Before I came to work with Dr. Zachary, I had attended two other Functional Medicine programs. Although each program provided me with valuable knowledge and tools, they haven't even come close to the quality of coaching and attention to what I specifically need to grow and thrive in my practice.
I now have a new way of approaching my messaging, marketing, and how I set up my practice to win in every aspect, whether 1-1 work with patients, group programs or other packages I provide. Dr. Zachary has a wealth of knowledge and experience, clinically and in the business sense and more importantly, she so generously shares with us all the goodies to have us win.
I am gushing with appreciation with the information and resource sharing and the straightforward and compassionate advice and support.
FM Network rocks
Forget about “lone wolf” thinking, that model is dated. Keep reading to find out why you’re going to want to be my BFF.
In The Network we get to feature you and share your awesomeness with our audience. It’s not just potential patients though, you’ll also be connected to our group of practitioners across our many programs.
This means never having to sit at the lunch table alone again. You’ve got a squad now.
The first thing you’ll notice is this isn’t just an ordinary group – there are no trolls, mean or discouraging voices in the bunch. There’s no competition. All that negativity you encounter in most online groups is a waste of energy – and in the FMA community – we’ve got places to go, things to do, lives to change!
The group is kept small (ish) so you have time to make real connections. We’re tight and just meant to be together. Like peanut butter and jelly.
Mastering Functional Medicine clinical skills and ninja business practice savvy is what we are about. Doing it in a way that works for you, your family, your health and building a sustainable future is essential to the plan.
Look below and you’ll see you get an insane discount off all FMA programs (really!!), a VIP ticket to our annual event, special socials & surprises throughout the year, plus my charming personality in our closed Facebook group.
I care about your success and hanging out with me means getting my clinical expertise, generations of entrepreneurial experience, strategic brilliance and exuberant optimism and encouragement along the way!
(I gave up being humble and calmly accepted my strengths in my late 40’s. I highly recommend it – it’s very liberating. Just don’t ask me to lift anything heavy, run a distance or be your history trivia partner as that’s not my jam.)
Being “The Dr. Z” online means I have to talk about me, but really this is about your success, your dream practice and your achievements.
Just know I’m with you.
Show Me The Money!
Magical Money call with Lily
How much can I save?
That’s the question we get most often for the FM Network. The answer is – it varies based on what you program you do, but that’s where Lily shines.
She’ll get on the phone with you, learn a little about you & your ideal practice, see what you need, what would benefit you the most and then she’ll do the math.
Lily is a numbers gal and I know you like a deal (who doesn’t!), so this is going to be fun. Math is where the money is!
Curious to know more? Sounds good, sign me up!
Schedule now for your “Magical Money call with Lily” call (while space is left!)
Your Golden Ticket
Sensational savings meets social networking
with a dash of online visibility and
a spoonful of nostalgic campfire togetherness
without the guitar-playing counselor or sticky S’mores.
(Yes, this is better!)
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by Dr. Brandy Zachary, DC, IFMCP
Backyard Businesswomen Bonfire
If I see a problem, I want to fix it. It’s the curse of being the big sister raised by a highly driven mom.
So, when I saw a few women in the local women entrepreneurial Facebook group say they weren’t sure they’d get their biz off the ground, I decided it was time for an intervention.
I posted an invite to a fun backyard bonfire potluck and storytime around the campfire featuring my mom - who’d been a successful female entrepreneur for 46 years at this point!
I wasn’t sure if anyone would come, maybe 10 people from surrounding towns? I made sure mom was onboard and then did the private FB invite.
It was “word-of-mouth” but the invite requests kept coming in and they were RSVPing “yes”. Since this was my backyard, I cut the invites off at 39 - thinking maybe half would actually show.
It was Feb 1, 2020 and 50 women came.
The bonfire was big, the twinkle lights were on in the yard and you could hear the water fountain.
All 50 women gathered in a half circle several rows deep around my mom. The women wore layers and were wrapped up in warm coats. Some were seated in the chairs we provided, some brought their own camp chairs, and others shared blankets on the grass.
The women were entrepreneurs from many different industries and at different points in their journey from dreamer to startup to struggle to franchise.
Mom began telling stories and sometimes I would share about what that event was like from my perspective or how it had impacted me. The women business owners asked questions. We all were real, raw, vulnerable and supportive. Friends were made that night.
The night was a success and the die-hards didn’t leave until after midnight, long after the bonfire embers had faded.
Immediately after the women took to Facebook sharing their experience of the event. They talked about the connection and the energy of that night and how it had motivated and sustained them. Several called the night “magical”.
Little did we know, very soon after CA was in a “shelter-in-place” and that Backyard Bonfire was the last in-person networking event we had for years. It made the night all that more special and sobering.
I shared with the women some of the quotes I remember my mom saying over the years, here are a few of them:
“It’s not what you make, it’s what you keep”
“When you can’t control the income, control the costs”
“Don’t sweat it, it’s just the terms”
“Always wait 24 hours before making a big decision or a big expense”
“Be your own bank”
“Create your own write-offs”
“Always know the exit.”
“Pay yourself first”
“Women always need to have a secret bank account that is their own”
“Have a plan B. And C. And D.”
“Being an entrepreneur means I’m unemployed every day”
“It’s just money”
“Take a risk, they won’t all be winners but at least you played”
“You live and die by your word”
“Being the first female means working harder and being smarter, but that’s okay, because we are.”
“Relationships are key in business, it’s all about who you can trust and count on.”
“You have to have vision. See what other people can’t.”
“Reverse thinking...that will save you”
“Go against the tide, be a contrarian”
“Trust your gut.”
“Still pools run deep. Be a listener.”
“Don’t compromise your values for money. There’s always more money, it’s easy to come by.”
“Always act you have a million dollars in the bank”
“Scale up. Scale back. Go sideways. Reinvent. It’s your business, your life, you get to create it the way you want.”
“Always be able to come up with a thousand dollars”
“Don’t count on it always being the same. It’s a mistake to think it will always stay small and it’s a mistake to think it will always be big. Bank on change.”
“Cash is king.”
“Always give due credit.”
“Never stop learning.”
“They tried to buy my company over and over but in the end my business was me...and I wasn’t for sale”
And the old school generations even farther back…
From my grandma:
“No party is complete without a clown.”
From my great-grandma with an 8th grade education that bought a gun-metal silver Cadillac with cash and was asked why she did it? ”I wanted it to match my boots.”
There really isn’t anything that replaces the power of determined women working together toward a greater good. Big hug, Dr. Z
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