The toughest thing about putting on a conference, by far, is not just getting people to come,...
Choosing who is going to be in the room with you beats reaching out to anyone.
When you have an association with somebody else, you don’t have to be scratching around for acceptance.
When your work is partly private, it is not just you that creates the best work, others...
When giving content for free, it’s about others recognising you are the best choice. This makes it easier for others to get behind you.
It is ok to start calling yourself something, as long as you can persevere and do the graft.
When you sell to people the difference between now and tomorrow, you make it easier for them to join you. People have to see why you can make a difference to them.
This article is not just about selling the products and services that make you a living but being an active participant where you live. That way, you strike a chord between what you do and where you are.