Episode 218: A Simple Way to Build Your Business ONE Relationship At a Time

Growing up, we all hear that it’s better to give than receive — and this is especially true when it comes to business relationships — but do your goals reflect that?

Because we all know that, if you want to build a great business and a great career, it all comes down to the quality of our relationships. But when it comes to setting goals, most of us aren’t intentionally designed to ensure we build deep and meaningful relationships within our business or with the people we serve.

But that also means, for most of us, there is a huge opportunity to grow our businesses! Because there are a number of simple things you can do, starting immediately, that will truly transform the depth of the relationships that you have — if you take consistent action over the next year. Patrick Galvin, the author of The Connector’s Way, joins the show to share the simple steps to building a business one relationship at a time.

The ONE Thing to take away from this episode:

Patrick gives a lot of great advice in this episode. So, what’s the ONE thing you’re going to put into practice today?

We love the idea of writing honest, unsolicited recommendations on LinkedIn or another social media platform, and we think that’d make a great 66-Day Challenge for anyone who wants to grow their business and enrich their life.

Over time, if you do this consistently, what impact will it have on those relationships? What impact will it have on the way people perceive you? And how would it make you feel?

And if you do take action, we’d love to hear about your progress and results. It might even make a great podcast episode in the future. So, if you take on this 66-Day Challenge, send an email to geoff@the1thing.com and share your story. We love to hear from you.

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LINKS & TOOLS FROM THIS EPISODE

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My 66-Day Challenge Calendar

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The ONE Thing

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