I’m very proud of my Mastermind and SOMBA members who have achieved many breakthroughs in 2019. I asked them to share their ‘Year in Review’ posts within our community and in turn, I want to share these with you. Below you will find a roundup of their inspiring achievements this past year.
Lifestyle coach Michaela Schächner created an online course during SOMBA Kickstart and with her upsell, made back the money she invested after only three months, becoming one of three women who got awarded for their success. Read her full review in German.
Personal stylist Ingrid Angehrn Dewulf decided to invest in herself and signed up for SOMBA. After having worked with her clients one-on-one, she developed her first online course. SOMBA gave her the community she needed to exchange ideas, advice and support. She ended up working with 1030 women in 2019. Read her full review in German.
Life coach Daniela Persike moved back to Germany after six years in Barcelona, learned how to deal with stress, worked on her mindset and drew strength from the SOMBA community. Read her full review in German.
Michelle Petit decided that 2019 was going to be the year in which she put herself out there and started her online business in interior design. SOMBA helped her overcome her negative beliefs and follow a new dream: Quitting her corporate job and fully living of her online business. Read her full review in English.
During SOMBA Summer School, content coach Judith Peters made her online course about sending out the best newsletters and had 200 sign ups. It was such a success that she went on to use the course to complete her signature program. Read her full review in German.
2019 was a year of masterminding for hypnotherapist and art life coach Jenne Ragazzo-Chase. She learned to become more visible, to invest in herself and even became a SOMBA mentor! Read her full review in English.
Personal brand specialist Anne Retter became a SOMBA mentor, ran her first VIP group coaching program and created a new program that combines masterminding and coworking. She came second out of 400 participants for an award celebrating self-employment and small businesses. Read her full review in German.
First official SOMBA coach Anke Beeren doubled her revenue as mastermind mentor in 2019, took part in three SOMBA launches as affiliate and sold out three of her own group programs. Read her full review in German.
Lucy Eckley, personal brand story expert, announced in front of 450 people that she will start her own podcast by March 2020. She ran her first group workshop and online course with over 20 active participants. Read her full review in English.
Transformation coach Viola Heller ran two online courses, wrote her first blog post and learned how to come out of her comfort zone. She found a new home and took up her old passion: dancing. Read her full review in German.
Style coach Elke Puls helped 25 women find their ideal colours, had 200 participants in her online course, recorded 33 episodes of her podcast and grew her team to four people. Read her full review in German.
In 2019, clarity coach Dolores Andrew-Gavin was searching for her own clarity. SOMBA Summer School helped her to focus and create her best ever online course. Read her full review in English.
Janna Scharfenberg travelled through Europe with her husband and daughter for six months while growing her online business around healthy living. She published her first book in May, ranking on two bestseller lists of Amazon and tripled her revenue – all while expecting her second child. Read her full review in German.
Artist Heather Matthew travelled to Iceland to undertake an artist residency and created her first online course. She got clear on her mission to take creativity to a larger audience and overcame her insecurities. Read her full review in English.
Lena Busch reached six figures helping mothers realize their businesses, retired her husband and recorded 20 episodes for her new podcast. Read her full review in German.
“Mama – be wild!” is Julia Mack-Amanatidis motto, by which she fully lived in 2019. She became a mother for the fourth time, learned all about setting up a newsletter and using social media to promote her mother coaching business in SOMBA Summer School and created her own online course with 78 participants. Read her full review in German.
Content coach Ina Mewes launched her podcast and did a makeover of her website. One of her blog posts ranked on first position on Google. She decided to invest in herself and learn how to say no. Read her full review in German.
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Music coach Maria Busqué learned how to get more visibility through social media and sold out her three-day retreat for musicians. Read her full review in German.
Business coach Jo Bendle signed up for a 12 month mastermind for the first time and went through a big mind shift. She spoke on two international stages, hosted workshops and VIP days around the world and ran a retreat herself. Read her full review in English.
Eva Peters helps her clients take their business ideas online. She turned her online workshop into a group program and is running it for the 10th time this January. She launched her podcast, started a Facebook group and gave 13 webinars. Read her full review in German.
Dance professor Gudrun Mahlberg made an effort to gain visibility through social media and was found by clients through Instagram and YouTube, got her first VIP client and performed on stage for the first time after 12 years. Read her full review in English.
2019 was all about public speaking for coach and mediator Leyla Okhai. She was a podcast guest on two key podcasts which inspired her to create her own podcast. She also got invited as a guest speaker for ASOS and keynote speaker for the University College London and won two awards. Read her full review in English.
Communication coach Manuela Festl created her first online course and because of the positive feedback, went on to offer a group program. Read her full review in German.
Life coach Gudrun Otten created her first online course with 21 subscribers, became a grandmother to a second grandchild and figured out the perfect name for her podcast and launched it with 17 episodes. Read her full review in German.
Jane Schmidt created an online course, went live on Facebook, held a webinar and got great feedback from her 70 course participants. August became the first month in which she could fully live off her online business as content and SEO coach. Read her full review in German.
Martin Meitza ran his online coaching business while being on a road trip from Dubai to Germany and planning his family’s move back to Germany. He grew his email list from 0 to over 600 and created four online courses with over 100 video tutorials. Read her full review in English.
SOMBA Summer School Winner Lena Küssner went from 0 subscribers to over $10K in revenue in only 8 weeks. She started selling her coaching packages helping people to brand their business, was able to quit her job and got invited as a speaker for an online summit. Read her full review in German.
Martina Fuchs wrote a pocket guide on expert branding, found inspiration for her passion project and decided to take her business to an international level in 2020. Read her full review in German.
Marketing project leader Angelique Dujic decided to build up her own online coaching business around teambuilding from zero, created her first online course and started blogging. Read her full review in German.
Empowerment coach Olga Homering joined a speaker workshop, overcame her fear of public speaking and spoke to 1000 people from a stage. She contributed chapters to two different books and will publish her own in 2020. Read her full review in German.
Carola Epple decided to take her start-up business online and started offering behavioral therapists virtual reality videos to treat their patients. She launched her first online course during SOMBA Kickstart, held a webinar and got 15 clients. Read her full review in German.
Sunray Dollase helps her clients clean up and organize their lives, developed an online course and helped 94 subscribers to manage their time differently. She published her own bestselling ebook and created a brand new sales page. Read her full review in German.
Web design expert Daniela Retzl launched her ebook, overcame her fear of live videos and got invited as a guest in a podcast. She developed a brand new online course with 90 participants. Read her full review in German.
Tanja Francisco was working as a teacher but didn’t feel fulfilled. Through SOMBA Summer School, she started her own online business, created her first online course with 19 participants and realized her lifelong dream of buying a motorcycle. Read her full review in German.
Birgit Nora Schäfer quit her job and suffered the loss of her mother, but kept believing in her dream of accompanying people affected by a heart attack on a psychological level. She found great support in the SOMBA community and turned her online course into 1-1 coaching. Read her full review in German.
Nutritionist Claudia Nichterl opened up the doors to her own online academy for nutrition and health and immediately sold out her main program, a 12-month course. Today, she says she has finally arrived where she always wanted to be. Read her full review in German.
Journalist and communications coach Christina Teuthorn-Mohr decided to help women realize their dreams online. She found her first one-on-one clients and is planning her first online conference. Read her full review in German.
Iris Seng helps women find their story and use storytelling for their business. She switched from just providing content in her Facebook Lives to doing interviews, had five launches and made five times more revenue compared to the previous year. Read her full review in German.
Agnieszka Gaczkowska learned that taking off with her online crocheting business and having time to spend with her family was due to one important skill she learned in 2019: delegate tasks. She also became a mother for the third time. Read her full review in Polish.
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