LinkedIn – Is it helpful for non-corporate professionals such as coaches, healers, and intuitives?
LinkedIn is by far the largest professional networking platform. It is an alternative to Facebook/Instagram for connecting to colleagues and potential clients.
Some people assume that it’s only for corporate employees and salespeople, not realizing that LinkedIn made a drastic shift in 2017 to begin competing with Facebook as a broadly social-networking and content-discovery platform.
“All the successful people do it this way.”
Recently I’ve spoken to several who have spent around $50,000 USD on business/marketing coaching or trainings… and often because they didn't realize those marketers are selling to their trauma.
Sadly, much of the persuasion psychology being used (and taught) in marketing – the stoking of fear, uncertainty, doubt (FUD) – “works” on people with traumatic backgrounds…
I’m not an expert in trauma and its healing, but some of you are. I welcome your comments below – if you want to share your ins…
“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…
Content Ideas for Coaches & Facilitators
Coaches often tell me: “Because I’m not a consultant or teacher, I can't create content.”
This is certainly an example of a limiting belief ;-) and it prevents many coaches from experiencing a greater potential that they could have as coaches and facilitators. If you had a larger audience (created via content sharing), you have more choice – among your fans – of which clients you’d like to take on. You could raise your rates if you wished. You could also more …
Energy Reboot 3
Energy Reboot is a practice of checking in with oneself throughout a day. It combines intentional breathing with a quick stretch. It’s important that it is quick ( about 20 seconds) because it’s meant to be practiced frequently throughout the day.
I've been doing the practice since at least 2017. It’s been deeply helpful. It has supported me through big shifts in my business, as well as getting me joyfully through my daily work. The key is consistently doing it.
Since this post is named Energ…