What have we learned from 2020?

So, how was 2020 for you? Did you find it a struggle? Were you alone in this regard? Probably not.

This was the year when the rule book was ripped up for 000s of trainers and facilitators world wide. All of a sudden, the things we took for granted were taken from us.

Did you think you would see the day where you would be training people from your bedroom, your kitchen, your living rooms?

Many of us lost our freedom to travel and to meet people in person. Many of us lost clients. Many of us lost money to some degree. Some lost courage and confidence.

But, as you look back on 2020, ask yourself: what have I learned about me? You have no doubt learned a lot about yourself; both as a trainer and as a business owner.

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Ask yourself: what have I learned about myself, not just my business?


If you have survived this year, you are well-placed to survive the next challenge. Business is like life. There are ups and downs.

It’s ultra-easy to complain about the way that COVID-19 has turned the world of training upside down and inside out. Some things may well revert to normal.

But some things will never go back to they way they were before the pandemic. We have to take the lessons from 2020 and learn. That’s what today is all about.

In today’s episode, we are going to look at 5 key lessons that you can take away from 2020 so you can shape your training business for the coming years ahead.

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Take-aways you don’t want to miss

  • Why the business of training has changed irrevocably
  • Where more change is going to come from next
  • How you can build a business by helping others change
  • Which things you need to stop doing and avoid
  • Which things you need to focus on to be successful in 21

Some resources for you

Your Best Year – Michael Hyatt’s goal-setting and achievement course
The Miracle Morning – Hal Elrod’s powerful daily routine creator
Podcast Eps 20 – How we planned 2019

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