Do you work more or less when you run your own massage practice? (membership)

your massage practice

I’ve been talking about a lot of very specific-to-this-time-of-year issues for the past couple of weeks. Today, I’m talking more about a “meta” issue.  Yes, it relates to the holidays and how you go about taking time off.  But the question is really about how much should you truly be expecting to work when running … Continue Reading …

All the things to do in your massage practice during the holiday months (membership)

holiday months

The end if the year can be a powerful time for your practice.  In addition to all of the family and friend activities, there are a whole bunch of things you will want to keep in mind through the next few weeks for your massage practice! If you start thinking about this now, it can:  … Continue Reading …

New podcast episode!

it's work to run a massage practice

Whoops!  I forgot to tell you about this last week . . . Amber Cook and I recorded another episode together all about how running a massage practice is actually work.  (If you’re reading this via email, click through to see the episode player.) I know that talking about the “work” of it all can … Continue Reading …

Pricing – again, and always (membership)

massage business pricing

I had a great conversation with a fellow business owner this week about pricing.  And he brought up something I think we all have to keep an eye on . . . but maybe not in the way you’ve thought about before. He was talking about the internal struggle to feel that you’re “worth” whatever … Continue Reading …

Are you beginning and ending your sessions on time? (membership)

begin and end massage sessions

I know this can seem like a bit of a no-brainer, but there are a couple of really deep issues at play here.   It is hard to overstate (as you will hear in the video) how far reaching this one “small” issue can be. And don’t worry, I’m not here to judge!  If you’re pretty … Continue Reading …

Mistakes with money are normal – how do you react? (membership)

money mistakes

Today’s video is all about how we handle money mistakes in our business.  Especially when we’re in the growth stage and cash is tight, we need to keep an eye on how we react to our mistakes. Most people seem to think they shouldn’t make any mistakes.  But I’ll just save you the suspense – … Continue Reading …

Money: Anxiety or insipration? (membership)

money in massage practice

Today’s video is all about that essential part of owning a business: money.  Over the 11 years of owning my full-time practice, I’ve had gobs of opportunity to practice coming to grips with how money functions in my life. And no matter what inspirational quotes say, our relationship with money is complex.  Why?  Because we’re … Continue Reading …

New podcast episode

your massage practice podcast

Just wanted to make sure you all saw the new episode yesterday!  It’s a full-length one: Taking the Leap into Your Practice! Enjoy!  And remember to subscribe to the podcast in your favorite player so you can be notified of new episodes. AAAANNNND . . . Amber Cook and I will be talking MONEY IN YOUR … Continue Reading …