Mar 15, 2021
Welcome back to the 5th episode in the Virtual Team Series. So
far you’ve learned that you need a rock star to help you in your
business, you’ve learned where to find that rock star, how to
onboard your rock star, and now it’s time to learn how to lead your
band of rock stars. I want to make sure that you are learning from
the best, which is why I’ve invited Tim Croll on this episode of
Solopreneur Money. Tim will teach us 5 essential ways that
solopreneurs can manage their team successfully.
You will want to hear this episode if you are interested
- Tim’s story [3:22]
- Lessons from his journey [8:34]
- 5 tips solopreneurs can use to manage their teams [11:05]
- 4 Keys to personal development [17:50]
- Managing things [29:30]
- Leading followers [35:28]
- Leading other leaders [41:25]
- Becoming a mentor [49:12]
- The money questions [53:33]
Tim Croll knows how to break down complex ideas into an action
Tim Croll is a business growth strategist, with extensive
experience in E-commerce, entrepreneurship, and organization
development. His vast experience ranges from owning a service-based
company to building a multi-million dollar e-commerce business.
What sets Tim apart from other business strategists is his ability
to communicate a complex business strategy into a step-by-step
action plan. Are you ready to discover an action plan that will
help you lead your band of rock stars?
5 steps to becoming a great leader of your band of rock
Picture a circle that is divided equally into 5 parts, we’ll
call this circle the leadership flywheel. These 5 parts continually
build on each other to create greater leadership skills. These 5
pieces are what you can use to help you grow to lead your band of
- Learn how to lead yourself. In order to
be a great leader, you must focus on the needs of others. Use your
power, influence, and money to help benefit others. To do this you
need to continually learn and grow personally. You can do this by
building a foundation first.
- Grow physically - If you don’t take care of yourself physically
you won’t have the energy to lead.
- Grow socially - Build your relationships by acknowledging the
baggage that you carry with you.
- Grow spiritually - There are ways to grow spiritually whether
you believe in a higher power or not.
- Grow mentally - Grow your character and self to sustain your
- Manage things (not people). You can
manage your time, finances, and goals, but not people. Learn how to
pay attention to how you use your time by implementing a system
that works for you. Create systems and standard operating
procedures in your business to lessen the number of decisions you
have to make.
- Lead followers. You want to make sure to
influence followers in a positive way. Have the character to lead
positively. You can do this by using the 5 powers of influence over
others: reward, coercion, position, experience, and charisma.
- Lead other leaders. This is when you
become begin to develop your leadership team. You’ll train them to
become better individuals so they can lead better.
- Be a mentor. When you finally achieve
this level you will be ready to lead by experience. It takes time
and self-awareness to reach this level.
What were your takeaways?
If you are looking for actionable plans to get started as a
leader of your rock band then you’ve got to press play. Tim packs a
lot into this episode. Make sure to listen until the end to hear
what my key takeaways were.
Check out my website to get FREE resources to help you get started
building your team. You’ll even find worksheets that can help you
reach your financial goals. If you are interested in my financial
services email me to schedule a consultation.
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