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BusinessLife Spotlight: David Scheinmann

November 22, 2017 by in category Spotlight tagged as ,

Today’s BusinessLife Spotlight is an old friend of Peter Marcus: David Scheinmann. David and Peter have known each other for the last 40 years, both having grown up in Manchester, UK, where David was a close friend of Peter’s sister and nephew. Professionally, David is a photographic artist, film director, screenwriter, and most importantly, a […]

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The Value of a Business Dictionary

November 22, 2017 by in category BusinessLife tagged as ,

In BusinessLife, every industry has words and jargon that might be used in differently by other businesses. For example, in finance, the word “counterparty” is a legal party, whereas in the tech world, it refers to a platform for building a P2P app. As another example, to a developer the word “code”  refers to a […]

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3 Mistakes Business Owners Make in Meetings

October 30, 2017 by in category Business Owners, Leadership tagged as , ,

In previous weeks, we’ve discussed the importance of meetings with regards to developmental business strategy, and we have reviewed how to effectively run meetings. Still, a lot can go wrong that quickly shifts the meeting from productive and strategy-oriented to lackluster and time wasting. Worse yet, a meeting gone south can severely undermine the leader, […]

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5 Business Opportunities in the Cannabis Industry

October 26, 2017 by in category Business Owners tagged as , ,

As the cannabis industry grows in opportunities for business, more and more entrepreneurs are finding ways to find their way to be a part of it. As of 2017, a total of 29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis in some form. Currently, with many more states taking part in legalizing cannabis, […]

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Effective Language in Business

October 25, 2017 by in category Leadership tagged as , ,

Here at Marcus Coaching, we believe that great communication is  the foundation of success in your BusinessLife, whether that be communicating with customers, employees, clients, or family and friends. In reviewing  effective language in your business, it is important to note that it is the basis for all communications. The question remains, are you effective […]

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Morning Affirmations for a Productive Business Owner

October 24, 2017 by in category Business Owners tagged as , ,

Mornings can be some of the most stressful periods of our day because of our tendency to rush. Often our morning routines are not serving us. Do you have a consistent morning routine that empowers the rest of your day? Are you getting the most out of it? It is essential to explore where you […]

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Running Effective Meetings

October 11, 2017 by in category BusinessLife, Leadership tagged as ,

Meetings can be the bane of one’s work life. They are often long and unfocused, and sometimes leave one exhausted, tired, and unclear about what the meeting accomplished or what the next steps are.    Contrarily, well-run meetings can be an invaluable asset for collaboration, creativity, and business growth. When is the last time you […]

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Coaching for high-growth industries

October 3, 2017 by in category Sales and Growth tagged as ,

Great ideas do not happen on their own – they involve a lot of development and assessment from groups and teams. High-growth companies and industries are very intentional about clarifying the best ideas for their organizations and individual members. If you have the desire to create step-by-step plans and implement them into your business, that […]

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BusinessLife Spotlight: Marla Friedman

September 19, 2017 by in category Spotlight tagged as , , ,

In this week’s BusinessLife Spotlight, we’re taking a look at Dr. Marla Friedman, a business professor, cancer survivor, and author. We will explore and discover how Marla has grown in her careers, and worked with a BusinessLife coach to unlock the uniqueness and value of her experiences. About Marla Friedman Marla has been working in […]

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