Kiwi's Coaching Corner

Useful tips to help you get from where you are to where you want to go. Paul Kiewiet, MAS is an industry veteran providing business and life coaching, industry consulting and facilitation, and professional development services through BrandKiwi LLC.

Stand out, be different, be fearless, innovate! The four things above are just one of my 10 secrets of successful people. That’s right. They stand out because they are not afraid to be different and are willing to innovate. Particularly in a business where we sell the same stuff from the same suppliers to the…

It’s important to have the facts of a given situation or opportunity. But if you cannot communicate or persuade, you will struggle to find cooperation, collaboration or build consensus. All of those are important for you to master to achieve your goals and great results. In every instance, make an effort to empathize with others.…

When you have set SMART Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-Based) you must persist until you succeed. Consider your goals as a contract with yourself, and don’t let anything stop you. The fifth secret of successful people is that they never, ever, ever give up. They understand that it is not being knocked down that…

One thing all successful people have in common is a passion for learning. Successful living and successful achievement require insatiable curiosity and desire to be the best. Never stop learning. There is a building near you that offers you the knowledge, experience and stories of others who have mastered many areas of life. It’s called…

If you have taken the first two steps—gotten your thinking right about what you want, and clarified your true goals—you MUST take action steps to make your vision your reality. You must be willing to move forward with daily action that will begin moving you toward achievement. There is only one time for you to…

If you don’t know what success looks like, how will you recognize it? How will you know how close or how far away it is? Get very clear about what your specific goals are, and what your life will look like, sound like and feel like when you get there. We’re talking about your dreams…

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