by Natalia Amari
Everyone is different. Everyone starts their private practice with a different reality - particularly with regard to money.
Given this, it’s only natural that advice on how to handle small biz finances varies widely and, at times, can be completely contradicting.
Tell us if you’ve heard any of this:
The deal is, all of these statements have some truth to them. They aren’t inherently bad and we’re not here to make them wrong.
However, context is important. Do you have a day job? Does your day job take too much from you? Licensed? Earned enough stripes even if not quite licensed? Got a partner that can support you? Or, are you the breadwinner? Got debt? Children or furbabies rely on you?
Why is all advice to all or nothing? No situation is inherently going to make or break your launch into private practice, however they will inform how you go about this. What's important is that you find the path true to you and your context! Thus, tools that empower you to find YOUR middle path between all these pieces of advice is what’s often needed.
Without the right tools, we struggle to make our own, unique, thoughtful decisions. In that space, we may freeze altogether and not do anything. Or, we put ourselves in in situations, financially and otherwise, that we really wouldn’t have signed up for.
And, you know how stress kills a sex life? Well, financial crisis will kill all kinds of business mojo that you need to make this work - creativity to market and groundedness to interact with other human beings. Freaking out about money will ruin your ability to keep clients, confidently market yourself and build your business authentically.
That’s a big deal in this line of work as a wellness solopreneur, no? Lucky for you, we have just what you need to own your finances and make YOUR OWN money decisions like a boss.
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