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No Excuses Coaching with Ryan Montis & Alanna Banks

The mindset. The attitude. The strategies. Being an elite coach lights you up, but your insecurities surface when you think of establishing yourself as a coach. Do I know enough? What if I can't fix their problem? Who am I to think I can be a coach? And on the flip side, you're figuring out how to be an entrepreneur and build a business which feels very overwhelming. Each week entrepreneurs Ryan Montis, certified trainer and Alanna Banks, certified hypnotherapist and coach, help you chunk it all down so that you can feel like creating a coaching business is fun and easy. If you're a coach who wants to adopt the mindset, attitude and strategies of an elite coach or a personal development enthusiast who wants to learn and evolve, this show is an invitation to jump in. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify, join our community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learn more about our offerings Alanna Banks @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and Ryan Montis @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comSupport the show here https://www.buzzsprout.com/1962894/supportThank you!

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Saying Goodbye: Why It's Okay to End a Good Thing
As the sun sets on the No Excuses Coaching Podcast, we can't help but get a little nostalgic. Imagine sitting down with two old friends as they reminisce on the extraordinary moments and the growth spurt not just in their careers but in their lives, too. We're taking a moment to celebrate the evolution of our businesses, the powerful lessons learned along the way, and the inevitable goodbyes that come with new beginnings.Our journey doesn't end here; it's merely taking a different path, and we're eager for you to come along for the ride. So, farewell, for now, No Excuses community, and here's to chasing dreams without boundaries—because who needs excuses when you've got a vision?Thank you to all of our loyal listeners for tuning in week after week. We appreciate you and your commitment to our podcast.Keep following us on Instagram @alannabankscoaching and @ryanmontisnlpSupport the Show.
14:27 4/29/24
Our 100th Episode! A Toast to Consistency, Growth, and No Excuses.
Cheers to us, and welcome to our hundredth episode!We reminisce about the early days of podcasting, what we hate about the podcast, and the evolution of an on-air chemistry that's become natural. We've had many laughs and insights, transforming us from mere acquaintances to co-hosts with a dynamic rapport. Thank you to our listeners for tuning in week after week. Because of all of you, we are committed to never missing a beat and ensuring you have your weekly dose of coaching insights.With a heartfelt nod to our listeners, we extend an invitation to continue this journey with us. Follow along on Instagram, subscribe, and share your thoughts with a review. Here's to the next hundred episodes where the only rule is No Excuses.Support the Show.
45:02 4/8/24
The Hard Truths About Being a Coach That No One Talks About
Building a business is no joke, and we're not about to sugarcoat it. We're getting raw and real about the sacrifices, financial hurdles, and the often untold stories of the entrepreneurial journey. This conversation is an open book on the true cost of chasing those dreams. We stand with you, fellow entrepreneurs, in the trenches of this wild ride.  It's a heartfelt reminder that while the path of entrepreneurship can be solitary, there's a community out there ready to share in both the struggles and the triumphs. Join us for an episode that's as much about finding your tribe as it is about building your empire.As we near our 100th episode—yeah, you heard right, 100! we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a rating or share a review.Join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.You can support us by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
43:47 4/2/24
Ditch the Algorithm: Would You Do It?
Could shedding your social media skin rejuvenate your sense of identity and invigorate your business strategies? We discuss this compelling concept following Mark Groves' recent announcement to delete Instagram and Facebook as of June 1, 2024. His decision ignites a deep dive into the impact these platforms have on our personal and professional lives. This episode peels back the layers of our online presence, examining whether the accolades of exposure and community building on social media are truly the cornerstones of the success they're made out to be.When the relentless hamster wheel of content creation starts to creak, it might be a signal to glance at the road less travelled. Support the Show.
30:09 3/25/24
The Secret Benefits of Podcasting that will Amplify Your Personal Brand.
We're peeling back the curtain to reveal how a podcast can be your golden ticket to establishing credibility and authority, especially if you're hungry to make a mark in your industry. Imagine the intimacy of a one-on-one conversation. Now, magnify that feeling, and you have the essence of podcasting—a tool for forging deeper connections. Tune in as we celebrate the creative autonomy, empowerment, and vibrant community that awaits you in the podcasting world, where your voice is not only heard but can lead, inspire, and influence.Join us on Zoom on March 21 at 10 am EST for Just Hit Record: Everything You Need to Know to Start Your Podcast Immediately, a training that will allow you to peek behind the curtain of our podcasting process.  This is a live workshop, interactive and fun, with Alanna and Ryan. We will share insider tips and secrets to launching the podcast you've been dreaming about. You'll walk away with a published podcast if you do the work.A modest time investment into podcasting can reap substantial rewards. Register now!Support the Show.
26:30 3/18/24
Lead With Joy: A Game-Changer for Entrepreneurs
When was the last time you let joy drive you in your coaching business? In this episode, Alanna unpacks the unexplored potential of joy in entrepreneurship and offers seven actionable insights to keep the spark alive in your work. This conversation is a treasure trove for entrepreneurs eager to stand out and drive change. Join us on Zoom on March 21 at 10 am EST for Just Hit Record: Everything You Need to Know to Start Your Podcast Immediately, a training that will allow you to peek behind the curtain of our podcasting process.  This is a live workshop, interactive and fun, with Alanna and Ryan. We will share insider tips and secrets to launching the podcast you've been dreaming about. You'll walk away with a published podcast if you do the work.A modest time investment into podcasting can reap substantial rewards. Register now!Support the Show.
28:01 3/11/24
Let Your True Self Shine: The Ultimate Marketing Flex for Coaches
Connect with an audience that's hungry for authenticity! If you think social media is just a highlight reel, think again. We're getting honest about the power of sharing those less-than-perfect moments and why letting your true self shine is the ultimate game-changer in marketing.Also, on March 21, we're peeling back the curtain on podcasting with our hands-on workshop, "Just Hit Record: How to Start Your Podcast the Next Day." Not only will we walk you through the technical maze to get your show off the ground, but we'll also dive into the soul of your content—because, let's face it, storytelling is where the magic happens. Register here. Brace yourself for a candid conversation that inspires you to carve out your own space in this wild, wonderful world of podcasting and personal development.As we near our 100th episode—yeah, you heard right, 100! we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a rating or share a review on Apple Podcasts.Join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
38:21 3/4/24
The Number One Thing Any Entrepreneur Needs: Tough Love
Welcome to Season 5!A transformative journey with us this season as we unveil the truth about personal growth and success. Our fifth season premiere isn't just another milestone; it's a commitment to challenge you with our tough love series—tips that aren't just meant to inspire but also to instigate a deep dive into radical self-accountability. Through our usual fun banter and earnest conversation, we'll equip you with the wisdom of patience, the lessons from failure, and the strength in internal validation. Imagine the satisfaction of reaching your goals not because you sought applause at every turn but because you cultivated a profound inner compass.Join us, and let's navigate this season of growth together.We're teaching a podcasting intensive on Zoom on March 21 at 10 am EST! If you have been thinking about starting a podcast but don't know how this class is for you. What you'll get:Both Alanna & Ryan co-instructingEverything you need to launch your podcast the next dayInsider tips, tricks, and secrets from two people who have done the workThis will be a live workshop, interactive and fun. You can save your seat by signing up here. Support the Show.
31:57 2/26/24
Five Undervalued Tactics That Could Skyrocket Your Business Success
We reminisce about the glory days of KFC's Toonie Tuesdays and its beloved place in our high school memories. We don't stop at nostalgia; we delve into five undervalued tactics that could skyrocket your business success. Our conversation is a treasure trove for those looking to master the art of consistent innovation with practical steps to increase sales in a competitive marketplace.Have you ever wondered what makes a customer hit 'purchase'? We reveal the magic behind swift responses to DMs and inquiries, unveiling the 'window of excitement' that could make or break a sale. Our candid anecdotes offer a roadmap to navigating the dance between instant engagement and preserving your daily routine. This episode is a gold mine for entrepreneurs and digital communicators seeking to refine their approach to customer interaction—an essential ingredient for growth in the digital age. We're spilling secrets on how to be available without compromising your sanity, ensuring your business thrives with every ping.Lastly, we tackle the hotly debated concept of work-life balance with the belief that pouring your soul into your business doesn't equate to a life mislived. Through personal tales and reflections on industry tycoons like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, we challenge the stigma associated with 'hustle culture.' Our discussion suggests that a relentless pursuit of success can be in harmony with personal values and happiness. As we near our 100th episode—yeah, you heard right, 100! we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a rating or share a review.Join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
32:58 2/19/24
Our Best Revenue Months: Here's How We Did It
Pop the champagne! We're celebrating our highest revenue months yet!  In this episode, we share our best tips for why we think we hit our best revenue months ever, all while maintaining our sense of humour and enjoying life's pleasures.Listen in and fuel your business.As we near our 100th episode—yeah, you heard right, 100! we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a rating or share a review.Join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
32:50 2/11/24
Time Wasting Traps New Coaches Ought to Avoid
If you've ever found yourself chasing your tail, pouring hours into what you're convinced are game-changing business moves, only to end up right back where you started then listen to this episode.  We talk up about  five time-wasters we wish we'd sidestepped as budding coaches and entrepreneurs. It's a hearty guide for newcomers to the industry, aimed at cutting through the clutter of 'must-dos' and shining a light on what genuinely matters for growing your business and making a real impact.Support the Show.
35:29 2/5/24
Powerful Beliefs We Adopt to Stay Resilient in our Business
This week, we peel back the layers of resilience—an entrepreneur's armour—and reveal how the stories we narrate in our minds can either anchor us or set us adrift. It's a peak inside our personal beliefs and their transformative impact on our professional lives. This isn't just about bouncing back; it's about reconstructing the narrative of your experiences to chart a course toward lasting success.As we near our 100th episode—yeah, you heard right, 100! we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a rating or share a review.Join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
32:13 1/30/24
Leader Vibes: The 5 Qualities of an Impactful Coach
Our latest chat isn't just about guiding others; it's a deep dive into what makes a coach genuinely impactful. This episode is an essential playbook for coaches aiming to harness their inner leader and make a genuine difference.As we near our 100th episode—yeah, you heard right, 100! we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a rating or share a review.Join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
27:26 1/22/24
Stuff We Do That Makes Us Successful
A candid discussion about activities we do that make us successful in business and life.  We talk about the importance of confronting fears and anxieties head-on, what drives our decisions, and the powerful transformations that follow once you tackle them. As we near our 100th episode—yeah, you heard right, 100! we'd love to hear from you. Please give us a rating or share a review. Join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
32:01 1/15/24
Seven Reasons Why 2024 Will Be Totally Different for Coaches
Prepare to have your coaching playbook revolutionized as we go through the seven reasons why 2024 will be totally different for coaches. Where adaptation is king, and client expectations reign supreme. We're not just creating followings; we're cultivating communities that thrive on shared values and genuine engagement, where true success lies for coaches in the digital age.Support the Show.
46:27 1/7/24
Five Ways to Destroy Your Dreams in 2024
Ever wonder how to ruin your chances at success spectacularly? We have the ultimate anti-guide to squash your dreams in the new year, with humour and insights. You'll chuckle as we argue the merits of going against the grain.By the end of the episode, you'll be well-equipped to pursue your dreams—or expertly avoid them, depending on how you take our advice!Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
20:09 12/25/23
Five Common Mistakes to Stop Making in Your Coaching Business
These five common mistakes are holding most coaches back from reaching their full potential, and we dive into what they are and how to dodge them. We tackle the hard truth behind these errors.Coaching is a challenging journey that demands time, energy and money investment, just like any other business. We discuss the harsh realities and expectations in the coaching industry. We unravel how social media influences our perceptions. And we highlight the importance of hard work and realistic expectations.We bring you valuable tips to avoid these pitfalls. Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
44:07 12/18/23
Gone Viral: Behind the Scenes of Alanna's Instagram Reel Success
Note: As of posting this episode, Alanna's reel has had over one million views and gained 20,000 new followers.Ever wonder how some social media posts skyrocket to viral status while others barely make a ripple? That's the question in this episode, using Alanna's recent Instagram reel success as our case study. From the strength of her hook to the alignment of her title, we unpack the elements that made her content explode in popularity. We explore the key ingredients that often lead to online sensation. Drawing wisdom from consistency and quality, we discuss the significance of finding your niche and bringing your A-game every time you post. We borrow a leaf from Alex Hormozi's book, underlining the importance of perseverance and the joy of gradual growth. Remember, before going viral, you need a solid foundation on your social media platforms.Support the Show.
38:20 12/11/23
Coaches: 5 Reasons Not to Believe "No One Buys During the Holidays".
Are you a coach who's tempted to take a break during the holiday season, believing the myth that 'no one buys during the holidays'? Buckle up because we're about to turn that myth on its head! We discuss why it's critical to keep your business engine revving during this season with five compelling reasons. More importantly, we unpack the potential that lies within this season for business growth, especially in the coaching industry.It's time to put the pedal to the metal.Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
18:55 12/4/23
Holiday Gift Guide for Coaches and Personal Development Enthusiasts
If you feel stumped about finding the perfect gift for your coach friends, this episode is for you. We take you through a list of unique and thoughtful gifts specifically tailored for loved ones passionate about personal development, wellness, and spirituality. We don't just discuss practical gifts; we also explore quirky and offbeat gift options. You'll find something for someone on your list, and you might be inspired to get something for yourself!Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
29:26 11/28/23
Laughing Your Way to Growth and Transformation
Laughter can unlock the doors to breakthroughs and deep connections in your coaching relationship.We discuss how the power of laughter can be used as a tool for coaches to engage and better serve their clients.You'll discover how strategic humour can create a safe and comfortable environment, boost client engagement, and break negative thought patterns. This episode is an insightful exploration of laughter in coaching practices and a celebration of humour's power to illuminate, heal and connect. Support the Show.
34:46 11/13/23
Part 2 - Trust the Process: Let Your Niche Find You
Embrace your uniqueness. In this episode, we continue to demystify the process of letting your niche find you. We discuss the crucial role of continuous learning, experimentation, and the power of community. We share valuable insights and practical tips to navigate this journey. You'll learn to read between the lines, observing how other coaches interact within their communities and why behavioural flexibility can be the key to your success. Fun fact: did you know the flexibility of your thumb can hint at the flexibility of your mind?The magic lies in your uniqueness. Your distinct skills, experiences, and perspectives are not just special—they're your ticket to success. Support the Show.
28:19 11/6/23
Part 1 - Trust the Process: Let Your Niche Find You
What if you stopped trying to force it and allowed your coaching niche to develop naturally? Instead of rushing to figure out your niche, trust the process and let it unfold organically. It's not just about what you've done in the past, but also about the conversations you engage in, the training you attend, and being curious enough to learn from different contexts. By paying close attention to the insights from your clients, coaches, and followers, you can discern what people really need and align your niche accordingly. Trust us when we say there's a lot to be gained from listening, and sometimes, the answers are closer than you think. Support the Show.
28:55 10/30/23
Weird Stuff Coaches Do: Part 2
We pick up where we left of in Part 1 and continue down the list of weird things coaches do. Discover how gongs, singing bowls, and other instruments play the symphony of relaxation and restoration. Hear about our own encounter with breathwork and how it's transformational. We share the calming art of colouring mandalas and explore how dance can be a powerful form of emotional and physical expression and release. Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
37:22 10/23/23
Weird Stuff Coaches Do: Part 1
Mushroom coffee. Vision boards. Cold plunges. This week, we're talking about the weird habits of coaches that might seem odd but are actually powerful tools for personal and professional development. It's a fun discussion about the lesser-known practices of coaches that can potentially up-level your life. Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
29:15 10/16/23
Five reasons to defy the constraints of time in coaching.
If you're putting the coins of time into the slot machine of life and hoping success pops out, this episode will be a good mindset shift.  The concept of 'paying your dues' is less about time and more about quality and efficiency. Discover how this approach can transform your coaching journey. Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
29:31 10/9/23
Five reasons why it's perfectly acceptable to pull the plug on a plan without losing trust.
Imagine if changing your plans was acceptable and necessary for personal growth. This episode will help create such a mindset shift. Alanna shares about an event she's decided to cancel, and a discussion unravels why it's acceptable to adjust or abandon a plan despite commitments. We share how to skillfully distinguish between moments that demand perseverance and those that call for a change in course. In leadership, withdrawing from a commitment can be a complex dance. We guide you through that dance by discussing the art of maintaining transparency and honesty with your community while making crucial decisions. These moments can provide an opportunity for rapport-building, imparting valuable lessons, and revealing your authentic selves. Be warned, we also discuss the potential pitfalls. Listen for an insightful discussion on the delicate balancing act of changing or cancelling plans.Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
26:02 10/2/23
Popular phrases that stunt your personal growth.
This episode empowers you to challenge conventional wisdom and redefine phrases embedded in our culture that stunt your personal growth. Often mistaken for comfort zones, these familiarity zones hinder you from exploring new experiences and opportunities. This conversation will leave you with a fresh outlook on wealth and happiness as we explore how living in abundance allows us to make decisions and create results that align with our true selves. Tune in for a perspective shift.Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
37:56 9/25/23
Season 4! Quotes that people hate, but are absolutely true.
Have you ever misplaced your lip balm and been frustrated by it? That's just the tip of the iceberg as we explore potent quotes that make us feel and think. This week's discussion takes you through a roller coaster of emotions, urging you to pause, reflect, and maybe even change how you see the world, yourself, and others. As we navigate the world of entrepreneurship, we learn a crucial lesson - action speaks louder than knowledge. Whether making swift decisions or just starting even when you don't feel ready, our conversations emphasize the unrivalled power of action and how it can be the game changer between success and failure. We also enjoy fun chatter about ducks, happiness, and future podcast plans.Join us in this thought-provoking discussion, share some laughs, and maybe get inspired to take action and create your destiny.  As Dolly Parton would say, "If you want the rainbow, you got to put up with the rain." Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary.A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
41:26 9/18/23
Why September 2023 is a game-changing moment for coaches.
How has the pandemic transformed our communication and engagement methods, and what does this mean for you? Join us in this boundary-pushing episode as we unlock the secrets behind these questions and explore the significance of September as a time of new beginnings. This episode provides practical tools and strategies to navigate these changes.We unearth the opportunities waiting for coaches and service providers this September. We highlight the end of the summer lull and the return to normalcy post-pandemic and stress the importance of online visibility. Tune in for tips on making your social media activity fruitful and enjoyable this September. If you're a coach hungry for more clients and referrals, this conversation is a goldmine you won't want to miss. Book a palm reading or join The Ascension Circle @alannabankscoaching.Join Ryan's The Simple Social Sanctuary. A few excellent ways to support us are by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.Joining the community on Instagram @itsthenoexcusespodcast and learning more about what we offer @alannabankscoaching and www.alannabanks.com and @ryanmontisnlp and www.ryanmontis.comBUY A MUG! Visit our merch store, No Excuses Outfitters. Want to sponsor an episode and promote your business and social media profiles? Send SPONSOR to @itsthenoexcusespodcast, and we'll get back with the information. Investment is under $20 per episode.Support the Show.
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