I started my freelance writing career with no industry experience, no budget, and no mentor…and I did it while working a full-time job. It is possible, BUT I don’t recommend it. The truth is, it took me twice as long to build up my business than it could’ve taken me if I’d sought the advice and guidance of someone like me–someone who has made all the mistakes (and recovered from them), someone who knows the professional ropes but also the emotional ones, and someone who understands the importance of support and mentorship in business and leadership.
If you are dreaming of starting a freelance career–of any type but especially writing–or if you’ve started and are realizing how great it would be to have someone on your side, to talk with you and guide you and just generally walk through this process with you, I can help. Yes, I can teach you the technicalities of how and where to get clients, I can instruct you on the importance of identifying your niche and all the other generic advice you can find countless other places on the Internet. More importantly, I can teach you resilience. I can teach you how to recover from setbacks (and there will be setbacks), and I can help you learn how to utilize your greatest strength–your belief in yourself and your business. The difference between a working business that’s getting by and maybe even generating some profit, and a successful business that’s making you money, yes, but also providing you with the kind of freedom and fulfillment you crave, is mindset. And, as I learned the hard way, mindset is the most difficult aspect of business planning there is…and it’s the one no one teaches you.
Let me ask you a question: what good is the best business model in the hands of an anxious, fearful, insecure manager?
The answer: not any good at all.
You know what the greatest obstacle to my success was? Me. My lack of confidence in myself and in my skills. My business success exploded when I learned how to control my thoughts, channel my emotions, and overcome the years of negative self-talk that I’d allowed to shape who and what I became. That’s what sets my small business consulting apart from others. In addition to consulting with me about the business side of your aspirations, you’ll consult with a Certified Professional Career Coach who will help you learn to focus and manage your thoughts and emotions to optimize your success in business.
If you’re ready to take your freelance business to the next level, or if you’re just getting started in the freelance world, small business coaching is for you. Click here to schedule a free 20-minute phone session with a Certified Coaching Professional to see how coaching can benefit you. In this brief session, we’ll discuss your goals, background, interests, and an introductory plan for how small business coaching can best meet your needs.
Ready to believe in yourself, follow your dreams, and be your own boss? Schedule today!
- Coaching sessions are available via phone or Skype.
- 60-minute small business coaching–$250
- 3 coaching sessions–$650 ($100 off)
- 6 coaching sessions–$1300 ($200 off)
- 9 coaching sessions–$1950 ($300 off plus six months of email communications after your sessions complete)