6 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Mentor

Finding a mentor is one of the most effective things you can do to give your career a boost. Don’t believe it? Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Mark Zuckerberg all wax lyrical about the effect that a great mentor had on their business success. 

From helping you to achieve both professional and personal growth to becoming a lifelong ally, mentors can have many positive effects on your journey as an entrepreneur. Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect.

New Year, New You!

Dealing with difficult people, whether in the workplace or in our personal lives, is something that most of us will face at some point. How it affects us and how we deal with it varies greatly. What works for one person may not necessarily have a positive result for another. One thing is certain: if we pretend the situation doesn’t exist, it will have a negative effect on our emotions, achievements, and behaviour.

When you start to explore how to deal with difficult people, three major questions will emerge:

 

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Business Networking Skills

Ivan Misner, founder and chief visionary officer of the US-based networking organisation BNI, defines business networking as “leveraging your business and personal connections to bring you a regular supply of new business.”

The process, while sounding simple enough, can actually prove fairly complex. Effective networking relies on your ability to connect with people and build relationships. It certainly involves more than pushing your business card into the palms of strangers at a monthly event. 

5 Ways Your Business Can Benefit From Using Social Media

Communication in the modern world often takes place over social media. Of the 3.4 billion Internet users on the planet, 2.3 billion are active users of social media. As a business owner and entrepreneur, you can't afford to ignore these numbers.

Doing so would mean you miss out on the many available opportunities to use social media for business advantage. Here are just some of the benefits you can expect to gain.

Fantastic 5* Review

5 * Review for ICA!

We have received a wonderful review from Muhammad Rana. At the International Coaching Academy, we strive to deliver the best courses and the best service. We want people to gain exciting new knowledge and skills that will enhance the lives of themselves and those around them. We also want people to build fantastic relationships and feel like they have been part of something great. In Muhammad’s case, we achieved our goals.

Free Carpe Diem Evening

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FREE Carpe Diem Evening. Don't miss out!

Gain valuable new contacts and referrals and form strategic alliances with some of Liverpool’s top leaders and business people, all within a calm and relaxed environment at our City Centre Academy.

Marketing

MARKETING is the most exciting of all business sports. It is the heartbeat of every successful business, continually changing in response to the explosion of information, the expansion of technology and the aggressiveness of competition...at all levels and everywhere! All business strategy is marketing strategy. Your ability to think clearly and well about the very best marketing strategies and to continually change and upgrade your activities is the key to the future of your business.

Focus & Concentration

The Importance of Focus & Concentration

 

Opening of ICA Manchester

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Exciting News!

ICA MANCHESTER

Having inspired so many coaches and master coaches globally, International Coaching Academy now comes to Manchester!

Kay Baig opens the doors today for the grand opening of "ICA Manchester". Kay will be delivering a wide variety of courses and Master Coach Certification. 

10 Step Creative Problem Solving Process

Here is a 10 Step method you can use to think systematically and develop your critical thinking and problem solving techniques to genius levels.

1) Change your language about the problem from negative to positive. Instead of using the word problem, use the word situation or call it a challenge or an opportunity. The more positive your language is, the more confident and optimistic you will be when approaching any difficulty and the more creative and insightful you will be in identifying creative solutions and breakthrough ideas.