Episode from the podcastIt's Time to Sell Podcast: Strategies for 21st Century Selling

EP006: Don’t Fall into the Trap of Serving Yourself Instead of Serving Other People with Scott Oldford

Released Saturday, 30th May 2015
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Having known each other a long time Chris and Scott open up about early successes, fall on your face moments and how to rebound to an even better business model. One must let the ego fall away to reap the rewards that serving other people can bring. Focusing on 3 years in the future can help you to obtain your vision while dreams can linger for too long without proper guidance. And advice on how sales professionals can keep themselves from becoming a thing of the past. 

Key Takeaways:

[2:50] Chris was a potential client?

[4:40] Scott had a little luck and created a cluck for a buck

[7:50] I understood why people will do something or not do something

[8:14] Self worth and value proposition

[10:32] I was a computer geek

[12:23] I couldn’t managed the growth I was creating

[13:07] I motivated 15 year olds 

[14:07] I got discovered and grew an ego

[16:02] An entrepreneur or a rock star?

[18:02] Confusing a vision and a dream

[21:58] What does promoting yourself look like daily? 

[23:28] The moment of clarity 

[27:43] How the Connection book came to be

[32:45] Inbound marketing = Success

[33:50] You can change your personal brand so quickly

[35:19] The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth 

[36:46] Tools Scott uses

[38:14] How to contact Scott



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