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Behind the Scenes of an Easy Breezy, Thriving Coaching Business (part 2)

Sneak Peek of The Coaches Console… a demo to see how this one, integrated system can help you launch and grow your business!

Plus… get a look behind the scenes inside the Bootcamp Portal…

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Behind the Scenes of an Easy Breezy, Thriving Coaching Business (part 1)

I’m going LIVE in a FB Broadcast….

…to take you Behind the Scenes of an Easy Breezy, Thriving Coaching Business + a peek at The Coaches Console…

… and get YOUR questions answered.

I’ve been hearing a lot of questions this week like:

“How will this help me actually get clients?”

“Melinda, will this really help me grow my list and find new leads?”

“I’m just finishing my training; will this help me get my business started?”

and even “I’m still in my job, how does this help me make the transition?”

I’m going LIVE in a FB Broadcast this afternoon to answer those questions and then some.

But I’m not just going to tell you…

I’m going to SHOW YOU!!!

Step-by-Step, click=-by-click exactly how to do this in your business!

Join me as I take you Behind The Scenes of an Easy Breezy, Thriving Coaching Business + a peek at The Coaches Console (and get YOUR questions answered).

== > Click the “Get Reminder” button below to get notified when I go Live and take you on a tour behind the scenes.

But we don’t have much time as Bootcamp enrollments close TOMORROW, Friday August 25, at MIDNIGHT so I want to be sure to get ALL your questions answered.

Bring your questions about:
– Your niche
– Your business
– Getting started
– Our New Bootcamp 2.0
– The Coaches Console

Whatever you’ve got… bring it here and let’s get some clarity for you!

I just ask one thing…

Be greedy with me!

I want to see you succeed beyond your wildest dreams and create the lifestyle beyond your wildest dreams!

It’s your time!

== > Click the “Get Reminder” button below to get notified when I go Live and take you on a tour behind the scenes.

 

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[Case Study] Working 20% of the time to generate 80% of the results!

One of my favorite things about learning the best practices you need in your business, knowing the precise sequence to set everything up in and implementing it all with one, integrated technology designed by coaches for coaches is that you can truly accomplish so much more in less time and less effort! You know, that 80/20 rule! Well, it’s true. But don’t take my word for it.

Rachel has done exactly that in her business. I wanted to take you behind the scenes to listen in for yourself.

Hear how Rachel has gone from spending so much time on back-end administration, seeing opportunity after opportunity slip through the cracks and not feeling confident seeking new business because she was already working 80 hours and stretched thin (sound familiar?) to now having a list of more than 2,100, working with 117 clients and launching 12 online programs and an online community.

Rachel’s story is a prime example of the power of having the right platform and specific guidance to support your business.

Go here and put the 80/20 rule to use: Do 20% of the Work and Create 80% of the Income, Impact, and Difference >>> http://coachesconsole.com/easybreezy/

The deadline for enrolling is drawing nearer!

When you enroll into the NEW Easy Breezy Coaching Business Bootcamp 2.0, you get:
* 7 CORE Training Modules
* 4 LIVE Clinic Calls
* 30+ Templates, Scripts, Forms
* PLUS: List-Building & Client-Getting Done4You Bundle
* PLUS: LIFETIME Access to Weekly, LIVE, Group Coaching Q&A
* PLUS: Unlimited Online Access To Your Own Bootcamp Coach

PLUS, these amazing FREE BONUSES!

* FREE! 6 Months TOTAL Coaches Console System 6 Months! ($1482 value)
* FREE! Ticket to LifestyleLIVE! 3-Day Event ($499 value)

AND REMEMBER…

This gives you LIFETIME ACCESS FREE inside the Easy Breezy Bootcamp Community…
Where you can…
* Get your questions answered…
* Have accountability & support…
* See what others are doing…
* Stay connected with me and my latest teaching…
AND continue to stay connected with everyone else here in THIS amazing community…

BUT… The DEADLINE is tomorrow…

Now, the enrollment window will CLOSE soon…
TOMORROW NIGHT at 11:59 PM is your deadline to enroll…
If you want to take advantage of this extremely limited time opportunity…

CLICK HERE:
http://coachesconsole.com/easybreezy/

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Easy Breezy Bootcamp CASE STUDY: Getting Out of Disorganization To Manage Two Niches with Ease!

“I don’t need one more thing. I need THE thing!”

This was the point at which Deni said enough-is-enough to managing her business with papers and piles and disorganization. This is when Deni turned things around in her business and she began to experience ease and greater results!

Click above and be ready to be inspired in my interview with one of our Rockstar Bootcamp Graduates as you experience Deni’s story as she not only manages one niche as a coach, but also as a personal trainer.

I ended up taking a page of notes in this interview!

Deni shared something with me after the interview was over that she shares with all of her personal training clients and coaching clients – I just had to share it here (I was just bummed we didn’t catch it on camera). She reminded me that if you don’t like the results in your business or life to not focus on the results, but rather, focus on the process. This was a powerful reminder because when we focus on the results that we don’t like, we often stay stuck in our stories and it’s easy to stay in victim mode, or feel helpless. When we can switch our perspective to focusing on the process that got us there in the first place (the thoughts, the actions, etc), we can change that!

The same is true in your business.

Change the process, change the results!

Deni’s story is inspiring (and I’ll bet you end up taking notes too!)

If you’ve ever felt disorganized or are taking action but not getting results…

Check out Deni’s story above…

Then leave a comment and let me know your favorite frame, or a nugget that you found inspiring for your own business…

Here’s to your success,
Melinda

P.S. Enrollments for our Easy Breezy Coaching Business Bootcamp ends tomorrow, FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 AT MIDNIGHT!

It’s time to get your business organized in one integrated system and better serve your clients, increase your time productivity and generate more income easily!

Are you ready to experience ease and time-freedom and really make the impact you’re here to make? I thought so 😉

===> http://coachesconsole.com/easybreezy/

But click before MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY AUGUST 25 when we shut the door for enrollments!

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In a previous life, before coaching, I was working in a full-time job… (video)

In a previous life, before coaching, I was working in a full-time job doing work that I loved, actually. I discovered coaching and began pursuing it as a hobby and had discovered that this is what I was born to do!

Then one day, totally unexpected, I was FIRED from my job. WHAT THE ?!?!?! This type-A, overachiever, perfectionist (back then anyways) does not get fired. That doesn’t happen to me! I went through so many emotions in that moment all at once. I was totally shocked, couldn’t believe it. Then I hit the pissed stage, then the embarrassed stage kicked in and I finally landed in fear. In a matter of moments, I actually thought I would be homeless, dying in a gutter, with no food and no clothes… In that moment, that’s how real my fear made everything feel.

After calling a close girlfriend and totally freaking out about what happened to me, she asked me “what’s the worst thing that could happen?!” After barking back at her “didn’t you hear me? I said I’m gonna be homeless, dead in a gutter with no clothes and no food!” She said “Good! I have an extra bedroom, we wear the same size clothes and I have more food in my pantry than I can eat.” What else are you worried about?”

And just like that, my fear dissipated. I faced my worst nightmare head on. And I realized that I was a smart woman, totally capable of whatever I put my mind to and I realized that while this was a total shock, it would not be the end of me. I realized that I could come out of this any way I wanted to.

And in that moment, I made a decision. I decided that rather than go get another job I would turn my hobby of coaching into a business. After all, this was my new found calling!

The only problem was I had NO experience in starting a business! I had only ever been an employee. I had no idea where to even begin, what to do or how to get started. I just knew I did NOT want to get a job and I needed to make money quickly.

And because I was also recently divorced at the time and on my own for the very first time in my life, I had to work smarter, not harder to get my business doing!

I became obsessed with learning everything that needed to be in place behind the scenes of my coaching business so it was organized and streamlined in advance before I dared to even try to get clients. I knew that when someone said YES to hiring me, I wanted to be 100% confident I could deliver on what I promised and I wanted to make sure nothing slipped through the cracks; after all, folks were going to be paying me for my services!

And because my super power is organization and efficiency (really, I geek out over this), it wasn’t too long before I had my entire business set up and launched. And within six months I had a full practice of 18 full-paying clients and was on my way to making over $50k in my first year… and I was having a blast and I hadn’t even finished my coach training.

Our stories and experiences don’t define us; but how we respond to them is where the real power lives!

You have your current situation, your current story whatever it may be… and it does not have to define you… you can respond and take different action, right now to create the results and business and life that you want to be living.

It’s time…

It’s time to make the commitment to yourself, to your dreams, to what you know you’re here to do!

It’s time to stop wasting time on trial and error. It’s time to end the struggle and overwhelm, It’s time to step into confidence and your full potential and create the business beyond your wildest dreams!

And that’s why I’ve created our NEW Easy Breezy Coaching Business Bootcamp 2.0 Bundled with 6 months FREE of The Coaches Console… to set you on the path of freedom!

The time has come…

We are closing enrollments for our Easy Breezy Bootcamp Friday, August 25th at Midnight!

http://coachesconsole.com/easybreezy/

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LIVECAST! Mega Dose of Inspiration & The 12 Ways To Overcome Any Challenge In Your Business! (video)

On this live cast TODAY, you’ll hear real life stories from real coaches, just like you, in similar stages of their business as you. You’ll hear about the challenges they faced when setting up and starting their businesses and how they overcame their obstacles and the results they’re now seeing in their business?

Join me now as I bring you 12 coaches and wellness practitioners that are at various stages in their business and hear their inspirational stories.

You’ll hear from folks that quit their job and launched their business fast! And others that are still in the early stages of their business and are already experiencing results beyond their wildest dreams. And still others that have been in business for a number of years and you’ll hear from them how they are now able to support their clients in getting even better results, work with more clients in less time and are creating the exact lifestyle they want to live.

Plus, I’ll be taking you behind the scenes and showing you inside the Easy Breezy Bootcamp Portal so you can see for yourself what you’d be experiencing when you join in our next Bootcamp 2.0 class. I’ll answer your questions about Bootcamp and The Coaches Console and your business.

It’s time for you to get your work out into this world and get paid generously to do so!

Last Chance to jump into Coaches Console. Offer closes at Midnight tonight. Click here now: http://coachesconsole.com/easybreezy/

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Real coaches getting real results… will you be the next success story? (video)

Let’s rewind back to 2003. I was working in my full-time job doing work that I loved, actually. I discovered coaching and began pursuing it as a hobby outside of my job and had discovered that this is what I was born to do!

Then one day, totally unexpected, I was FIRED from my job. WHAT THE ?!?!?! This type-A, overachiever, perfectionist (back then anyways) does not get fired. That doesn’t happen to me! I went through so many emotions in that moment all at once. I was totally shocked, couldn’t believe it. Then I hit the pissed stage, then the embarrassed stage kicked in and I finally landed in fear. In a matter of moments, I actually thought I would be homeless, dying in a gutter, with no food and no clothes… In that moment, that’s how real my fear made everything feel.

After calling a close girlfriend and totally freaking out about what happened to me, she asked me “what’s the worst thing that could happen?!” After barking back at her “didn’t you hear me? I said I’m gonna be homeless, dead in a gutter with no clothes and no food!” She said “Good! I have an extra bedroom, we wear the same size clothes and I have more food in my pantry than I can eat.” What else are you worried about?”

And just like that, my fear dissipated. I faced my worst nightmare head on. And I realized that I was a smart woman, totally capable of whatever I put my mind to and I realized that while this was a total shock, it would not be the end of me. I realized that I could come out of this any way I wanted to.

And in that moment, I made a decision. I decided that rather than go get another job I would turn my hobby of coaching into a business. After all, this was my new found calling!

The only problem was I had NO experience in starting a business! I had only ever been an employee. I had no idea where to even begin, what to do or how to get started. I just knew I did NOT want to get a job and I needed to make money quickly.

And because I was also recently divorced at the time and on my own for the very first time in my life, I had to work smarter, not harder to get my business doing!

I became obsessed with learning everything that needed to be in place behind the scenes of my coaching business so it was organized and streamlined in advance before I dared to even try to get clients. I knew that when someone said YES to hiring me, I wanted to be 100% confident I could deliver on what I promised and I wanted to make sure nothing slipped through the cracks; after all, folks were going to be paying me for my services!

And because my super power is organization and efficiency (really, I geek out over this), it wasn’t too long before I had my entire business set up and launched. And within six months I had a full practice of 18 full-paying clients and was on my way to making over $50k in my first year… and I was having a blast and I hadn’t even finished my coach training.

Our stories and experiences don’t define us; but how we respond to them is where the real power lives!

In our upcoming Livecast, I’m going to share with you stories from 12 other coaches and their journeys, the obstacles they faced in starting their business, how they overcame them, the actions they took, the strategies they implemented and the results they’re now experiencing!

Follow me here, on our Public Page, to be notified when I go live with my 12 guests; real coaches getting real results… will you be the next success story?

https://www.facebook.com/coachesconsole/

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This Webinar Will Make You Rethink Automating Your Coaching Business (video)

My dad, my greatest hero, become my biggest naysayer. I’ll never forget that lunch. It was one of the most gut-wrenching days of my early career. I was brand new in my business and the steady revenue hadn’t kicked in yet. I had expenses and my debt was increasing quickly. But I just knew this business was going to work!

At lunch one day I was talking with my father (who is one of the most amazing men I know) and was sharing my financial struggles with him. And he, as only a dad can do, tilted his glasses to the tip of his nose, peered over the top of the rims and said to me “Melinda, it’s simple. Your outgo is more than your income. You just need to get a job.” UGH! Did he really just say that to me?!?! I mean my greatest hero, my raving fan, my true believer…. Really? He just stopped believing in me and my dreams?? Yep, he sure did! It was like a knife in my heart slicing out my dreams. Now, my father, at the time, meant that in deep love and in support of making sure I was taking care of myself while pursuing my dreams, but I couldn’t hear that until the gift of hindsight had kicked in. That day at lunch, when those words came from my dad’s mouth, the only thing I heard was “give up on your dream Melinda, it’s no use.” I stood up from the table and with every ounce I had in me I looked at my dad, said a few choice swear words and said to him “oh yeah, watch this!” In the coming months, I made darn sure I had my stuff together in the back end of my business so there was no way I was going to fail. Failure was not an option!

And I knew that to the degree I had my back end set up, the systems and processes in place, the way I set myself up to support my clients so I could over-deliver, making sure I had the mechanisms in place to make it easy to grow my list by leaps and bounds (not just by one or two here and there) … I knew that to the degree I had systems and an infrastructure in place to support everything necessary to grow my list, get clients and make money, that I would experience that same degree of success! While most of my colleagues were focusing on the latest marketing fad, I was focusing on the back end of my business being so organized, streamlined and automated that it didn’t require much of my time to handle it all so I could eventually spend more focusing on marketing and working with my clients – instead of like my colleagues, scrambling around behind the scenes, highly stressed trying to figure out how to make it all happen. I had already done all that so when I did start marketing, it was like a machine of endless referrals and clients! And in a few short months I had a full practice of 18 paying clients and raving fans that would then refer me tons of new clients into the months and years to come! Because I spent just a bit of time getting my stuff organized behind the scenes I was confident I could deliver what I was promising and powerfully serving my clients to get outrageous results. And this, this made all the difference in the months and years to come.

Now I can say thank you to my dad… for in that moment when he, out of deep love, became my greatest naysayer, he became my greatest motivating factor! And because of that single moment in history, and me taking on the challenge, my business is now well beyond the 7-figure mark and I’m supporting thousands of other coaches to do the same!

In fact, I’m offering a free Masterclass to share what I learned with you as well – Coaching Business GPS: The Step-by-Step Guidance and Magic Behind an Easy Breezy Coaching Business. Click below to reserve your free spot and join me as I share with you the 3 secrets successful coaches implement to create a thriving business that runs itself. Plus, I’ll be taking you behind the scenes so you know the TRUTH about what it really takes behind the scenes to make all the magic of your business happen… And when you implement the 1 strategy I’ll be sharing during this free masterclass, it will be way easier and less time consuming than you think!

So, click on the link below and reserve your free spot on this upcoming Masterclass.

http://coachesconsole.com/livegps/

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This Roadmap Will Help You Launch Your Business… (video)

You know that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you get that letter that starts with “We regret to inform you that we are unable to offer you….” Maybe you don’t. But I sure do! It happened when I applied to college! I wanted to double major in Interior Design and Music so this particular school was perfect for me!

I was PISSED when I got that letter and rejected me! I was an ideal candidate! Everything about my application was spot on… except for me SAT scores (another embarrassing story for a different post). Other than that, there was no reason they shouldn’t have accepted me. Other friends got accepted that had worse scores than me and a lot less on their college resume! I couldn’t believe it!

Anytime I saw someone wearing a sweatshirt from that college or their car had a bumper sticker from that college I always thought to myself “What do they have that I don’t? They don’t want it as bad as me! It’s not FAIR!!!”

Oh, I was pissed!

That rejection didn’t stop me! It became my rocket fuel for my desire! My desire WAS going to become a reality!!!

I found out the exact pieces I needed to have in place so I could transfer in… and for the next two years, at a local private college, I became persistent and excelled in implementing those precise steps, it caused me to do even better, honing my skills and talents. I rose to the occasion, took persistent and took consistent action.

My dream may have been delayed by 2 years, but I made it… with flying colors! I transferred to the college of my dreams and the final 3 years of school were the best years ever! And I became an even better version of myself in the process.

Even if it feels like your dream is not unfolding like you thought or your dream seems to be shut down, DON’T GIVE UP!!

Keep taking guided, consistent action. Find out what it takes to make your dream a reality and then commit to doing it! Sometimes a “NO” is just an invitation from the Universe for you to say a bigger, louder YES!

That’s why I’ve put together The Coaching Business Roadmap To Success. A complimentary resource with the exact pieces and the precise sequence to set up your entire coaching business – from start to finish! Now you can simply take each step and turn your dream into a reality!

Click on the link below and grab your roadmap today!

http://coachesconsole.com/roadmap-to-success/

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