Your Greatest Work Blog

Part 2: How to Make Recurring Revenue From Your Course Without a Sales Funnel Dec 17, 2021

Not everyone is a natural-born salesperson. For some solo and small entrepreneurs, selling your work is one of the absolute hardest parts of their business. I get it. I'm really great at developing learning offers but I'm not so great at selling products.

That's why I found a way to sell without...

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How to Avoid DIY Learning Products that Flop Nov 09, 2021

Real talk: we've all seen Pinterest fails or recipe flops and nearly died of laughter. Why? Because DIY projects are often much harder than they look.

The same goes for learning products. Just like it's easy to scroll through Pinterest and be overly confident in your abilities, it's easy to look...

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Duplicating Yourself in your Coaching Business Oct 20, 2021

Manja continues Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a peer mastermind with Leah Neaderthal, a sales coach for women business owners. Leah and Manja discuss actionable ways to scale your program, an area of opportunity Leah is currently drawn towards.

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You've got an amazing program that's...

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Maximize Lessons Learned in Beta Launch Oct 13, 2021

How does it feel to spend around $30k only to realize you've made a mistake and there's no refund?

Saying you'd feel absolutely awful doesn't even begin to describe the sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach and the damage to your confidence, finances, and business.

Unfortunately, this is no...

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Three Tips to Boost Membership Engagement Over 50% Oct 11, 2021

Manja continues Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a peer mastermind with Dominic Sicotte of YouTubersINC. Dominic and Manja discuss three actionable ways to boost membership engagement, an area of opportunity Dominic is currently facing.

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As entrepreneurs, even when there's a lot going well...

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Successful Courses Have These Three Things In Common Oct 04, 2021

Manja continues Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a discussion of course successes and ways you can implement these features of success in your own course.

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What makes a course or program successful?

Think about a course you've participated in that worked for you. You sat down and started...

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What makes a course disengaging? Sep 28, 2021

Manja opens Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a discussion of course fails or ways that courses become disengaging — and what you can do to fix this in y our own course.

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We've all been there: bored out of our minds by a course, program, or class. It's awful. No one enjoyed disengaging...

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Creating Learning Design With Empathy Sep 28, 2021

Manja interview Vince Grabowski on the ins and outs of digital learning, new methodologies, and learning experience with empathy. This episode is engaging and well-worth listening to!

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Learning digitally can feel disconnected, slow, or even annoying — and no we're not talking about the...

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Neuroscience Says Emotion Helps Learning Retention Jul 27, 2021

Manja interviews Bogden Manta about using neuroscience to more effectively build awareness in learners. This is a highly intelligent and applicable episode if you want to hear the full discussion

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Course creators. It's important for you to recognize that the process of change starts with...

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Online Learning Experiences are Explosive Jul 23, 2021

In Episode 11 of Your Greatest Work, Manja and Cath talk about finding creative ways to make learning experiences engaging and even explosive.

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Some courses are dry. Like mouth-parchingly, kind of like eating flour, click-through-as-fast as possible sort of dry

But learning doesn't have to be...

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Hard Skills Demand Deliberate Practice Jul 22, 2021

Course creators, listen up. There are really cool ways to get participants to practice super hard skills. Getting people to practice in an asynchronous course requires ingenuity. Manja and Doug recently talked about how to create these deliberate practice opportunities. Listen to the whole...

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4 Ways Produce Better Video Content, Easier Jul 06, 2021

 

Many courses involve video components.

Why not? Videos can engage your visual and audio senses, make the course seem more personable, and simply mix-up learning styles.

But we've all seen poorly done learning videos — well, we've all skipped past poorly done learning videos. So how...

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