In episode 108 of Lead with Love, Pat Flynn talks about what introverts can do to best serve their audiences, his first experience with a “hater” and why he almost quit his business because of it, his recommendations for how people can stand out online in a crowded marketplace and so much more!
Pat Flynn is a father, husband, entrepreneur and host of the Smart Passive Income and AskPat podcasts, which have earned a combined total of over 50 million downloads, multiple awards, and features in publications such as The New York Times and Forbes.
“It’s always about serving first. The money will come as a result of helping others.”
– PAT FLYNN
What you'll hear (and don't want to miss!)
How I was introduced to Pat’s work and the ways that it provided me inspiration for my own online business [1:30]
How Pat is able to lead with love – even while being a self-described “numbers nerd” [4:58]
What introverts can do to best serve their audiences [9:15]
The decision by Pat to allow his 8 year-old son to start his own YouTube channel, and the family conversation around it [12:29]
Pat’s first experience with a “hater” and why he almost quit his business because of it [14:37]
His recommendations for how people can stand out online in a crowded marketplace [21:11]
Some of the mistakes he’s made along the way – including the $15,000 lesson and what you can take from it [24:22]
What Pat thought passive income was when he first started his business versus how he views it now [28:43]
The ways he stays creatively inspired and why he still feels that podcasting is the #1 platform for crafting a message [36:00]
Pat’s powerful mission and vision for entrepreneurship [42:30]
“Leading with love to me means just leading from the heart. Serving first, that’s my mantra. Your earnings are a byproduct of how well you serve your audience.” [7:50]
“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Quote by Anne Frank [9:00]
“Every decision I make comes from a result of what my audience is looking for, and when you do it that way, you can’t lose.” [11:23]
“Then the Internet came and now we have the ability to reach everybody it seems, but we’ve lost a little bit of that personal touch and connection, so those who are winning now are putting that personal back in.” [16:12]
“You have to just do it, and that’s going to be the best form of education for you.” [27:31]
“It’s always about serving first. The money will come as a result of helping others.” [32:00]
“You try things and it doesn’t have to be perfect, and you learn along the way and you adjust.” [38:35]
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