Charles Ponzi was, by most accounts, a charming and earnest man. He had to be. The crime that created the term Ponzi scheme occurred almost a hundred years ago in 1920. Since then, there have been hundreds of schemes around the world that have made international news.
In some cases, people intended fraud from the beginning. In other cases, They over promised and under delivered.
Yoga business coaches can be fantastic or a huge waste of money. How do you know who’s right for you?
Do you research
~ Get honest feedback. Talk to people who have worked with the coach or development program in the past. What were their expectations? Were they met?
~ Beware of exaggerated phrases and promises: “make more money”, “double your class size”, “be happy”
~ Beware of coaches/teachers who ask for intimate and personal details about your fears. There’s a chance that these will be used as emotional hot buttons to prevent you from backing out.
~ Match up your goals with the curriculum. Is what you’re missing being covered?
Without good research, you’re making a false choice. Be an informed consumer.