Use the art of influence to grow faster
This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions for Life” comes from Teresa.
Hi David! I've recently taken a big leap of faith and left my J.O.B. to pursue my passion. I've gone from making a great salary (6 figures) to making nothing. I'll admit I'm a bit scared, but more excited about my future. I KNOW I can do this! What is the best advice you could offer me to really kick-start my new business?
Congrats on making the decision to pursue your passion, Teresa!
The best advice I can offer you is to master the art of influence.
Webster’s definition of influence is: a person or thing that affects someone or something in an important way.
I see too many new business owners throw all their time and energy into websites and marketing, and really if they would just focus on the art of influence, their business would grow so much faster.
If you master the art of influence, you’ll be able to understand your prospect, pinpoint exactly how you can help them, and enroll them into your programs…all without websites, systems or strategies.
Talk to as many people as you can, speak in front of groups and really get out there!
After you’ve built some capital and have a growing practice, then consider investing in a website, lead generation, and a team.
For now, focus on mastering yourself so you can master your ability to effectively and confidently communicate with your prospects and enroll them into programs that will change their life.
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Super Advice, thank you David and it is the first time I heard this kind of great advice. Do you recommend any book to improve influence skill?
Thank you for the post. Check out Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Ciadini. It is a great book on influence.