This week, we are down a Dustin, which probably means it’s going to be quite a pleasant show (kidding!). This is going to be a special, quick-fire episode and the theme is going to be golden nuggets and knowledge bombs. It’ll be a sum up of the things we’ve picked up on or learned that have helped us break through in areas as of late.

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Show Notes for This Episode:

[1:00] Tom drops what today’s episode is all about.
[2:10] Lisa has some reminders for our listeners based on her own experiences.
[3:00] Stop trying to fight competitors and just do you!
[4:30] Ian talks about how competition can be a great thing.
[5:00] It’s no fun playing games you know you’re going to win.
[6:00] Collaborate with your competition.
[7:00] There are a million ways to do everything.
[8:30] Stop trying to be on EVERY social media outlet. JUST STOP IT!
[9:30] Instagram is not your business.
[10:00] Have multiple streams of income.
[11:00] Don’t put all your eggs in one social media basket.
[12:20] Focus on relationships. They will outlive the algorithm.
[13:40] Voice over Talent.
[14:50] What does finding your voice really mean?
[15:00] Find your purple cow.
[17:10] Personality-driven follows.
[18:40] Lisa talks about how ticking off list items makes her feel good.
[19:00] Getting lost in experimentation.
[20:00] Don’t feel bad over Creative R&D.
[21:00] Ian’s best work has come from play.
[22:00] Tom challenges the team to do Golden Nugget Rapid fire as a close.
[23:35] Don’t be afraid to niche.
[24:00] Expand your comfort zone.
[25:00] Regular programming will be back next week!
[26:00] And that’s a wrap!

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