Episode 31: How to Launch a Consulting or Coaching Business with Mike Kim

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Mike Kim is a marketing consultant and host of the #1 ranked podcast on personal branding in iTunes, "The Brand You" Podcast. He helps corporate professionals launch a coaching or consulting business so they can leave their day job and do work they love and believe in. He is also an in-demand strategist and copywriter who has shaped the message and marketing for several New York Times best-selling authors. If you want to leave your day job and become an independent consultant, visit mikekim.com for his free video series, the Build Your Brand Bootcamp.

Mike shares about how he left a job as Chief Marketing Officer of a multi million dollar company by building an online presence on the side. He also shares how he uses networking to boost his success as an entrepreneur. 


Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Mike's goal of visiting every Major League Baseball stadium
  • Growing up in an Asian household and the messages we get about career and business

What you learn from this episode:

  • How to start a coaching or consulting business
  • Partnering with key people to boost your success
  • The importance of investing in yourself financially
  • How to build a personal brand online 
  • What two questions to ask yourself if you want to start a coaching or consulting business
  • How to use marketing as an act of service 
  • How to start sharing the message you have to the world


Getting in touch with Mike Kim:

Mike Kim's website

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Resources mentioned in this show: 

Ray Edwards' website


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