If you died tomorrow…what would you regret?

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If you died tomorrow… what would you regret? In April 2015, mountaineer Kuntal Joisher was attempting to become the first vegan to climb Mount Everest from the Nepalese side when a 7.8 earthquake struck, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring an additional 23,000. The 35-year-old became engulfed in an avalanche, and wondered if he would […]

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How Does “Mind-Set” Play Into Your Success?

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3 things inspired this blog post. (all 3 came from my conversations on Facebook — if you are one of these friends, you’ll recognize it! 🙂 Thing #1: A friend talked about how she walked into a spiderweb and was freaked out about the spider still being in her hair and how terrible it was […]

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A Farmer Growing Her Business

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Irene Diamond’s tip of the week. (Video posted below) A Short Story About a Farmer Growing Her Business: All too often small business owners find they are continually chasing new ideas or opportunities thinking ‘the grass is greener on the other side”. We wonder why our business seems to never get much traction. We begin […]

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Initial Phone Consultations — A Big Part Of Brilliant Customer Service

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I just got finished with a phone call from a man who was looking to buy his girlfriend a gift certificate for a massage. We did an Initial Phone Consultation that took about 2 -3 minutes. I lost the sale…. Even though the client didn’t buy anything, I’m glad we do an initial 5-question phone […]

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Sometimes Sh-#! happens!

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I’m not perfect, we’re not perfect, you’re not perfect… Since I am a business coach and mentor, sometimes people expect me to have it ‘all figured out’… I do have a lot of  ‘it’  figured out, but sometimes Sh&#! happens! Today was a perfect example. 2 sh#tty things happened in my business at the wellness […]

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Want to be more productive? Get out into nature.

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Yup — As a business success tip, if you want to be more productive, it is absolutely critical to take the time to Get out into nature! Want to be more productive?  Get out into nature. All it takes is 15 minutes or more to get your body moving, your lungs expanding, your muscles contracting, […]

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Host a Fund Raiser Through Your Practice

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“Devastation like this should not happen… But it does, … and it did. Families, homes, hospitals, schools, and lives are torn apart.”   Read On To Learn How To Host A Fund Raiser Through Your Practice: Use your massage practice to raise funds for People Suffering from any major disaster or to donate to any […]

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Focus On A Niche

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“Focus On A Niche” “There are riches in niches” ” The money is in the niche” You’ve heard it before, about the importance of having a niche … but is it true? The simple answer is yes. Specialists will ALWAYS earn more money than generalists. Now, when you focus on a niche it doesn’t mean […]

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Should I Write A Business Plan?

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    Yikes — The age-old question: “Should I Write A Business Plan?” Interesting question was asked to me in my private coaching group the other day. A member asked me if I recommend practitioners and small business owners create a business plan. I’m curious…do you think you need to create a biz plan when you’re starting, […]

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    13 Client Attraction Marketing Strategies

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    Simplify, Take Action, Focus…On One ThingAre you are like how I used to be when I first started my practice I had NO IDEA how to get clients!  (Most thera-preneurs feel the same way and have a hard time focusing on what to do to get new clients…  Are You Thinking:What marketing ‘thing’ should I do?Should […]

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