Jul 10, 2017
In this episode I go out on a limb and share the 7 biggest
mistakes I made when starting my speaking business. Those who don't
learn from history are doomed to repeat it, so save yourself from
frustration and learn from my mistakes!
- Isolating Myself & Doing It Alone.
Creativity is not a solo sport. Doing it on my own and not
investing in support or expertise early on was a big mistake.
- Not Following the Recipes. I was too creative
and too confident that I could tweak proven frameworks and do it my
- Throwing Too Much at the Audience and assuming
they could figure it all out.
- Seeking Perfect Solutions. I caught myself in
the cycle of test, learn, refine, repeat … without ever
- Hiding My Story. Instead of creating
connection, I sought to impress people. This actually led to less
impact, not more.
- Failure to Capture videos, images, and
- Failing to Build Relationships. A mastermind
group helped me gain traction in this area like nothing else. I’ll
talk more about this on the next episode because a mastermind group
has had the single most significant impact on my business.
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