About philsherwood

I own a software company that I started in 1994. We develop and market accounting software for the oil & gas industry.

How Questions Can Set You Up For An Amazing Day

Crush Your Day By Asking Yourself These 3 Questions Each Morning How do you prime yourself to have a really good day? Are you an early riser or a night owl? Do you have a certain routine that starts your day or do you ease into it slowly? Do you start with [...]

2022-01-13T17:53:53-05:00By |Coaching, Mindset|Comments Off on How Questions Can Set You Up For An Amazing Day

Lessons from 28 Years in Business

What do you learn from founding and running a company for almost 30 years? It has been said that ignorance is bliss. When I started my software company 28 years ago I had no idea what I was doing. College definitely doesn't prepare you to run a business. I was learning as [...]

2022-01-08T12:04:22-05:00By |Coaching|Comments Off on Lessons from 28 Years in Business

The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 12: Purpose

On the 12th day of coaching my coach gave to me, twelve drummers drumming.   Just kidding! No drummers in this post but we are talking about purpose.   Do you know your life's purpose?   If you don't, that's fine because it's hard to come up with an all-encompassing purpose for your [...]

2021-12-27T10:05:04-05:00By |Coaching, Mindset|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 12: Purpose

The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 11: Being Intentional

On the 11th day of coaching my coach gave to me, eleven ways to live more intentionally.   Have you ever stopped and looked back 5 or 10 years thinking how did I get here?   You got there by the decisions you made and the choices you took. Did you make those [...]

2021-12-27T09:54:14-05:00By |Coaching, Mindset|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 11: Being Intentional

The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 10: Focus

On the 10th day of coaching my coach gave to me, ten times more Focus.   What could you get done if you had 10 times more focus? How would your business change? How would your relationships change?   There are three parts to increasing your focus. 1. Decide what you need to [...]

2021-12-27T09:43:33-05:00By |Coaching, Mindset, Productivity|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 10: Focus

The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 9: Persuasion

On the 9th day of coaching my coach gave to me, 9 ways to be more persuasive.   Persuasion is a skill that you can learn and get better at.   At the heart of persuasion is an easy-to-remember formula.   When you want to persuade somebody you need to do three things. [...]

2021-12-26T13:41:18-05:00By |Coaching|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 9: Persuasion

The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 8: Physiology

On the 8th day of coaching my coach gave to me, eight thoughts on my physiology.   Your physiology, or how you move, gesture, and speak makes a big difference in your mindset and how others perceive you.   Do you walk confidently or do you shuffle along? It makes a big difference [...]

2021-12-26T11:35:16-05:00By |Coaching|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 8: Physiology

The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 7: Mindset

On the 7th day of coaching my coach gave to me, seven things to think about.   Henry Ford is reported to have said "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right."   Everything we do starts with a thought. How would you rate your mindset? Is it more [...]

2021-12-26T09:55:25-05:00By |Coaching, Mindset|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 7: Mindset

The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 6: Time

On the 6th day of coaching my coach gave to me, over six more hours a month.   Here on day six, the topic is a continuation of productivity. Today we're going to talk about your time.   Like we said yesterday, everyone has the same 24 hours each day. The question is, [...]

2021-12-25T15:19:46-05:00By |Coaching|Comments Off on The 12 Days of Coaching – Day 6: Time
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