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Best-selling author, time management expert, and work life balance specialist and speaker Susan Sly reviews the industry known as “success coaching” and whether or not it holds any real value for its subscribers.

Scottsdale, AZ. — April 20, 2017 — Best-selling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Susan Sly recently published a new article, “Is Success Coaching a Scam? Why the Average Success Coach is Just… Average (or Worse!).”

Susan begins the piece with the recognition that everywhere we turn these days, there is another “success coach” with the answers to fix all that is wrong with you and in your life. As she says, “From personal success coaches, to sports success coaches, to relationship success coaches and so on, there is no shortage of experts out there who claim they can make you ‘better’.”

“But,” she asks, can they?”

Susan acknowledges that having a success coach can mean the difference between average and spectacular results. Nearly everyone who’s at the top of their game or who has accomplished massive things in their personal life or career, has had a coach or mentor at one time or another.

Yet, she counters, just because someone has been successful themselves, doesn’t mean they can teach another to replicate their success.

From there, she outlines three types of success coaches you should avoid. These include: the coach whose success is not able to be duplicated by just anyone; the one who doesn’t know how to teach another to duplicate their success; and the one who has never had documentable success in the first place. Susan then provides specifics of how to identify these particular coaches—their background, their personal and professional characteristics, and what they will likely say and do to “sell you” on their services.

Susan follows this up with qualities of the best success coaches—the ones who can help you achieve the top levels of achievement and performance you desire.

The full article can be found here:

About Susan Sly:

Susan Sly is a best-selling author, speaker, trainer and entrepreneur. She has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox, Lifetime Television, The CBN, The Morning Show in Australia and been quoted in Forbes Magazine Online.

Additionally, Susan is the author of 7 books. Her book project with NY Times Best Selling Author, Jack Canfield, made six Amazon Best Selling lists.

She has completed the Boston Marathon 6X and placed Top 10 in the Pro Division of the Ironman Triathlon in Malaysia.

Susan is passionate about philanthropy. As such, she has dedicated a significant amount of time and money working to liberate girls from trafficking. Furthermore, she invests in education to support women and girls who have survived trauma and abuse both domestically and overseas.

Susan is the mother of five children and resides with her husband in Scottsdale, Arizona. Find out more about Susan at

Susan truly believes we can have it all.



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