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
- And more
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!