I’ve been saying lately that building a team is the plateau-buster. You may have taken your self-employed business as far as you can on your own, and the only way to break through your current level is to build a team around you. For many self-employed business owners, being an employer is not a natural inclination. My guest today, Robert Glazer, is going to help us look at not just building a team, but also elevating a team. Robert explains his concept of capacity: spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical capacity. Once an individual has reached their personal capacity, that’s when they need to start expanding their team. As self-employed business owners, we are inherently independent, but sometimes, expanding our teams is necessary for us to increase our business’ capacity. Join Robert and I as we discuss a more soulful approach to building a team around you to get the support and capacity you need.
Robert Glazer is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Acceleration Partners, a global partner marketing agency and the recipient of numerous industry and company culture awards, including Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards two years in a row. He is the author of the inspirational newsletter Friday Forward, and the #1 Wall Street Journal, USA Today and international bestselling author of five books: Elevate, Friday Forward, How To Thrive In The Virtual Workplace, Moving To Outcomes and Performance Partnerships. He is a sought-after speaker by companies and organizations around the world and is the host of The Elevate Podcast.
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Robert Glazer, thank you so much for being here!
Remember, you might be in business FOR yourself but you are not in business BY yourself.
Be your best self. Be proud and keep changing the world.
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