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A Quiz to Predict Your Own Success

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The big question on everyone’s mind when they’re starting or growing a business is: Will I be successful? What if I told you that you could know the answer in advance? That’s right; I believe it’s possible to predict your own success. Think about how much time, effort, and stress you could save if you […]

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Your Online Business Success Formula

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Today is the most chock-full, “here’s exactly what you need to do” post I’ve ever written. I wrote it for you if you’re frustrated by trying to make your business work and not seeing the results you’ve hoped for. I wrote it for you if you’re confused about what to focus on, what not to […]

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Why I Chose to Forego $144,000 in Revenue

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Business is full of tough decisions. Decisions about clients, marketing, blog posts, finances, and so much more. Nothing equips us for all of the decisions we have to make, yet we still have to face them when they show up. There’s one recent decision I made that was just about the hardest I’ve ever faced.

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The Worst Business Advice I’ve Ever Heard

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One of the phrases that I heard over and over during my early days as a life coach was this: If it doesn’t feel good, don’t do it. I understand that those who preach this are well-intended. They really do want the best for you and your business. But it’s honestly the WORST BUSINESS ADVICE […]

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The Thing You Must Do to Grow Your Business

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If you’ve been here for awhile, you likely know that I have chronic Lyme disease. Although I have been fortunate that it hasn’t impacted my life to the degree that many have experienced, I nonetheless have much less energy, stamina, and overall vitality than I used to, among numerous other challenging symptoms. This has caused […]

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6 Figure Success: Where to Start When You’re Just Starting

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One of the biggest mistakes I made when I first launched my coaching business was trying to figure out how to replace my corporate income. Yes, you read that right. Trying to figure out how to make the money I needed to quit my job was one of the biggest mistakes I made. I realize […]

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The Surprising Business Model Idea: Predictably Boring vs Big Drama

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In the online business world, there are generally two models people follow. One involves big drama (huge wins and epic fails); the other is predictably boring (and just like it sounds). To a novice eye, big drama is flashy and exciting. It wows us. When others have the huge wins, it makes us jealous. When […]

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Have You Been Sold a Load of Crap?

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When I was a new coach, I heard lots of things about the way building a business should be. Things like: If you coach, they will come. Do what you love and the money will follow. If it doesn’t feel good, don’t do it. Although those who shared these rules with me had the best […]

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The Wrong Way to Set Goals

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Most business owners I know love to set goals, both when they’re just starting out and as they gain more experience. The problem is that if you set goals the wrong way, you’ll end up disappointed, frustrated, and wondering why your big, beautiful dreams didn’t come true. If you do it the right way, you’ll […]

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Raise The Bar: Get Real About Money

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Last week you got smart and raised the bar in your business, separating your business and personal finances. This week, we’re going to raise the bar once more and get really honest about money. Pull on your big girl (or boy) pants for this one, especially if you tend to shy away from numbers, money, […]

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