One Thing: Day 773: How Not To Suck.
Day 773: How Not To Suck.
Yesterday, I gave you a ten-step process to get massive contingency payments from your high-end coaching clients as well as explained what happened when Dangerous Dave’s new girlfriend asked him to go upstairs.
Speaking of Dave, here’s a conversation between us…
Dangerous Dave: KB, what’s wrong you seem distracted.
Me: I am, my daughter told me when she grows up, she wants to be a skydiver.
Dangerous Dave: Doesn’t she forget her backpack at school most days?
In other news…
Marry the person that says ‘you can do this’ / ‘dont stop’ / ‘you got this’ / ‘keep going’ when you’re battling and take a hard pass on the one that says ‘are you done yet’ / ’haven’t you done enough’ / ‘what about me’.
Your One PROFIT ACCELERATION THING Today Is:
‘How to Not Suck at Networking’
Networking is a critical skill of being uber successful in business.
Not the lame BNI style name badge on your chest and speak for 2 minutes when it’s your turn while meeting broke people distracting themselves from hard work.
Networking will help you:
– Find prospects
– Find clients
– Find referral partners
– Find partners
– Find key relationships
– Find value
– Give value
– Think bigger
– Expand what’s possible
Here’s the key to sucking at it:
It’s clinically proven that people don’t want to spend time with boring people… and when they do, they require compensation.
That’s what the study (The Society of Social Psychology) concluded.
KB, how do I not be boring you ask?
Here are some powerful and creative high level networking tips:
– Use the frame ‘what can I GIVE’ versus what can I get
– Be genuinely curious
– Be genuinely interested
– Be interesting and entertaining (don’t over do it too quick)
– Don’t be weird
– Tell great stories
– Provide interesting unknown facts
– Ask interesting questions
– Be Santa rather than The Grinch
– Be different
– Talk about your hobbies / interests / passions
– Talk about their hobbies / interests / passions
– Talk about popular current events in an interesting way (not a lame opinionated
way which is French for ‘talking at them’)
– Know / understand macro topics
* I talked about Elon Musk changing the face of Real Estate on my podcast this week. Elon is a very popular conversation piece right now but this point of view is well outside the scope of current narrative.
You heard it here first.
Now, pick up the phone and go help someone.
Obsessed with your business coaching success,
Karl Bryan aka King Karl
PS. Pro Tip: Find out their favorite character from a movie… and you’ll instantly know plenty about them.
PPS. If this helps and you want it to really sink in… GO TEACH IT to someone cause that’s the best way for you to learn it. A friend, your spouse, a prospect, a client etc…
*Don’t plagiarize my work like a lame arse.
PPPS. Marriages break up from lack of money… over lack of love X 100.
Business failures lead to destruction, addiction, depression, anxiety, suicides, and, unfortunately, far more.
As good business coaches, we save marriages, save families, save kids from self-destruction… we save lives!
A true life of purpose.
PPPPS. If you’re looking for a proven system to follow for your coaching…. I created Profit Acceleration Software™ as well as our Digital Acceleration Software™ and high-end step-by-step training to support it…
It’ll teach you ‘How to find any small business owner $100,000 in 45 minutes without them spending an extra dollar on marketing or advertising.’
Imagine finding your annual $12,000 to $50,000 coaching fees BEFORE you started coaching your new clients?! And a proven coaching system created for you to follow with your new coaching client.
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Karl Bryan, creator of Profit Acceleration Software™
Karl is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Six-Figure Coach Magazine and Chairman of Focused.com, home of the largest private community of Business Coaches (24 countries and counting) in the world. His goal is straightforward… to help serious coaches/consultants get more clients. Find out more at focused.com
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