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Entrepreneur Weekly

Feb 26, 2022

Alan welcomes long time friend and muse Pam Golden - President of GLA Communications.  Alan asks Pam if she can explain her long run of success.  Pam summed it up in 8 key points as follows:  #1 -   Never stop learning.  If you don't keep learning and evolving with times you can't help your clients.  Don't stay still.  Keep changing and try new things, move forward with the time and analyze what works.  #2 - Tell it like it is!  Be honest even if they don't like what you say.  Bring knowledge, honesty and thoughtfulness to the table.  3-# Be a trusted partner.  As a business owner or an entrepreneur we realize we can't do it on your own.  Having the right people in y our corner helps things run smoothly which moves into the next point.  #4 -  Surround yourself with good people and in order to do so it takes you to #5 - Ask for help!.  It's so important as an owner of a business it to when you need the help.  And it's ok.  It's nearly impossible to do it all.  Find someone who can do what you can't do.  You both win. #6 - Share it back/pay it forward.  Help other's be a success. #7 - Understand your business.  Know how to read your financial reports, be on it all the time.  Be on your business, not just in your business.  #8 - Knowing what you know and knowing what you don't know.  Surround yourself with people who can help you become smarter and help you grow.  Pam closes the show explaining how important it is to mentor the younger generation and entrepreneurs.  Ask them the tough questions and guide them.  She reminds them to have the strength to ask for advice for your journey doesn't always have to be your own.

  • [00:00:00] Never Stop Learning
  • [00:05:52] Tell It Like It Is!
  • [00:11:30] Ask for help!
  • [00:18:51] Understand your business
  • [00:25:08] Know What You Know!
  • [00:33:53] Mentor