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#041 What Makes You Special - Your USP

12/9/2018
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Welcome back to the Tutor Podcast. In today’s episode, Neil dives into your USP. Your Unique Selling Proposition. This is that special thing about you that makes you so attractive to your customers and gives you the advantage over your competitors. So what’s your USP? Tune in today, to find out more. Remember, learn how to start, grow and love your Tutor Business. KEY TAKEAWAYS BEST MOMENTS “It’s to our advantage if there is something quirky or different about us.” “Your USP will help...

Duration:00:11:04

#040 Pensions and Life After Work

12/2/2018
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In this episode, Neil dives into Retirement and Pensions for Tutors, and how you too can look at the alternative ways of creating your own personal pension scheme. Securing your financial future and figuring out where your cashflow will come from after retirement can be daunting, but if you invest in property, create evergreen products and venture into long-term asset growth potential, you can beat the pension trap and live a comfortable retirement. Pension payouts are in decline but...

Duration:00:24:06

#039 Setting Your Stage

11/25/2018
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This episode is all about Setting Your Stage and how planning and presenting your location and premises can create a deep first impression for your students. You can have powerful positive, and powerful negative effects, depending on how you handle your stage and position your business. Remember, learn how to start, grow and love your Tutor Business. KEY TAKEAWAYS Key internal issues: BEST MOMENTS “Environment matters as much to you as to your customers” “Get a cleaner – it’s tax...

Duration:00:22:33

#038 Your Daily Journal

11/18/2018
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If you don’t have a daily journal routine, get one. Over time the effect is large and noticeable and you’ll feel more positive, get more done, and like yourself more. In today’s episode, Neil talks about your daily journal and shares with you, what they are, why they work and how to start your own. Remember, learn how to start, grow and love your Tutor Business. KEY TAKEAWAYS Neils Journal: BEST MOMENTS “That’s the real value day to day of the journal: it primes your mind and sets you...

Duration:00:14:08

#037 - Passive Income for Tutors

11/11/2018
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Hi, it’s Neil here with Episode 37 of The Tutor Podcast – And today we’re going to be talking about PASSIVE INCOME – in other words, how to get paid for doing nothing or whilst you’re asleep. For many of us in the tutoring and coaching business, our focus is on attracting students and clients. We want to be booked solid and perhaps even have a waiting list of potential customers for what we do. Don’t get me wrong here – because if you are booked-solid with great people, it’s a fantastic...

Duration:00:24:48

#036 Wider Learning

11/4/2018
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Welcome back to another edition of The Tutor Podcast. Today, Neil discusses wider learning and why it’s vital to go outside of the wider confines of your field and continuously learn, grow and develop your tutoring skills. We need to always update our skill set and stay open to new ideas because if you’re not learning you’re going backwards. Remember, learn how to start, grow and love your Tutor Business. KEY TAKEAWAYS BEST MOMENTS VALUABLE RESOURCES Neil Cowmeadow - Weird Things...

Duration:00:18:09

#035 Entrenched Student Beliefs

10/28/2018
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Welcome back to another edition of The Tutor Podcast. Today, Neil dives into entrenched student beliefs, how you can discover them and why you need to defeat them. Your student's belief system is one of the toughest obstacles to learning and you need to overcome this in your teaching room. Learn how to harness, redirect and subvert or eliminate your student’s beliefs, so that you can become a better tutor and they can become a better student. Tune in to hear Neil explain how to identify...

Duration:00:17:08

#034 Your Elevator Pitch

10/21/2018
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Today, Neil discusses YOUR elevator pitch. Learn how to express what you do and attract Interest, people and sales to your business by nailing your very own powerful pitch. Discover what an elevator pitch really is, why you must have one and what it can do for your business. Having the right pitch allows you to completely change the perception of your audience about what you do, how you do it and how it can benefit them. Tune in today to answer one of the most common questions you’ll ever be...

Duration:00:14:31

#033 Holidays...The Upsides of Downtime

10/14/2018
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In today’s episode, Neil discusses holidays and dives into the upsides and downsides of taking a break and the effects it can have on your tutoring business. Discover how to remain productive and effective throughout the holiday periods and how you too, can use this downtime to your advantage and leverage the free pockets of time to think about the future and strategically plan ahead. Tune in today to hear Neil talk holidays and what the positives and negatives can mean for your...

Duration:00:13:06

#032 Mood Hoovers and Time Vampires

10/7/2018
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In today’s edition, your host Neil Cowmeadow discusses how to manage mood hoovers and time vampires in your life and in your business. Mood hoovers are the people who suck the life of positivity out of you, while the time vampires are like mood hoovers. They suck the time out of your life. Neil shares his own experience and tips on how to manage these types of people in your life and as a result, you will have more time for the important things that will help you and your business. KEY...

Duration:00:15:42

#031 Shiny Penny Syndrome

10/1/2018
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In today’s edition, your host Neil Cowmeadow discusses the trap of Shiny Penny Syndrome. No matter how happy and successful you are, we can all be sucked into the vortex of new ideas and schemes that look so tempting. Shiny Penny Syndrome is the constant jumping of attention and focus, from one new thing to the next, leading to distraction and loss of direction, and in today’s episode, Neil shares with you an eight-point checklist to stay on track, and on the road to success. KEY...

Duration:00:11:48

#030 Stay Playful

9/23/2018
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Welcome to another episode of The Tutor Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Neil Cowmeadow explains why staying playful, having fun and enjoying your job, may be the most important factor to achieving success in your tutoring business. If tutoring sessions are fun for you, you’ll never work a day again in your life, you’ll have fun and have a steady stream of income as a by-product. The more fun you have, the more students you will have, and they will become your fans your advocates and...

Duration:00:13:54

029 - Time Management for Tutors

9/16/2018
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Welcome to another episode of The Tutor Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Neil Cowmeadow shares his top time management tips. Learn how to make better use of your time and make your business more consistent, more successful and overall, more profitable. Time does not exist in any substantial sense and therefore we can exert no influence over Time. Time is a useful illusion invented to allow mankind to make sense of life and our place in the world. But the truth is that we can only ever...

Duration:00:11:56

#28 The Talent Myth

9/10/2018
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Welcome to another episode of The Tutor Podcast. In today’s episode, your host Neil Cowmeadow discusses Talent, is it a myth or is it a method. Consider how harnessing the idea of talent can help you to grow your tutoring business and increase your student base. It doesn’t matter if you believe in talent or not, you can use it to your advantage. If the natural talent is there, acknowledge it and amplify it. But if it isn’t, erode the myth, minimise it and destroy it. As tutors, you can use...

Duration:00:11:35

#27 Killer Copywriting Part 3- Your Voice

9/2/2018
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In Today’s episode of The Tutor Podcast, Neil wraps up the Killer Copywriting mini-series with Part 3 ‘Developing Your Own Voice’ discover how to create your own personal style, write compelling copy and super-charge your tutoring business by communicating with your customers more effectively and more efficiently. Learn the correct techniques to construct your own killer copy and share your story. Tune in to episode #027 to hear Neil discuss Talent - Is it a myth or is it a method? Learn...

Duration:00:07:34

#26 Killer Copywriting Part 2

8/26/2018
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TITLE #026 The Tutor Podcast Killer Copywriting Part 2 DESCRIPTION Welcome to part 2 of The Tutor Podcasts Killer Copywriting three-part mini-series. In today’s episode Neil dives deeper into this valuable skills and shares with you some essential technical tips to writing killer copy. If you’re looking to write more compelling copy, construct a powerful message or simply communicate with your customers better, then this is the episode for you. Learn how to start, grow and love your...

Duration:00:11:35

#025 -Killer Copy

8/19/2018
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In today’s episode, Neil begins the first of a three-part mini-series about copywriting for your business. Discover how to write and create killer copy, that can help market your business and bring in new customers. Neil shares with you his Top 10 Tips For Killer Copy and why you should implement these right away! Learn how to start, grow and love your Tutor Business. KEY TAKEAWAYS Top 10 Tips For Killer Copy BEST MOMENTS “Your business will stand or fall by your copy, so pay attention...

Duration:00:15:49

#024 - Thinking About Tax

8/14/2018
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Your host Neil Cowmeadow explores the subject of tax in your business. Understand how to keep control of your money and out of the hands of the tax man and corrupt governments. Discover the rules of the game what you need to do in order to minimise your tax and maximise your earnings. If you can name it, there is probably a tax or a duty tax put on it so it is essential that you lean the legal ways to avoid it and benefit from it. If we work hard for our money, we should work just as hard...

Duration:00:13:54

#023 - Always Be Learning

8/5/2018
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Welcome to another episode of The Tutor Podcast, In today’s episode, Neil urges you to invest in your education and never stop learning. Understand the value in continuous personal development and how you too, can innovate by developing a unique blend of skills and abilities. Discover the secrets to ongoing personal education and how to leverage your time in order to constantly educate ourselves, enhance your USP and protect the future of your business and your livelihood. Learn how to...

Duration:00:12:36

#022 - Testimonials why they are important, how to get them and how to use them

7/31/2018
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Welcome to another episode of The Tutor Podcast, Learn how to start, grow and love your Tutor Business! In today’s episode, Neil dives into testimonials why they are important, how to get them and how to use them. Neil explains why testimonials are killer marketing, add credibility to your business and most of all inspire you to keep faith in your passion, and best of all they’re free. Neil shares testimonials from his own tutoring business and demonstrates the power of social proof and how...

Duration:00:20:55