TES 066 - Building Community and Connection


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In this episode, #1 Bestselling Author and Highly Acclaimed business & Entrepreneur Expert, Mel Abraham, talks with Kate Erickson of Entrepreneur on Fire about her inspiring journey from the corporate jobs world to her leap into entrepreneurship. She shares with us about how she got there and about her method to engage the community with one-on-one conversations to make them feel encouraged and supported.

About KateErickson

Kate Erickson is a creator,engager and implementer over at EOFire, a 7-day a week podcast thatinterviews today’s most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs. Sheis also the host of Kate’s Take: The EOFire Audio Blog and authorof The Fire Path: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your OnlineBusiness. Kate is passionate about helping entrepreneurs createfreedom in their business and life through developing systems andprocesses that can help their business scale and grow.

What Kate Stands For

Kate believes that two wayconversation is the most important thing. People want to talk withan actual person and they feel great to receive that level ofattention. Her skills in communication and engagement is what sheuses to build and grow a community in a way that they feelgenuinely cared about.


The 3 habits that contributed tomost of Kate’s success:

  1. Attention to detail.
  2. Being open and very transparent,always offering support to people not asking forthings.
  3. Just showing up everyday.



You have to trust your gut andpush through fear. No matter what happens, no matter how scary thatnext step is, it’s not going to be the end of the world. Also, itis good if it’s scary because that means it’s worth taking thatstep. So, push through that fear and don’t let it hold youback.



Mel is the founder of BusinessBreakthrough Academy and Thoughtpreneur Academy where he helpsentrepreneurs bring their businesses to the world and build thelifestyle that they want. Mel is one the most sought afterentrepreneurial mentor and strategic thinkers of our time. Unlikemany other so called “business coaches”, Mel has lived everythinghe teaches and continues to do so. Mel has built, bought and soldnumerous multimillion-dollar businesses for himself as well as hisclients. As the author of The Entrepreneur’s Solution: The ModernMillionaire’s Path to More Profit, Fans & Freedom Entrepreneur,Mel’s strategies have helped build thousands of businesses and havegenerated hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients, rangingfrom large corporations to startups and small family-ownedbusinesses.

Mel is a true believer in theentrepreneurial way of life and says that this “new frontier” isthe paradigm that will shift society from simply existing to livinglife bigger, bolder and on their own terms.

Meet Mel at http://melabraham.com/



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