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Balance and Focus

4 Tips for Focusing on Business, Even in the Busy Month of May

Has May become the new December with the volume of celebrations, year-end activities, graduations, and transitions to summer? For me, in addition to working with my fabulous clients and a business I love, I have two graduations from two different high schools for my twins, an older daughter moving to DC for a...

Building a Strong Foundation for Your Business

Have you ever had a pre-drywall inspection? In new construction, that’s when the experts take a look at the electrical, plumbing, and framing of the building before the walls go in. It's important to make sure the framing and structure are completed correctly before they are covered up with the...

“Kondo” Your Business for a Prosperous New Year

One of organizing celebrity, Marie Kondo’s, tips is to clear out the clutter in your home or space. I’m going to apply this idea to business as well. Too often we make promises, plans, and resolutions for the new year, yet overlook the importance of first releasing the clutter: the...

Simple Hacks for Your Business This Holiday Season

This time of year can feel extra hectic with seasonal deadlines, employee evaluations and over-scheduling both professionally and personally. Here are four tips that can help you make this the most wonderful time of the year. 1. Brain dump Spreadsheet – Overwhelm is one of the most common states of...

Strategic Planning

Maximizing Your Business Planning Process

I have been exploring real estate properties in preparation of making a move and was surprised at the amount of obvious do-it-yourself, “DIY-work” I saw in a home I recently toured.  I am all for the idea of doing things yourself up to a point, but one homeowner’s attempt to...

GC Insights Add Behavioral Analysis to Growth Coach’s Already Powerful Coaching Programs

The Growth Coach has launched a new behavior analysis program called GC Insights to help business owners, company leaders and human resource professionals hire, retain and develop top talent. GC Insights goes well beyond DISC analysis – the program also gives franchisees access to multi-faced assessments, reports, tools and support...

Effective Leadership Means Trusting Yourself

I am currently enrolled in one of the most dynamic leadership programs of my career. It is powerful because we are a group of leaders within the business and/or civic community, and we are discussing leadership from a few different perspectives. It is also fun to be a participant, rather...

Back to School Time – What does it mean for your business?

Back to school can bring a mix of emotions. Were you that kid who dreaded the end of summer, the loss of fun and freedom, getting up at the same time (early!) every morning? Maybe you were the kid who couldn’t wait to start the new year, the new teachers,...

Finding Balance as a Small Business Owner or a Company President

  Small business owners and company presidents have a lot in common – starting with how busy they can be. Being in charge of everything has benefits, but it also has major drawbacks, especially when it comes to work life balance. You should be able to work to live, not...

Could You or Your Team Benefit from Social Learning

  In late 2017, when Forbes outlined the Top 10 growing business trends that will drive success in 2018, there was one we weren’t surprised to see – Social Learning. In a way, The Growth Coach has been doing that for more than 20 years. With our Strategic Business Owner...

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My background in sales; marketing, public relations, and advocacy, spans small business, start-up, non-profit and franchises. I've led teams and coached individual business owners to maximize their productivity and regain their enthusiasm for their work and their lives.


“I’ve been working with Kim Ellet in the Strategic Business Owner group coaching program for just a few quarters now and have already seen a 28% increase in my business over prior year. I’ve signed on new clients with larger projects and am achieving my goal of putting together an effective team to support my business growth. Gaining clarity about my business, where I want to go and how to get there has made a really big impact for me so far. It’s exciting to see things happening that I set my sights on early in the process.” ~ Beth Davis Pitt, CPA

Atlanta, GA


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