. There are literally thousands of blog posts on the internet about what to do when your business is struggling, but let’s talk about what you can do to get ahead of an upswing. If you’re not prepared for the increased workload, you will get left behind! See more ›

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Top 10 Business Books I Recommend to CEOs

A business will not outgrow the leader. Reading books is VITAL to your growth as a business owner!

In my line of work, many of my clients are CEOs of multi-million dollar companies. To be a successful business coach, I have to outlearn all of them. I am constantly reading- constantly feeding my brain. Out of the hundreds of books I’ve read on business, these are my top ten books I recommend:
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3 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement for 2017

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Gallup conducted a study on employee engagement. The results of their findings were shocking for most CEO’s.

Only 31% of employees in the United States are fully engaged at their jobs! This means that about 70% of US employees are either partially engaged, disengaged, or outright hostile at work!

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Amazon Go’s Innovation- What Can CEO’s Learn From This?


“What would shopping look like if you could walk into a store and just go?” asks the recent viral Amazon video boasting over 7.5 million views.

Amazon is testing a a grocery store that lets customers come in, grab items from the shelves, and just leave- without ever having to stand in a checkout line. 

What if there were “no lines, no check outs, [and] no registers? Welcome… to Amazon Go.”

Customers’ Amazon accounts are automatically logged into the store’s network as they walk into the store. Now customers can simply pick out their groceries and walk out the door. 

What will this new innovative approach to retail do for Amazon’s business and what can other CEO’s and business leaders learn from this?  


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Scaling Up Business Workshop: October 1st, 2015

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If you are a CEO or on the leadership team of a $5M-$150M company*,  join us October 1st for the world-renowned Scaling Up Business Growth Workshop! This is the very first to be hosted in Oklahoma City!

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