Must you focus on just 1 niche?
A reader wrote this to me:
“My passion is to help people lead a happy life. I want to help people achieve fulfillment in 3 important areas of their lives… relationships, finances, and career.
As I’ve read and researched, I see that many experts recommend tailoring down to a specific niche, and focusing on narrow issues; thereby warning against taking a big range of topics. I perfectly understand that the 3 areas I’ve picked are so wide! In fact, e…
Charge more money to get more motivated clients?
A reader asked:
“We often hear that we only commit to things we pay a dear price for. Today a coach tried to sell me a £20k program to work with him 1-o-1, weekly sessions for a year. And he justifies the price with the need to commit: if you pay for a cheap service you won't be so likely to commit to change.
As a healer, I wonder if selling high price packages might actually help my clients stick with my healing programs instead of being distracted by the next thing they find online.…
“Do what you love” …vs… “Offer what they want” – Passion vs. Compassion in an Authentic Business
This is a common idea among solopreneurs:
“If I have a passion for something, then there must be enough other people with that passion, which means I can build a viable business.”
Building a business on passion alone can take much longer than you initially think it would. You might have to search far and wide for individuals with a passion like yours. Then, you have to build enough trust for them to buy.
Or instead of finding and reaching…
Should you create “irresistible” offers?
Check out the following lines. It’s from a sales page by people I like and respect, but there are some outdated, manipulative ideas:
- You’ll learn secrets for sharing what you do that produce instant trust and desire in your ideal clients…
- You’ll learn how to share your story so people lean in and get an “intuitive hit” that they need to work with you…
- You’ll learn how to create your unique, aligned, and irresistible marketing statement!
There’s no need to go looking for who wrote t…
Why every authentic business should have its own framework
As I work on revamping my course Create Your Framework, I realize the importance of first explaining what a framework is and why it’s important for every authentic business to have its own.
Other words for “framework” include model, system, methodology, blueprint, map, curriculum, signature program, theory of change, and client transformational journey.
The easiest way to understand it is to give you some examples…