Hi there Wedding Pro CEOs! My name is Brandee Gaar and every week on this podcast, I’m dedicated to helping you build a profitable wedding business that you actually love.
This week, I’m replaying my opening presentation from the Wedding Pro CEO Summit of 2022 and I’m super excited for you to hear it.
As Wedding Pro CEOs, it’s so important to foster an environment of continuous learning and growth. But, it’s hard to do this when our ego stands in the way. In this presentation, I’ll outline 3 steps to help you become a humble learner and foster an environment of growth.
I’ll talk about the importance of being a humble learner, being vulnerable and previewing the solution or system that was used to create sustainable growth. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn and grow – grab your tickets to the Wedding Pro CEO Summit now before they sell out!
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Why is it important for Wedding Pro CEOs to foster an environment of continuous learning and growth?
It is important for Wedding Pro CEOs to foster an environment of continuous learning and growth in order to ensure their business’s success.
As CEOs, we must be continuous learners for our own growth and the growth of our teams we lead. By demonstrating the practices ourselves our employees have an example of what it looks like to constantly strive to improve skills, knowledge, abilities and tools to remain competitive in the market.
Additionally, fostering an environment of continuous learning and growth helps to create a culture of innovation, which is essential for any business that wants to stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing industry.
By fostering an environment of continuous learning and growth, Wedding Pro CEOs can also ensure that their employees remain engaged and motivated.
Ultimately, fostering an environment of continuous learning and growth can help Wedding Pro CEOs to create a successful and sustainable business.
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Here are the highlights from the opening keynote you can implement today:
1. Be a humble learner.
2. Be vulnerable.
3. Take away one nugget from every presentation.
Being a humble learner is an important step in learning and growing in any area of life. It is especially important for established business owners to be humble learners to help them scale their business and avoid being stuck in the hamster wheel.
Humble learning involves dropping the ego and being open to learning something new, even if it is something you may think you already know.
This means being open to the idea that there may be something new that you can learn, even if you are a top in your market. Be an active listener, willing to accept that there may be something you don’t know or that you could be doing differently.
Being a humble learner can help you learn new things and gain insight into how you can improve your business and make it even more successful.
“Humble learning involves dropping the ego and being open to learning something new, even if it is something you may think you already know.”
Being vulnerable can be a scary thing, especially for business owners who have worked hard to get to the top of their market. But it’s an essential step to growing and taking your business to the next level.
Being vulnerable requires you to let go of your ego and drop your defenses. It means acknowledging that you don’t know everything, and that you’re open to learning from others. This can be difficult, especially when you’re surrounded by other successful business owners. But it’s important to remember that everyone is in the same boat. Everyone has their strengths and weaknesses, and everyone is capable of learning something new.
Start by setting down your defenses. Take some deep breaths and remind yourself that you don’t have to have all the answers. Acknowledge that you can learn from others and that you will benefit from their knowledge. Be open to listening and asking questions. Be willing to take advice from those who have done it before. Most of all, be willing to make mistakes and learn from them.
Vulnerability is a brave step, but it’s a crucial one to growing your business. When you take the step to be vulnerable, you open yourself up to amazing opportunities. You become more open to collaboration and to receiving help from others.
You create an environment of trust, which can help build relationships with clients and colleagues. Not to mention, being vulnerable allows you to be honest about your weaknesses, which can help you make more informed decisions for your business.
Finally, being vulnerable allows you to grow and develop as a leader. It allows you to become more confident in yourself and your decisions, and it allows you to become more comfortable with taking risks. It also allows you to develop a deeper understanding of yourself and others, and to create meaningful connections. Being vulnerable is a critical step in becoming a successful business owner.
Taking the time to be vulnerable can help you take your business to the next level.
“Everyone has their strengths and weaknesses, and everyone is capable of learning something new.”
Taking away one nugget from every presentation is an important part of the Wedding Pro CEO Summit. To succeed in this step, attendees should come in with an open mind and be prepared to be a humble learner.
Like what was mentioned before, this means dropping any ego and being open to learning something new, even if they already feel accomplished in their business.
They should also be ready to be vulnerable and open up about the areas in their business that they may not know about or don’t feel confident in. By doing this, attendees will be able to pick up one valuable nugget from each presentation that can help them rethink the way they do business and give them new insights that can help them scale their business beyond the overwhelm.
The speakers at the summit are also eager to help and have reviewed the answers to the questionnaire attendees filled out to make sure they are meeting their needs and helping them level up.
Have a goal to make the most of each presentation by taking away at least one key idea, one gold nugget. Attending the summit is the opportunity to get advice from industry experts and to ask questions that you may not have the opportunity to ask in your day-to-day life.
Ask your questions! Asking questions will give you the chance to dive deeper into the topics and get more in-depth answers.
So make sure to take advantage of this and ask questions to make sure you are getting the most from each presentation.
“Ask your questions! Asking questions will give you the chance to dive deeper into the topics and get more in-depth answers.”
As Wedding Pro CEOs, it is essential to foster an environment of continuous learning and growth in order to ensure the success of your business. By embracing the humble learning strategy, you can become open to learning something new, even if you already feel accomplished in your business.
Additionally, being vulnerable and taking away one nugget from each presentation will provide you with valuable insights that can help you level up and scale your business. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and grow. Remember, with hard work, dedication, and the right mindset, you can achieve the same results as the top Wedding Pro CEOs we are learning from.
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