Fiana Patrice describes herself as naturally shy. She started Approach2Link as a solution to a problem she was noticing at networking events and mix and mingles. Check out the interview below along with the show notes that follow. Go to Approach2Link.com to get a FREE Ebook from Fiana.
1. SEE A NEED….MEET A NEED
Fiana started Approach2Link because she noticed people coming to networking events and not meeting anyone. She wanted to make events that were easier for people to interact with others. Fiana experienced the challenge herself she was addressing herself because of her naturally shy nature. It helped her to relate to others.
2. YOU CAN DO BRAVE THINGS WHILE NERVOUS
Fiana like many people experiences nervousness when speaking in front of people or doing interviews. She shared her formula for combating nerves.
3. ANY IDEA THAT MEETS A NEED CAN BE A MINISTRY/BUSINESS
Fiana defined approachability as being open and available to meet people without being desperate. It goes beyond romantic relationships to business contacts and friendships. She was discouraged from pursuing it as a business because others felt no one would be interested in it. She has discovered there is a need for it and interest in it beyond events for coaching, training, and resources.
4. HOW TO APPROACH AND BE MORE APPROACHABLE
5. BE PREPARED BUT MOVE FORWARD EVEN IF AFRAID
Fiana’s advice to others looking to launch out is to get as much information as possible before launching. Learn how to get your products out to people. Do your research first. She ended by encouraging everyone.
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