Don’t search for meaning, create it, with Million Dollar Consulting author Alan Weiss
Consultant, speaker, and prolific author Alan Weiss joins us as Alan shares how to create a successful business with longevity and the top habits that have contributed to his success.
In this episode we discuss:
00:31 About Alan Weiss – What people may not know about him
01:53 Alan’s current focus
02:38 How to create a successful consulting business that lasts long
03:56 Alan’s advice on challenging your clients when you think they are wrong
05:08 Alan’s biggest mistakes and what he’s learnt from them.
05:57 How to create quality lists
06:51 Alan on fear of rejection
07:31 Top habits that really helped Alan Weiss become a success in his career.
08:58 The importance of communication
10:03 How Alan Weiss approaches focus and productivity
Quick Juice Questions
12:12 Do you currently invest? And if so, what do you invest in?
13:13 What and where are you inspired the most?
14:25 Which book has changed your thinking the most?
15:43 What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received and/or given?
16:53 Would you say that success is defined by the individual as opposed to anybody else?
Alan Weiss: However, it has to be defined by somebody who has a perspective, a frame of reference.
18:13 Why do you have a fear of North Dakota?
18:41 If there’s one last bit of Executive Juice you can share for people who want to get to the top of their game, what would it be?
- Million Dollar Consulting: The Professional’s Guide to Growing a Practice by Alan Weiss
- Threescore and More by Alan Weiss
- The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
- Man of La Mancha by Dale Wasserman
- Moby Dick by Herman Melville