Sometimes people in our life can act as an inspiration without us even realising. For me, one of these people, a huge inspiration, is Chris Brogan.
The ripple effect of impacting people’s lives without getting the opportunity to even ‘meet’ them is the reason why I work in the Direct Selling industry… and a big part of this podcast. Chris inspired me and other people across the world to take a step into the unknown, to do something that they don’t even know that they are capable of doing.
Chris is the Chief of Staff to the CEO at Appfire. His position serves as a strategic advisor to the executive and senior leadership of the company, with a mandate to drive the company’s major initiatives across the organization.
On top of this, Chris is the New York Times bestselling author of 10 books and is currently working on his 11th! Chris is a professional public speaker with well over 1000 speeches delivered across 14 countries.
I highly encourage you to tune in and listen to our light and fun conversation. I know you are going to enjoy this episode with the inspirational, memorable Chris Brogan.
We’ll be talking about:
➡ [0:00] Introduction
➡ [3:44] About Chris, from Chris
➡ [5:54] I need to send out this message for everyone to hear
➡ [10:12] Inspirations behind writing ‘The Trust Agent’
➡ [13:30] Technology is changing but humans haven’t
➡ [17:50] Tips for building trust
➡ [21:58] People sell poorly because…
➡ [27:17] Be good at Social Media, grow your business and being you – all at the same time
➡ [31:40] Predicting what will happen today years ago
➡ [35:52] Building trust
➡ [39:34] Build influence
➡ [43.52] The story behind Chris’ books
➡ [49:49] 3 books that Chris recommends
➡ [52:06] Chris’s favourite quote
➡ [52:30] Chris’ dream superpower
➡ [52:54] Chris’ advice to his past self
➡ [54:36] Final thoughts
➡ Superheros in Basement – https://amzn.to/3LYyPEj
➡ It’s not About the Tights: Owner’s Manual for Bravery – https://amzn.to/3ziRrYk
➡ Trust Agent – https://amzn.to/3Mafccq
➡ The Impact Equation – https://amzn.to/40NALE6
➡ Finding Your Writing Voice – https://bit.ly/3nyhUOY
➡ Book Recommendations:
Business Stripped Bare by Richard Branson – https://bit.ly/3TRcQ4h
Ender’s Game by – https://bit.ly/3JYhB7C
The Shipping News by Annie Proulx – https://bit.ly/3M2E8Tw
About our Guest:
Chris Brogan is the Chief of Staff at Appfire and an executive-level strategist and CEO advisor, working with companies at the 100M+ revenue range.The projects he works on with C-level executives involve everything from scouting M&A opportunities in B2B enterprise SaaS, strategic pathing and decision-making, reorg efforts, and more. He is also president of Chris Brogan Media, offering brand and digital content strategy as well as business strategy advisory services. Chris is a sought-after keynote speaker and showrunner of The Backpack Show. He is the New York Times bestselling author of ten books and counting… He’s working on his eleventh now!
Connect with Chris Brogan:
➡ Chris Brogan LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cbrogan/
➡ Chris Brogan YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chrisbrogan
➡ Chris Brogan Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chrisbroganmedia/
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