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Who's in charge

Who’s in charge?

This should be an easy question to answer, right? You’re the boss, so you’re steering the ship!

But there’s a good chance that when I listen to you, I’m hearing you mention a lot of other people. The employee who called in sick. Those customers who just keep demanding. The weather. The government.

I get it, I really do. It feels like I’m just a tiny boat on the water, at the mercy of anything and everything.

There’s a lot of reality behind that.

But if you spend ALL your time in this space, there’s a good chance you’re never going to advance. It’ll all be about responding, coping, reacting.

So let’s take a few minutes to figure out where we’re going in this new year and new decade.

And it’s so simple. Not easy, but straightforward. It looks like:

  • Asking yourself some key questions about how the future will look different than the past.

  • Talking this over with your coach or confidant, to translate desires into actions.

  • Taking some important steps

  • Learning and adjusting

Because if that’s what it means to be in charge, you’d better start doing it. Nobody else will, right?

I have a couple of slots which just opened up for new clients! If you think I might be able to help you grow the business you’ve dreamed of…

Grab a free coaching session!



About the Author

Carl Dierschow

Carl Dierschow is our Small Fish Business Coach in Colorado in the USA. With over 17 years of experience in professional business coaching, he helps clients around the world to build profitable, powerful, sustainable companies. You may want to check out his targeted blogs at and

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