Going through some slow client weeks?
It’s probably not for the reasons you think.
It’s not because you’re a terrible coach/healer/practitioner/consultant.
It’s not because no one wants to work with you.
It’s not because everyone else in your industry is better than you.
It’s not because your website isn’t finished/perfect/re-designed.
It’s not because your Instagram account doesn’t have hundreds of thousands of followers.
And it’s certainly not because no one loves you and now you’ll never have another client again. (Sounds dramatic, but I’ve been there!)
I used to have those thoughts. In fact, almost every time I looked at my calendar and saw it was a little emptier than I’d like it to be, my thoughts jumped to the worst possible scenarios:
Well, obviously it’s because I suck.
If I were a better businesswoman, I’d have more business.
If I were a better coach, I’d have more clients.
If I were more successful, I’d have more… um, success.
You might’ve had thoughts like those too.
However, those thoughts aren’t helpful, and truthfully, they’re usually a figment of our imagination (mixed in with some fear and ego).
But… I do believe there’s usually a reason why clients aren’t booking in, and again, it’s probably not for the reasons you think.
I remember the first time I really worried about a slow client week
It was during the second year of my business, and it was school holidays; my client calendar went from fully booked to having only one client, in a matter of days. And it stayed like that for several weeks.
My hubby and my clinic manager told me not to worry; it was school holidays after all. People were away! And busy! And, apparently doing everything else but booking in to see me.
Except I was worried… because it’s not like all of my clients were mums or kids, so school holidays didn’t really affect them.
‘Don’t worry about it’ was an easy thing to say to try calm my nerves but it didn’t really work, and I stressed about how I’d pay my clinic rent, and how I’d bring more clients in. I wondered if business would ever pick up again, and if my clients still enjoyed working with me. Was everything doomed?!
Hmmm not so much, no.
It was simply a slow client week (or two), and… it happens.
That slow period also allowed me to rest, and to focus on other things in my business; a few things I deeply needed to do at the time.
If your calendar is looking emptier than you’d like it to, it doesn’t mean you’re a bad practitioner, coach or therapist, or that you’re not worthy of seeing clients or having an abundant business.
I created my Momentum Workbook to help you find your flow with your work again, and to clear the stress during slow periods, allowing you to be focused, purposeful and intentional with your actions, to invite in more clients.
In this workbook, I’ll guide you through six incredibly important things you can do during any slow period in your business, to invite flow and momentum back into your business, to align your energy to amazing new ideal clients, and to help you feel secure and confident in how you’re building your business (slow client weeks and all!).
If you’re keen to find your momentum and flow in your business, the Momentum Workbook is for you.
Your clients—they’re out there.
Will you show up, and invite them into the energy of your business?