Over the years there has been one particular roadblock that I watch both new and experienced consultants and coaches hit time and time again. The truth is, I hit the same roadblock when I first started.
We all know we have tremendous value to offer our clients.
We can see the transformation...
If you want to start or grow a profitable consulting and coaching business you need systems and processes to consistently attract, impress and convert a steady stream of ideal clients and deliver exceptional results once you land them.
To experience greater significance, isn't...
If you really want to make money and a difference as a consultant or coach, you can't get there by being nice.
You have to be good.
Nice on the surface appears more ethical and in alignment with one's integrity. A "nice" consultant or coach delivers what a client asks for. Doesn't get too...
You can look at building a consulting and coaching practice in one of two ways. You can think of yourself as a freelancer who simply is always on the lookout for the next job. Or you can think of yourself as a brand that attracts right fit clients for years to come. If you want a practice that...
There is a difference between a paying client and a strategic partner.
A paying client is someone who will sign on the dotted line and hire you to deliver your coaching or consulting services.
A strategic partner is all together different. A strategic partner is peer who value all that...
As a business mentor, I obviously get asked all the time, "How do you start your own business?"
But the question I WISH I was asked all the time is, "How do you start the RIGHT business?"
Now that's a question! Sure, you need to know the smart and strategic steps to transition from corporate...
One of the biggest mistakes that purpose-driven consultants and coaches make is pursuing a subcontracting business model.
What is a Subcontracting Business Model?
Subcontracting is what you do instead of doing the hard work to confront your fears about marketing and settling for a business...
One of the most agonizing (and least talked about) experiences that keeps really smart people from building the consulting and coaching businesses of their dreams is the fear of not having what it takes.
The fear might be not having what it takes to do the marketing and attract clients...
"Money is congealed energy, and releasing it releases life's possibilities."
- Joseph Campbell
Most consultants and coaches experience fears around money. They worry that they won't find enough clients to pay them what they are worth.
Money fears are totally normal and should be...
Ever hold off on launching your website because you are just not crazy about the font size or accent colors that your graphic designer has selected for you?
Have you paused on hitting publish on a blog post because you just need one more person to reassure you it is good?
“Oh it’s going to be all right
This is love…this is life
When times get tough and still worth the fight
This is love, this is life
The road here is paved with the brokenhearted
We have gotta finish what we started
Oh we gotta hold on tight
This is love…this is life!”
“If your success is not on your own terms,
if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart,
it is not success at all.”
- Anna Quindlen
I really don’t know when I lost my passion for my role as an internal consultant at Walt Disney World. When I landed the job,...
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