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Wow! This year has flown by! We all have great stuff to be thankful for and some sad stuff to remember and reflect upon. First the sad stuff to file away for remembrance and love: I bet a lot of us lost loved ones this past year. I lost my older sister. She died of … Read more

Being a great consultant, leader, or manager has nothing to do with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), job titles or descriptions, or step-action-charts. Why? On my first day of my first job back in 1966, I was given my SOP, Job title and description, and step-action-charts older than dirt. This was 1966. The last date of … Read more

Our lives are partly determining for ourselves “what is true and what is false”. Recognizing the difference can make a great deal of difference in our happiness and satisfaction with our lives. But our environment and our culture can and does truly affect us. Let me expound- No matter what type of media we utilize, … Read more

I don’t know about you but I really get steamed how marketing companies present products and services to us on the TV, radio, and the internet. I don’t usually write stuff like this but I dislike when people talk down to me and others. That is exactly what marketing companies are doing with the way … Read more

Dr. Fred (DocFred) Simkovsky is a Certified Master Life and Career Coach, and Emily Award winning Host of Visions of Success Talk Radio. With Over 45+ years of business experience in multi-disciplinary consulting, both internally and externally, in 6 countries; USA, Canada, Germany, Japan, India, and China and in the last 18 years alone, coaching and … Read more

It’s a new year, which means updated goals and strategies. Maybe you’ve wanted to quit smoking, lose a few pounds, write a novel or get out of debt. Whatever your dream may be, the thought of achieving it can be daunting. Below are four tips to help you attain whatever changes you decide on. Set … Read more

5 tips for small businesses Tip #1: Know your audience/customers. Shot-gunning emails and cold calls to numerous people usually never works. People won’t buy if they don’t know you and trust you first. Build a relationship first. Tip #2: Listening Effectively and start to build that relationship. If you are doing all the talking you … Read more

I’ve have delivered training and development to over 10,000+ individuals in the last 30 years and accomplished life and career coaching to over 1,000+ individuals, all in 6 different countries. Our first conversions with new individuals I would be coaching always started with my one question, “Why do you believe you need a coach?” The … Read more

We all talk about managing our time and then we proceed to really manage our time poorly. We get interruptions, urgent phone calls, and the usual crises going on all day and get very little of what needs to be done accomplished. Let’s look at how to manage your time efficiently. Managing your time allows … Read more

As a life and career coach I am always amazed when my clients always start our first interview and coaching session with what are you going to do for me and how much work am I going to need to do? They think I am going to hand everything to them on a silver platter … Read more