Over the years I spent tens of thousands of dollars to learn how to sell high ticket programs. Because the act of selling made me uncomfortable, and I thought the solution was learning HOW to do it better. I could easily teach the 6 thousand, 8 thousand, and 12 thousand dollar classes I took. All the tricks and limiters and manipulations. But in the end I couldn’t use any of it. The words I learned felt fake coming out of my mouth. The few times I tried the pressure tricks I crashed and burned, cause it wasn’t me. Now I … Continue reading
Category Archives: Business Strategy
There are blind spots in my industry.
When someone tells you “This is what you have to do to become a millionaire,” they’re lying.
It’s not intentional, but it’s an untruth that causes harm.
There is no one way. Every millionaire (aside from those who inherited), gets there their own way.
This got me to thinking about the bigger issue behind that statement… the BIGGER LIE.
For as long as I can recall, I’ve been hearing variations on the theme, “If you want to succeed, DO THIS.’
It’s the formula behind every commercial on TV, and what they teach us in school. It’s an idea that sells.
Formulas are useful for beginners (and they are unlikely to turn a beginner into a millionaire, sorry), but at a certain point they become the box that keeps us small. The way to growth is outside the box. Continue reading
Here’s my response to the question of training and certification (you can apply this to any high-paying, skills-based service profession) Continue reading
When I first became a coach I was really concerned about being taken seriously, sounding professional, and not looking like a freak… and I could see the other person’s EYES GLAZE OVER before they started scanning the room for someone more interesting. I can’t begin to tell you how annoying that is.
Then one day, years ago, I stood up at a large networking meeting of high powered female entrepreneurs, pulled out a magic wand… Continue reading
For coaches, healers, artists, authors, business owners and online marketers of all stripes, here’s my unfiltered bare-all report on the what’s working and not working in online marketing and business right now: I just returned from my 7th annual Transformational Leaders Retreat in Santa Cruz with a good chunk of the personal development world’s most successful coaches and online marketers. Lots of multi-7 figure businesses in that room. Some have been my coaches. I’ve been a coach to quite a number of them, too. My agenda is always primarily social: I go to reconnect with friends and to make new … Continue reading
One of the most surprising things I’ve discovered as a coach is the power of doing LESS. A little goes a long way. Nothing will build your confidence and momentum like setting small, achievable goals that you will actually accomplish! Let the phrase “under-promise and over-deliver” be your guide. In other words, commit to less for the sake of accomplishing more. Continue reading
I just got back from the 3 day mastermind in San Diego. It’s a group of established, mostly 7-figure thought leaders in the coaching (business, personal, spiritual) who get together once a year to get real. Back in the day we were a little group of 15 to 20. Now we’re closing in on 50 members! (Can you find me in this photo? Hint: front row, almost center.) I actually wanted to stay home this year (I’m in writing mode and not feeling social), but I’d already paid for my $10,000 mastermind seat… and I’m so glad I attended. … Continue reading