How do you sell a program? Make a dream list. Make a list of the people you’d love to work with and invite them. Meet Maddi Rundle, a master yoga instructor, therapist, and entrepreneur in Ontario, Canada. In this conversation, we talk about how Maddi co-created a training program for yoga instructors and a year-long online course. You’ll hear how Maddi has grown her programs without doing all the stuff she saw other people doing online. She has pushed past fear and other people’s rules to create a business she’s in love with.
This week I’m talking to Lisa Danylchuk, founder of The Center for Yoga and Trauma Recovery. She’s an author, psychotherapist, yoga teacher trainer and entrepreneur. You’re gonna hear how Lisa’s business has developed organically from her drive to help more people with the Yoga for Trauma movement. We can learn a lot from listening to how she went from leading in-person trainings to creating her online training program. She’ll also talk about why she created in-person retreats around the world. Listen in particular to how Lisa leans into the value of persistence. Persistence is one of the most important and perhaps under-rated keys to success in your business.
Today we are talking about in-person retreats. If you’ve ever run an in-person retreat or considered adding in-person retreats to your business, you’re going to love this conversation. Rebecca talks about why in-person retreats are such an important part of her business, some mistakes she and others have made in running retreats, and some things she does to make her retreats such life-changing experiences. We’ll also talk about the retreat Rebecca and I are co-leading at the end of April 2019, Signature Heart & Soul Retreat.
Mercedes was tired of seeing a lack of diversity at professional conferences. She had respect for the celebrated leaders in the field, but she also saw a need for new voices. She decided she needed to do something about it, and in just a few months, Mercedes founded the Diversity In Parenting Conference. Listen to the incredible growth she’s had during this process. You might not be putting on a conference, but you’ve got your own brave moves to make. Where is YOUR voice needed? Listening to Mercedes talk about her deep mindset work will help you get moving too.
April Harter has built an anti-racism coaching program, and she’s doing things in a totally new way. If you haven’t heard the first half of our conversation, go back to Part 1, where we talked about the business she’s built. This week we delve further into her mindset shifts, self-care, and boundaries. You’ll hear April’s advice for her former self, and you might find that a lot of it applies to you.
If you believe being of service or being spiritual doesn’t go with making money, this conversation is for you. Isa Gucciardi, the creator of Depth Hypnosis and founder of The Sacred Stream, believes that money and life energy can be in alignment. When you reject money, she believes you limit how much help you can give. Listen as she describes how she has developed her services far beyond the therapy room over the last 30 plus years. You’ll hear both the tactical stuff and the theories behind her tactics.
What if you need to BE different in order to accomplish your next goals? What if the missing link is not working harder or investing more money in your business, but rather making your SELF more resilient and strong?
This week it’s just you and me. I’m gonna talk about something that’s been on my mind.
Are you tapping into your creativity to run your business and your life? Loretta Staples is a private practice entrepreneur as her 5th career. She’s proudly 64, and she’s learned quite a lot about how to follow your intuition and take action to get yourself unstuck. If you’re heading for burnout in your life or business or if you feel like there’s a lack of YOU in your business, listen up.
Starting a private practice can be hard. Raising your fees can be hard. Putting yourself out there to grow your practice can be hard.
This week I talked to Montoyia McGowan, and we talked about how she pushed through a low moment. Six months in, her practice was extremely low, and she was considering letting it go. A friend told her to give it another six months. She did. She challenged herself to network, market her business, and really put herself out there. She came through the other side with a waitlist. Listen as she dives into her mindset work and the steps she takes to keep her business thriving.
Making big changes in your business is both liberating and scary! Sarah got off of insurance panels, clarified her message, honed her niche, raised her fees, and overhauled her website. Her advice for therapists ready to make a big move? Nurture yourself, and don’t punish yourself for your past mistakes. Listen to the steps she’s taking to grow her private pay practice while also prioritizing her work-life balance.
Nick has created a workshop for Queer folks to go through a profound spiritual process, and he helps his clients make use of spiritual tools every day in his office. Now he’s expanding his work and has created a podcast to help more people. If you’ve ever felt like your work is too edgy, you’ll want to hear how Nick has stepped further and further into what he does best.
If you’ve ever felt called to be a leader beyond the therapy room, you’ll want to hear my conversation with Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC. We dive into Dara’s journey to becoming an author and leader in serving gender questioning, transgender, and non-binary people. You’ll love Dara’s honesty and ability to stay humble and curious while also being a fierce leader.
Casey Truffo is my favorite group practice guru. Whether you’re expanding your practice or just want to soak up business wisdom from a master therapist business coach, you’ll grab a lot of gems. Casey shares her biggest lessons learned in creating her therapy center, The Orange County Relationship Center, and how to know if owning a group practice is right for you.
Katie May is a change maker. She created a therapy center that serves vulnerable, high-risk teens AND creates a living for herself and the seven clinicians who work for her. Listen as she dives into how she decides which ideas to follow and which ones to let go. You’ll love her honesty and her contagious enthusiasm.
Quandra Chaffers created Sexual Abuse and Sex Solutions less than a year ago. She’s surrounded herself with people she can grow with and moved away from those who might have held her back. Listen as she dives into her thoughts on reaching her right fit clients, networking, marketing, and money mindset.