How to Succeed & Grow Your Tribe (Podcast #15 with Bob Burg)

An Action Plan for Dreamers is a weekly 20-minute podcast where we provide practical and actionable advice about what it takes to create the life you crave. It’s short enough to listen on your commute or coffee break and contains 3-5 practical steps you can take to move closer to your dream life.

Make the first move in new friendships

Show Notes

Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others. – Booker T. Washington

Bringing more interesting, supportive, and healthy people into your life is a key component as we go after our dreams. In this episode, we talk about how to connect and bring these people into your life and gain their support for the life you crave. During the conversation we share how we stay connected with our growing network in addition to constantly looking at how we can connect them to other people/opportunities.

We are honored to have Bob Burg join us to talk about success and the importance of shifting your focus from getting to giving. As you build your network think first about how you can help others and what you can provide to help their needs. This shift will greatly improve your relationships, grow your network, and provide you with greater happiness in your life. You can download the first chapter of Bob’s book, The Go-Giver, at In addition, take a look at this video introduction to the book:

Action Plan Take Aways:

Bob has some great suggestions. Find out how you can create a system for achieving your dream, why action is critical, and how hearing “no” isn’t such a bad thing.

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Listen to the Episode

Download episode #15

Coming Up

On next week’s show we’ll be talking about starting your own business, a goal we know many of you have. It’s going to be a power-packed conversation with serial entrepreneur Corbett Barr of, and you won’t want to miss it.

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Until next time, remember to take the first step and keep on moving.

 A supportive network is key to achieving your dreams, which is why we wrote so much about it in our book, Dream Save Do: An Action Plan for Dreamers. You can find out how to rally the resources of your current friends and family as well as draw new people into your life as you make your dreams a reality. Find out more at

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