Is Money Holding You Back?

Is Money Holding You Back?

Is money holding you back? Do you consistently choose not to take a risk (invest in yourself, transition out of a job, or start your business) because you can't afford it? Take a closer look about how those money issues might be holding you back and why it's time to stop being held hostage.

Most clients I work with have some issues around money. An issue might be raised upfront, when the client says he/she can’t afford coaching; or it may show up later in the process, when the client feels he/she can’t transition into another field because of fear around money. “Is there enough money?” “Can I afford this?” “What if I run out?” “I’m afraid of dealing with money.” “I’m no good with money.”

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