Pam Slim is author, community builder, consultant and former corporate director of training and development at Barclays Global Investors. She has been an entrepreneur for 25 years and she shares her up and down journey that she has been through. I love how open and honest she is about her journey and how she has been able to help so many people through the lens of her values.
Highlights from the Interview:
- How her father influenced her entrepreneurial career.
- How to find the balance of giving to others and taking care of ourselves.
- Managing energy with daily systems that work well for her.
- The influences of growing up in the 70’s.
- How her husband has had influence over her stress levels.
- Finding routines to help her with her mental health.
- How to let go of stressful situations.
- Why her book took six years to write.
- Breaking down why her past publisher rejected her latest book proposal and what she did next to get the book published.
- How to get through the messy creative journey that you are in.
- Understanding the importance of connecting with your business idea.
- Helping people achieve goals to build relationships.
- How do you create emotional space to allow for failure?
- Understanding what triggers your anger and how to deal with them.
- Creating audience definition.
- How you see what you offer and how it fits into a larger system to help create referrals.
- We talk through how I can get the Dig to Fly System to help a targeted audience.
- Creating an offer that is easy to say yes to.
- Partnering with other people to boost each other’s business.
- Favorite book - Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life By Anne Lamott (Amazon Link)
- Favorite podcast - 7 Figure Small with Brian Clark
- Favorite speaker - Wise Guy--Lessons from a Life | Guy Kawasaki | TEDxPaloAltoSalon
- Releasing your attachment to the desired outcome.
You can learn about Pam over at her website Pamela Slim to learn more about her and her book, The Widest Net: Unlock Untapped Markets and Discover New Customers Right in Front of You. You can also check out her articles around starting and building a business.
And as always if you have any questions or want to submit a guest for the podcast that you think would be amazing just reach out on Dig to Fly and I’ll do my best to get them on. If you love the interview please take 30 seconds to rate the Dig to Fly podcast on your favorite platform. Thanks!
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