EP31: James PM Gaffney | The Law of Averages

James PM Gaffney took a few moments out of his day to chat with me about the law of averages, design and his favorite topic: kerning. You learn something new everyday when you chat with other entrepreneurs; sometimes they aren't your people. If you attribute it to the fact that there is bound to be someone you don't like in a group of people, you know you're in the right place.

Running a profitable business is a big challenge, but when you've been in business for close to 20 years, you listen to what they've got to say. You can connect with James via jamespmgaffney.com.

In this episode, I mentioned the new community I'm building @Collabs, Convos & Coffee, just talk to people already. 

EP30: Melodie Mills Pt. 2 | Why You Need To Find Your Tribe

Seasons change, the one thing that is constant is who is in your tribe. I'm 100% sure you've heard it before. Have you found yours?

In this episode, I chat with Melodie from Mills Media Inc out of Vancouver about seasons in business, finding your niche market, working on Mondays and having a go-to person to vent. You can follow Melodie on Twitter @millsmediainc1.

Know someone who is looking to start their own business, share this with them! 

EP 29: Roby Hartland | How to Get Real Solutions To Your Ideas

It's important to know that many of your entrepreneur friends consistently struggle with the imposter syndrome. They see others being successful but fail to understand what they need to do to get there.

This is why coming up with solutions is KEY. When you continue to ask questions, talk to others, hear what they want, decipher their true intentions, ideas are spawned. In this episode, I chat with Roby Hartland of Post Possible. Between managing a new business, a day job, hanging out with friends and doing good things for good people, Roby is hyper-focused on talking to people and finding out real solutions.

You can connect with Roby on Twitter or leave him a comment on his website.

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Are you ranked in the Top 1% of your industry on LinkedIn?

It's been a while since I've mentioned this on LinkedIn...however, I wanted to ask you a question. Do you know what your Social Selling Index Score is? The Social Selling Index Score (SSI) is a feature that used to be available only to paying customers but we're lucky to have access. Need to know more about the SSI? Keep reading.

Where do you rank? Check the link below to calculate your score. Here's mine.

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Do you have a sales team for your company? What is their SSI Score? Creating more 1% ers on your sale team will help your long-term business goals. To see how I help your company do this, please connect with me and I'll show you how.

Click Here To Get Your LinkedIn SSI Score

So what exactly is SSI? In short, it's an algorithm.

LinkedIn came up with it after looking at a group of top performing sales leaders then analyzing the results they achieved. What you get is a score between 0 and 100.

There are four main factors that calculate your LinkedIn SSI score:

  • Establishing your professional brand
  • Find the right people
  • Engage with insights
  • Building relationships

Since I teach entrepreneurs and small businesses how to showcase their professional brand on social, I was happy to see that establishing your professional brand was a factor in calculating the SSI.

Do you love the SSI? I'd appreciate you sharing this post with your connections!

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Follow Me On LinkedIn and connect! 

EP28: Gabe Arnold | Being Authentic To Grow and Build Your Business

Gabe Arnold is a mastermind of many things in business; but, what's most unique about him is that he oozes authenticity. Having created his first website at age 16, he's learned a lot over the years and is now helping other business owners along the way. In this episode, I chat with Gabe about filtering out the bad people, what type of beer he likes and staying true to your authentic self in business.

You can connect with Gabe on LinkedIn or through Gabe's Facebook.

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Marisa Cali