Your Greatest Work Blog

Part 4: How to Pivot When Passive Income Isn't Happening Dec 27, 2021

So this is an unpopular reality, but creating a learning offer doesn't equal generating passive income. There's a lot more that goes into it than that!

But a learning offer does make your thought leadership accessible, available, and useful to people. And a learning offer can lead to passive...

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Part 3: Growth Hacks to Scale Your Learning Business Dec 20, 2021

When people hear the term "growth hacks," they probably think of marketing. I'm talking about another kind of growth hack — a growth hack for your mindset. Sometimes we don't realize it, but our mindset is our greatest barrier to success.

And when it comes to developing a learning offer,...

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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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Are you ready to hire a learning designer? Nov 24, 2021

Catch the full details of this blog on my podcast, listen right here!

So you've got an idea for a course or training, should you get underway with a do-it-yourself learning product or should you hire a learning designer?

DIY learning products have their promises & their pitfalls. It's a topic...

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Creating Community of Loyal Students Who Achieve Transformation Nov 04, 2021

Manja continues Season 2 of Your Greatest Work with a peer mastermind with Jennifer Van Barneveld Pe, owner & coach of Team Strong Girls. Jennifer and Manja discuss creating transformative online communities and how to scale your coaching business by hiring coaches who can...

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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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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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Have You Made Mentorship a Cornerstone in Your Program? Jul 05, 2021

In Episode 5 of Your Greatest Work, we explore the topic and role of mentoring.

Mentorship is a cornerstone of learning, according to Dominic Sicotte, a community-driven entrepreneur in Quebec. On the first guest interview episode of Your Greatest Work, Dominic joins to share his passion,...

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You're Responsible for Learning Results, Not Just Your Audience Jun 28, 2021

Have you ever let the fear of failure or perfectionism hold you back from something? Most people feel this way at some point in their life. But entrepreneurs know that you can't always wait until the thing is perfect. You have to move fast and make adjustments as you go.

But, fear of getting it...

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Work from Home Productively Feb 19, 2021

Spring is only six weeks away. Two months into the new year and it feels like 2020 is still nipping on our heals. Take a second and honestly answer this: where are you at on the sanity scale?

[A]  I can't get anything done & I'm totally in the weeds

[B]  Coping and...

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Top 6 Adult Learning Principles to Boost Your Training Sep 21, 2020

Before I was a corporate instructional designer and entrepreneur, I was a violin teacher. Since I was in high school, I taught little kids, teenagers, middle-aged women, and a few old men how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and Irish fiddle tunes. It was a lot of fun, and a lot of work!

After...

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