Epiphanies from Walking Idea Labs

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Here are a few epiphanies shared by our walkers after just a one hour walking consultation -  even before implementation:  

Solve issues, get more business and follow your bliss!

"INCREASE PASSIVE INCOME BY $100,000″

barbara shannon“… We did a very good job of identifying the things I need to do right now to increase my passive income. In particular, I now know tools I can productize immediately. . . The walk by the bay was beautiful and exactly the jump start I needed.”Barbara Shannon, Shannon Solutions

the rest of Barbara’s experience . . .    

“WORTH THE COST AND TIME”

“Yes this walk was worth the cost!…Within 5 minutes, we got to the root of my business issue and began to solve it. We then found ways to differentiate the company, and execute a new marketing campaign.

The walk was enjoyable, but at the same time, focused. It didn’t really feel like work, but we got a lot done!

I also found it helpful that I got a recording of our talk so I can reference it easily. The strategic walk is a bargain for what you get, and worthwhile to do periodically.”  – Cynthia Mackey, Winning Strategies

. . . Within 5 minutes, got to the root of my business issue to solve it. . . differentiate the company, execute a new marketing campaign." -

Winning Strategies (rest of comments). . .

"IMMEDIATE INSIGHTS"

“I spent a deeply rewarding hour walking and brainstorming with Allison Bliss. We explored two business challenges while wandering along the bustling Oakland waterfront.

Valuable, relevant, and surprising insights emerged during the session – I was able to implement an entirely fresh approach to promoting my business the very next day!”- Laurie C., President, CEO Marketing & Branding Company

"VISIONS BECOME A FUNCTIONAL BUSINESS"

bodyawaregrieving“Already well-known for her innovative business consulting services, Allison Bliss has begun to offer "Creative Strategic "Walks with Bliss" so you can get exercise and enterprise at the same time!

One of the best parts is that Allison tape recorded our conversation. Instead of needing to take notes during our meeting I was able to let my ideas flow more freely, knowing the facts would all be available in complete detail.

. . . the best of both worlds: an expansive vista to help me dream big and targeted professional guidance to facilitate those visions becoming a functional business. Highly recommended.”- Margo Rose, Body Aware Grieving

the rest of Margo's experience . . .

"IDEAS TO BRING IN NEW BUSINESS"

doug herring logo“Allison's Creative Strategy Walk is a wonderful opportunity to take your mind and body outside the constraints of the office and, with her skilled help, goose your outside-the-box thinking. . . [to] explore ideas for bringing in new business. I left our session with renewed enthusiasm for implementing new plans." - Douglas Herring, Douglas Herring & Associates, Environmental Policy & Planning Services

the rest of Doug's experience. . .

"BUILDING BUSINESS"

Uli“What an inspired idea to walk while strategizing for my business! We got so much done that we couldn't possibly have accomplished sitting around a desk.
I walked away with an elevator speech, a clear strategy to focus on to make my business known and enough tips so I know exactly what to do over the next few months.” - Uli Mueller, Executive Leadership Coach, Progressive EFT practitioner

the rest of Uli's experience . . .

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"UNVEIL NEW BRANDING MESSAGES"

sasha-sabbeth-cd“I found this strategically guided "Walk with Bliss" quite an innovative and profound process. . . the change of landscape during the walk, and having Allison engage me in the marketing inquiries became a Gestalt experience.

As a marketing consultant, Allison truly shines in her ability to track the deeper message and themes - able to identify core benefits of my work in ways that I would not have seen. The value is that I now have a better understanding about my brand and my unique services.” - Sasha Sabbeth, Entrepreneur's Intuition and Purpose Mentor

the rest of Sasha's experience . . .

 

SCHEDULING

Ready to schedule your Walk With Bliss "Idea Lab Walk"? Contact Allison Bliss with your main quest, to choose your location and time. 510-879-7600.

"HOW TO GET BETTER RESULTS"

"I've been an entrepreneur for a few years now but was not happy with the level I was at in my business. I had decided to 'retool' some of my products and programs in order to bring in more revenue, but I also had a lot of concerns and confusion on how to proceed. And I didn't have a lot of time and money to experiment.

During our walk, Allison provided better ideas on what I could offer to boost sales. And I got a lot more clarity for how I should proceed that's going to save me a lot of time!

I've already started to implement the strategies she gave me. I highly recommend this service with Allison. I think the value is WAY more than the investment!" - Cheryl Liquori, Content Marketing Strategist, Founder: Business Blogger Network

the rest of Cheryl's experience . . .

 

"THE ANSWERS YOU NEED"

bornstein logo"Allison Bliss knows her stuff. . .By the time you're done with a brisk, one-hour meeting with Allison, you've got your key statements, your goals, and the next steps to take in your 5-year plan. Who else gives you that much in one short meeting? . . .Need to sharpen your ideas of what you want to do and how to do it? Talk to Allison. Knowledge is bliss, and Allison Bliss has the knowledge you need." - Renee Bornstein, Astrology Oneness with Ki

the rest of Renee's experience . . .

 

Follow Your Bliss. Schedule Your Walk Now! 510-879-7600

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Groups of 8 (or fewer): $2350

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"RENEWED ENERGY FOR MARKETING"

"Thanks so much for the "Idea Lab" walk. It was extremely beneficial to me; you really think outside the box. You put a spin on a lot of my marketing issues which gave me renewed energy for my marketing. I would recommend you to anyone seeking marketing and branding expertise. Interacting with you, I know I'm in the presence of a true professional." - Marcia Girardi,Clear Focus Coaching: Design your life!

 

 initial blastt logo"My husband and I are in the pre-launch phase of our new company, and had contacted Allison to do one of her "Walks with Bliss" meetings. Neither of us was quite sure what to expect. We're both huge exercise fans, so the prospect of having a meeting outdoors was definitely intriguing. But we had no clue what would actually transpire during our walk, and thought it might be nothing more than a pleasant diversion from being indoors.

Were we in for a HUGE surprise!!!

2012-10-02 11.00.03During a lovely walk around the Oakland estuary, Allison asked us a series of questions that on the surface seemed more like  fun conversation-starters. But Doug and I soon realized that her inquiries were incredibly sharp and probing on a number of levels...and caused us both to think about our company in a way we hadn't ever done before.

What Allison was able to do, by very skillfully leading the conversation, and listening to our verbal data-diump, was to induce us to think about what's possible  –  what we REALLY want to see happen with our business  –  completely free of all restriction.

Because Allison makes her clients feel absolutely safe, and that anything mentioned is (and will be) within the realm of the doable, Doug and I felt free to articulate our wildest hopes. While we thought the business should be restricted to one small "compartment," Allison allowed us to break those bonds and realize that what we actually want is something else entirely: Instead of one tiny, mom & pop operation, our business could actually be franchised internationally one day.

2012-10-02 10.56.03Without Allison's skillful questioning and gentle nudging of the conversation, we would never have had that clarity. Such an ability to see the "whole enchilada," needless to say, has been invaluable in reworking our business plan, seeing what challenges lie ahead, and what we need to do to address those challenges.

As a lifelong journalist, I'm used to being the one asking the questions. To observe someone else doing this so insightfully, and with such purpose, was a revelation for me. I am convinced that Allison's concept of getting her clients outside, into the fresh air, and out of the normal doldrums of the office environment, is pure genius for starters. What she manages to do during the walks is absolutely brilliant.

So impressed were we with this initial get-together that Doug and I maximized the value of our "stroll" by booking a second, extremely insightful meeting with Allison (this time in her office), during which we went from big-picture concepts to specific tactics and strategies for realizing our business objectives.

Since Allison specializes in developing marketing strategies for sole proprietors and small business owners like ourselves, her expertise was invaluable in helping us craft a realistic (and most importantly –   affordable) plan of attack.

Allison has so many fascinating and fun tricks up her sleeve for those of us who are working on slender budgets. I cannot recommend her services highly enough to anyone who is facing the daunting task of figuring out what their company is, and then how to get the word out. Our "Walks with Bliss" was worth triple the cost we paid -- and we know the dividends will continue indefinitely.” Marianne Lucchesi & Doug Hamilton, BLASTT  

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