Growing a Business: One Contact At A Time – Episode 2 – Creating Your Own Luck – Part 2
Are you sitting on your butt and remaining lazy to building a networking list? Do you have the motivation and drive that it takes in order to connect with the people that can help you grow your business? In this particular episode, business coach Clay Clark teaches networking principles with Caleb Taylor that include the Dream 100 which comes from a book called The Ultimate Sales Machine by Chet Holmes. Not all of your contacts will work out on the list of contacts. Also you will not ever get anywhere unless you are intentional about connecting with the people that are on your list. It is important that you get out ahead of the opportunity that is presented to you by pro actively adding people to the list and reaching out to them before you need a relationship with them. You will find that the people on your list can create massive amounts of success for you and improvement very quickly if you are consistently creating value for them. Many successful entrepreneurs are characterized as being extraordinarily lucky. However, if you ask them what contributed to their “luck” you will find that they would all say that their level of preparation is unmatched. When you consistently prepare, you will find that opportunities that are presented to you are more viable then if you did not care. Furthermore, you must consistently take action in order to create a moment for your business. You do not have inspiration as a default. Inspiration is the reward. Inaction is a giant, and action is your sword. When you create action within your business you will developing momentum that will carry you forward and build confidence in your partners, clients, and people that are looking to refer you business. Make sure that you’re consistently taking action in a forward Motion and not getting distracted by opportunities that are not going to help you achieve your overall goals.