There are so many ways that coaches and holistic healers can get a website today. You can go the 'old fashioned' route and have a website designer build a pages in HTML. You can use some of the pre-made services you'll find on any number of hosts (though most of the designs look like they're 10 … Read more about 15 Reasons to Move Your Coaching Website to WordPress Today!!
Is your business feeling the crunch of a slow economy? Last week a client of mine, Kim (name changed to protect the innocent) told me that her business had slowed almost 40% over the past 18 months. As we talked, she explained that she's doing nothing different with her advertising and marketing - … Read more about Small Business Growth Tips to Overcome a Slow Economy
Do you consider your coaching business or healing practice successful? Or is your small business causing your duress? If it's the latter, there are steps you can take to help you go from business duress to business success. Last week I introduced 4 simple questions to help you start and grow your … Read more about 4 Simple Questions That Make the Difference Between Business Success & Business Duress
So, you want to start working with clients - great! Depending on who you listen to, there's so much you need to do in order to successfully launch your business. It doesn't seem to matter whether you're a life coach, business consultant or holistic healer, launching a successful business takes … Read more about 4 Simple Questions to Help You Start & Grow Your Business
It seems I've always been an do-it-yourself type. Whether it's been remodeling my kitchen, building a pole barn, learning to kayak or developing websites, I've been one of those people who like to do things myself. Usually I read a little, research a little, make a plan and jump right in. And it's … Read more about Successful Coaches Know When to Do It Themselves, and When to Get Help
Before he passed, my grandfather used to teach me many things - about sports, about nature, about gardening, and about life. He was a very learned man who at one point read every volume of the Encyclopedia Britannica from cover to cover just to learn. I remember much from our conversations - though … Read more about Small Business Advice: Focus on What Matters Most
Do you make to-do lists? Most methods for productivity include making various to-do lists of the things you want and need to get done. Whether it's David Allen, Stephen Covey or Jerry Seinfeld, everyone suggests making lists. But do you ever find that your lists keep growing? Or do you get … Read more about Small Business Productivity: Is Your To-Do List Doing You?
If you're an educator, coach, consultant or advisor you usually want one main thing for your clients - that they use your advice. That only makes sense, right? They're paying you fees, sometimes large fees, to help them either change something or accomplish something that they just can't manage on … Read more about The Absolutely Best Advice About Being A Coach or Consultant
I can't tell you how many calls and emails I get from small business owners who have had a bad experience with their web designer or their marketing coach. It seems so common. Maybe 1 in 3 of the people who contact me do so because they've not gotten what they've needed from the person they're … Read more about Be Careful Who You Ask For Help With Your Business
Continuing our one2one conversation, Liz Strauss asked me (and you): What's the the part of business, besides relationships, that you look forward to doing more of? Okay, so here's how I read your question..."what other part of business, besides building relationships." I hope this is what you … Read more about The Part of My Business I Look Forward To Doing More Of…
Boy, that's an exciting headline, huh? What could possibly be the most important thing you could be doing to market your coaching or consulting business? Most marketing experts will tell you it's clearly branding your business or creating your comprehensive marketing plan. Both those are certainly … Read more about How To Become A Successful Consultant or Coach: The Best Advice
I saw this quote this morning over on Doc Searl's blog: "The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him... The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself... All progress depends on the unreasonable man." â€” George Bernard Shaw Great quote, is it not? … Read more about Small Business Advice: Be Unreasonable