Here in the northern hemisphere* it’s almost summer and I’m totally looking forward to it. How about you? A lot of coaches dread this time of year because coaching clients tend to disappear in the summer. I was not aware of this phenomenon when I was a new coach. So I nearly had a heart attack when my seemingly thriving coaching practice went from 17 clients in May to 5 clients in August when I was still new in business and my only revenue stream was working with clients one-on-one. Let met tell you, I had to do some serious … Continue reading
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Tonight I’m kicking off my birthday weekend by seeing one of my favorite New Orleans bands, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, at my favorite club in San Francisco. Do you also find that even though you’re in control of your time and schedule by having your own business, there’s still something special about Friday night? Let me know by posting your comments below.
Let me guess, you do. Me too! Regardless of how much we love our work, it’s so important to take time off, get away, unplug, unwind, relax, rejuvenate and enjoy whatever it is that our hearts desire. Interestingly, I recently read a study about people who left their job to start theirown business. When asked why they made the leap, having more free time and being more in control of their schedule was one of the top two reasons. (The other: to make more money.) Anyway, despite free time being such a priority, when asked about their actual schedule as … Continue reading