Jeff Bezos instilled a principle at Amazon called disagree and commit. The idea is that we can disagree with our opposition, but commit to trying their suggestion. More often than not, they don’t know if their idea will work. Just like we don’t know if… Read More »Taking a Risk on Dissent: How to Disagree and Commit
I’d rather have 10 dedicated contributors than 100 random followers Last week I talked about choosing between being a generalist or defining your professional niche. One of the forgotten benefits of choosing a niche is the increased efficiency of attracting the right clients. See, when you… Read More »Attracting the Right Visitors
To be recognized as an expert in your industry, should you choose a niche? Or position as a generalist? I am often asked about choosing a niche or maintaining a broad service offering. In my experience, when you are starting (or looking to gain more clients), defining… Read More »Should I niche? Or be a generalist?
It is best to build your authority in a niche market or industry before expanding When you are aiming to get more clients, reach more readers, or build a community of fans, it is easy to assume that a broader reach is best. That’s simply… Read More »Growing Credibility in Your Niche