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Traction Inc.

Chris Hallberg

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13 Nov Budding Entrepreneur? How to Start a Business in 2018

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

The new year is a great time to put your intentions to practice. If you have visions of starting a small business, you can take practical steps to make that dream a reality. By taking time to plan, research and carefully execute your business idea, you can develop something that's a financial success as well as a personal passion.

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Topics: Business Advice

30 Oct 3 Signs You Need a Business Coach

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

If you're like many small business owners, you're a self-directed, self-sufficient, driven person. Those qualities are a big part of how you got to be where you are. But no one can go it alone forever. At various stages in their career, many small business owners find themselves in situations where they need a little outside guidance and perspective. This isn't surrender or a sign of weakness: It's a natural part of a business' development.

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Topics: Business Coaching, small business coach

09 Oct How to Find the Right Business Coach

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Many budding entrepreneurs believe that a successful business only requires hard work, a great idea and good customer service. While these are integral aspects of fruitful company, lack of experience on the inner workings of running a business can lead to failure. This is why you must understand how to find a business coach. You probably want to know what a business coach can do for your company before seeking one out, so here are a few important factors you should understand.

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Topics: Business Coaching

25 Sep Business Insights: 5 Reasons to Hire a Business Mentor

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Whether you’re a few months into your new startup or the owner of a profitable company that’s served the community for years, you understand that running a business is anything but easy. One way of relieving some of the burdens you face is by finding a mentor. If you’ve already decided this is the right course, you’re likely asking what you should look for in a business mentor. For those still on the fence, however, here are some of the most important reasons to hire a business mentor.'

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Coaching

11 Sep How to Turn Around a Failing Business

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

When your business is failing, it's understandable to face the feeling of defeat or having the urge to give up. However, a failing business isn't a reason to quit. While about 50 percent of businesses fail within five years, you don't have to be a part of that statistic. There's still time to turn your business around. If you want to know how to turn around a failing business, there are some key steps that you need to take:

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Topics: Business Advice, EOS, Business Tools

21 Aug How Small Business Coaching Works With EOS

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

If you've started a small business, you know just how important it is to have someone along with you for the ride. It helps if that person has done it before and, preferably, a lot of times. That's why many entrepreneurs choose to have a small business coach guide them through the process — someone who has already been down that road and understands the challenges of starting your own company.

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Topics: EOS, Business Coaching

01 Aug How To Become A Business Sergeant

Posted at 08:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Business coach and entrepreneur, Chris Hallberg, has spent more than 17 years helping others build a solid foundation for business success. Those in the small business entrepreneurial circles refer to Hallberg as the "Business Sergeant." He earned this title by creating a successful business philosophy that intertwines his elite military and law enforcement training into an effective and efficient business operating system.

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Topics: Business Advice

31 Jul Common Questions About EOS

Posted at 09:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

EOS, or the Entrepreneurial Operating System®, is a system designed to help businesses streamline their operations toward the goals you want. EOS has several components, and some business owners who have no prior experience with it find it esoteric.

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Topics: small business coach, eos questions

14 Jul What Should You Look For In a Business Mentor?

Posted at 09:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Business mentors offer guidance and support to maximize business growth. Research shows that 70 percent of small businesses who receive mentoring services survive for five years or more — twice as long as companies without a mentor. Not all business mentors are the same, however. Only mentors that use the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS)® — a set of concepts that optimize vision, traction and company health — provide you with the tools you need to jump-start your business. Using an EOS mentor is an effective way to organize your business, invest in strategic growth and improve accountability.

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Topics: eos mentor, small business coach

30 Jun How To Regain Control Of Your Business

Posted at 09:00:00 by Chris Hallberg

Every entrepreneur starts out with the goal of staying organized and on top of everything. Unfortunately, as the business grows it’s easy for even the most well-intentioned entrepreneur to get overwhelmed and lost control of their business. This issue coupled with time constraints can quickly lead to bad organizational habits that ultimately affect the overall success of your business.

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Topics: Business Advice