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.

Continue reading
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.

Continue reading
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.

Continue reading