Category Archives for "Mentoring and Coaching"

Dec 02

My Superhero: What My Mentor Taught Me About Business

By Karen Corban | Achievement and Success , How To , Mentoring and Coaching , Small Business Growth

I have been thinking about my mum, Mary, a lot lately. Thankfully, she is still alive at 81 and even though ageing and more fragile, she has still retained a sharp, focused mind and sense of humour.

Until she retired, mum was a successful businesswoman – quick with numbers, stylish, kind, a fabulous cook, a generous loving mother to four children and she had an innate talent for entertaining people and building relationships.

Growing up, I used to think she was a Superwoman, especially watching her juggle family and business. One thing I know for sure is she is definitely my hero.

Here's what she taught me about business and life. You can read about the key lessons here.

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Dec 02

The ONE THING That Helped Me Grow My Business By 16X

By Karen Corban | Mentoring and Coaching , Small Business Growth

"My mentor said, 'Let's go do it', not 'You go do it'. How powerful when someone says, 'Let's!'" -- Jim Rohn

Most business owners feel they have to figure things out on their own.

Imagine what it would be like if you had access to a leading expert, who you could contact to ask for advice. 

Imagine if you had a way to achieve extraordinary success especially when you feel overwhelmed, are at crossroads and need to make sound business decisions faster.

Studies shows that 60% of business owners who have a mentor will survive business longer than those who don't and 25% of those experience business growth.

One of the reasons I started my business in educational events 27 years ago, is because I wanted to learn from the BEST. Since then I have represented and learned from 110 of the world's top speakers and thought leaders.

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Dec 02

The Biggest Problem Most Small-Business Owners Face

By Karen Corban | Marketing , Mentoring and Coaching , Small Business Growth

Can you guess what it is? Before I answer, I have a few questions for you to consider...

  • Do you own a business and are you looking for ways to increase your sales and scale, so that you can grow fast and the business can, ultimately, run without you?
  • Do you feel like you can't work any harder – you're burnt out and overwhelmed and doing too much just to keep your business operating?
  • Do you wish you had someone excellent and reliable, to whom you could outsource your marketing, cost-effectively, so that it's done for you?
  • Do you have a great product or service and yet, you can't understand why you don't have more customers?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you’re not alone.

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