How much does people-pleasing cost your business?

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In a single week, I ran into two nearly-identical situations with coaching clients. They both were trying SO hard bend over backwards to be responsive to their clients, that they ended up botching their work … and potentially losing the clients they tried to over-serve. That’s what happens when you try TOO hard to please … Read More

A Lesson from my Aunt June ….

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My aunt, June Anderson, was a brilliant award-winning textile designer in the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. I’ll never forget the summer I turned 20 … and she taught me a life lesson that has stayed with me to this day. It applies to your relationship with your clients, too. For her time-honored wisdom, watch this … Read More

What can you do about ANGRY clients?

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If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you know that angry clients are a huge headache. Not just disappointed – but ANGRY – and having no qualms about unleashing the full force of it on you. (Ugh. I’m getting anxious just thinking about it.) While you may do your best to avoid … Read More

How Do You Talk “PITA” with Your Clients?

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Since I started talking about difficult, or “PITA” clients, I’ve gotten lots of questions about how to do it … and how to have those conversations with clients. Briefly, there are three steps that solo and small firm owners should know to use the “PITA Tax” or “aggravation surcharge” successfully. Think of it like pulling … Read More

How to move from lead-doer to small business leader

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Listen to the Episode Below: Length: 26:08 minutes I only want to focus on 3 things, said Caryn. But who will do the rest? Burned out, tired, and constantly pulled away from her family, Caryn Kopp reached her limit. Her company, Kopp Consulting, helps clients get new clients. Get meetings with high-level corporate decision makers. … Read More