Five Jiu Jitsu Moves to Organize Your Coaching Business

My computer consultant was at my office last week optimizing my Macbook for my next business trip. Opening up my email, he said: “OMG, your inbox is clean!” Then he looked around my office. “Are you really this organized?” I am. To be successful I have to be.

Stuff is distracting. If your office and inbox are overflowing and you don’t like it any more, keep it clean with these five Jiu Jitsu moves:

Coaches: Are You Doing What’s Comfortable Rather than What’s Successful?

When you’re not coaching clients, how do you spend time on your coaching business?

Left to our own devices, most of us will choose to do first whatever is easiest. Nine times out of ten, that task will have the least impact on our success. It’s the way most of us are wired — to spend most of our time within our comfort zones. It seems the gentler approach, but is it really?

Successful business people spend 80% of their time on what will have the highest impact on their success. In fact, whenever possible, they delegate everything else. They know how to determine, in any given moment, what action will give them the highest return on their energy right now, and they do that first. It’s a winning habit.

How do you decide what your highest payoff action is in your coaching business?

Well, here’s the thing. You instinctively know…