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Mar 15, 2022

The challenge of getting stuck in the growing stage is one that many business owners face.

But what most of owners and founders don’t know is that there’s actually a swarm of opportunities for growth out there that they are missing out on.

Today, we’re going to explore those opportunities with Leading SMB Growth Expert Michael Haynes as we talk about common growth hindrances in 2022 and how to address them.

Do you find it difficult to adjust your B2B business tactics? If yes, then this episode is definitely for you.


We’ll talk about:

  1. Introduction [00:00]
  2. What your areas of focus for growth in 2022 should be [04:49]
  3. Michael’s A.I.R. concept and the issue of content overload [08:09]
  4. The best approach to determining your biggest growth opportunities [10:07]
  5. How you can conduct an effective customer research [12:30]
  6. Building a sense of community to connect with your prospects  [16:03]
  7. Integrating collaboration and co-creation into your growth strategy [19:38]
  8. Catering to the needs of every participant in the buying group [27:57]
  9. How to reframe your selling process to address your buyers’ needs [30:17]
  10. Skill sets that you need to execute your growth strategies effectively [36:59]



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About Our Guest:

Michael Haynes is the Founder and Principal Consultant at Listen Innovate Grow with over 20 years of experience working with firms ranging from micro-businesses to large corporations in Australia and Canada to develop and implement customer strategies and programs that help them expand their businesses.


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