Managing Work vs. Personal Life (membership)

separating work and personal

As an entrepreneur, work life can demand a lot more than we’re used to giving.  Especially in the growth phase of our practices, boundaries between work and personal life tend to blur . . . a lot. Today I offer you three very concrete ways of helping to manage that blur.  Hopefully it will help you … Continue Reading …

Feel like you wanna die from the TEDIUM of practice-building? (membership)

tedium

Especially in the growth stage of a successful practice, staying on top of our business can be TEDIOUS. From emails and phone calls to marketing and linens, there’s a lot to do.  If you feel like you’re drowning in it, don’t worry.  This stage doesn’t last forever and I don’t want you to give up! … Continue Reading …

Client Retention – respecting clients’ discomfort (membership)

client retention

When you have serious skills to offer as a massage therapist, it is soooo tempting to expect clients to be 100% on board with you. Too often, we (yes, myself in those early years!) dismiss or get grumpy about a client’s discomfort with undressing, the techniques we use, positioning on the table, or about a … Continue Reading …

You need more than mindset when it comes to money (membership)

more than money mindset

It’s hard to talk about money TOO much when you’re running a business.  The simple fact of running a practice is that you need money to make it work! Very often these days, the “issue” of money is talked about exclusively as a function of mindset.  But there’s  A LOT more to it than that.  … Continue Reading …

Three tools for coping with setbacks (membership)

coping with setbacks

Setbacks are a natural part of running any kind of a business.  And, fast business growth often depends on exactly how we deal with those setbacks. So, in the spirit of getting your practice growing as fast as possible . . . today’s video is all about the three most important parts of coping with … Continue Reading …

Why do some practices grow fast, and some slow? (membership)

fast or slow growth

This is a question that I wanted answers to in the early years of my practice!  Now, after so many years of being in my own practice and watching the practices of students and colleagues, I believe I have the answer. There are two primary pieces of getting your practice to grow fast: business structures … Continue Reading …

Enforcing your policies much? (membership)

enforcing policies

Enforcing your policies can feel daunting.  In fact, this can be incredibly stressful if you don’t handle it in the right way! Let’s face it, there’s a lot of work to be done in building a practice.  Having a good handle on how to enforce your policies will allow you the freedom to put your … Continue Reading …