We empower therapists, coaches, and wellness professionals to create a sustainable online business model with long-term community support for their students.
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"My work with the team at Skillful Means has been incredibly helpful. From course design to marketing, I've been both supported and pushed to grow as a professional and a business owner. William and Heather draw from a diverse set of experiences and expertise to set up a collaborative process that's allowed me to simplify my workflow, refine my content, and has set me up to help more people get the good stuff I have to offer!" -Pete
The Mindful Entrepreneur Journey
Module 1: Market Research for your Niche
We'll dive into your areas of expertise and clarify who it is that you can help the most. Then we'll do market research to test out your offering with your niche and make sure it's a marketable offering. We'll show you how to track the data so you know how engaged your audience is with your offering so you can effectively grow your community.
Module 2: Tailored Messaging
Once we have clear results from your market research and more clarity about your audience, we'll create the messaging that sells your offering and build a funnel that speaks directly to your audience's needs.
Module 3: Share Your Expertise and Insight
We'll show you how to grow your community, facilitate discussion and meaningful connections through online chat features. You'll then start designing and building your intensive group offering to share your insights and practice with your students, through a combination of live and pre-recorded content.
Module 4: Community Promotion
Promote your live events on our SkillfulMeans community platform and share about your course. We'll also feature your course in our monthly newsletter. We will help you build foundational wellness marketing & sales processes so you can fill your course multiple times a year.
Module 5: Teacher Networking
As part of the SkillfulMeans teacher community you'll have the chance to connect with other teachers in online chats and live group trainings.
Included in the program:
Weekly training videos covering the SkillfulMeans wellness online business and community building methodology.
Weekly Live Group Calls
Attend weekly group trainings, get answers to burning questions and share success and struggles with fellow wellness professionals on weekly calls. All calls will be recorded and shared with the group. In addition, we offer mindfulness resources to keep you connected with your values as you develop your business.
Chat and get tips and feedback from our marketing expert through Google Chat/WhatsApp Support 9-5pm Mon-Friday.
Continue the conversation from our live meetings, access free challenges and resources from world-class meditation teachers and share your personal meditation experience and questions on our integrated platform.
Heather Wise, MPH
Heather Wise, MPH is Co-Founder of SkillfulMeans and certified health and wellness coach, mindfulness teacher, and author of the book, A Gut Feeling. With over ten years in wellness marketing and sales, Heather worked in corporate wellness, health communications and sales before joining Skillfulmeans. She also teaches and coaches on wellness topics such as mindful eating, digestive health and emotional resilience. She has taught workshops at universities, conferences and run corporate trainings for health insurance organizations, software companies, and state health departments.
Dr. William Jackson
Dr. William Jackson is a clinical psychologist, meditation teacher, and the founder and CEO of SkillfulMeans. While meditating as a monk in remote jungle huts for 12 to 14 hours a day, William developed a fascination with how people living fully engaged modern lives could experience the life-changing benefits of meditation. William has research, developed and lead effective in-person and online wellness programs for the past 10 years. Seven years ago he founded SkillfulMeans with the intention of helping wellness providers develop a sustainable business model to help them keep doing the wholesome work they love.