Louise Abbott and Creative Resources Coaching Blog

Welcome to my business success blog and Creative Resources Coaching.  As a business coach and consultant, I make it my business to keep up with current trends in the business world and keep you informed with the latest cutting edge information to make your business run smoothly and more profitably.

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Louise

Go Getter or Go Giver?

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

The book Go Giver has been an eye opener for me.  Ever since I joined BNI (Business Network International) whose motto is Givers Gain, I have been intrigued by this concept and how it operates in the business world, but more importantly, the personal arena…our life. In my former career as a teacher, honestly, it […]READ MORE

18 Unbelievable Ways to Bathe an Elephant Indoors: Or 3 Fun Ways to Improve How You Talk About Your Business

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Are you boring when you talk about your business service or product? Do you use words and phrases that don’t engage and cause people to sit up and take notice?  The bathing elephants headline for this article is just an exaggerated, rather ridiculous example of what to do when you are writing or talking about […]READ MORE

Icebergs and Time Management

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Too often when we plan an action to grow our business, we only see the main goal and not the other actions and details required of us to achieve that goal.  We see the tip of the iceberg and miss the big picture of what is lying underneath. Example:  Networking to grow your business.  We […]READ MORE

How to Attract and Keep Good Help

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

A great employee is worth his or her weight in gold.  Here is how to attract and keep the best of the best. Give them a good salary and regular raises Supply them with the latest equipment to do their job well Provide recognition, acknowledgment for excellent work Give them responsibility, a voice and a […]READ MORE

Perfection, Spiders and Your Business

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

“Our society nurtures the illusion that all the rewards go to the people who are perfect. But many of us are finding out that trying to be perfect is costly.” Most of us are wise enough to know that perfection is something that it is nice to strive for, but to expect it from ourselves […]READ MORE