Helping teachers, coaches, and trainers turn their wisdom, knowledge, and skills into a thriving business!
When I started my first business in 2000, I had no idea what I was doing or where my life was heading at the time...I was lost!
I had recently resigned from a long-term position as a golf professional and was looking for a career change that would give me the flexibility I needed, to be the engaged husband and father I aspired to be. Unfortunately, the job prospects at the time were bleak and I was stuck without an income.
The one thing I did know inside and out was the golf swing and coaching people, so my wife encouraged me to consider entrepreneurship as a stop-gap strategy in the meantime and the idea of opening a full-time golf academy was born.
At the time, I was what I now refer to as an "entrepreneur by accident." I felt I had the wisdom, knowledge, and skills I needed to work in my business as a coach, but I lacked the confidence and knowledge I needed to work on my business as an entrepreneur.
Those are dramatically different skill sets and both are needed to launch and grow a successful business that lasts. Although I did manage to get where I wanted to go in the end, it was not easy or efficient to learn on the fly; Faking it until you make it is not always the best approach.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would still be self-employed today, nor would I have believed that I would go on to launch and grow numerous successful service-based businesses, or win many awards for my work as both a coach and and an entrepreneur.
Fast forward 23 years, and today my Virtual Coaching Academy specializes in helping new service-based entrepreneurs - who are unsure of themselves and the process of launching a small business - package their wisdom, knowledge, and skills into a thriving business.
Are you denying your future self opportunities to grow - personally and professionally - by keeping your business idea locked up inside? Give it some oxygen...trust me, if I could do it all again I would, only this time I would choose to do it all sooner!