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,...
It’s a jungle out there
Disorder and confusion everywhere
No one seems to care, well I do
Hey, who’s in charge here…”
Randy Newman, It’s a Jungle Out There
As a consultant, I have exposure to the inner workings of companies of all sizes and in all industries. Over the...
Betsy: Good afternoon. I am Betsy Jordyn and I am so excited to have Dr. Sangeeta Pati here. She is an integrative health doctor who completely was instrumental in helping my overcome my burnout. Thank you, thank you, thank you Dr. Pati for...
The best thing about leaping from corporate into running your own business is having control over your career, time and earning potential. But for a lot of us - we don't fully take advantage of this power we risked so much to find.
We work a ton of hours.
We get caught up in the chase for...
You don’t need masters’ degree or unique certifications to break into corporate consulting or coaching. You also don’t need to become some marketing guru to land work with the C-Suite. Instead, if you want to start finding and landing executive advisory assignments with...
A couple of days ago I wrote an article that differentiates between consultants and coaches and the respective business models.
I realized that I was remiss in pointing out one business model that both might choose: becoming a subcontractor.
Quick Recap on the Difference Between Consultants...
When you first start your consulting and coaching business, you are likely to get a lot of referrals to potential clients. But referrals will only take you so far, especially if you want to scale up your business. Therefore, you need to create marketing routines that consistently generate leads...
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