I like listening to the live shows at GSPN.tv/live & knew as I was listening to Business Tech Weekly 71 that eventually an episode of StartingCube would use part of it. I like and respect Andy Traub more and more as I get to know him.
Before you go on, make sure you have listened to the Starting Cube episode:
[download MP3 – 15:04]
You have to ask:
- People cannot buy if you have nothing to sell.
- People cannot download if you have nothing to download
- People will not say yes to your request if you do not ask.
During my college years, I made a habit of talking to people who did not know me. Individuals like VPs, Deans, Department Chairs. A few years later I was totally out of practice.
One summer my wife and I were traveling around the country & ended up in Columbus Ohio one day. I had a day to myself. Nervously I arranged to meet a guy I knew online in person to walk around Ohio State University. Afterwards I was driving & spotted the Columbus Crew Soccer Stadium.
In an act of bravery, for me at least, I asked to be able to walk around & take pictures.
Here are some that resulted:
Going & asking people for help, or to do stuff you want, or for them to purchase, pay, or vote for what you want is both scary and vital to achieving your goals.
Don’t aim for perfection.
The knowledge of great audio was something I knew about before producing Artist Insider in 2006, but just acting was what was needed.
Greatness can be sustained; perfection cannot
Do the best work you can & work to improve as you Help People.
The reason I support businesses as the best way to solve public problems is they are the most effective.
I am not talking about fraud, theft, or oppression – but equitable trades, where both parties end up with something they desire more then what they trade for it.
I have to ask
I have to produce
I cannot aim for perfection, but greatness
I have to do my best & keep improving what “my best” is
That is why I am going on the Best Website for You plan. Have worked StartingCube the way it is, and why Ally Nation is in such rough shape. The first thing I have to do is figure out what I will produce on a regular basis, then figure out the best way to present it online.