Topics We Explored:
- The importance of building up a network of relationships, and how Pam cultivates hers
- Why marketing is so important, especially within an ecosystem model
- The distinction between relational connections and transactional connections
- How you can build a beacon for your work, using what you do, your perspective, and your unique approach
“For that which you do, it is your responsibility to be really clear: This is my point of view. This is my specific perspective on solving this problem. And you want to have a really carefully chosen communication vehicle for doing that.” – Pam Slim (Tweet this.)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Start Finishing by Charlie Gilkey
- The Widest Net: Unlock Untapped Markets and Discover New Customers Right in Front of You by Pam Slim
- All Books by Pam Slim
- Main Street Learning Lab
- Backstage Capital
- RareBreed Ventures
- Overlooked Ventures
- The Plug Newsletter
About Pam Slim:
Pamela Slim is an author, community builder, consultant, and former corporate director of training and development at Barclays Global Investors. She focused her first decade in business on creating and delivering training programs for large companies such as HP, Charles Schwab, 3Com, Chevron, and Cisco Systems.
Pam is best known for her book Escape from Cubicle Nation (named Best Small Business and Entrepreneur book of 2009 from 800 CEO Read) along with her follow-up book Body of Work. Both were published by Penguin/Portfolio. Her upcoming book The Widest Net was published by McGraw Hill in November 2021.
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