Forge the Future by Reframing the Past

Forge the Future by Reframing the Past

When I started out as a business coach, I had very little in the way of professional experience or entrepreneurial acumen. I was low on cash and terrified this wouldn't work out. But I also knew that $30,000 a year wasn't going to feed my family, so I put my heart and soul into building something of value. Maybe it's the time of year, when...

What’s Your Effective Billable Rate?

What’s Your Effective Billable Rate?

If you’re preparing to start or grow your business coaching practice, I want you to think deeply about one of the most important concepts in the business of business coaching: the Effective Billable Rate, or EBR for short. From an earning perspective, the EBR is the million-dollar difference between consulting and true business coaching. Many new...

Why Every Business Coach Needs a Kick-Butt Personal Assistant

Why Every Business Coach Needs a Kick-Butt Personal Assistant

Do you know how to value your time and spend it appropriately? Or are you stuck doing everything, from sales meetings with high-value clients, to mundane admin by yourself? Whether you're just getting started or are a seasoned coach, one of the best ways to leverage your time is by hiring a kick-butt personal assistant. Look at it this way......

New Business Coaching Practice Start-Up Checklist

New Business Coaching Practice Start-Up Checklist

So you've decided to become a business coach. Congratulations! It's the best gig in the world! But what do you need to do in order to get your business coaching practice off the ground? Here's my industry-renowned new business coaching practice start-up checklist to walk you through the entire process! (Want this in a convenient downloadable PDF?...

The 7 “F’s” of Fulfillment

The 7 “F’s” of Fulfillment

So what are you doing all this for? You know what I mean: the early mornings, the hard work, the pounding of the pavement. The new clients, the problem clients, the missed appointments. Why are you doing all this work to grow your business coaching practice? I hope the answer isn't relegated to just one thing. Yes, you're doing it to make a...

Six Simple Habits of Successful Business Coaches

Six Simple Habits of Successful Business Coaches

Why is it that so many successful business coaches talk about building habits? It's because small habits make a huge impact. In his book Atomic Habits, James Clear talks about the exponential impact of even tiny improvements. If you get just 1% better at something every day for a year, it creates a virtuous cycle that skyrockets growth. The same...

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