As an entrepreneur, you can feel pretty lonely. But you don’t have to face your business challenges alone, says strategic consultant Pam Wasley. She highlights a specific type of networking you can use to identify the real issues you’re facing and figure out how to overcome them.
Pam also talks about a little-known sector of the gig economy that can help struggling companies boost profits and stay competitive. This is a huge opportunity for consultants and professional service providers.
Be sure to listen to the end, when Pam offers a copy of her book and several more freebies.
You’ll find out…
Why “talking to yourself” can help you solve your biggest problems
The right way to fire somebody – it’s a positive for you and them
How to try before you buy with new employees
Questions you can use to make sure consultants actually know their stuff
Listen to Steve Gordon and Pam Wasley now:
00:11 Today Steve speaks with Pam Wasley, a serial entrepreneur who has advised 100’s of companies and is the founder of Cerius Executives.
01:25 Pam explains that it was boredom that started her off in entrepreneurship, going from selling clothes to Telecommunications to Cerius Executives.
05:22 Pam talks about how she got over initial start difficulties when realising that other people must have had the same problems she had.
07:16 Steve talks about how being an entrepreneur is a lonely job. He cures this by attending mastermind groups.
09:45 Pam talks about the importance of not thinking you know it all.
13:22 Steve talks about letting employees go.
14:29 Pam explains how firing someone can be the best thing for them.
17:13 Pam explains what the Gig Economy is.
22:15 Steve talks about how we can now plug into employees abilities rather than hiring the person outright.
23:40 Pam talks about the benefits of the try before you buy aspect of the Gig Economy.
25:05 Pam explains how to source great executives.
28:45 Pam explains the different types of companies benefit the most from hiring executives.
30:55 Pam gives her tips on finding an excellent mid term executive.
33:26 Pam explains how to get in contact with her and also gives the Unstoppable CEO listeners a fantastic bonus!