Why Successful People Focus on What They Can Control

Dear friend, Here’s a quick question for you as we are still early in the New Year…”How serious are you about reaching your goals in 2017″? Are you prepared to do what it takes? Or will you allow circumstances and events that are out of your control derail your plans? I’m not referring to major […]

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Want to Get More Clients? Focus on High-Value Work

I was two years into my consulting business when it hit me. I was trying to do everything myself. My logic was faulty. I reasoned that I could do things better than someone else and by the time I trained someone on how to do it – I could have already finished it myself. Then […]

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Accelerator Consulting Coaching Program Results

We’ve had several consultants reach out to us over the last few weeks asking “What kind of results can I expect from your consulting coaching program?” It’s an understandable question. Before making any investment I too want to ensure that it’s going to be a good one and that I’m clear on the benefits it […]

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5 Things That Hold Our Clients (And Us) Back

I spent the three days as a guest at a coaching conference in Los Angeles. The weather, palm trees and people were wonderful. Once you’ve identified the true block, you can figure out how to deal with it and find your way through it. Speaking of blocks, there are two kinds. As I listened to […]

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How to Avoid the Marketing Rollercoaster and Attract Ideal Clients

You’ve landed a consulting project. You’re excited about the work and the project is running smoothly. Now the project is winding down and you’re anxious. You’re feeling uneasy. Why? Because you don’t know where you’re next project or client is going to come from. Sound familiar? This is not at all unusual. Many of the […]

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Personal Message From Michael To You

Dear Friend,  Happy New Year and I’m honored and excited to welcome 2017 together with you. 2016 was an amazing year filled with success where we have been able to help support our clients through our Accelerator Coaching Program behind the scenes to help them grow their consulting businesses. Some examples include: 1. A client […]

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10 Empowering Questions to Ask Consulting Clients

“We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.” Powerful quote from Bono, would you agree? Not all questions are the same. Some are much more effective than others. Peter Drucker once nonchalantly said “My greatest strength as a consultant is to be ignorant and ask a few questions.” This […]

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What We Look For In Clients: How to Select Your Ideal Consulting Clients

We create what we see. If you want to work with ideal consulting clients it’s important that you know who they are and have set a criteria that you use to decide whether or not someone is an ideal client. As you become intentional and choose to work with only the right clients you start […]

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The Real Value in VaynerTalent

(Image from VaynerTalent) Some people just don’t get it. VaynerMedia, Gary Vaynerchuk’s social media agency that works with some of the world’s largest brands recently announced a new division and service called VaynerTalent. The new service creates content for people and then distributes and promotes that content. If you’ve seen Gary’s DailyVee videos you’ll have […]

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Becoming a Consultant: What Matters Most

If you’re thinking about becoming a consultant or becoming a better consultant there are three keys that will get you there. I’m not talking about marketing or earning higher consulting fees. This isn’t about how you write your proposals or structure or productize your service offerings. If you want to BE a great consultant you must […]

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