Jackie Zach

Jackie Zach

Jackie has a well-rounded professional background including management roles, financial positions and opening a highly successful retail store in Brookfield, WI in 2008 and became an ActionCOACH client in 2009. While many retailers were forced to close during the economic collapse, Jackie’s store thrived –a testament to her ability to own and operate a successful business. She sold her store in 2018 after a successful 10-year run. Loving what her coach helped her achieve, she wanted to help other business owners do the same.
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By Jackie Zach

Tale from the Front: Erin Ogden Managing Partner Ogden Glazer + Schaefer

Listen as we interview Erin Ogden the managing partner at Ogden, Glazer + Shaefer. a powerhouse team, specializing in representing businesses with a sharp focus on startups, intellectual property, and food and beverage regulation Learn how Erin got started, challenges she faced and how coaching has helped her take her business to the next level. Want to learn the opportunities
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Where are you making excuses in your business?

Are you noticing your team and your customers making a lot of excuses or giving you reasons why something can’t be done? As we know, life is a mirror.    The real question is, “Where are you using excuses in your business? On today’s episode we discuss excuses and how they limit growth in your business.  Want to grow your business
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The Peak-End Effect

Peak End Effect is all about the end of a transaction, meeting or phone call. How are you leaving them feeling when they leave your orbit? The period you’re interacting with them are the peaks and valleys. The most important parts of a transaction are the peaks and the ending. Listen as Mike and Jackie discuss more in depth about
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Who’s Coaching You?

Coaching is a competitive advantage to the growth of you as a leader, owner and having a better business. About 15% of your competitors are coming for YOU! Are you being lazy and going with the flow? Are you intentionally growing your business and looking for a competitive edge?  Want a competitive advantage and want a coach? Take advantage of
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Don’t Do Stupid Stuff

Stupid things in business are things like, keeping someone in a role too long, “I know what to do but I didn’t do it“, bright shiny pennies, not spending enough time testing and measuring and giving up too soon. Listen as Mike and Jackie discuss how to navigate through these decisions.  Do you want to stop doing stupid stuff and
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Ask Your People How They’d Like to be Managed

 We expect our team to think like we do, but the reality is that they don’t. How do you get your team to do the things you want them to do? First step, is to understand how people want to be led by asking things like “How can I help you be successful at xxx?”  Listen as Mike and Jackie
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Leading Through Crisis

When we are leading through crisis, the first step is to check yourself. Are you panicking? Are you looking at a solution? If you take your blinders off and focus on truly what is in front of you, you will find opportunity.  How prepared are you to take advantage of opportunities? Take advantage of a complimentary business strategy session to
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Paying Taxes

Do you say “I don’t want to pay taxes” to yourself? Did you know that this philosophy also stunts your business’s growth? Listen as we discuss business taxes and the things to think about when you have those thoughts.    Is your growth stuck because you’re afraid to pay taxes? Take advantage of a complimentary business strategy session to discover the
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Good Vs Bad Debt

Bad debt is meant for short term use such as operating expenses, etc. If you’re going to use bad debt, the first objective is to have a plan to get out of it. Good debt is based on growth, like investing in a new marketing program or hiring a new marketing person or real estate. Listen as Mike and Jackie
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Fast Growth Requires Cash

Tons of business owners have this abject fear of owing money to others. If you want your business to be able to grow, you need access to money. There’s a saying…”money attracts money.“ Are you willing to borrow money, take investors, etc. if that money is meant to grow your business? The ActionCOACH 5-Ways tools help lay out what must
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