How To Grow Into A Better Niche By Embracing What Makes You Unique – With Andy J. Pizza

Do you struggle with niching down and finding what you’re “made” to do?

Maybe it’s just you being a stubborn engineer personality…

Some of the most popular businesses in the world almost failed but because they were willing to pivot and focus on a new ideal customer they’ve become massive successes.

Listen now to hear Chris Graham and Andy J. Pizza of Creative Pep Talk discuss finding what you’re born to do!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How strengths and weaknesses play into your business
  • Why your business should be something that makes you a better person
  • Why the advice to harvest rather than planting seeds is insane
  • What Roadrunner (the cartoon) can teach us about business
  • How some people manage to be serial entrepreneurs and what we can learn from them
  • Why trying to imitate our heroes typically doesn’t lead to success but shedding that imitative personality does
  • What disobeying Yoda can do to help you
  • Why breaking rules is frequently associated with success
  • How believing we’re “better than normal” can hurt our chances

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Quotes 

“You set your target and you say, ‘that’s the pool I’m gonna jump in’, and you cannonball into that pool.” – Andy J. Pizza

“Learning the rules is about figuring out how to serve the most people.” – Chris Graham

Episode Links


Websites

456 Recordings – www.456recordings.com

Chris Graham – www.chrisgrahammastering.com

Filepass – https://filepass.com

Bounce Butler – http://bouncebutler.com

Creative Pep Talk – http://www.creativepeptalk.com/

Home Studio Lessons – http://homestudiolessons.com/

Mark Eckert – https://www.markeckert.com/

Creative Pep Talk on Skillshare – https://skillshare.com/creativepep

Courses

The Profitable Producer Course – theprofitableproducer.com

The Home Studio Startup Course – www.thesixfigurehomestudio.com/10k

Facebook Community

6FHS Facebook Community – http://thesixfigurehomestudio.com/community

Instagram

@chris_graham – https://www.instagram.com/chris_graham/

@brianh00d – https://www.instagram.com/brianh00d/

YouTube Channels 

The Six Figure Home Studio – https://www.youtube.com/thesixfigurehomestudio

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Gear

MixPre-3 – https://www.sounddevices.com/product/mixpre-3/

People and Artists

Jim Collins – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_C._Collins

Elon Musk – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk

George Washington Carver – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington_Carver

Simon Sinek – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Sinek

House of Heroes – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Heroes

Joseph Campbell – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Campbell

Carl Jung – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Jung

Ed Cash – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Cash

George Carlin – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Carlin

Willie Nelson – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willie_Nelson

Johnny Carson – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Carson

Ira Glass – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ira_Glass

Jimmy Page – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Page

Jimi Hendrix – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimi_Hendrix

The Beatles – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles

Bon Iver – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon_Iver

U2 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U2

Iron & Wine – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_%26_Wine

Mumford & Sons – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumford_%26_Sons

21 Pilots – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty_One_Pilots

Modest Mouse – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modest_Mouse

Matchbox Twenty – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matchbox_Twenty

Third Eye Blind – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Eye_Blind

Rob Bell – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Bell

Gary Shandling – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garry_Shandling

Jim Gaffigan – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Gaffigan

Companies

Instagram – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instagram

PayPal – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PayPal

Palm Pilot – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palm,_Inc.

Books

Good to Great by Jim Collins – https://www.amazon.com/Good-Great-Some-Companies-Others/dp/0066620996/

Built To Last by Jim Collins and Jerry I Porras – https://www.amazon.com/Built-Last-Successful-Visionary-Essentials/dp/0060516402

Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones – https://www.amazon.com/Jim-Henson-Brian-Jay-Jones/dp/0345526120

The Go-Giver by John David Mann – https://www.amazon.com/dp/1591848288/

Movies

The Shawshank Redemption – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shawshank_Redemption

Forrest Gump – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forrest_Gump

Star Wars – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars

Indiana Jones – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_Jones_(franchise)

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