Everyone even the most successful entrepreneurs hit plateaus that can make or break you. Our today’s guest is a speaker, consultant and the go-to authority in how to smash a business plateau felt by mid-career entrepreneurs and professionals.
David Shriner-Cahn is the host of the business podcast, Smashing the Plateau, the resource for business leaders who feel they have stalled. David has interviewed over 200 guests, including Cliff Ravenscraft, Ric Edelman, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Bob Burg. If you need an expert for your podcast, radio show or live event who can teach your audience how to fix the business problems that keep them awake at night, then look no further!
In addition to his own show, David has been a featured guest on many podcasts, and as President of TEND Strategic Partners, David works with business leaders who need to get unstuck from a mid-career plateau where they may be in danger of losing the spark that has helped them succeed and remove the roadblocks that are keeping them from fully achieving their goals.
02:19 – Having a mindset of focus, discipline and getting a structure in place
05:00 – Things you have to leverage to maintain your focus and the drive
10:19 – Be clear on what to say “No” to
15:53 – Finding resources and utilize them on an effective manner
19:08 – Building relationships and earning trust
20:45 – Selling the solution and not the product
22:35 – Going beyond the idea after a successful outcome
24:21 – The importance of downtime for productivity
[26:43] – Wrap Up
“Fear usually prevents you of starting something new and you may spend way too much time agonizing over what to do rather than just getting started .” – David Shriner-Cahn