When I started my first business in 1988- I did everything I thought I was supposed to do. Not always the right thing or at the right time.
When I started business consulting in 1993, I read an article by William Oncken, Jr. and Donald Wass that they had written for the Harvard Business Review - November 1974– titled MANAGEMENT TIME: WHO’S GOT THE MONKEY? – to read this article click here.
In 2002, as I was working as a nonprofit executive director and started coaching small business owners I knew it was important to make sure I was doing the right thing and so were my clients. I am here to help you tame your monkeys.
What is a monkey? A monkey is the next move. For every monkey there are two parties involved: One to Work It and One To Supervise It.
What is my coaching strategy? I am going to help you by giving back your initiative – allowing you to feed and care for your own monkeys.