Introvert Biz Growth Podcast
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The ‘Introvert Biz Growth’ is a conversation with introverts who have grown their online business using their introverted super powers. We discuss entrepreneurship, personal & business growth, different revenue streams, online selling & making a difference.
Past guests include Denise Wakeman, Nicole Dean, Tara Gentile as well as Beth Buelow.Read more »
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IBG 58 - David Burkus – Redefining What it Means to Network for Introverts
6 days ago
Shownotes and links for this episode can be found at http://sarahsantacroce.com/episode58 Conventional wisdom tells us that networking is about working a room and winning the most business cards. But does the traditional model truly promote authentic connections that will last long-term? Is there a better way to approach networking that builds deeper relationships faster—in a setting where introverts can thrive? David Burkus is a best-selling author and associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. His is also a sought-after speaker, delivering keynotes for Fortune 500 companies as well as military leaders at the US Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School. In 2017, David was named as one of Thinkers50’s top thought leaders in business, and he is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review. Today, David shares his journey to becoming a non-fiction writer, discussing what inspired him to use storytelling to write about the social sciences. He explains how book sales fuel the speaking engagements that make up the majority of his revenue. David describes the idea behind his latest book, Friend of a Friend, and its aim to redefine what it means to network. Listen in for David’s insight on shared activity as a powerful alternative to traditional networking and learn how introverts can thrive in a model that supports deeper connection! *** Become a VIP of my community Be the first to know whenever I release a new podcast or host a special webinar for introverts. And as a welcome present get my '4-part Guide 'How Saying 'NO' Can Help You Grow! http://sarahsantacroce.com/sayno/ *** In this episode you’ll learn… David’s inspiration to use storytelling to write about the social sciences. How books sales fuel the speaking engagements in David’s business model. Why David looks forward to the performance aspect of his work as a writer. David’s insight on reading as an important part of a writer’s job. David’s challenge around collaborating with others during the editing process. How typical networking advice books contradict the principles of social science. David’s aim to redefine what it means to network. The idea of a shared activity as a powerful alternative to traditional networking. How multiplexity supports people in building deeper connections faster. David’s practice of sharing the best part of his day with his kids. How David leverages Contactually to maintain connections with his database. How The Opposable Mind helped David develop a new approach to decision-making. Other links and resources mentioned in this episode: David’s Website David on Twitter David on Facebook David on LinkedIn Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career by David Burkus David’s Books David’s TED Talk The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Difference by Malcolm Gladwell Elizabeth Gilbert Susan Cain LinkedIn Local Contactually The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking by Roger L. Martin Creating Great Choices: A Leader’s Guide to Integrative Thinking by Jennifer Riel and Roger L. Martin Sarah’s Book List Donate to the IBG Podcast Thanks for listening ! Thanks so much for listening to this episode. If you enjoyed it, I would be super grateful if you'd share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post. And if you don’t have it yet, get your free 4-step Guide on How to Say no to Grow. You'll be added to my list as well so I can share the latest episodes and other introvert related resources with you. Also, please leave a review on iTunes. I'm told that they really matter so if you'd take a minute I'd appreciate it. And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes or on Android to get notified for all my future shows. Warmly SarahRead more »