How to leverage your network and tips on self publishing. Laura from Copy that Pops - 006

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Laura Petersen is a tall Math and Psychology teacher turned international bestselling author, international speaker, podcaster, and persuasive writing expert.

She helps people to actually make money with their books, build their brand authority, and grow their business.

Laura believes that helping others grow in business allows you to make a bigger impact in the world and have more time, money, and freedom to do more of what you love.

 

You will hear about:

  • Lessons learned on self publishing

  • How to own up to your mistakes

  • How to do networking without being aggressive

Key pieces of advice:

“You either win or you learn”

 

“Just own your mistakes. It’s not really a big of a deal, my life is not over”

 

“Anytime you come up to something that doesn’t go right or is a mess up, just own up to it and use it as a teaching lesson, not just to yourself. But even to your audience.”

 

“ Just don’t take yourself or your life too seriously, yes we all need to make money to survive, yes we want to appear as experts and have a good reputation, but these little things, we are all human. And nothing will go perfectly so, just laugh it up and learn from it.”  

“If you go into networking thinking more like a gardener rather than a hunter, I think that’s the right mindset”

Enjoy the episode!

Notes from the episode:

Social Media:

Facebook: @LaptopLaura --- facebook.com/LaptopLaura

Facebook: @CopyThatPops --- facebook.com/CopyThatPops

Twitter: @LaptopLaura --- twitter.com/LaptopLaura

Instagram: @LaptopLaura --- instagram.com/LaptopLaura

Instagram: @CopyThatPops --- instagram.com/CopyThatPops

LinkedIn: @LauraPetersen --- linkedin.com/in/laurapetersen

 

Resources:

Books that Laura recommends:

  • The 4-hour workweek by Tim Ferris

  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Thanks to Jack Ryan of Humble Goods for the intro song: humblegoods.me

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