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Welcome to the Purpose to Profits Blog

Actionable inspiration, expert interview and behind-the-scenes consulting and coaching secrets and best practices...all tied together by mission to empower you to turn your Purpose into Profitable Reality.

 
From Burnt Out Executive to Burnout Coach: Interview with Rachelle Stone

Rachelle Stone was an experienced meeting and events executive with 28 years in the industry until she simply imploded. She was maxed out way beyond her capacity and had no personal life and was living to work. She decided to quit and quickly hung up her shingle without really understanding what...

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Take Back Control Over Your Career with Jahaan Blake

Jahaan Blake is a former sports executive turned consultant who was ready for some freedom and control over her personal and professional life.

Some great consulting opportunities to work on the Superbowl fell into her lap, but the one thing that was missing was her identity as a business and...

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How to Discover Your Purpose in Your Consulting or Coaching Business

Are you at a point in your career where you're starting to ask life's big questions:

Who am I?

What do I want?

What is my purpose?

Then you're going to be relieved that I put together this video to help you start finding answers. 

Let me give you a few things to think about as you watch...

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How to Transcend the Fear of Building a Purpose-Driven Career

Got big dreams for your career and business?

Chances are - you also got big fears.

Part of you is SO EXCITED about the vision! It can see the potential and cannot wait to make it real!

And another part of you is completely overwhelmed and terrified by the same idea.

Part of you is saying, ...

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How to Choose a Business Mentor: 10 Ways to Ensure You're Getting the Support You Need

Hiring a mentor is the most significant business development decision you'll make. 

It signifies three things:

  1. You're done with trying to cobble together best practices from podcasts, webinars and books and are ready for real traction. You're wanting to grow your business right without...
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Are You Making These 3 Rookie Entrepreneur Mistakes? Follow These Profitable Steps Instead

The majority of us who take the leap from high-paying corporate jobs into full-time business ownership do so because we want control over our career, time and earning power. 

We are SO done with those 70-hour workweeks investing in someone else's bottom line!

So, it can be totally...

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How to turn a 30+ Leadership Career into a Consulting Business with Dave Saliaris

Dave Saliaris was a sales and customer service executive with over 30 years of experience who found himself at a career crossroads when his company was bought out by an equity firm.

He felt blindsided by many of the changes and decided it was time for him to control his own path.

But he...

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How Prophetable is Your Consulting?

There's two types of consultants. The ones who are drawn to the profession because of the potential for making great money and  the prestige that comes from working with the executives.

Then there's the ones who are in it for so much more than money. They also want to make a real difference...

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10 Tips to Increase Your Close Rates

It takes a lot of effort to get to the point where you as a consultant are meeting with a buyer to discuss the potential of a strategic partnership. The true payoff for all of your hard work is when you and your future client are able to come to shared agreement on the work involved and your...

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Need Clients Now? 5 Strategies to Quickly Get More Consulting Clients

If you want to achieve sustainable success as a consultant - ideally you want to create a marketing system to ensure you have a consistently full pipeline of right-fit clients.

However, there will be times when you have to feel the cash flow pressure and need to find clients...right now!

...

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5 Rookie Consulting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

After 10+ years of running my own consulting practice, you can bet that I made my fair share of mistakes. I want to share with you my top 5 mistakes so you can sidestep the agony of wasted time and resources. Along with my mistakes, I will also be sharing my hard earned best practices so that you...

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How to Uncover the Root Cause of Poor Performance

The most common go-to solution for any performance gap is to throw training at it. The truth is, while training is often necessary, it is NEVER sufficient. To move the needle on performance, you have to isolate the root cause to what is getting in the way.

These questions are designed to help you...

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5 Essential Competencies for Executive Leadership

It’s a common career trajectory: An employee becomes a front-line supervisor, then a manager, then a leader of leaders and then eventually an executive over a department or an even broader entity.  From that perspective, leadership is leadership and executives merely have a larger...

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20 Questions to Help You Uncover Your Client's TRUE Culture and Politics

To win business and deliver results - all consultants MUST cultivate their political savvy. While we may think that executives hire consultants for economic reasons - the reality is that more often that not, we're brought in for political reasons. 

Politics is not necessarily a bad...

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How Much Should I Charge for my Consulting Services?

One of the most important questions both new and seasoned consultants MUST answer is: "How much should I charge for my consulting services?"

What your charge and your pricing philosophy determines both your earning potential AND your labor intensity. It's where the rubber hits the road on...

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Power Networking for Consultants

I am confident that you get how important networking is to your marketing system. You know that its an essential way for you to regularly meet and impress your future clients.

The question is: Are you making the most of these events?

Are you making the most of the events that you invest time and...

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7 Ways Your Website Can Transform Your Life

Congratulations! You have taken an important first step towards professional success. Having a world-class website that serves as the center of gravity for your marketing efforts is essential.  I am certain that you are expecting a number of results in return for your investment. You...

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#4: 5 Reasons Your Client Hates Change (And Why You Do Too!)
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#4: 5 Reasons Your Client Hates Change (And Why You Do Too!)

 

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Change is hard.

Anyone who tells you otherwise is probably selling you something or in denial.

And the facts are - it really is getting harder.

My evidence - when I first started consulting, it was no problem to get a senior team together for 3 days to plan for...

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#5: What Everybody Ought to Know About The 3 Types of Organizational Change
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#5: What Everybody Ought to Know About The 3 Types of Organizational Change

 

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When it comes to consulting to change, your first task it to identify what kind of change your client is embarking on. There are actually three types of change, requiring different types of change leadership and consulting support. To ensure that...

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#6: What Everybody Ought to Know About the 4 Types of Change Agents
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#6: What Everybody Ought to Know About the 4 Types of Change Agents

 

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Change isn't optional but growth is. This is where change agents fit in. They are the ones who ensure that when the marketplace fluctuates and the organization gets larger, the company matures and gets better along the way. 

Change agents are those who...

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#7: How to Lead Change without Authority
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#7: How to Lead Change without Authority

 

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One of the biggest transitions consultants go through is figuring out how to help their clients with massive change projects without positional authority. They may see what needs to be done but they don't have the ability to simply direct others towards...

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#8: 5 Reasons Why EVERY Consultant Needs Systems Thinking
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#8: 5 Reasons Why EVERY Consultant Needs Systems Thinking

 

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I have two children. When they were small, they used to go to daycare. What this meant in practicality to me was: two kids + daycare = many fevers and visits to the doctor’s office. As the parent, I was able to detect and even treat the fever. However, in...

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#9: 5 Reasons To Love Corporate Politics
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#9: 5 Reasons To Love Corporate Politics

 

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I'll never forget the moment when I first fell in love with corporate politics. I was asked to lead a massive initiative at Disney to help the operations executives redefine the guest/cast and cast/leader experience. This group of talented (and sometimes...

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#10: Here's a Quick Way to Overcome Resistance to Change
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#10: Here's a Quick Way to Overcome Resistance to Change

 

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One of the biggest lies we all believe in is that "It's nothing personal - it's just business." The truth is that when it comes to organizational change - everything is personal. 

Changes that impact workflow and organizational structure affect more than...

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