Reply To: Week 5 Assignment

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Paul Hovan
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What do you wish you could improve?

As of right now, I wish I could improve my reach for more people. I know that that has a lot to do with just time, and building your brand and audience so that others get a hold of the content you provide, but I just wish it could happen more quickly lol… I feel I have a lot of great products and services, but if you don't have the audience and amount of people to work with and buy the products, they don't really do much good. This is one of the main reasons I'm working with Natalie on my very first eBook launch. I have very high expectations for it and know that she can direct me in reaching out to more people, so that we can have a very successful launch. I also haven't taken advantage of any Facebook or Twitter ads for  my business yet, although I do remember Natalie Jill and Brooks talking about how they can be beneficial for reaching out to more people and getting more engagement. I don't really know where to start with that though.

What action items will you do to improve your networking skills?

I think one of the biggest things I will start practicing is my 30 second elevator pitch. I know what I'm good at and I know what I do, but I think I have to cut it down into a simple dialogue of who I am, what I do, who I help, and what my services can be solutions for. Any feedback on this would be appreciated!

Where are you stuck?

This is a tough question to answer. I think I'm just stuck in being in a hurry lol… I have a big, grand vision of what my end result will be, living comfortably while running an online business, being able to support my future family, being able to help others and direct them in the way they should go, etc… I feel like I am doing everything I can do at this moment, to ensure success down the road, but sometimes it's hard to tell when you aren't seeing the result (financially, clientele, etc.) that you had hoped for. Granted, I know I am my worst enemy and my hardest critic, so although I may be stuck in my own mind, I could possibly be doing very well in someone else's eyes, but I'm not here to have other people tell me that.

Who would you want in your network to get you where you want to be?

The exact people I have in my network right now. This mentorship is awesome, as we have a few people already running VERY successful online businesses, and that's where I want to be. I've always believed that the quickest way to achieve your goals and dreams, is to find someone/multiple people who have already achieved those things, and then go directly to them for help and direction. I feel like my network is growing and becoming very strong, so I have a confident outlook of what the future will hold.