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Dave Gambrill is a real professional. The guy just gets stuff done and adds value bombs all day long.
You’re going to love my full interview with him. If you didn’t check out his write-up in the newsletter, go here.
My name is Dave Gambrill and I help people unleash their awesome through executive coaching, corporate training, and leadership consulting. I also help people in the same field successfully launch and scale their online presence. I’ve been married 25 years this November and have 3 sons.
As a business coach I help people find clarity and uncover the next steps they should execute on their success path.
I ended up in this area after working in corporate jobs for 20 years. I have experience in the military, major league sports and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, and healthcare so I bring a unique perspective to the table. I discovered that I prefer working for myself, on my own schedule, without the corporate constraints because it frees me to be the person I need to be to best help my clients.
I’m a Founding Partner and Executive Director for the John Maxwell Team, which is a speaking, training, and coaching education program. Over 20,000 people in over 150 countries have been certified through the program. If you want to do what I do, it’s a pretty good place to start.
As I was launching and scaling my successful coaching and consulting practice, many of my colleagues kept asking me how I was doing it. They wanted to know how to get started, the best practices for building an email list, how to setup a landing page, etc. Since I’ve been selling online since 1995, most of that stuff came naturally to me but I realized that wasn’t the case for most people. So, it got to the point where I couldn’t answer individual questions all day, everyday from people so I created the group so I could serve everyone better. As I write this, we have over 1500 members and if you are reading this, feel free to come join us too.
Most people think you simply setup a sales page, buy ads, and make millions. I wish it was that easy! People tend to forget that this game is a marathon, not a sprint and that you should focus on building relationships and adding value to people. It’s possible to do that via an email list or FB group, you just have to be prepared to play the long game.
A great place for people to get an idea of how I operate is to check out the blog post from Kevin Kelly called, “1000 True Fans”. That’s the basic framework for how I think about growing my empire.
I’m SO glad I can finally talk about this! Tony, Dean and Russell Brunson just released a powerful course and coaching program that helps people unleash their knowledge, impact people, and get rewarded handsomely in the process. Never before have 3 legends like this partnered to create something so powerful. I’ve had a chance to go through the entire program already – it’s amazing!
You can visit gambrill.com/kbb to enroll but you have to do so before May 13th.
I’ve shared this a few times, but I think it’s one that will best serve your readers: Trello.
Trello is a project/task management app that keeps you on track with your projects, integrates with most of the other tools you use, and makes it simple to collaborate with others. It’s very, very powerful and you can do most of the things you need using the free version.
I think my favorite book of all time, and the one that had the biggest impact on me leaning into the current path I’m on is “The Four Hour Work Week” by Tim Ferriss.
And my favorite quote, which is not from that book, is from Zig Ziglar who said, “Help enough people get what they want and you can have anything you want.” I use this philosophy every day in my business.
If you are just starting you need 3 basic things: an email service, a way to create landing pages and sales pages, and a payment processor. For many people just starting out I encourage them to create an opt-in magnet (like an ebook or video series) to capture emails. I also suggest they create a FB group to go along with it. Between your list and FB group you can keep teaching, sharing, and adding value to your audience which will warm them up for whatever you want to sell. People buy from people they know, like, and trust so you have to work on getting them to that point.
Email. I’m still active on FB, Instagram, YouTube, etc. but my main call to action on those platforms is for people to join my email list. FB Messenger audiences are also getting some good traction.
There are two easy ways to keep up with what I’m doing:
1) Go grab my 2019 Comprehensive Resource Guide at gambrill.com/2019list . That’ll show you what I mean by a lead magnet and you also stay up to date on other projects I’ve got going on.
2) Follow me on Instagram at instagram.com/gambrill
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