My Business Screw Ups

Hey Coach Ponyling! This website and community has been around for just over two years! While I’ve been a full-time coach for almost 6.5 years over at The Revolutionary Club, this little project just became a full-blown toddler :). And while I’d like to pretend that I’m a glossy-haired, nicely ironed, well-postured business owner… …the […]

How to Become a Career Coach (a simple guide!)

Guide to becoming a career coach

Hey – welcome to Coach Pony, a website devoted to making your life coaching  business a happy reality :). Have you ever wondered how to become a career coach? Maybe you are like I used to be, someone who has a corporate background and who LOVES helping people excel at their work. Or maybe you […]

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! đŸ™‚ My latest business decision involves what I like to call “Annoying Uncle Matthew” (i.e., a relative we can’t get rid of even though we desperately do not […]

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 […]