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Jun 26, 2021

This is an encore presentation as we take a summer break from recording. We hope you are well and rested!




In this week's episode of the Follower of One Podcast. Mike talks with Anne Small. Anne is President and Founder of Blessed by Networking where they help professionals build a successful network of strategic partners, referrals, and increased revenue through faith-based Support for Business Professionals, Non-Profit Organizations, and Ministry all while building strong leaders. Please welcome her to the community! 


Episode Breakdown


1:05 - Meet Anne Small

3:05 - Anne's Story to Christ

5:10 - Why Blessed by Networking?

9:10 - Blessed by Networking is Different

18:25 - Anne's Thoughts on the Marketplace Mission Trip and Ministry Mindset Challenge 

20:55 - Anne's Tips on Moving Forward with your Faith

24:00 - Connect with Blessed by Networking


Be Different Yet The Same


One of the main themes in this episode is how to be different with your faith. Anne talks to Mike about Blessed by Networking and how through the network itself, it has inspired change in the way these Christians live their faith beyond Sunday. Yet the question remains - How are we different? How can we build an aura around us that makes people want to know more about us? To stand out, you have to bring something to the table that helps others around you recognize that this conversation, this interaction, this project, this weekend, and this story is different when you are around. We want to be the same too. So, what does that mean? It means that while we want to be different, we also want to lead by example and have others in their walk with Christ act differently as well. Through a group effort, we all are unique but have the same goal. In conclusion, be different but the same! 



Stay Connected to Learn and Know


Networking is what Anne Small does extremely well. In her discussion with Mike, Anne talks about how you have to be purposeful when networking yourself and your business with others. Ask yourself, why do I want to connect with this person/team? What are my goals by connecting and building this relationship? We learn that networking can become a connection that enables you to learn new things every day. If you want to be better in your job, you speak to like-minded people who are building something better than what you have, right? That is the goal but it doesn't stop with learning new information. You also want to be in the know! Know what your relationships are doing on a daily, weekly, or even monthly business so you can reflect that energy to your microclimate which is your daily life. Don't forget, we are not perfect so there will be mistakes. How are you handling your obstacles that come your way? This is more important than anything and shows your character as both a Christian and a business professional. Get after it!


Interview Quote:


"The Church is the People, it is not a building. We are finding that out right now, more than ever... We need to be supporting each other as a whole." 



Connect with Anne Small

Anne’s Linkedin

Blessed by Networking

Blessed by Networking Facebook Group


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