Jennifer Leach-Trask

Jennifer Leach-Trask

2d ago · 3 min read · ~10 · 1
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Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone And Be Your Best

Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone And Be Your Best

Are you really the best possible version of yourself that you can be?I suspect if you are really honest, you would have to say no. Well, guess what, you are not alone, we are all a work in progress. The important word here is ‘progress.' If you do...

Jennifer Leach-Trask

Jennifer Leach-Trask

Thanks s much Debasish! I am so glad you enjoyed the read.

2d ago
Debasish Majumder

Debasish Majumder

excellent buzz @Jennifer Leach-Trask! enjoyed read and shared. thank you for the buzz.

2d ago
Jennifer Leach-Trask

Jennifer Leach-Trask

4d ago · 2 min read · ~10 · 4
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How Blogging Can Improve Your Self Esteem

How Blogging Can Improve Your Self Esteem

I never thought I'd do much with my writing until I started a weekly blog for my new business Jennifer Grant International in 2015. Since that time, I have learned many things about blogging and more importantly, I have learned a lot about myself in...

Jennifer Leach-Trask

Jennifer Leach-Trask

Thanks very much Franci, I agree with your point about posting consistently with quality content. My hope is to carve out more time for blogging in the years ahead.

2d ago
Jennifer Leach-Trask

Jennifer Leach-Trask

Thanks very much for your kind words Tausif. I am glad you enjoyed my buzz!

2d ago
🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

7/11/2017 · 1 min read · ~10 · 9
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Sara Jacobovici

Sara Jacobovici

7/11/2017 · 1 min read · ~10
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A Stand Alone Comment

A Stand Alone Comment

I am sure you can relate to my experiences of being drawn into dynamic posts and discussions. It is great to be able to share these posts but often just "liking" a comment doesn't feel enough. A few times in the past I shared comments off the...

Teri Maykrantz

Teri Maykrantz

WOW - Can I quote that? @ Fatima G. Williams

2d ago
Randall Burns

Randall Burns

Great comment 🐝 Fatima G. Williams, and I'm really enjoying your "Stand alone" posts Sara Jacobovici Well done!

9/11/2017
🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

6/6/2017 · 4 min read · +100 · 11
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Phil Friedman

Phil Friedman

5/6/2017 · 4 min read · +300
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Learning From Mistakes

Learning From Mistakes

EXPERIENCE MAY BE THE BEST TEACHER, BUT IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE YOUR EXPERIENCE   In my consulting practice, I often explain to prospective clients that I can help them not because I am so brilliant, but because I've likely already made just about...

Phil Friedman

Phil Friedman

I understand, Louise Smith. And the conundrum you face is common, pretty much in all sectors of Small Business. Here are a few thoughts off the top of my head.

1) Get away from thinking there is some magic number that you "ought" to be charging. The only pressure to raise rates that you should recognize is that which derives from your need or desire to maintain the given lifestyle of your choice.

2) Don't barter but instead, offer your own credit/payment plan. Take 50% cash payment down (or whatever you are charging now) and defer the rest for later payment on an interest-free plan that requires only a modest monthly payment. If in some or even if in many cases you get "stiffed", so what? You'll still be making more than you would have otherwise.

3) You can't use testimonials, I'd guess because that violates therapist-patient confidentiality but... your best testimonial is you and your "bedside" manner. So start today on your new series of video sessions for social media. Deal with real problems from your files. Show 'em what you've got. For free. Make it entertaining -- which you are. And different and offbeat -- which you are in spades. And make it polished and professional. One the best at this kind of thing is Melissa Hughes. Her video spots are great IMO. Note: this kind of free series is NOT advertising, not a promotional gift, not I bet banned by your association.

If any of this helps, send me $10 for this "Sawbuck Consult". Good luck and cheers!

4d ago
Louise Smith

Louise Smith

Phil Friedman
From not your Canadian business friend, not your US business friend, not your worldwide business friend & not your other business friend
but still from your business friend !
I have a lot of problems as a Psychologist in my own small business
- if I set my fee at the market rate, I would not get 1 client
- this July after 10 years, I put my fee up to $100 less than the recommended rate. That's on the high side but not the highest fee according to the Market.
Not sure if I will get new clients.
- I can't barter as it's unethical according to my Code of Conduct
- I can't accept gifts
- I can't give away promotional gifts
- I can't use Testimonials at all

So after 10 years, I am evaluating
Last week I wrote my last free court report. No one pays the recommended rate & the people that need the reports have no $
I also wrote my last free client submission for a Gov benefit
I have decided I have to charge a GAP fee to everyone & can no longer bulk bill (only get the Gov Medicare rebate of one quarter of recommended rate)
I have decided I need a different client base

If this doesn't work & fairly soon , I need a new job in a new industry ! People ask me if I am a Psychic - maybe that's a clue ?

4d ago
🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

1/6/2017 · 2 min read · +100 · 14
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Ian Weinberg

Ian Weinberg

26/7/2016 · 2 min read · +300
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Challenging Limiting Beliefs

Challenging Limiting Beliefs

This is still one of my favorite articles. Written in 2015, it was the first article that I posted on beBee when I joined the platform in July of 2016.Much is being said about seeking and embracing authenticity. Implicit in this authenticity is a...

Michaell Hog

Michaell Hog

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13/9/2018
Michaell Hog

Michaell Hog

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13/9/2018

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