Idea to Income
make money doing what you love.
let me show you how.
Idea to Income helps you to turn your existing gifts into a meaningful and profitable business in just 6 weeks.
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want to start a business but have no idea where to begin?
Stop staying stuck asking yourself…
How can I monetize the skills I already have?
Can I do work that makes money AND meaning?
How do I find clients if I'm just starting out?
What's the right business for me to start?
What can I offer that I'll enjoy doing?
What are the steps to launch a business?
Get answers that move you forward by creating your personalized “Sweet Spot” business plan.
I believe all of us have a ‘Sweet Spot’ for work that offers your unique and effective value that people can’t wait to hire you for. It’s the intersection of…
If you’ve been asking “What Business Should I Start?” or “How Do I Figure Out What My ‘Thing’ Is?”…
I’ll help you discover meaningful work that’s right for you and feel confident starting a business you’re excited to wake up for!
I wanted to have that thing that was mine but couldn’t quite put my finger on it. I was in awe of the way Lydia was able to capture the language of everything I wanted to do and root out everything I didn’t want to do!
She got me at my core, helped give me words to describe my niche, and figured out my unique scope of work. She’s a clarity ninja.
If you’ve been dreaming of becoming your own boss, but can’t seem to pinpoint the most marketable skills you to start a business with…
…or if you’re a Solopreneur, Consultant, or Freelancer that wants to position your services more effectively and EARN MORE for your work…
The Idea to Income course is the perfect program to help you go from fuzzy ideas to creating a meaningful business plan that lets you do the work you want.
Ready to go from Idea to Income?
Testimonials From Past Students
A former marketing strategist who transitioned her skills to build a freelance business she runs while travelling the world.
“I’m living my dream life. Beaches, rice paddies, coconuts, and sunsets.. all while doing work that I find fulfilling and meaningful. I would absolutely not be here as quickly if it wasn’t for Lydia.
I needed a clear path to freedom from the office taking my existing skills and creating a tangible business I can travel with. I’m forever grateful!”
A formerly employed engineer who doubled her income with a consulting business.
“If you’re open to changing your habits and belief systems, and truly want to be pushed out of your comfort zone to create a lifestyle and work/life balance of your dreams, Lydia is your coach.
Working with her changed my life and my approach to work entirely. I cannot go back now, only forward, and I’m excited for the years ahead. I no longer dread work!”
A former academic turned teacher book and course creator coach.
“Lydia strikes the right balance of compassion and no-nonsense ‘reality-check’ advice that has gently supported me in taking back my own power in my life.
She has guided me to look more honestly at myself and how I react to challenging situations that crop up in my life, helping me to identify the lessons that are blocking me from moving forward and creating my dream life.
I no longer have any excuses to keep playing it small!”
This Course Will Help You Use Your Existing Skills & Knowledge to Build Your Dream Business
You’ll Learn How To:
Create Work You Love
I’ll help you discover work you want to do that’s in the ‘sweet spot’ of your skills, deep interests, and purpose. You’ll finally know how to build a business with your gifts!
Find Your Niche
I’ll help you figure out where your existing skills can be repurposed to solve problems that people will pay for. No more confusion about who you help and what you help with!
Choose a Business Model
I’ll help you turn your expertise into a business model that’s right for your personality type, so that you’ll know what services or products to sell. Yay to being in your zone of genius!
Get Your First Client
I’ll help you attract new clients to your business, even if you haven’t built an audience just yet. You’ll learn how to choose marketing strategies that are aligned with your strengths (not slimy tactics that feel gross)!
Since 2013, I’ve helped hundreds of people just like you leverage their skills and experience to create a meaningful business doing what they love.
Hi, I’m Lydia!
I’m a gifted skills spotter, a meaningful work advocate, and I have one hell of an infamous cackle – you’ll hear it soon enough!
From building businesses to forging freelance careers, I’ve helped hundreds of talented professionals repurpose their skills to create better versions of their careers and become better versions of themselves.
I’ve worked with Wall Street investment bankers, lawyers, nurses, teachers, writers, and so many varieties of professionals to help them reinvent their work without throwing away their experience or setting their resumes on fire.
I’m excited to help YOU kickstart your dream business and build the life you truly want.
In 6 Weeks…
I’LL HELP YOU TO:
1. Identify Your Sweet Spot For Your Best Work.
You’ll get clear on how your “Sweet Spot” of where your most effective skills can be leveraged towards your most profitable and purposeful work. Making money meaningfully is what we’re after.
2. Find A Clear & Confident Niche.
You’ll identify the scope of work you’ll focus on (yes to work boundaries!), the right clients best suited for your work, and how to laser focus on the right problems people will pay to get help with.
3. Know What To Offer In Your Genius-Zone.
We’ll map out ideas for services you can offer and ensure how you deliver your offer will be a reflection of your strengths, values, and personality.
4. Arm Yourself With A Confident Business Plan.
You’ll walk away with a plan to turn your fuzzy idea into a real business you can’t wait to build and share. Most importantly, you’ll feel on purpose because you’re using your unique strengths to build a business plan that’s right for you.
You’re crystal clear on the work you love, the niche you’re meant to serve, the business plan that helps you serve them, and the action plan to get your first paying client!
You’ve taken your idea to income in just 6 weeks!
And the best part is what gets to be possible next!
Questions About the Idea to Income course?
When does this course start and how is it structured?
The next cohort starts on Monday, March 7, 2022! If you missed it, make sure to get on the waitlist for the next one. On the start date, you’ll get access to the first module with weekly modules released in the 6-week period when you’re in the program. The course includes in-depth videos to guide you every step of the way, access to Lydia for weekly live coaching calls, a private community to ask questions, an easy-to-follow workbook, and 6-months additional access to the course after you’ve completed it.
What work niches or career backgrounds will this work for?
This course is focused on guiding professionals to develop service-based careers or businesses. Past students have come from backgrounds in health and nutrition, design, education, communication, business, marketing, coaching, finance, and much more. If you’re someone who’s considering or are interested in selling services or starting a service-based business, it’s perfect for you.
Will this course help me to launch a business?
This course helps you to create the foundations for what you need to launch a business that is the best use of your skills, deep interests, and impact. It’ll support you to identify the right business for you to start, so you can stop having ‘business pornography’ and comparing yourself to others. This course gives you the confident preparation of a business plan that supports you in launching a business!
What if I don't have time to do this course in my already busy work schedule?
To participate in this course, you’ll need to dedicate a minimum of 2 hours a week. It’s designed to support you to do this even if you have a full time job, as we will have plenty of time for doing the work in between the learning videos (plus live coaching with me). If you want to do something different with your life and career, you’ll need to prioritize and make ‘exchanges’ to where you spend your time and energy. You get additional 6-month access to this course after we run the live program, so you can do it comfortably in your own pace too.
What if I'm not happy with the course?
First, I hope you won’t be! Participants who commit to doing this work see REAL progress in their path to becoming their own boss. But I know it can be scary to take a leap like this, so please know that if for some reason you’re unsatisfied, we offer a full refund within 14 days to those who can demonstrate their involvement with the course content.