Many holistic practitioners have difficulty claiming their authority because they associate it with telling their clients what to do, or what they should feel. In reality, your clients benefit when you step into transformational leadership and claim your rightful authority.
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If your practice is about creating more and more choice for your clients, you need to think about when more choice actually gets in the way of making progress, how to know when enough is enough and how limiting choice in your business helps it grow.
We all have habits of feeling, acting and thinking. I call them “FAT habits” and like pretty much every habit, their function is to limit choice. When habits affect your ability to build a sustainable business and lead to helping only a fraction of the people you’re here to serve, it pays to see where they’re hiding.
True, you don’t have the money a big business has for promotion, but when it comes to giving your clients what they yearn for, you’ve got them beat—hands down! Here’s how to maximize your advantage.
If you feel like a wallflower in social settings, you could be missing the chance to connect with people who would see you as a hero–if only you felt like you could talk to them! Here’s how to make that happen.
When you don’t engage with the people on your email list often enough, sending a note to them becomes a chore that just doesn’t find its way to the top of your list very often.
Convincing people they have a problem you can solve is really tough and most of the time, it doesn’t work. That doesn’t mean you’re never going to figure out how to get new clients, though… the key lies in doing something different than what you’re used to!
Most hands-on practitioners aren’t “in it” to make a fortune. But because we’re conflicted about it, we tend to push money away at the same time we’re trying to build a practice. That’s not good for you, or for your clients. Here are 3 ways you might see it in your practice, and how to change things for the better.
Intermittent reinforcement is how dogs continue to hope you’ll stop demanding the behavior you want from them. It’s also how casinos keep you gambling. Could it be ruining your practice? Find out why it could be and what you can do about it.
I’ve done the math six ways to Sunday and the answer is always the same: chances are high that you’re never going to have a satisfying practice— unless you develop the skill that changes the equation. This tutorial explains why and how to predict your future—and how to get the results you want.
You may wish you had the team support of a big company—but as a small business owner, you can run circles around giant corporations in many important areas.
As a hands-on practitioner, you can’t afford to be regarded as a commodity. Set yourself apart to get more clients and end competition with your colleagues!
Enjoy it or not, practitioners spend time, money & mental energy on marketing. What if it were a waste of resources? Would you do what works?
Here are 5 signs that a change in direction might be what’s required, if your intention is to keep moving toward what you want.
Most practitioners wish they could increase referrals enough to fill their schedule. These 2 actions steps will move you down that road.
If your practice were a person, what qualities would you look for? What would your relationship be like? What strengths would you bring to deepen it?
If your work is a luxury it can be hard even to talk with someone new because you have so little hope of getting a client. Here’s how to fix that.
It’s easy to focus on the wrong things when you try to help clients commit to working with you. There are 3 essentials things that sit in the background and control everything in the foreground… master them and you’ll find yourself getting more clients more easily.
It’s pretty much impossible to build a healthy practice if you don’t have a healthy relationship to money first… and that means doing your inner work.
Building your practice takes skills not t typically taught in practitioner training programs. The wrong kind of help will set you back and stop your growth.
If you’re a hands-on practitioner, it’s almost a given that people glaze over when you talk to them about your work—here’s how to turn that around.
If you have trouble making a recommendation to new clients, you be could be losing the opportunity to help them—right there in your very first session!
Waiting for your client to take a breath is helpful. Waiting to learn how to get clients hurts you, and all the people you aren’t helping.
Curiosity isn’t just a basic human capacity–it helps you get clients when you focus on building relationships first and then on how you can help.
Hope is not a business plan. To get clients, you must communicate your value and develop skills that are more substantive than hope–and backed by action!