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"Coach" John Harris

/"Coach" John Harris

About "Coach" John Harris

John Harris is the Founder and Chief Editor of OnlineAdvisor.com. As an entrepreneur for over 20 years, his passion is to mentor and encourage leaders and executives to achieve great results and realize their dreams in their organizations. Not only is he a "coach" to leaders and executives, he is also a successful sports coach and advisor to many sports programs.

Making the Extra Effort to be Grateful

By |2019-10-23T16:13:15-07:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

If there is a specific area where we, as leaders, can and do fall short of an acceptable standard, it is the area of gratitude.  Especially if we have a "pioneer" personality which is focused on getting to the top of the mountain, we can be guilty of not being grateful.  It is easy not to [...]

Sales for a Non-Salesperson: The Passion of the Presentation

By |2019-10-23T16:07:10-07:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Personal Development, Sales|Tags: , , , |

Are you one of those people who struggle with the tasks of sales? Are you selling as a non-salesperson?  Do you lack passion for sales?  If so, there are a lot of people like you out there. Don't worry . . . we'll talk about some easy ways to place yourself in a great situation to [...]

What are Liabilities?

By |2019-10-23T16:00:36-07:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: Finance|Tags: , , , , , |

As part of OnlineAdvisor's efforts to educate, inform and encourage business leaders, we present key financial terms and concepts.  For this article, we cover the concept of liabilities. A Brief Definition Liabilities represent company's financial debt or obligations. They include loans, accounts payable, mortgages, deferred revenues and accrued expenses.  A great definition of a liability refers to [...]

Conflict Avoidance in the Workplace

By |2019-10-23T16:13:38-07:00October 26th, 2019|Categories: Business Strategies, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

With the exception of a few people, the vast majority of leaders and executives dislike conflict in their teams and within their workplace.  A conflict can create a lot of tension and high emotions which have the potential of creating problems. As leaders and executives, we generally want to avoid unnecessary drama within our teams.  However, [...]

Improve Your Organizational Strategies by Reading and Listening

By |2019-10-23T16:07:32-07:00October 26th, 2019|Categories: Business Education, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

Many of us think that we have some solid organization strategies for ourselves. We learned a lot in school and then we've improved those strategies as we have continued in our work. That's not to say that we're not using good strategies, but we always need to get better. Just like a professional athlete finds ways [...]

The Positive Results of a Team Member’s Departure

By |2019-10-23T16:01:10-07:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Human Resources, Team Building|Tags: , , , , |

If you read the title of this article, you may be thinking to yourself: how can there be positive results from a team member's departure?  If you consider the circumstances and implement the right strategy, there are potential positive results to be gained.  Whether that team member was a positive or negative influence, the opportunity of [...]

The Hard Lessons – I Can Do This

By |2019-10-23T16:02:39-07:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, The Hard Lessons|Tags: , , , |

Life is full of challenges. It starts when we're newborns and then it continues throughout our lives. In this month's "The Hard Lesson - I Can Do This", let's cover the question that we are facing on a daily basis: can I do this? I remember talking to a man many years ago about his future. [...]

Recruiting for Your Organization as an Executive

By |2019-10-23T16:08:59-07:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Human Resources, Recruiting|Tags: , , , , |

There are a lot of you out there who work in either recruiting or Human Resources. This article will most likely be a review for you all - or at least I hope it is. If not, we need to talk about recruiting. Frankly, this article is targeted at all of you who are leaders in [...]

Messages on the Walls of My Office

By |2019-10-23T16:18:29-07:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Business Education, Business Strategies, Human Resources, Personal Development, Team Building|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The messages which we communicate in our office are very important.  Not only do we communicate them to our team members, we are also communicating those messages to ourselves as well. The messages on our walls communicate critical messages.  Are they distractions or are they pointing us to the work that we need to accomplish?  Are [...]

Selling with Passion

By |2019-10-23T16:18:50-07:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Business Strategies, Sales|Tags: , , , |

When you were a little kid, you had some opportunity where you wanted something really, really bad.  To get what you wanted, you thought about your options and then went in for the big pitch.  Whether your target audience was one of your parents, grandparents, relatives, friends or someone else, you gave it everything you had [...]