One of the biggest fears I hear from both my clients and the women in my community is the fear of leaving the security of their full time job to pursue their coaching business. This is understandable since most of us grew up being told that we must do well in school so we can follow the expected path of finding a dependable, well paying job.

Becoming an entrepreneur requires that you leave those old rules and expectations behind and be willing to do things differently. You have to be willing to take a chance on your dreams. You have to be passionate enough about creating your business that you are willing to step into the unknown and trust that if you continue to take action and have the right support that you can be successful.

When it comes to transitioning from being an employee to a full time entrepreneur there are certain steps you can take that will make your switch smoother. A little planning and preparing will take your dream of leaving your job from fantasy to reality.

The biggest obstacle that holds most new coaches back from making this switch is their mindset. They allow their fears and doubts run the show.

Some of the most common fears I hear are:

  • Will I be able to make enough money from my coaching?
  • I feel like it will never really happen
  • What will I do about my health insurance/benefits?
  • I am afraid of failure
  • I feel stuck
  • I don’t even know where to start
  • How do I balance working my full time job with starting my coaching business?

Does this sound familiar?

I address all of these fears in this week’s podcast and I give you a step-by-step plan of the things you can do to make your transition smooth.

I also interview a client of mine, Sherlyn Smith, who has just left her job to pursue her coaching business full-time. Sherlyn talks about her experience and also shares some powerful insights that she has learned through her journey.

 

 

What is your biggest takeaway from today’s episode. I would love for you to head on over to my Facebook group and let me know!

Love what you heard from Sher? You can find out more on her website at www.sherylnsmith.com or connect with her on Facebook.

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