Making the Maven Episode 132: It can be easy to focus on your end-goal, but don’t ignore the red flags as you’re working towards it.
Amy Lasseter has over 11 years of experience in the professional field of mental health and seven years of experience working in her own business. She built a successful group practice while juggling a growing family and then burned it all down when it was no longer serving her! Amy Lasseter discusses her experiences and why she felt so isolated and frustrated with her brick-and-mortar business. Through professional consulting and coaching, Amy now understands how easy it is to build your dream business while still maintaining the level of freedom you desire.
Key Insights & Aha Moments
*I’m excited to share Amy’s story with you! She is a client of mine and has seen so much success.
*How did Amy Lasseter first get started in her practice?
*Was it difficult for Amy to become her own boss for the very first time?
*It took Amy about 4 months to make her first $600 dollars.
*What did Amy’s husband think about all of this? Getting the spouse on board is almost half the battle.
*There were a lot of things weighing against Amy as she was starting her business. How did she overcome all these different roadblocks?
*How did Amy’s group practice begin?
*Why did Amy decide to close her practice down after three years?
*Amy discusses some of the red flags that flew by her and that she completely missed. Hindsight is 20/20.
*By the time Amy connected with me, she was so frustrated and struggling underneath the weight of the business.
*Amy felt like she was half-assing it and she was not okay with that. Something had to change and that became very a painful transition for her to do.
*Sometimes you can’t even hear your own voice when you’re so outward focused and set on pleasing everyone else around you.
*Get a coach. It’s so, so lonely at the top. Amy felt so isolated throughout her group practice journey.
*What is Amy up to now? You can find her in the Facebook group, BreakThrough to Your Growth & Success.
[bctt tweet="This is both a blessing and a curse. I am that person who doesn’t ask when — I say how. How can we do that?" username="mcglademichelle"]
[bctt tweet="I was so focused on this end-vision that I missed the red flags along the way." username="mcglademichelle"]
[bctt tweet="I built the group practice with a clinician mindset and I did not build it with a business mindset." username="mcglademichelle"]