Quick Tip

Are you in the right room?

"If you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room."

Brian Kurtz (famous marketing dude) shared that quote during a training session I listened to yesterday.

(side note - Grammarly wants me to change "dude" to something else. I decline.)

He was talking about what makes a great copywriter, but that advice applies to everyone. Don't you think?

Jim Rohn likes to say we are the average of the five people we spend the most time with.

As business owners, marketers, and salespeople, it's easy to get caught up in our echo chambers.

It takes effort to grow.

To actively seek out new ideas.

To connect with people with different points of view.

It's taken more effort than usual during the last year or two.

The good news is, even if we've fallen behind, we can restart and recommit today.

Who are some of the "smartest people" you like to hang out with? Hit reply and let me know - I'd love to learn.

Yours for smarter marketing,



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