Show Notes

Air Date: 11/21/2023

To Be a Successful Entrepreneur, You Need a Strong Network

I’ve run a public relations agency for more than three decades, so entrepreneurship runs in my blood. It’s honestly difficult to fathom life before, when I worked a traditional job and reported to a boss. Honestly, I was not cut out to be an employee. I was born to run my own business.

These days, headlines like “How to be an entrepreneur” are a dime a dozen. It seems like everyone has secret tips and pieces of advice for those looking to be entrepreneurial, even if it means thinking outside the box and excelling at a 9-to-5 job. While there is no silver bullet, one thing is clear: Entrepreneurs take pride in building a strong network, which leads to a strong personal brand.

Without networking, it is virtually impossible to be a successful entrepreneur or to find success in business more generally. A strong network — and the strong brand that it creates — is like a magnet, attracting the “right” people to your orbit and leaving out the “wrong” ones.

Continue reading here.


The article read in this episode originally appeared on the Forbes Agency Council CommunityVoice in October 2023. 


Join The PR Maven® Facebook group page.

Sign up for email notifications for when new episodes are released.