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strategies vs. tactics

Why 5/6/7 Figure “Strategies” Fail Your Business

In the world of online business, there are any number of courses one can take teaching you various ‘strategies’ for success. “Learn my 10 strategies for 6 figure success” “Learn my 3 step formula for 7 Figure Months” “Learn my unique 15 step funnel formula for wild success” Ad nauseam.   The problem with all […]

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done apologizing human

I’m Done Apologizing for My Human-Ness

Typically speaking, I’m not one to laud the eccentricities of famous folk. I’m more apt to laud the opinions and perceptions of that of the common human. The ones who have very real bills to pay, and fears about where the next dollar will come from. (I find this to be especially important when discussing […]

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sell with soul don't bully

Sell with Soul, Don’t be a Bully

DON’T BE A SALES BULLY You don’t need to bully people into buying from you. Your job isn’t to convince them they need you. They may or may not need you.  And you have zero place as a coach or service provider to make that decision for them.  They need to make that decision themselves. […]

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honest business evolution

The Honest Evolution of a Business

AKA  “What the BLEEP was she thinking all these years?” See also:  2 years (in this iteration of coach/consultant/mentor), 5 programs, and a GAZILLION pricepoints later….   I started my business in 2013.  It was a rough year for me to be starting, but it was out of necessity.  I had just found out that […]

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we are all human

A Friendly Reminder: WE’RE ALL HUMAN

Stop looking up to others to be your sole source of inspiration. Ask rather, how can I inspire myself?   Stop looking down on those who struggle. Instead ask, how can I lift them up?   Stop assuming that people are ignoring you when they don’t respond to a message/text/email. Ask instead, are they ok? […]

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action trumps everything

Action Trumps Everything

From September to December of this year I coached 104 women. For free. (This is not an advisable practice for the record, and I’ll likely never do it again. No matter how much fun I had…But that is a different post.). The ties that bind these 104 women, or at the very least 50% of […]

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Applause, Impact, and What They Say ::

  • “Hire Makenna to speak at your event, if you want your audience to have prompts to look deeper into themselves and the ways of operating that are not serving themselves or the greater good + someone who is honest and real.”

    — Allison Braun, The Business Joyologist
  • “Makenna knows how to orchestrate an event. This was a mother effin symphony. Every detail, every moment, every speaker, (did I mention the massages during check-in?!), filled with intention. I felt so taken care of. This is a mandatory event for my business. I will attend as long as she’s keen on hosting them!”

    — Lindsay Padilla, Academics Mean Business