Have you ever been on the receiving end of a terrible sales pitch? One that made you feel slimy and gross? I think we all have had the experience of getting offered something we don’t want. And as coaches, we never want to make people feel bad about our coaching. So, let’s learn from failure.
Hey Coach Ponyling! Every now and then I like to lift the veil and show you what’s happening behind the scenes in my business. I do it because I LOVE IT when I get to see what other coaches who have success are doing, and I made the promise to you when I started Coach
I know getting coaching clients is probably the big thing on your mind. Can I offer a suggestion? One interesting, and simple, way to get coaching clients is through referrals. For example: Referrals from other coaches who don’t serve your niche. Or: Referrals from related businesses who serve the same customers. (Like a divorce lawyer
Are you wondering if you should discount your prices? Short answer: NO. But seriously, if you are asking yourself right now: “Should I race to discount my rates because of x, y, or z reason” … I’m still going to say no. Don’t do it! I know you may have great reasons as to why
Hey Coach Ponyling! Man, how much does the world suck right now? (It does. It so so does). If you are feeling stressed or uncertain, I’m with you. I’m also feeling stressed and uncertain. We are all human, and change bring stress to our systems. Change with massive uncertainty? Even worse. Ugh. So, if you
Wondering which coaching niche to choose? Worried there are some life coach niches that are more profitable than others? Desperately googling “life coaching niches” or “types of life coaches” so you find something, *anything* that allows you to coach full-time? I’ve got great news for you! Instead of giving you a list of the top
Are you wondering if there are enough life coach jobs out there? ***Note, this post was written before the pandemic, so we’ve included an update in the end to account for the rapid changes*** You probably have questions like: Does coaching have a future? Is it going to last as a career choice? Or you
Hey Coach Ponyling! Sales can be awkward. Especially the follow up! Now, obviously you need to follow up (trust us on this, the magic is IN THE FOLLOW UP! How often do you buy an expensive product or program the first time you see it?). But what if you have a great sales conversation, it’s
Hey Coach Ponyling! Climate change was, and is, stressing me out. I spent a lot of time behind the scenes being anxious, but then I got tired of sitting around in a puddle of blergh. So, I decided to do SOMETHING. In this case, that something was consulting people smarter than myself – hi! YOU!
Do you love to read life coaching books? Me too! Books are so great, as they don’t mind if you are in your pj’s AND reading is work you can do lying down. EVERYONE WINS. But why not go even a step further? Why not choose books that will improve your life coaching skills as