How To Be A Super Connector
Mastering Excellence With Angie Trueblood
A person who knows “a friend of a friend” never runs out of resources. Are you a super connector?
Every connection you build is not only good for others, it’s good for yourself. On top of that, trust deepens in the relationships around you as you consistently make connections. Where does this journey start? Your very own Sales Maven, Nikki Rausch, is here to offer tips, techniques, and strategies to master your sales conversations. Discover methods to place yourself in the position to thrive in business and produce true value for your audience. Today, learn how to be a super connector in this Mastering Excellence Series conversation on this episode of the Sales Maven Show.
As the founder of The Podwize Group and host of the Go Pitch Yourself podcast, Angie Trueblood uses her entrepreneurial spirit, innovative thinking, and superconnector powers to help business owners grow their authority, network and revenue through podcast guesting. Personally, Angie is passionate about normalizing the voices of women in leadership positions, which she feels privileged to play an active role in through her work. When she’s not knee-deep in the podcasting space for work, she can be found spending time exploring Richmond, VA, with her family, laughing about life and motherhood with her friends, and bingeing the Smartless podcast.
In today’s episode, Nikki and Angie talk about living with a sense of authentic curiosity to become a super connector.
Angie shares why curiosity and empathy help you cultivate positive gains and returns in your network. She explains how to take inventory of your connections and how not to feel overly attached to making collaborations work. Listen as Nikki and Angie discuss knowing the difference between a good listener vs being a Super Connector, creating mutually beneficial connections, and building a network through self-awareness.
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In This Episode:
[00:29] – Welcome, and thank you for listening!
[01:54] – Angie Trueblood loves making real life connections.
[04:41] – Nikki and Angie share what they like about working with each other.
[06:54] – You never know where life will take you.
[08:42] – Live with a sense of authentic curiosity.
[11:17] – When people start to open up, what does Angie do to show she’s paying attention?
[14:02] – You may have resources in your network that can help each other, and there may be more than you think.
[16:31] – You don’t need to feel responsible for connections going further.
[18:06] – Then, Angie emphasizes that connections should be mutually beneficial.
[20:22] – Great connections feel simple, and happen without friction.
[22:58] – Next, Angie strategically chooses the spaces and communities she engages with. What does she consider?
[25:46] – Do you know who’s good for what in your network?
[27:25] – As you consistently connect people, trust deepens in the relationships around you.
[30:07] – Do you need to protect your reputation while introducing others?
[31:43] – Then, Angie talks about the self-awareness that helps her manage connections and relationships.
[34:15] – Also, Angie enjoys going out in nature and taking hikes.
[37:02] – Next, Angie shares her story of showing up for her children and being attentive to where they can shine.
[39:08] – Now, What is Angie up to these days?
[40:44] – Thank you for listening. Nikki is so grateful you are here!
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