10 Ways to Build Your Customer Base

Posted: May 30th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

No company can be successful without a healthy, growing customer base. Of course, building a loyal customer base can be difficult, particularly on a timescale that’s good for your bottom line. Thankfully, there are quite a few options that can help not only build your customer base, but do so in a… Read More →


What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur?

Posted: May 15th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

Do you wonder if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Maybe you’re no Bill Gates, but there are not alot of people like that. You likely still have qualities that you can draw upon that will help you to become successful in business. The key is to identify your particular strengths, and [… Read More →


4 Tips To Help You Rediscover Your Motivation

Posted: April 28th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

Let’s face it – it’s hard to stay motivated all the time. You work hard and you’re committed to your job, highly invested in succeeding, and usually in top form. Lately, though, you’ve been feeling a bit uninspired, and you’re wondering how to get yourself back on track. You can do i… Read More →


6 Characteristics of an Effective Leader

Posted: April 15th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

If you were asked to list all the characteristics that great leaders possess, chances are it would be a very long list. There are a wide variety of leadership styles, and what works for one person may not work for another. Just as an example, you may be comfortable exercising a great deal of control… Read More →


“8 Keys to a Profitable Business” – Free Workshop – April 9

Posted: March 31st, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

Would you like to transform your business? Come find out how to increase your profitability at our free workshop, April 9th from 1:00 to 2:30 at the Northshore ActionCOACH offices, 201 Holiday Blvd., Suite 400. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot today. Call 985-237-4200 or e-mail us a… Read More →


3 Tips for Protecting Your Business from the Unexpected

Posted: March 24th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

Let’s face it, there’s not much you can do to control the outside forces that might disrupt even the best laid plans.  And sometimes, the unthinkable actually does happen. It is nearly impossible to predict if or when a key client may close an account, a supplier will become unavailable or rais… Read More →


Experience is a Valuable Commodity in Business

Posted: March 10th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

You can read every book available and take every course offered covering your chosen career field, but nothing will prepare you for the real world quite like getting out there and living in it. There are many different lessons that you can only learn from personal experience. Calling Upon Past Exper… Read More →


7 Pieces of Critical Information Every Business Owner Should Be Tracking

Posted: February 24th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

To run a business successfully, you have to be able to identify which efforts are increasing your profits and which are draining your resources. The only way to do this is to be able to monitor and analyze your finances. In short, you’ve got to know your numbers! Whether you work with an accountan… Read More →


Give Your Business a Health Check to Start the Year Off Right

Posted: January 30th, 2014 | Author: Dan Zimanski

When we want to stay healthy, we schedule check-ups with our physicians. If we want our cars to keep running smoothly for many years, we routinely take them to a qualified mechanic for tune-ups. Using this same logic, if we want our businesses to perform well, and be successful, then regular busines… Read More →