Being in business for yourself can be isolating. Lonely.
Anthropologist and expert on tribes, Robin Dunbar identified that successful tribes and groups operate in groups of 5, 15, 150 and with a greater village going to 1500.
According to Matt Church, one of the top 10 speakers globally says that in today’s world, we have another layer being 15,000 in social following.
For experts going through extreme growth, they can focus too much on the 1500 and 15,000 figures and easily lose sight of their closest tribe members. For instance, tour board of directors who have the greatest influence over your success is crucial. Without them, you’re pulled in every direction, spread thin, lose your identity being who your 15,000 want you to be. You’re driven by popularity, vanity metrics, search engines and hashtags and ultimately become who the 15,000 want you to be.
If this is you, it’s time to bring in your 15.
Who are those who have trod the path you want to tread? Who is in your corner with you? Who directly impacts your growth? Who are you really trying to become?
Stop feeling alone and start feeling solid.
Start feeling unshakeable and strong.
Do the work your board advises you to do.
Eagles don’t flock so you need to go out, find them and build your tribe.
Who are yours?
The Women with Influence mentoring program is a 6-month industry leadership strategy to help you leverage your expertise to become the expert in your field. If you’re a speaker, consultant, trainer, coach, author or podcaster trying to grow your practice, this program can assist you to stand out, position yourself effectively and play out front.
The best place to begin is to read the brochure to see if it sounds like you. From there I’d love to find out your goals and if this falls in line with your aspirations. Here’s the link: https://jane-anderson.com/women-with-influence/
Jane Anderson is a communications expert, speaker and the author of 5 books including “EXPERT to INFLUENCER: 12 Key Skills to Attract New Clients, Increase Sales and Leverage your Personal Brand to Become an Industry Leader.” With over 20 years experience helping people step into their personal power, she is obsessed about creating human connection to drive business growth in a world of disruption and automation. To inquire about her working with you or your organisation please contact us here.