Social Skills: If You Don’t Get This Right, Your Home Studio May Pay The Price

You’ve probably spent countless hours studying recording techniques, the nuances of different gear, and maybe even learning how to run your business effectively.

You probably have NOT put much thought into the effect your social skills have on your business. The thing is… social skills can have a much bigger effect on your income than any other single skill.

Your ability to get people to like you can go a long way when it  comes to growing a home studio business, and that’s the topic of today’s episode of The Six figure Home Studio Podcast.

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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Once again, how Billy Decker’s social skills contributed to 98% of his success.
  • How to find the areas where someone excels and encourage them.
  • Where Brian and Chris went wrong in their careers by not following the advice they talk about in this episode.
  • Why it’s important to make the client the hero in their story.  
  • How to nurture the environment you’re in instead of focusing on all the negatives.
  • Chris and Brian’s 3 top book recommendations that will help you with social skills.


“A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal…” – Abraham Lincoln

“No man who is resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention, still less can he afford to take the consequences, including the vitiation of his temper and the loss of self control, yield to larger things to which you show no more than equal rights, and yield to lesser ones though clearly your own, better give your path to a dog, than be bitten by him in contesting for the right, not even killing the dog, will cure the bite.” – Abraham Lincoln

“If I could have 20% less technical knowledge and 20% more social knowledge, I would absolutely make that trade.” – Chris Graham

“Knowing what the different colours on Neumann microphones mean, is less important than having good social skills.” – Chris Graham

Episode Links


Chris Graham –

456 Recordings –


Switch by Chip and Dan Heath –

Made To Stick by Chip and Dan Heath –

The Power of Moments – Chip and Dan Heath –

Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller –

The Art of Music Production by Richard James Burgess –

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin –

How To Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie –

The Go-Giver by John David Mann and Bob Burg –

Integrity by Dr. Henry Cloud –


Storybrand –

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