Episode 559: My Top 3 Principles for Building a Business – Andre Brown

Yes, trips to Dubai and Cancun are exciting, fun, beautiful, and sunny (gosh we wish we were there), but how does a photographer, even without a large social media presence, become so successful? It’s all about the values cultivated behind the scenes that build a business!

In episode 559 of the Bokeh Podcast, Andre Brown speaks on the principles for building a business based on important values and multiple learning experiences. Tune in to hear all the amazing advice and insight on the importance of consistency, networking, and most of all, integrity!

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Show Notes

What is the intention of not posting everything happening in your business? (8:26)

Why do you think you have a successful business while not having much social media presence? (11:17)

Creating a great customer experience (13:19)

Brand Position (15:23)

Technique for time management (19:08)

Outsourcing/Delegation (21:02)

Handling burnout (24:53) 

Book recommendations (29:39)
Goals! by Brian Tracy
The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
 I Will Teach You How to be Rich by Ramit Sethi

Experience in the Music Industry (33:21)

Principles Learned from the Music Industry Used in the Photography Industry (35:13)
– Networking 
– Nurturing Relationships

How do you stay away from the tendency of “fakeness” when networking? (39:02)

Driving Principles for Building a Business (41:31)
– Integrity 
– Consistency 
– Relationship Building

What does integrity specifically mean to you? (44:06)

How do you show up consistently for your clients and schedule? (47:58)

Suggestions for stepping beyond introversion (53:43)

TikTok – @andrebrownphoto
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson