Deciding Whose Voice To Listen To

  • Category: ManagingMarketing

You ask for opinions on your website, your social media, your next business moves. Chances are, you’ve heard some wildly divergent opinions.

How do you decide whose voice to listen to?

In this episode, Jonathan and I talk about the perils of echo chambers, the value of asking specific questions (and how to give graceful feedback). Stay tuned to the last few minutes when we tackle the role of your spouse or partner—we had some fun with that one for sure…

Quotables

“Just because it’s something that we don’t want to hear doesn’t mean we can’t still be grateful that somebody felt the need to tell us.” –RM

“Being able to communicate a complex idea to a whole bunch of different types of peoples from different cultures and different languages – it’s brutal.” –JS

“It’s all in who you ask, how you ask, how likely you are to get the response that you want.” –RM

“In my intake form for private coaching, I have two questions on there. Are you single, what’s your marital situation, and do you have any business partners. Because both of those things need special handling.” –JS

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