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    Dating coach Sami Wunder reveals dilemma when starting out - BBC News

    A day-long session of one-to-one coaching costs the client £13,500.
    She has coached 2,800 clients in 30 countries around the world, 195 of whom got engaged to be married
    So, she's coaching executive women on how to find a husband, and her success rate is less than 10%. And she charges a fortune for this 'expertise'. I think I've just identified my Plan B
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    Brexit trauma coach

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    "195 of whom got engaged to be married "

    Seems deliberate that figure isn't broken down into how many are engaged and how many married...

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    There are some truly gullible people out there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    There are some truly gullible people out there.
    But not 195, Shirley...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    Brexit trauma coach
    To coach the Brexidiots who have suddenly realised that they won't get what they were promised? Not a bad business model in theory, but not much money to be made as they tend to be the poorer people in society and northerners
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    But not 195, Shirley...
    Naturally I'd expect more than 195 out of 2800 to be married/engaged (assuming these are successful individuals and hence at least over 25 years old). In fact, with such a low 'success' rate it could probably be argued that her coaching could actually be harming these people and their chances of finding a partner. Maybe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    In fact, with such a low 'success' rate it could probably be argued that her coaching could actually be helping these people to avoid marriage
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    I hear stories of so called business coaches charging over £300/hour and delivering feck all almost every day.
    My clients then remark on the value they for my rates.

    A classic a few years ago was a strategy report for an estate that was commissioned at a cost of £50k. The consultant spent only 2 days on site.

    They suggested converting a grade 1 listed building to a hotel with a modern annexe (100 beds with the rest). The sort of thing Prince Charles would call a carbuncle. No mention of the fact that there would be more chance of getting planning permission to build a nuclear power station in the back garden of a 3 bed semi in Slough.
    The consultant did a bunk as soon as the invoice was paid and he only delivered 16 pages of bulltulip! His drawings were crap and the planning officer had a giggle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Whorty View Post
    Dating coach Sami Wunder reveals dilemma when starting out - BBC News





    So, she's coaching executive women on how to find a husband, and her success rate is less than 10%. And she charges a fortune for this 'expertise'. I think I've just identified my Plan B
    You are Date number 1. However bad Date number 2 is, if the lady is desperate enough, she'll marry him and pay up. You're on 10%. It's easy money. If I was as ugly as you, I'd definitely run with this idea...
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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