4 Reasons Why You Should Never Barter Coaching

Hey PonyNation! Have you ever heard someone tell you that you should trade or barter your fancy new life coaching skills in the beginning, to save you money on stuff you need for your business? Maybe you barter for some website strategy help. Or maybe you barter for some business coaching. Or maybe you barter […]

The Hidden Secret to How Structure Your Day as a New Coach (Plus An Update On How I Spend Mine!)

Hey awesome person! One of the most common questions I get after “How do I get paying clients?” (here’s a blog!) and “What do I need to do to be successful as a coach?” (here’s another!) is “Seriously, how do I structure my day?” So I can give you a lot of pretty common tips […]

Why I Shut Down My Free Facebook Group, And Other Grumpy Business Lessons

Should you start a Facebook Group?

Do you ever overthink a decision? Agonize about it, going back and forth while you anxiously chew your nails or think about eating more chocolate? Me too! 🙂 My latest business decision involves what I like to call “Annoying Uncle Matthew” (relative we can’t get rid of even though we desperately do not like him), […]

The Problem with Marketing Myopia for Life Coaches

Have you ever thought about marketing, and been instantly exhausted? Or overwhelmed? A lot of new life coaches have marketing myopia, in this case meaning that they are either: 1) Focused on being EVERYWHERE! ALL AT ONCE!! to the exclusion of everything else or, 2) Totally overwhelmed by marketing, and therefore figuratively hiding under a […]

The Unglamorous Side of Being a Coach

Have you ever been scrolling through your Facebook feed, and seen endless ads from coaches talking about how they “retired their husbands in 3.5 weeks!” or “Live in Paris on a cloud of diamonds!” or something else equally fake-glamorous? Me, I’m SO over it. That’s not what it’s really like to be a successful coach! […]