323 - Why Who You Know Matters: A Conversation with Sophie Dare

Years ago, when I was just out of school and looking for a job, a family friend told me that for many opportunities in life, “It’s all about who you know!”  As a young, idealistic college graduate with my newly minted diploma, I wanted to argue - “No, it’s all about what you know and the results you can produce! I should be hired based on merit and talent - not on connections!”

The truth is somewhere in the middle, but I can promise you this - in almost every major milestone in my life, “who” I knew played a major role. 

In life and in business, relationships are everything.

In our fast-paced, online world, it’s so easy to get caught up in growing our social media followings that it’s easy to forget that those numbers don’t mean anything without true, authentic connection.  

Listen to this week’s episode of the Thriving Christian Artist podcast as muralist Sophie Dare and I chat about how to start and cultivate relationships both online and off to help grow your business, your impact, and your faith.

Be sure to connect with Sophie at instagram.com/sophie.dare.designs or on her website at sophiedare.com.

Sophie also mentioned our Created to Thrive Artist Mentoring Program, which is designed to help artists like you grow artistically, spiritually, and financially, surrounded by a supportive, encouraging community. 
Learn more about it:  https://www.matttommeymentoring.com/artmentor.html

We also have a free, on-demand training on the 5-step framework that we use in the Created to Thrive program that you can take any time You To Be” that you can take any time - just click the link below to start watching!  “How to Start Thriving As the Artist God Has Called you To Be” is available anytime at the link below!

Thanks for listening!  You can also watch this podcast on YouTube at youtube.com/matttommeymentoring.  Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode!


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