Feeling frustrated that every time you figure something out to help you build your business you end up realising how much you don't really know?
Overwhelmed by everything you need to know to actually generate leads and turn those leads into customers?
In this installment of the Female Entrepreneur Business Mistakes, Katie Woodland; Psychologist, Business Coach, Speaker & Best-Selling Author delves into the number one reason many business owners end up burnt out, de-motivated and close to throwing in the towel.
Find out why Google, YouTube and Twitter become your own worst enemy and leave you forever chasing the answers to your questions (aka the hows) without ever truly getting the answers you need to build a successful and profitable business in todays online world.
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Hey, it's Katie Woodland here back with business building mistake number 8 - getting lost in all the how’s.
If you stick around I'll share how this not only hindered the speed at which my first business succeeded, I'll also show you how you can avoid this mistake so that you can legitimately build a wildly successful and insanely profitable business without sacrificing your emotional health, your integrity or even more of your precious time with your family.
If this is the first time you've ever tuned in, I'm Katie Woodland, a psychologist, business coach, speaker and best-selling author who helps female entrepreneurs move through fear, overwhelm and imposter syndrome to authentically shine their light on the world so that they can have the impact they've been desiring without getting trapped in the emotional turbulence connected with building a business in today's online world.
Back when I was building my first business I knew that I had no idea about creating a business. I had no knowledge of sales, marketing, branding or anything to do with being successful. The only thing I knew was how to help people struggling with emotional and mental health difficulties. While I was initially lucky in that the local authority used to send referrals to me, things suddenly changed and I needed to find a way to generate leads and sales on my own.
I had already helped so many people and I knew that if I could figure out the business building side of things I would be able to change so many peoples lives and not just those who lived in the same area as me. The problem was I genuinely didn’t know where to start and so I started to speak to other local business owners to see what they suggested.
While I was figuring out what to do I started to doubt my abilities to make it happen. I also even started doubting my healing abilities and wondered whether I had only helped those people through flukes. I even wrote a post for the Huffington post UK all about feeling like a fraud in your own business because I figured if I was feeling that way many others would too.
After a few months of figuring things out I decide to outsource the sales, PR and marketing side of things to experts. I handed over thousands and sat back waiting for the phone to ring, my email inbox to go crazy and even thought I might get a few postal enquiries because after all not everyone has embraced the technological advances.
2 weeks went by and nothing…4 weeks went by and still nothing… then 8 weeks went by with no enquiries, no leads and most certainly no sales… I didn’t know what was going wrong, after all I knew I had a viable service so why wasn’t it working. I tried talking to the sales guys, the PR agency and the marketing people and they all said the exact same thing: we can’t guarantee return on investment and you need to spend more so that your customers see you regularly. What? I need to spend even more money even though what we’d already spent didn’t produce a single result? I said no way, cut them all loose and instead decided to figure things out on my own. After all, at this point with 0 clients I had nothing but time!
So I started paying out for books, programmes and courses on selling, marketing and PR. Every time I discovered something new I implemented it straight away and things started changing.
The real problem was that I could only do one thing at once. I was forever playing catch-up with all the things that I didn’t know about running a business. Every time I found out something new, I would realise that there was so much more I didn’t know. Then as clients started coming in, I had to focus my time on them, this left little time to expand my knowledge or implement other steps that I knew would make things easier Even worse than that because of having to figure out, even quite basic things, I ended up stuck on the cashflow roller coaster and in the end, this led to me being completely burnt out by the end of 2017 and wanting to walk away from my mental health service, pack up the entrepreneurial gauntlet and head back into the world of work. Running a business was just too darn hard and I was exhausted.
Thankfully, I had an extremely supportive partner and after taking Christmas 2017 off to recover my own emotional health I reassessed the situation. I realised I didn’t want to go back into a 9-5 and if I’m being honest, I’m pretty sure I would be un-hire-able! Instead I decided to focus my time, energy and effort helping those who I truly enjoyed helping: female entrepreneurs. Since pivoting in June 2018, I have been able to help hundreds of female entrepreneurs change the course of their lives and businesses. Helping them fine tune their processes so that they can automate many of the simple and repetitive tasks which bring in leads and turns those leads into customers so that they don’t have to worry about getting stuck on the cashflow roller coaster like I did.
I genuinely have never been happier than I am now. I can serve my clients from a place of peace, integrity and confidence. I am able to work when I choose and more importantly, take time off to actually enjoy life.
Because I know how overwhelming everything can be when trying to build a business I set out to create a simple step-by-step solution specifically designed to support women who have no business training through the process. The Female Entrepreneur Road Map to Health, Wealth & Happiness Series shows determined female entrepreneurs the exact steps they need to take in what order to go from best-kept secret to household name - fast.
One of the most important features of the Female Entrepreneurs Road Map to Health, Wealth & Happiness Series is the easily implementable tips, tactics and techniques proven to positively impact your success even if you’re a complete newbie, self-confessed technophobe or currently feeling so out of your depth you’re on the verge of giving up. Right now, you can get a physical copy of the book shipped to your front door for free.
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Hey, I'm Katie Woodland I'm a Psychologist, Business Coach, Speaker & Best-selling Author who helps determined female entrepreneurs shed imposter syndrome, embrace their authenticity and confidently step into the limelight.
I show you how to let go of any emotional turbulence you’ve encountered trying to get your business of the ground so that you can master the foundational steps of a building a wildly successful and insanely profitable business. Enabling you to quickly turn your business from a money pit into a money tree and have the lasting impact on the world that you’ve been desiring.
The only problem is that right now you’re so overwhelmed with ‘all the things’, confused by who you should trust and are so demotivated by the never-ending ‘bumps in the road’ that you’ve started to question whether you can even achieve your dreams.
The Female Entrepreneur Road Map to Health, Wealth & Happiness safely guides you through clinical therapeutic techniques and simple business building strategies. Helping you effortlessly release any fear, guilt or self-doubt so that you can courageously step out from the shadows to go from best-kept secret to household name and change the course of your life and business, faster than you ever believed is possible.
I am the who that finds all the how’s you need to turn your dreams into your realities.