How to avoid a failed practice (membership)

avoid a failed pratice

There are few things more disappointing than feeling that you have to close your practice because you just couldn’t make it work.  Of course, there are lots of different reasons to close a practice, but not being able to “figure it out” shouldn’t be one of them. In today’s video I give you four ways … Continue Reading …

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 …

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 …

Risk taking is a skill to learn

risk taking

Prefer podcast format?  Here you go! I get frustrated when I hear business owners being advised to take big risks based on their gut feelings.  Yes, gut feelings are super important.  But when you’re running a business, you need to develop a more robust way of assessing risk.  That way, you don’t end up closing … Continue Reading …

Need some inspiration? (membership)

inspiration

Whew!  This one turned out a bit longer than usual.  Lots to cover! Getting your groove on in your practice is a lot of work.  Normally, I ask you to engage with your inner inspiration as you build your biz.  But I know that sometimes you need a boost from external inspiration sources as well. … 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 …

Let your practice evolve so you don’t get trapped doing work you don’t love (membership)

evolve

As with most business building stuff, this can be a bit tricky.  As we’re growing our practice, most of us need to take a wide range of clients in order to make sure we’re keeping a full schedule.  But, that can sometimes lead to getting accidentally “trapped” in doing work we’re not really passionate about. … Continue Reading …