Tatjana had been working in government management positions for over 20 years and in fact, was very good at it and seemingly “successful”. However, the long hours she worked and the idea of a work-life balance was just that – an idea!
This career path ended when she was made redundant and it was during this time that she finally got the confidence to pursue her dream of becoming a Life Coach and Qualified Counsellor.
Tatjana always loved helping people and making a difference in their lives (especially women), so, this was a perfect time and opportunity to start, “The Power of Coaching”, and it perfectly combined her passion and need for a more balanced lifestyle.
The Power of Coaching helps you get clarity and reclaim your confidence in as little as a few sessions, it is all about focusing on your future and taking positive steps to make that wonderful new future a reality.
Who’s your favourite entrepreneur and why?
Christine Hassler, she is an inspirational master coach, keynote speaker and author who manages to combine her passion to help people with running a successful international business.
Despite her international success, Christine remains down to earth, is not afraid to be vulnerable with her clients whilst managing to offer amazing services all over the world.
What do you enjoy most about running your own business?
The Flexibility it gives me to decide what to work on, who to work with as well as how to manage my time.
I love learning and being in my own business it gives me a great excuse to read (and listen to) all the great books as a part of my professional development.
What advice would YOU give someone thinking about starting a business?
YOU are your business so make sure you remember to look after yourself. if you burn out, there would be no business. Also, the business can be a very lonely place so make sure you surround yourself with people that support you and are there for you.
What skills and knowledge areas would you recommend those starting in business get acquainted with quickly?
- Get to know your Avatar better than you know yourself. Know their pain points, what keeps them up at night and how your offer can help ease that pain.
- Spend time planning, it will be a worthwhile long term investment in your business
- Get to understand your Sales and Marketing very quickly
What does your IDEAL business look like? Even if you’re not there yet, what would it look like if your business was ideal?
My ideal business is helping 1,000+ women per year find clarity and regain the confidence they lost to their fears and limiting beliefs. I am doing this via my in-person and online program. My business gives me the financial freedom to travel around the world doing what I love.
What problem does being a Member of the HerBusiness Network solve for you and your business? And, how?
Being a member of the HerBusiness network helped me overcome my feeling of isolation in business as I have almost daily contact with like-minded businesswomen who are going or have gone through similar challenges I am going through and can help me.
It also forces me to to get out of my comfort zone when it comes to “selling” myself and talking about my services.
Finally, HerBusiness Network provides me with an amazing online library on every aspect of my business and offers many opportunities that are keeping me accountable and are teaching me how to be the best I can be in business.