Course Lab: Lessons from Successful Online Course Creators
All the Necessary Elements for Transformation (Melinda Cohan)
October 11, 2021
Most coaches don't like running a business, says Melinda Cohan, CEO of The Coaches Console. Her online course, The Coaching Business System, runs students through the groundwork of setting up business systems, providing them with all the necessary elements for their transformation. In this episode of Course Lab, Danny and Abe dive into the expert design of Melinda’s course; its mixture of content and community and its rare results guarantee.
Episode summary: All the Necessary Elements for Transformation (Melinda Cohan) Most coaches don't like running a business, so Melinda Cohan, co-founder of Coaches Console, created a technology platform to help coaches do so, combining it with unparalleled coaching and training, so new and new-ish coaches can leverage their time and effort easily. 

In the wildly successful 12-week online course, The Coaching Business System, Melinda helps entrepreneurs avoid overwhelm through carefully mapped out milestones, experiences and action items. The course is a mixture of content and interaction with coaches and the community of fellow students. Plus it comes with a rare guarantee policy that promises results.

In this episode of Course Lab, Danny and Abe discuss Melinda’s course, her very long track record of expertise before she came to the world of online courses, how she leverages synergistic skills, and why you might want to hire from your own community. 

In this episode we discuss:

“It doesn't matter how much content you give somebody at home, it matters how much they consume, and how much they implement.” 

“Isolation is the number one enemy to success.“ – Melinda Cohan


Melinda Cohan

Guest bio: Melinda Cohan is CEO of The Coaches Console, a seven-figure software, training, and coaching company that has helped more than fifty thousand coaches create profitable and thriving businesses. She is a systems expert helping coaches get over the tedious task of running their businesses so they can focus on what they love - the actual coaching of amazing clients.

Fifty-six percent of coaches fail. Why? They don’t know how to efficiently run a profitable business. Without iron-clad systems, they’re hard-pressed to leverage their time, serve more clients, and grow their businesses and profits.
 
The Coaches Console is one cohesive platform. Melinda and her team blend coaching with training to help you create a clear and realistic path to sustainable results. Her desire is to expand The Coaches Console tool into other professions.

She’s also the author of the new book, The Confident Coach, where shares her insider's view of the coaching industry.

The Coaching Business System is a 12-week, evergreen course with a mixture of content and interaction:


• Resources or websites mentioned in this episode:
  1. Mirasee
  2. Melinda’s website 
  3. Melinda’s podcast, Just Between Coaches
  4. Melinda’s LinkedIn 
  5. Melinda’s book, The Confident Coach


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