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Transform Mastermind

A year of focus, support, growth,
accountability & results

Coming soon! The next intake of the Transform Mastermind with me, Sharon Gaskin

Imagine what your life could look like a year from now if you committed a day (and a bit) each month to the intentional growth of your training business.

How amazing would it feel to have a steady stream of repeat clients you love working with, reliable cash flow, a full diary and the ability to take time off without your business suffering, clear goals for your marketing, and so much more?

Are you running your training business or is it running you?

Do you feel like you know where you want your training business to go but you’re not sure how to get there?

Do you have big plans for the future but you’re always so busy working in your business that you never put your ideas into action? (And now you’re scared the weeks will turn into months and then into years without you getting to where you want to be.)

Can you remember the last time you took a spontaneous day off work, just because you felt like it, without knowing that it was going to impact your earnings or leave you with a massive to-do list to come back to?



But there’s a very real risk that you’ll be in the same place this time next year or even poorer for time, energy and cash.

Here’s what you SHOULD do instead:

Join the Transform Mastermind and get guidance, support and accountability to make your training business work for YOU.

Sign up to join the Transform Mastermind waitlist



Being in a small mastermind group provides a safe space to be challenged around your current thinking and business habits.

If you want to achieve things you’ve never achieved before, you’ll need to do things you’ve never done before.

The Transform Mastermind helps you work out the ‘what’ and ‘when’.


Everyone gets a touch of Impostor Syndrome now and again (and anyone who says they don’t is lying).

But this is so much more than just dealing with that.

This is about gaining the confidence to charge what you’re worth and to set and stick to your new, better boundaries.


Maybe you already know what you ‘should’ be doing and need help working out the ‘how’.

Or maybe you’re not sure if what you’re doing already is what you really want?

Perhaps self doubt is holding you back?

Whatever you need, Transform Mastermind will give it to you in spades.


Everyone joins for the results and stays for the community.

There are a maximum of 10 people in each Transform Mastermind group, which creates a safe environment to speak from the heart. The community is where you forge lasting connections, find like-minded people and know that whatever happens, they’ve got your back.


The quickest way to accelerate your reach is through connection with others.

They’ll know your journey, but more importantly they’ll know, like and trust you.

That means when they hear of an opportunity that’s perfect for you, they’ll make sure you’re recommended.


This practical coaching programme has been designed to fit around your commitments and deliver results over 12 months. It includes a combination of group development, accountability sessions and a private Mighty Networks group.

Get to the very heart of what’s happening in your training business and identify where you want to be, then take the steps to get there.

What to expect when you join the Transform Mastermind:

For 12 months, you’ll spend a day (delivered via Zoom) every month talking about your training business with me, Sharon Gaskin, and your fellow ‘Transformers’. 

There will be a maximum of 10 people in the group. This creates a close-knit environment where everyone has a chance to contribute and receive support.

Every member of the group gets their turn in the ‘Hotseat’. This is an opportunity to explore particular challenges or issues you might be facing and get input from the group, as well as me about what to do next.

People in the Transform Mastermind group come from all walks of life and are at different stages in their business. With so much collective knowledge and experience in one group, you may come away with ideas you hadn’t considered before, as well as powerful connections and resources.

Above all, you’ll be safely supported and gently challenged to take action. I promise!

I know how easy it is to have good intentions but then find that life gets in the way. Goals and plans are only meaningful if you turn them into action. 

The Transform Mastermind includes a monthly 90-minute group accountability session where everyone shares their progress since the last development day. This is a chance to check-in with the group, share your wins and get honest about any blocks that are stalling your progress.

You’ll be amazed by how much growth and clarity you’re able to achieve when you have the opportunity to check in with people who genuinely want to see you succeed. One of my long-term Transformers (whose just about to join me for a third year) recently said that the accountability sessions are like having her own company board behind her!

Hang out with your fellow Transformers in a private Mighty Networks group. This is a dedicated space where you can ask questions, share your progress, offer and receive advice, and feel supported throughout your Transform experience. Keeping in touch in between sessions via the group is a great way to keep up momentum.

What I love about this group is that it’s small and intimate. No one gets hidden by algorithms or lost to the noise of a larger group. As a result, the conversations are real, raw, vulnerable, genuine, empowering and uplifting.

As an added bonus, you’ll enjoy full membership of the Trainer Talk community (worth £47 + VAT per month) for as long as you’re part of the Transform Mastermind. Take part in monthly business clinics and spotlight sessions, be the first to hear about potential client work, access courses and programmes to help you grow your training business and connect with other freelance trainers. 

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In case we haven’t met…

Sharon Gaskin, Founder of The Trainers Trainer Company - Transform Mastermind coach

I’m Sharon Gaskin, the founder of The Trainers Training Company, which has now become the premier resource for freelance trainers who want to create and grow successful and profitable training businesses.

The Transform Mastermind combines my 13-year career as a corporate trainer, eight successful years of freelancing, and all the amazing knowledge I’ve learned from coaching freelance trainers since 2009.


What you get when you work with me

Someone who gets it

I spent 13 years as a successful corporate trainer before I took the plunge and went freelance in 2001.

Although I was a great trainer, I didn’t know much about being a business owner at that point. I hated the thought of marketing and selling, felt disillusioned with networking and despaired of ever breaking away from low value associate work.

But then I created a system to build a successful training business and set up The Trainers Training Company in 2009 to help other freelance trainers do the same.

An experienced coach

Since 2009, I’ve coached and mentored hundreds of freelance trainers to run thriving businesses.

I’ve also run online programmes for freelance trainers, as well creating Trainer Talk, a community of incredible trainers and training business owners who offer support, advice, guidance and compassion to each other – freely and willingly!

I’m a Certified Self-Belief Coach using evidence-based approaches to help you breakdown any blocks that are holding you back.

Throughout my career, I’ve continued to invest in my personal development so I’m able to bring the very best out in myself and those I work with.

When you work with me, you get to take advantage of my learnings from the investments I’ve made too!

Meaningful support

My role is to support, guide and challenge you to develop and grow your business to be successful and profitable.

I provide a listening ear when needed but also a gentle push when you need to take action.

I help you to stop stressing about trying to do it all and quickly zone in on the steps you can take to make the biggest difference in your business.


Here’s what past and present ‘transformers’ have to say

Fast forward to what you want to see:

00:07: Q1 Who are you and what do you do?

02:32: Q2 Why did you join Transform?

08:42: Q3 What’s been your biggest take-out from the programme?

16:04: Q4 Complete this sentence: “You should join Transform if …”

I chose to do a second year as a Transformer because I found the first very useful. It had pushed me forward in my business, provided a much needed sounding board and I learn from other people's issues.

My turnover has increased dramatically but more importantly, I feel the group has helped me develop into who I want to be. The writing side of my business has really come to life and I have the courage to go out into the world and say things.

The group is like my board. It's also a safe space where I can fully share what is going on for me in my business and my personal life. I can be my whole self. I know I will be encouraged to do what is right for me, what will be easeful and joyful. I will also get feedback, ideas and inspiration when I am stuck or need clarity.

This smaller group is where we really get to know each other and invest in each other's progress.
Being part of a group with so much experience is amazing. The generosity of every member is astounding and it feels like there is always someone there when there are successes to be shared or wobbles to overcome.

While the Trainer Talk membership is fantastic, Transformers is like TT+++ because we have now established the kind of relationships where it feels safe to share whatever is on our minds.

I feel connected to the wider TT community but not in such a deep or profound way.
I needed a lot of help building my training business as I had never worked in training before, nor had I had a company, so everything was very new. I wanted a safe space with more intensive/focused learning to help me grow.

I remain a Transformer for the trust we built, the safe space, new learnings, the push I need to make bold moves, a place to rant when needed, belonging, and being able to support others too.

What happens when you join the waitlist?

Right now, I’m planning the next intake of the Transform Mastermind and planning the development days and accountability sessions in my diary. If you sign up to the waitlist, you’ll be the first to know when the next intake for this group coaching programme is open. 

At this stage, all you’re doing is expressing your interest so that I can contact you with more details as soon as they’re available. 

Your Transform Mastermind Investment
Choose the plan that's right for you

Joining the Transform Mastermind group is a meaningful commitment to work on your business for one full day (plus a 90-minute accountability session) every month for the next 12 months. In return for your investment, I will bring you a rolling programme 100% tailored to what you need to grow your training business and step into your full potential.

I offer two different payment options:

Here's a reminder of what the Transform Mastermind includes


Meet with me and your fellow Transformers on Zoom and spend from 10.30am to 4pm (typically) developing your business.

This is about building a business that serves you as a person and improves every aspect of your personal and professional life.


Make sure you turn your dreams and goals into action by feeding back on your progress.

Accountability sessions mean you enter every month with a deadline to work towards. Together, we can help you get out of your own way or identify sticking points that are holding you back. Better still, these sessions are a great space to celebrate your successes.


To help you keep up the momentum of your coaching all year round, you can chat to your Transform Mastermind group in a private Mighty Networks group in between sessions.

Ask questions, help other members, test ideas, talk about challenge - together, you'll create a close-knit and supportive community.


When you join the Transform Mastermind, I'll give you full access to the Trainer Talk community too, including free tickets to the Trainer Talk Live events and discounted tickets to Trainer Talk Local sessions.

This means you're able to tap into the wider Trainer Talk network and all the knowledge, resources, and opportunities available.


With 13 years as a corporate trainer under my belt and more than 20 years as a freelance trainer and training business owner, I have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you. Plus, I'm a Certified Self-Belief Coach who will supercharge your self-confidence.

Better still, you'll have the insights of the other group members too.


Success looks different to everyone. Whatever it is that you want to achieve in your life and business, Transform Mastermind gives you the space to identify your goals and figure out the steps to reach them.

We'll all be cheering you on, helping you navigate the unknown and celebrating every success, big and small.

Your Transform Mastermind Investment
Here's a reminder about your payment options

Joining the Transform Mastermind group is a meaningful commitment to work on your business for one full day (plus a 90-minute accountability session) every month for the next 12 months. In return for your investment, I will bring you a rolling programme 100% tailored to what you need to grow your training business and step into your full potential.

I offer two different payment options:

Still have questions?

If you have questions that I haven’t answered above, please don’t let that hold you back from making a decision! I completely understand that group coaching might be a new way of working for you and you’re wondering whether it’s the right fit.

I’m happy to have a no-commitment virtual coffee with you where we get together on Zoom and have a chat about where you are in your training business and how Transform Mastermind could help. I don’t use pressurising sales tactics – I genuinely want to help, but only when it’s the best solution.


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