A Coach Convinced Me I Couldn’t Have the Business I Wanted
“You can’t be a coach.”
I remember hearing those words loud and clear from a coach.
One who wasn’t even MY COACH.
I felt my cheeks flame and my stomach drop at such a bold and vehement statement from someone I’d known for less than an hour.
I met this coach at a networking event and I was so excited to finally meet them because our mutual acquaintances kept mentioning our approaches were similar, our services seemed so complementary to each other, and that we needed to connect!
I could not wait for our acquainted chat and during the call, we clicked. I felt comfortable enough to share that while my primary focus was my Done-For-You systems and ops agency, I had deep pangs to move into teaching and coaching so that I could help more than just a couple handful of business owners a year.
Their immediate response caught me so off guard.
They told me flat out “You can’t be a coach.”
“You’re not certified.”
“You give out the solutions and coaches don’t do that.””
“If you’re going to give your clients all the answers, don’t call yourself a coach.”
“Don’t call yourself something you’re not.”
I was taken aback and I felt a little ashamed for throwing around words and ideas that I obviously didn’t know enough about.
So I buried the idea of teaching business owners how they could scale and lead their business operations with confidence.
I told myself I’ll focus on Done-For-You work for 5 years, then I’d be able to build my skill set and support my clients as a teacher and coach.
It went on like this for over TWO YEARS. I kept pivoting my business and tried to shape it into what I wanted WITHOUT actually shaping it into what I wanted.
I put what I wanted for my business to the side for years because of semantics and what 1 person (who barely knew me or what I wanted to create) said to me.
It wasn’t until a couple months ago, as I stepped into a new mastermind with the sole desire to create the business I wanted instead of the one that I planned for… that I realized just how much of my power I gave away to that individual.
I held off on my vision because of what they said to me (and I realize now, that their reaction was more about them than me).
I kept doing work that I was great at (but wasn’t driving me towards my ultimate vision).
All of that led me to this moment – the moment that I’m more than ready to go all-in on teaching, mentoring, and consulting to help growing online business owners build and optimize their tech and operations so they can scale to multi-6 figures and beyond while working 25 hours a week or less.
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10x Your Business with Total Confidence
How would you celebrate if 20 new leads come in tomorrow? 🎉🎉
And how would you celebrate if you signed on 10, 15, or 20 new clients immediately?
💃 Happy dance like no one is watching and take a day off?
🧖♀️ Book a relaxing spa day?
💎 Buy yourself something pretty and/or sparkly that you’ve had your eye on for a while?
✈️ Book a first-class vacation?
🍾 Or maybe you have something else in mind that’s decadent, luxurious, and wonderful.
When this moment arrives, I hope you will revel in your success, celebrate how far you’ve come, and be more than ready to receive this and more…🥰🥰
But what if…you’re not sure if you can actually receive this level of growth without breaking down?
How to Balance Ops + Growth
I know you want to grow your business.
And I know you’ve invested in coaches, masterminds, strategists, and programs to make that growth happen.
If you’re like a lot of my clients, that means that ops and scaling fall to the wayside while you focus on growth…
…until something breaks down or frustrates you so much that you’ve had enough and your ops become a priority.
This back and forth can feel like a roller coaster ride.
One that’s full of belly dropping anxiety as you worry about break downs and whether you can handle more growth.
So how do you balance growing your business with building the ops foundation to handle that growth?
Your Uncertainty is Leaving Money on the Table
What if you could…
🤔 Build an automatic upsell for your offers?
🤔 Become an affiliate for your favorite coach?
🤔 Package and sell your methodology?
🤔 Consult for startups or corporations?
🤔 Launch the new offer that came to you during lunch last week?
How much more money would make if you actually had the bandwidth and the resources to leverage what you already have in place?
Scaling your business can be so confusing.
But it doesn't have to be!
Take the Business Ops Assessment and in less than 5 minutes I’ll tell you what’s standing in the way of your next $100k and what to do about it. Sound good?