You have to be careful what you wish for!

Last week, after an incredibly successful round of Shift presentation Secrets evets (or 1-day Intro events) around Australia- the 3-day intensive training (Presentation PROFITS) Sold Out! That’s right, with 130 people in the room we absolutely could not fit another soul in! Which was great news for me but no so great for the dozens of people waiting on the waiting list to be called in case someone decided to roll over to next year!

Christine really wants to attend Joanna Martins Shift Presentation Profits!
Christine really wants to attend Joanna Martin's Shift Presentation Profits!

But the collective prayers of these Aussies seem to have been heard! Much to the upset of my staff. Let me explain…

The venue we had booked for our event, called us up and said “we’ve put you in another room- its about the same size, you won’t mind will you?” Mind?! I think they thought our event was a quiet sit down affair where everyone would squeeze in and not move for the whole day.

They obviously didn’t recognise that a Shift Training is interactive, full of exercises and lots of loud music!

We flew Tam to Melbourne to pore over floor plans and measure chairs, but no matter how we shook it, their change had meant we wouldn’t even fit the 130 people in any more. Grrrrrrrr!

So thankfully the great people at CQ venues in Queen St have come to our rescue- with a lovely big room. Which was lucky realy considering EVERY OTHER VENUE in Melbourne was booked out that weekend! Ahhhh- the joys of running events.

The problem is now 130 people (ourselves included) have to re-organize our selves into a new venue (did I mention Grrr?).

But the good news is for those people who simply couldn’t wait another year- like Christine- they don’t have to. You see the room at QC is bigger – so we could COMFORTABLY fit in another few profit-minded souls.

At today’s count there’s another 11 places still available. So if you’re keen to get to this year’s event check it out here:

Shift Presentation Profits with Dr Joanna Martin

The moral of this story- never underestimate the prayers and affirmations of a few ike-minded individuals to wreak havoc on otherwise perfectly laid plans!

Love Jo!

PS This post also appears on my personal blog

8 Responses to “Shift Speaker Training discovers: be careful what you wish for!”

  1. Sometimes, when all appears lost, that’s when that silver lining first shows itself.

    Really looking forward to this event Jo, it’s going to be magic.

  2. Hi Jenny-
    Yes. Crazy though it has made our office and also the attendees this week, it is a great thing for those who weren’t able to make it.
    Everyone is being very understanding which is good!
    I think the event will be even more fabulous. Can’t wait either!
    J xx

  3. Hi Jo,

    I think it’s great that this havoc was caused on your smoothly running plans!

    You conquered the obstacle relatively unscathed, maybe minus a few hairs from your head that you pulled out!

    But I reckon the more problems you come up against and solve, the stronger you and your business will get.

    Plus we get to see read about your journey and learn from it, fabulous!

    Sally 🙂

  4. Hey Sally!
    Yes I did lose a few hairs. But it was all for the best in the end!
    Jo x

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