How A Fight Broke Out At My Talk

I blame that fact that I paid $1400 for a 1 hour consult with a pitch coach for a fight breaking out at my talk in Arizona last week. Nobody actually came to blows and there was no blood (that I saw) but it was definitely a fight. Let me start at the beginning…...

The Anatomy of An Ecstatic Client Voicemail

Every coach wants to get a call like this. I listened to it over and over again and now share it with my client’s permission! “Chala it’s Maryann. I did it, I sold a $500 package. I am so freaking awesome. I love it thank you thank you thank you. I...

When You Niche In Broke People, You Go Broke

Warning: The topic in this blog is a controversial viewpoint but it’s mine and there it is. It’s based on my and my clients’ experiences. So go ahead and have a glass of wine (or tequila) to relax you while you read this if you need to. What’s...

Every time You Say No, You Get To Stay Where You Are

I was with my mentor David Neagle this past week and he had so many deep and profound things to say that I had to share them with my community. This man is such a huge influence in the business community that I’m not ashamed to admit that a client actually hired...

Are You The Taxi Cab Or The Uber In Your Industry?

As my practice grows rapidly south of the border, I’ve been chatting to a lot of taxi drivers. They’re upset. Often they have to work longer hours to make the same fare. In some cities, their business is almost reduced to nil. If you travel to the US a...

How I spent $8K on a Trade Show and Lost My Voice

Yes, there it was, the big-planned-for-exciting trade show I’d planned, plotted and saved up for. The day was here. The Show   Suzanne Evans was a big deal for me. I’d wanted to meet her for a long time and I wasn’t disappointed. What started...