The Magic Café
Username:
Password:
[ Lost Password ]
  [ Forgot Username ]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Tricky business » » Coaching (34 Likes) Printer Friendly Version

 Go to page [Previous]  1~2~3..6..9..12..15~16~17
charliecheckers
View Profile
Inner circle
1896 Posts

Profile of charliecheckers
Quote:
On Sep 12, 2017, cbguy wrote:
...and since I mentioned the subject of help. I can count the people who have been helpful over the years on one hand.
Here is a list:
1. Bob Brown
2. Celeste (Evans) Bryene
3. Jimmy Kryszac (I know I spelled his last name wrong, but he would just make a joke about it)
4. Don Driver
5. Robert Smith
One of the things I've learned from my failures is what to look for in someone that is trustworthy and truly helpful. Two key features that everyone on my list have in common is they all displayed humbleness and gratitude. I'm not saying anything negative about anyone who has contributed here. What I am saying is in Robert, I see the attributes that I also seen in the first four people on the list above. That instantly gets my respect and attention.

You have a very short list. Whose fault is that?
Mindpro
View Profile
Inner circle
8521 Posts

Profile of Mindpro
Some good observations throughout this thread from charliecheckers I must say, especially in his findings of the current state of Tricky Business based on his recent research and reflection.

As far as the topic of this thread, you should really gain a true understanding of what coaching is and then must decide if it is for you or not. No, all coaches are not the same - in approach or in content, so finding the right coach for you is perhaps most important. It is really quite simple. However, thinking you know or can find all the answers yourself on your own, not to mention a structure, is quite limiting and perhaps even unrealistic for many looking for more immediate progress, direction or solutions without committing maybe a decade of time to try to figure it out on their own. And if you do, even then, you likely will not know as much as you may think you do. Just putting in the time does not give or assure you knowledge or the info you may be seeking.
cafecheckers
View Profile
New user
93 Posts

Profile of cafecheckers
In forming my decision to pursue entertainment full time upon graduating from school I had to take a hard look at the numbers. Looking at what it costs to own a home, car, invest in retirement, life insurance, disability insurance, healthcare, dental, children, food, clothing, cell phone, utilities, home insurance, auto insurance, tax bills, medical bills, pharmacy costs (and the list goes on) was intimidating and a reality check. I had to be honest with myself and say that unless I created a new approach, I would not likely be able to cover such expenses by just doing more of the same. I know there are many who have landed on the same space and chose to work another job full time and entertain part time. Still others choose to do without some of the items I listed or have another (ex: wife, husband) pay for them. For me, the right thing to do was conceptualize ways to grow diversly in a structured way and hire someone to offer assistance. The fact that I already knew who the right person was made the decision a whole lot easier.
Perhaps a broader question to ask here is: When an honest assesment of current business leaves one short of their needs or desires, what do they do to address it?
philraso
View Profile
Regular user
126 Posts

Profile of philraso
Quote:
On Sep 11, 2017, cbguy wrote:
I literally came into this thread hoping for the best and being prepared for the worst. I read through every line, which spans over 15 pages and what I discovered is this thread had "NO" real advice or anything helpful, what-so-ever. What it does have is a bunch of gloating and it reads like an extra long Dave Dee, sales letter...all fluff and no meat.


Made me laugh. I knew Dave before he was selling marketing magic. Love it when so many people post nothing around here.
Dannydoyle
View Profile
Eternal Order
18724 Posts

Profile of Dannydoyle
Like your last post for example?
Danny Doyle
<BR>Semper Occultus
<BR>In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act....George Orwell
cafecheckers
View Profile
New user
93 Posts

Profile of cafecheckers
I am excited with my 2018 outlook, as so much of my business plan is unfolding. I spent significant time, money and effort in 2017 to redefine my show and business model. This was necessary when I made the commitment to myself to pursue an entertainment based business as my career late in 2016. At that time, I knew I would benefit from coaching from Mindpro for many reasons.

I have successfully created a detailed business plan to pave my way. Much of what I have worked on last year will become more visible this year as my business grows. Mindpro has been an integral part of the process, being extremely generous with his time, experience and wisdom. Reading the recent threads in Tricky Business brings out the many factors one has to consider for long term success. The advice one receives from others is so much more valuable when the person sharing it knows your strengths, weaknesses, personal desires and limitations, and of course financial and life goals. Perhaps above all else, I am excited with the relationship Mindpro and I have developed. I owe much of that to his kindness. I am fortunate that someone with such broad and deep knowledge has taken a genuine interest in my success. Those seeking coaching would be lucky to find such an individual.
Mindpro
View Profile
Inner circle
8521 Posts

Profile of Mindpro
Yes, 2018 looks like it should be a fantastic year for many, including everyone I have been working with. What's amazing about Cafécheckers is he has taken his business in just this past 12 months to a point that the majority of other performers would take 3-5 years to get to once making their initial decision, and that's while still being a full-time student! While I can provide the experience, knowledge, insight, and guidance, it is the understanding, implementing and taking action that gets the results.
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Tricky business » » Coaching (34 Likes)
 Go to page [Previous]  1~2~3..6..9..12..15~16~17
[ Top of Page ]
All content & postings Copyright © 2001-2018 Steve Brooks. All Rights Reserved.
This page was created in 0.24 seconds requiring 5 database queries.
The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café
are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic.
> Privacy Statement <

ROTFL Billions and billions served! ROTFL