I’ve stepped into the role as a CEO of my own business. Over the course of two years, I’ve learned more about myself & how to help others than I have in my lifetime. It’s the most amazing trip I’ve ever taken.
I became interested in the opportunity of becoming a health coach a few years ago & I was so unprepared as to what hit me. All I knew was it was what I wanted to do more than anything else. My passion & desire to do it was so strong that it could not be denied. Talk about information overload. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. All I knew was that I was more than ready to make the change from one career to another & I was ready to do whatever it took to make it happen. It started happening! I was in the best shape of my life, sharing my story & inspiring others. Trying to do the best I could with everything that was handed to me to do this thing & I was applying it in every way I could.
Fresh out of the gate, I became pregnant. I thought, who’s going to listen to tips, advice & become motivated by a pregnant coach? I didn’t know what to do other than to step down & enjoy my days of becoming a mom. It was the best thing I could do for myself. It was one of those decisions I know that I’ll continue to embrace as he continues to grow. (Which is way too fast!)
He is an angel sent from above. My life has forever changed since the day he was born.
The time I spent for maternity leave really allowed me to take in the actuality of my potential of becoming a health & fitness coach. The way I started was signing up as a Team Beachbody coach. I started as a client for someone in California & joined her support group. I was hooked. The dynamic of the role she played as a coach was what hit home for me. She was very knowledgeable & confident about what she was doing. I became curious about how I could do the same thing.
Here are the reasons why:
- works from home
- hosts online health & fitness groups while helping others
- providing outstanding products with 100% money back guaranteed
- meets & makes new friends from around the country (online)
- plays on social media all day (works)
- shares her amazing journey of doing what she loves
- belonging to an incredible network of like-minded coaches
- gets paid doing all of this
She is a well-known coach in the network because all of her hard work paid off. What’s most inviting is that all the training is duplicatable.
Of course, when I first found out that this is a Network Marketing position, I became skeptical as everyone in this business does at first. It took some time for me to think about how I could pull this off, but as I watched from the sidelines & did my research, I felt I’d be missing out on a HUGE opportunity if I didn’t take advantage of it. Depending on one’s work ethic, you can climb really high really fast – OR – slow & steady which wins the race. (I fall in the ladder)
Fast forward two years later (minus 11 months) I’m building a relatively strong foundation for my business to grow. I would say that I’m at the end of my training. I’ve created all of my building blocks, it’s up to me to put them all together so I can start building from the bottom up.
How I stay accountable as a Coach is that we are required to perform 4 daily vital behaviors. These are non-negotiable.
- be a product of the product (workout & drink shakeology daily)
- study personal development (mindset & skillset) I read/listen to 30:00 ea.
- invite, invite, invite (reach out to others & start developing strong relationships)
- recognition (praise those on your team as well as clients for all their efforts)
My team. I’m so proud to be a part of. This was taken at our annual Summit in Nashville, TN. July 2016. Next year we will be in New Orleans. (watch out!) There are 375k more of us – FYI. We basically take up the entire town.
Our morning workout on Broadway.
So as I enter the beginning days of this life long journey, I’m really taking a step inward before I fully commit to where I need to in order to become a strong role model. As many of the PD books I read state that you’ll never be ready to start, that starting today is the only way… I believe that, I do. But there are certain things in my life that I’m dealing with & those things are very close to being dealt with & I will have a fully focused mindset for this journey ahead.
I look forward to sharing my story with you.
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