Today’s guest isn’t your typical Life Coach.
After working in sales for two decades, he became a certified Life Coach in 2005. In a world filled with “woo-woo” life coaches, his opinionated and direct approach is refreshing and gets results.
Eight years later, he launched Coach the Life Coach because he had learned how to build a successful coaching practice and he was tired of watching new Life Coaches struggle to survive. He helps them build a coaching practice that is sustainable and profitable.
He has written over 1,500 self-development articles and is the author of 11 books, including “The Clarity Method: Tap Into What Motivates Your Clients, Your Colleagues, and You.”
Please join me in welcoming Tim Brownson.
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In this episode we discuss:
- his thoughts on leadership: “To me leadership is about integrity, doing the right thing when no one is looking. You can lead by coaching loudly or through a quiet determination.”
- his experience in sales and how it shaped his views on solving problems and offering solutions instead of trying to “win” a customer.
- how he describes his first couple of years of coaching as a blueprint for how to not start a coaching business.
- how he balances writing and coaching and makes both a priority.
- his understanding that he doesn’t take well to being confined by a structure and what he does instead.
- his practices surrounding networking and the value he places on Facebook groups.
Books mentioned in this episode:
- “The Clarity Method: Tap Into What Motivates Your Clients, Your Colleagues, and You” by Tim Brownson
- “70 Amazing Facts About Your Brains – And Why It Does Weird Things” by Tim Brownson
- “How to be Rich and Happy” by Tim Brownson
- “Don’t Ask Stupid Questions – There Are No Stupid Questions” by Tim Brownson
- “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allen
Robbie Samuels is a keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, and relationship-based business strategist who has been recognized as a “networking expert” by Inc., Forbes, Harvard Business Review Ascend and Lifehacker. He helps event organizers and associations inspire life-long membership by creating welcoming and inclusive participant experiences.
He is the author of the best-selling business book Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences and has been profiled in the Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company. He writes for Harvard Business Review Ascend. His clients include associations and corporations including Marriott, AmeriCorps, Hostelling International, and General Assembly.
He has been featured in several books including Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It by Dorie Clark and The Connector’s Advantage: 7 Mindsets to Grow Your Influence and Impact by Michelle Tillis Lederman. He has guest lectured at many leading educational institutions including Harvard University, Brown University, Cornell University, Brandeis University, and Northeastern University.
Robbie is the host of On the Schmooze podcast which features his networking strategies and talented professionals sharing untold stories of leadership and networking. Watch his TEDx “Hate networking? Stop bageling and be the croissant!” at www.robbiesamuels.com/TEDx.
Interested in booking Robbie to speak? At www.robbiesamuels.com/speaking you'll find video clips and a description of his signature session, Art of the Schmooze.
Call 617-600-8240 to speak directly with Robbie.
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- @RobbieSamuels on Twitter and Instagram
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