What should you do when policies aren’t being followed, customers are upset, and everything starts to fall apart?
These are all symptoms of Frankenstein Management Syndrome: A condition where harmful outcomes occur because leaders are disconnected from the needs of their employees, customers, and community.
Let’s explore what causes this scary condition and how to avoid it.
Continue reading “Frankenstein Management: Why Bias Can Destroy a Great Business”
The StrengthsFinder assessment is one of the most useful tools I have ever found.
If you’re not familiar with it, you can read all about it in my previous article, How to Apply the StrengthsFinder Assessment.
Today, I want to explain how this tool is especially useful for business owners.
Continue reading “8 Reasons to Take the StrengthsFinder Assessment if You’re a Business Owner”
When you pick a narrow business focus, it can make a world of difference.
There are many ways to niche a healthcare practice, but I believe the best way is by isolating at least three areas in which to specialize.
Keep reading to find out what they are.
Continue reading “What Does it Take to Develop a Triple Niche?”
I’m so excited to introduce a brand-new blog series!
Each episode will feature a summary of my in-depth interview with a natural health practitioners from across the globe. They will share why they chose a niche specialization for their practice, which patients they serve, and how they have benefited from narrowing their practice focus.
Continue reading “Introducing the Featured Niche Practitioner Series”
Niche specialization offers a lot of benefits to healthcare practice owners.
In this article, I want to share 27 different areas of focus that are possible in the Massage Therapy field.
Continue reading “27 Niche Ideas for a Specialized Massage Therapy Business”
Massage Therapy is a fantastic aspect of integrative health that provides pain relief, along with a host of other physical and emotional benefits to patients.
It serves as a fantastic complementary add-on service for conventional or integrative health services, or as a standalone practice.
Continue reading “The Specialized Massage Therapy Practice Niche”
I thought I knew everything about my company… until the day I stepped out of my management role and into those of front-level staff.
Working in new job tasks was the most eye-opening thing I ever did as a manager. The act of observing their roles first-hand made it crystal clear where the problems were originating. And… spoiler alert: 99% of problems in a company are because of poor management decisions!
I call this boots-on-the-ground observation method the “Employee for a Day experience.”
It’s terrifying, enlightening, humbling, and eye-opening.
And it works like magic.
Here are some ideas for how to implement this incredible (free!) tool for yourself.
Continue reading “10 Variations of the “Employee for a Day” Experience”
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Do you wish someone could help you decide WHERE to focus your time in 2019?
Are you in need of an expert who can make sense of your company’s
- business policies,
- internal processes,
- Ideal Customers, and
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Continue reading “Special Offer: Free “Year In Review” Coaching with a Discovery Session!”
LaConte Consulting announces 30-minute live videos to answer FAQs
VANCOUVER, WA, July 19, 2018—Business consultant Grace LaConte is hosting a 5-part series on business topics on the Facebook Live platform.
Each session will include answers to both live and write-in Frequently Asked Questions by business owners.
Continue reading “New Facebook Live Series on Business Vision, Profit Margin, and Niche Markets”
Why would a business owner who is already established want to join a Multi-Level Marketing opportunity?
In this video, I answer some questions about why this is such a compelling offer and why joining an MLM can be so dangerous.
Check it out, or read a transcript (with links and other juicy details) by scrolling down.
Continue reading “7 Reasons MLMs are So Attractive to Established Business Owners [Video]”