Are Your Activities Giving You Bottom-Line Results?

Activities

Entrepreneurs are busy people. We work on our business and in our business and there is always more to do. The baffling part is that we can work a lot of hours and not get the outcomes we want.

It’s not hard to get busy. The whirlwind of activity is always available to us. If we’re not discerning about the type of activities we focus on, we can end up frustrated, exhausted and no further ahead. It can be challenging to consistently take the actions we need to take to have success but it is critical to the growth of our business.

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5 Simple Steps to Help You With Marketing and Selling Your Coaching

Marketing and selling

At the end of the day, you are responsible for every aspect of your business because it’s YOUR business.

If your business fails, therefore, it’s down to you.

Whatever the reason.

If a client is unhappy with your service, it’s down to you to make them happy.

If your website goes down, it’s down to you to get it fixed.

If a meteorite takes out your local telephone exchange and broadband, it’s down to you to sort out a work around and get your business up and running again.

You can employ others, outsource work, and get suppliers to do stuff, but you are responsible for making it happen.

When it comes to marketing and selling your coaching then, guess what?

It’s down to you.

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Warning: 3 Online Business Myths That Are Wasting Your Time

Online business myths

Being online is a time suck.

There are a million and one things to do that can keep you plugged in at any cost. Whether it’s on your PC, tablet or phone, there it is—the 24/7 world of the internet that doesn’t switch off.

You’re part of a generation where it’s the socially acceptable norm to be online—forever. Whether or not it’s really social is another debate.

But what about when you run your online business?

Is there as much a choice about whether you get to switch off or not? Check out these myths that waste your time and the realities that will save it.

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A Coaching Approach to Personal Branding

Branding

I have recently had several people say to me “You really model authenticity in everything you do.” It made my day and touched my heart because for 10 years as I have been building my business, I have consistently held the intent that everything we do, and every interaction we have, with anyone, models who we are and what our values and vision are.

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The Coachability Index

Are you ready for coaching?

Not all people are ready to be coached at a particular point in their lives. Others may not be coachable at all. If we try to coach a client who is not ready, it could negatively impact our coaching skills and in turn our confidence as a coach.

The Coachability Index is a simple tool that can be administered on the potential client to make sure they are coachable.

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How to Avoid Overwhelm in Your Coaching Business

Overwhelm

It seems like there’s an endless amount to do when you’re starting a small business. Your to-do list is a mile long and you’re bombarded with people telling you a million other things you have to do to succeed.

Business plans, websites, email lists, scheduling software, marketing, social media, accounting, blogging, videos, sales funnels. It feels like you’re constantly spinning your wheels, but getting nowhere.

You are not alone.

Every single one of the coaches you look up to goes through the same stress, self-doubt and worry—even when it seems like they’ve got everything together.

Congratulations, you’re officially a human being, not a robot. Welcome to the club.

Here’s a simple, three-step plan for cutting the overwhelm and getting your coaching business into gear.

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