Staying Connected During the Busiest Time of Year!

Build Your OWN Connectivity Model

We’re just coming into the season of disruptiveness- wonderful disruptiveness, I realize, as we consider the holidays, time with family, and social gatherings. However, when it comes to business, it can be tremendously difficult to stay on track in November and December. One method to help out is with the correct dose of connectivity and […]

As Featured Today on Forbes Coaches Council Podcast

Create & Develop a More Effective & Efficient Strategic Plan

The big strategic planning initiative is dead. Yes, today there is no need for a 10-year strategic plan or even a five year. Join ACT founder, and executive coach, Sarah Beth Aubrey, as she discusses how to develop a more efficient and effective strategy as part of her new work, Develop and Coach Your Next […]

70 Percent of Lower Middle Market Businesses Changing Hands

ACT Like A Pro Issue 52

I’m excited to announce that next Tuesday, October 30th, I’ll be featured in a podcast on with the Forbes Coaches Council. I’ll be discussing the value of strategic thinking in an excerpt from my upcoming book (more details on that in November!). As a primer to next week’s podcast, let’s consider the need for strategic thinking as […]

Allies at Work-They May be Different Than You Think

The term ‘allies’ originated during times of war. Coming from the singular, ally, meaning ‘friend’ or ‘trusted one’, the word allies today can take on larger meanings:  a group of trusted peers and friends or people with whom we are aligned toward a common goal. As professionals, those with whom we align impact our social networks and it’s worth […]

How Do You Really Sell Out?

ACT Like a Pro Issue 49

The registration link was closed. Huh? What?? I’d just started this registration yesterday, gotten busy with something more important, and stepped away for an afternoon. Undaunted, I hit the link again but it didn’t work, so I tried another tap of my track pad, this time firmer, the irritation coming out through my index finger. […]

3 Quick Tips to Communicate Across Generations

Top Producer's Columnist, "The Farm CEO Coach," That's Me!

Top Producer’s Columnist “The Farm CEO Coach,” Thats Me! This week’s ACT Like a Pro: Issue 48, I’d like to feature the column I write for Top Producer Magazine. As harvest season is in full swing and holiday time is fast approaching,its certainly a good time to take a short read about communication tips-specially, how to […]

Sometimes it Takes an IronWOman to Win the Race

Lessons from two women, both IRONMAN finishers, vying for U.S. Senate

Politics are tough; candidates must be mentally and physically tough to endure a long race, especially this season as the mid-term elections approach. Now, I haven’t ever finished (or started for that matter) an Ironman race but if I did and then ran for office, I would think my training and accomplishment would give me […]

The Folded Flag

9-11, We Will Never Forget

Photo Credit, Veterans United I barreled through the house and up the stairs, damp running clothes and shoes flung everywhere in my wake. I was late and literally just pulling open the shower curtain when the phone rang. I hesitated, then felt a weird chill come over me. That was odd since I had just […]