Show Notes – Episode 6
In this episode, Erica Ross-Krieger interviews Pamela Slim. Pamela Slim is an award-winning author, speaker and business coach who helps people create work that changes the world. She is the author of Escape from Cubicle Nation, and Body of Work, partner of the Quiet Leadership Institute, and the founder of the Main Street Learning Lab in Mesa, AZ, a community-based think tank for small business economic acceleration.
Listen in as Pamela shares:
- The Empire model of building a business and why it is problematic.
- Where most freelancers fall down in their marketing.
- An overview of the Ecosystem Marketing Model.
- How our specific “Attitude Toward Obstacles” (and the 3 different types of these attitudes) impacts and contributes to our success.
- A sneak peek into her upcoming book.
- How we build connections is important in our businesses. When we develop relationships that are symbiotic, we build a stronger web.
- It’s important to develop consistent marketing habits.
- Marketing can be fun.
Our attitudes toward obstacles impact and can shape our success. There are 3 main types and it’s important to cultivate a healthy attitude toward obstacles
Pam’s upcoming “Tiny Marketing Actions” 8-week class can help you establish important, consistent, marketing habits. You can find out more on her website: https://pamelaslim.com
• The free Tiny Marketing Actions Playbook is available here:
Connect with Pamela Slim:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pamslim
Pamela Slim, Bio
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.
Since 2005, Pam has advised thousands of entrepreneurs as well as companies serving the small business market such as Infusionsoft, Progressive Insurance and Prezi. Pam partnered with author Susan Cain to build and launch the Quiet Revolution and the Quiet Leadership Institute.
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.
In 2016, Pam launched the K’é Main Street Learning Lab in Mesa, Arizona, a grassroots, community-based think tank for small business economic acceleration.
She is frequently quoted as a business expert in press such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Information Week, Money Magazine and Psychology Today.