Category Archives: Business–Inner Work

In my last post, I asked that you share your incredible stories. Since writing the post, I read something that has inspired me to take this a few steps further. We all have incredible stories of how our work dramatically impacted the life of one of our clients. For example, I have a story ofContinue Reading

Everything of substance that mankind has ever created began the same way. First there was the idea, then the vision, and finally the plan. Every building, every bridge, every book, every painting, every musical masterpiece has the same genesis. Likewise, so has every enduring business. The Big Reach is about planning. As mentioned in earlierContinue Reading

Once you know your Big Why, it is time to THINK BIG! What does your dream practice look like? Most people answer this in terms of how many sessions they’re doing. So let’s explore that first. Let’s say that your big dream is to be doing 30 sessions a week. How long could you sustainContinue Reading

Just recently, Sid Duncan of Massage Magazine posted this question, “What priority should money be in a Massage Practice?” It sparked a wonderful thread with close to 50 responses. Some talked about how money has to be the number one priority because we have to pay bills. Others thought that care of the client shouldContinue Reading

We all have the ability to accomplish any and all goals we set for ourselves. So why do we not accomplish our goals? Over the next few days, we’re going to explore goals, their importance, their attainment and what blocks our success. Mark McCormack, in his book, “What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard BusinessContinue Reading

It takes far more energy to move a locomotive one millimeter from standing than it does to travel at top speed for a mile. We are the same way. When we are stuck, it feels like a gargantuan effort to do one little task. We are overwhelmed by all the things that are not gettingContinue Reading

Earl Nightingale talks about the person sitting in front of a cold stove, waiting for heat. Asked about it, the person says, “When I get the heat, I’ll give the stove the wood”. That is how many of us are regarding our success. We don’t invest in our businesses’ success because we are waiting toContinue Reading

Thanks to Brian Tracy, author of “Eat That Frog”, for inspiration for this post. “Mark Twain once said that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go through the day with the satisfaction of knowing that that is probably the worst thing that is going toContinue Reading

There has been a bit of discussion on the Growing Practice page about goal setting. I believe it is not only one of the most powerful things that we can do for ourselves, but that it is also mandatory for success. My approach to goal-setting is about empowerment and growth. I use a process IContinue Reading

“I help massage therapists grow their businesses and themselves,” or stated another way, “I help you grow your business and yourself”. There are two parts to my tagline–your business and yourself. Within this statement is my core philosophy. I believe that if you grow from within, everything in your external world will grow as well.Continue Reading