Today I got a message from a coach who is having problems with a few of the kids he trains in his private sports training business.
This coach has been working with these high school kids for around three weeks now and he said that at the last session a couple of the kids he trains started cursing at him when he would try to give them instructions.
I want to share with you some tips that can help you if you are a coach or trainer and have similar types of clients in your program.
#1: Your business is a reflection of you
When you bring on new clients into your business you must set the standards first thing with them when they join you so they know what the rules and expectations are.
I was very soft with kids when I first started my business and that ultimately led to my clients doing whatever they wanted during my sessions.
You have to remember that when a new client joins your program they need to get a sense of feeling that this is a serious...
I received this email from a coach who has been training clients for a couple of years now and has been having a repetitive problem with some of them.
The problem is - just before the actual training session starts sometimes his clients will text him saying that they can't make it to the session today without any prior notice and what this coach has been doing is he has been offering to do makeup sessions with those clients who miss the session.
Now, there are a couple of things wrong with this approach and if you're a coach in a similar situation and you continue to offer make up sessions to clients ultimately you will end up working far more than what was agreed with your clients at the beginning which will keep you away from your family and from doing what you enjoy doing.
There are TWO things that I want you to keep in mind when you come across a client who keeps cancelling on you at the last minute:
#1 - It's YOUR business not theirs
If you want to continue to give...