The Simple Solution For Success That’s Been Inside You All Along
On January 1, 2022, I made a big decision.
I decided to walk away from the nonprofit I had co-founded so I could pursue coaching full-time.
Coaching was the thing that set my soul on fire and it made me feel like I was living in my purpose.
I couldn’t sideline it anymore, so I took a leap of faith.
Tuning in to the experts
For the first few weeks, I consumed everything I could on how to grow a coaching business.
I read books and articles, listened to podcasts, and even turned to questionably reliable content on Instagram.
I had calls with my buddies who worked in sales and took copious notes about how many times I would have to follow up with someone before they got back to me.
Eight times!??? Okay…I can do this
Then, I put my head down and relentlessly executed what I had learned for 5-months in a row.
Becoming a content creator
I became a content creation machine.
On a weekly basis, I created and released:
- a podcast episode
- a YouTube video
- Near-daily articles on Medium
- Daily Instagram reels
- Daily Tik Toks
At first, I felt great because I was being so productive. I was following the advice of the experts and staying consistent.
It was a bit disheartening to spend hours creating a YouTube video that only a few people watched, but hey — you gotta start somewhere!
Each day I was overcoming immense resistance to speaking in front of a camera and spending so much time on social media. It was exhausting and draining but I figured it would all be worth it.
Hitting a wall
After 5 months of creating consistent content, I hit a wall.
I’m not talking about a gentle fender bender or backing up into a telephone pole. It was like a head-on…