Are there successful people who are introverts?

 

Are there successful people who are introverts?

  1. I love to write, and I am an effective speaker, but I can’t seem to get the marketing right.
  2. Is it reasonable to start a business coaching business?
  3. Should I flip houses or be a bookkeeper?

“The road to someday leads to the town of nowhere.”  Tony Robbins

 031816 podcast

Show Notes:

Episode – 03-18-16

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Summary:

In this episode, Dan keeps the conversation zeroed-in on a quote from Tony Robbins: “The road to Someday leads to the town of Nowhere”. Listen as he tackles a host of tricky questions, discusses the importance of sleep, and shares solutions from his own experience as a wildly successful business coach, author and speaker.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:01 – Preview of today’s topics and questions
    • I love to write, and I am an effective speaker, but I can’t seem to get the marketing?
    • Is it reasonable to start a business coaching business?
    • Should I flip houses or be a bookkeeper?
  • 01:20 – Today’s Quote
    • “The road to Someday leads to the town of Nowhere” – Carl Jung
  • 02:00 – Today’s theme:
    • Whatever you want to do, start today
  • 30 – The importance of sleep
  • 06:25 – Today’s resources
  • 03 – Question from Christina: I have a specific idea for a writing project that’s unique, but I don’t have a platform yet. Do I need to build a platform before I propose a book, or can I somehow make my proposal stand out from the crowd?
    • Zero to Author by Steve Scott teaches you how to write successfully for Kindle
    • Build an audience and create a product simultaneously
    • Become so good they can’t ignore you
  • 45 – Question from Mark: Can you be successful as an introvert?
    • A lot of successful introverts spend their time going deep in their thinking, not in front of people
    • Susan Cain’s book Quiet
    • Embrace introversion: celebrate who you are
  • 30 – Question from Kelly: My daughter went through a traumatic event a few years ago and is ready to share her experience…how does she go about finding the best person to tell her story?
    • Interview people – there are tons of great resources available
  • 42– Question from Byron: I just want to thank you for the timely interview last month.
  • 30 – Question from Gregory: I’m wanting to start a business on the side of my primary job. What’s the best way to start a business as a second job?
  • 45 – Question from Ash: I have a passion for helping people get their finances in order so they can own their own houses. How do I flip houses and become a bookkeeper?
    • Realistically, how long will this process take? Do you need to become a bookkeeper in order to flip houses? How closely are they related?
    • I’d encourage you to go right into flipping houses. You don’t need a penny to start. Partner with people who have some knowledge and expertise and get right into the game.
  • 30 – Question from Rene: I’m a former professional-league tennis coach, now an author and leadership coach…I love to write and am an effective speaker but I can’t seem to get the marketing right.
    • Be really clear on your area of expertise: identify what makes you unique
    • Come to Coaching With Excellence and we’ll help you turn your expertise into an effective business model
  • 15 – Question from Craig: I have an idea to start a business coaching business. Do you have any ideas about how to get it started?
    • You need something to really set you apart. What’s unique about your business?
  • 18 – Upcoming conferences and appearances
    • Launch, Orlando
    • Social Media Marketing World, San Diego
    • Score, Orlando
    • Coaching With Excellence
    • Innovate
    • New Media Europe, London
    • Podcast Movement, Chicago

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Build an audience and a product simultaneously. If you’re an author, be a speaker. If you’re a speaker, start publishing. Develop a following.
  2. Know what makes you unique. The most crucial step in starting a business is finding your niche and dominating it.
  3. Take risks. Identify what you really want to do, and go for it.

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Credits:

  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

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