21 Jobs you DON’T have to do (ever)

In the early stages of business, when you’re a mainly (or entirely!) a one woman show, it can be seriously confusing knowing where you should be focusing your resources. I know from personal experience how shit, overwhelming and exhausting it can be when you’ve got a TO DO list as long as your arm and a brain that doesn’t stop when you close your laptop for the day. There’s always so much to do, right? What can you do to… Read More

MUST HAVE: Your Signature System

Have you heard the term ‘signature system’ before? It sounds pretty full on, right? Really, all it refers to is the unique approach you use to help your clients solve their problems. These days I’m a big fan. Read on, and I reckon you will be too.   In this post I’m sharing 3 reasons, a big tip, and 3 questions to help you get started identifying your own signature system.   As you read that first para, did you… Read More

3 Premium Offers Clients Love

  Do you think offering a high-end package to your clients is somehow beyond you or just not possible in your field? If you do, I’ve got 2 things to share with you:   You’re not alone.   It seems to me a lot of incredible coaches, consultants and other experts assume that making premium offers to clients is something exclusively for other people, usually those more established in their industry. It’s just not true. Not at all. In fact, I… Read More

Pricing? 7 Must Consider Factors

It seems to me that most coaches and consultants are undercharging. If the last time you set your pricing you did it by having a look around at what others in your field were charging per hour and you figured the best thing to do would be to come up with a number that was a little less – and definitely less than your teacher’s or mentor’s pricing – you’re not alone. I get the feeling that’s what most women… Read More

How I Made $300k My Very First Year In Business

  When I first co-founded a management consulting firm and started my business back in 2007, I was shitting myself. How was I going to win clients? Replicate my 6-figure corporate salary? How would this whole thing work?   Even though I wasn’t stepping into a whole new industry, the leap felt risky and massive.   My business back then had nothing to do with the webosphere. Sure, we invested in a web site, but it was simple and completely… Read More

Kate M Means Business

Getting really clear on who you serve and knowing your worth is something you hear a lot in the halls of Betty Means Business.And it’s always great to meet other entrepreneurs who are on the same page. Because this wisdom? It’s worth repeating. Kate M has definitely been kicking some incredible goals since she started her business earlier this year – probably because she’s found her groove, keeps her big why front and center, and follows her own advice. Lovely,… Read More