Everybody knows that the odds of succeeding in an entrepreneurial business are no better than 1 in 5. But the coaching industry has plenty of undeniable success stories. And the rewards of “staying the course” and going for your dream are worth the risk many times over.
So what will make you one of those success stories? Here is one key factor:
Keep moving forward.
Recently several coaches have asked me if it’s worthwhile to engage in affiliate relationships. I say yes! And choose your friends wisely.
If you give free sample coaching sessions, make it worth your while. Use these seven techniques to leverage your time, set yourself up for success, and enroll 100% of your prospects into your coaching business.
Facilitating a Mastermind group is easy if you set it up for success from the get go. Before you begin your Mastermind, design in, and then continuously monitor, these five ingredients for a harmonious group:
If you are only offering one to one coaching right now, this is the year to diversify your revenue streams. Your own Mastermind group is the easiest new program to offer. It’s a lower cost option for prospects to engage with you, and it will help you get off the money for time treadmill. As well as being a great stand alone program, a Mastermind group can be a great upsell or follow on program to a freebie, workshop or ebook.
Welcome to 2010! This feels to me like an especially potent new year, like anything is possible and it’s time to get really focused on what will make a difference. I’m starting:
- my thirteenth year as a coach.
- my ninth year working with coaches to help them build a soul-satisfying coaching business.
- my fourth year since founding Prosperous Coach to take that mission to the next level.
- the second year of the Prosperous Coach blog.
I’ve deeply enjoyed working with coaches, on so many levels. But one of the best things has been seeing them reach success so much faster than I did when I started. That just makes my heart sing.
This series covers seven steps to innovating, designing and launching your own information products:
- Tune into Your Niche Market
- Leverage Your Product Funnel
- Outline Your Coaching Product
- Map Out a Project Plan
- Create Your Product
- Create Your Marketing Campaign
- Get Set to Deliver
Part 1 talks about the first three steps. Steps 4 and 5 are covered in Part 2. Here’s the scoop on 6 and 7 (plus a bonus step).
The Law of Attraction gets a lot of airplay in the personal development and coaching industries. But sometimes visualizing what you want doesn’t bring the results you’re looking for. What’s missing?
Whether the Law of Attraction actually “works” is a metaphysical question. But if you’re inclined to believe there’s something to it, as I am, there is a more interesting question to ask:
- How do you sustain prosperity thinking through the ups and downs that inevitably come with building a coaching business?
A lot of popular abundance media, such as The Secret, tends to gloss over pieces that are essential to true prosperity, such as: