Founder’s Friday featuring Natalie Bacon @ Life Coach

Natalie Bacon

Please provide a brief description about your company.
Life and business coaching for high achieving women.

Two hashtags that best describe you.
#lifecoach #personaldevelopment

What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Paying off $206k of law school debt while building my own life coaching business online.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Internal peace and acceptance.

What is your greatest fear?
Losing my mental capacity.

Whom do you most admire?
Brooke Castillo, Founder of The Life Coach School.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My vision (it’s bad!).

What are your top tips for balancing work and life?
People confuse internal balance with external balance. The point is not to be externally balanced all the time. The point is to be internally balanced. Achieving greatness requires getting externally off balance often, but you don’t have to be internally off balance (mentally and emotionally).

What is something new that you learned about running a business this year?
How to manage a team successfully while working less.

What is your most marked characteristic?
Making things happen regardless of the circumstances.

What is your greatest regret?
Not quitting my careers sooner.

What is your motto?
Live intentionally with love and grit.

What is a legal mistake you wish someone warned you about?
Signing too many contracts. I’m a handshake girl.

When running your business, what do you struggle with most?
Being COO. It’s my least favorite.

What advice would you give to yourself at 25 years old?
Start your business now.