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– Ladies and gentleman, welcome to another episode of Explode Your Expert Biz Show. Today I’m here with the one and the only, the super sexy Kimanzi Constable. How you doing Kimanzi?
– I think you’re the one that’s lookin’ kinda sexy this morning, so I appreciate you saying that about me.
– It’s the two of us.
– I’m doing well, I’m excited to be here. I’m honoured to be here. Thank you so much for having me on.
– It’s my pleasure and it’s great to have you here. I’ve attended recently, that’s why I wanted you on this show. Because I’ve attended a training that you did for Desislava and for community on how to get featured in publication, how to get to write for major publication. And I already write for a lot of major publication but I was blown away about what you shared. I said, no you know what, this guy is the real deal. I need have him on the show immediately. And that’s why I contact you immediately. So we’re going to talk today about paid publication, paid speaking engagement. We’re going to talk about also corporate consulting, since you make a nice living from there, from all these three things combined together. Can you just tell us a bit more about yourself so people that don’t know you can understand what got you to do what you’re doing right now.
– Yeah, I started my entrepreneurship journey at 19 years old. And I had a service business, offline.
– 19, yeah. It was a vacation relief service for independent operators. I won’t get into the details of what that was. But basically it allowed me to have a offline business that grew to half a million dollars a year. It had six employees. We operated in three states. And I did that for 12 years. And while I was doing that it was a great business and it still is for somebody else, not me, somebody else today. Because it wasn’t really my passion and where I knew that I wanted to go. But through that business it allowed me to understand entrepreneurship and then it led me to podcasts. Because while I was operating this business I started listening to podcasts on my phone which were kind of a newer thing in 2012. That led me to discover Pat Flynn and Smart Passive Income.
– Ah, great podcast.
– Yeah and he started talkin’ about this passive income and making money on the internet. And at first I thought it was a scam. I’m like what is this guy talking about, right. ‘Cause I didn’t touch computers or do any of that stuff. But I was willing to listen and I expanded my mind and said, okay let me see what this is about. So, I knew that there was a book in me like most of us, right. I think they said 80% of people have a book in ’em or somethin’ to that effect. And I knew that there was a book in me that I wanted to get out to the world. He had a free guide that showed you how to structure an E-book. I used that free guide. I structured the E-book and I put it out there to the world. And that’s what got me into this world of online business. And then that led to the rabbit hole of being able then to write for other places and then finding publications. And then from there finding these other opportunities that we’re gonna talk about today. So at this point I’ve been doing this since 2011. I travel to about 25 countries a year for corporate consulting gigs where I’m primarily teaching corporations about digital marketing. I write for 14 publications. My books have sold over 150,000 copies. And I wake up every morning and I love doing this.
– Aw, that’s so good. What was your first E-book, I’m curious? What was your first E-book about?
– It was called Tales of the Everyday Working Man and Woman. And it was about how the average working person how the average working person can find or create work that they love. So, very different than my message today. But I wanted to talk to that everyday blue collar person.
– Was it like, ’cause I remember, the reason why I’m asking because what you’re saying it reminds me about my first book that I’ve written. And I was 23, it was seven years ago. And, man I’m Italian, I cannot even speak, I couldn’t even speak English, not even write. It was full of spelling mistakes. It was a crap book. I sold about 2,000 copies of that but it was like the first draught. Was it actually, was it yours something that was at the very embryonic stage or did you do something good as a first one?
– No, it was like, I look at it, when I go back and look at it ’cause I haven’t touched it, I’m like wow. Like, that was, it feels like a different lifetime ago, right. It feels like a different person wrote that a different lifetime ago. And it didn’t sell anything. It sold like, I think initially like, five copies in the first six months. It eventually did start to get some sales. But yeah it was very amateurish but it was a big step for me. So I’m definitely proud of it.
– And the reason why I’m asking this. It also because if someone is listening right now and you haven’t, and you are the kind of perfectionist the most important thing is that you get it done. There is always a second draught, there is always a third draught. And throughout this process you learn about actually the process of publication. Because I’m thinking and I don’t know if you can expand on this but was it also did you use what you learned there to also launch then the other programmes that you did?
– Yeah, absolutely. It caused me to launch my whole online platform. It caused me to understand that I needed to understand how to build an audience and generate leads. It was a springboard that helped me do everything that I do now when it did not sell.
– Alright, cool. And I want to put business on the side for a moment. I just want to get to know you a bit better. Outside business, what does Kimanzi loves? Do you have other passions? Do you have other stuff that you do outside of the business world?
– Yeah, I love to travel, of course. I do it professionally but I also love to explore countries while we are travelling. Be able to go see the sites and to get the experience, to hear the languages, to use the money. Just to get lost in a country. So I love travel. I don’t love time on aeroplanes . I could get over, if Elon Musk would just vent whatever the next thing to travel is that would be great. I love entertainment. So like I love movies and I love shows and sometimes I watch a few too many. But that’s okay because I love being entertained and taken to another world. I love fiction books, like especially end of the world type books. I don’t know why. But it’s my weird thing. Like, I’m obsessed with end of the world type books. So like when this all collapses and we gotta, like use silver and survive and do this, I’m gonna be ready.
– Yeah, you know what to do.
– I know what to do.
– I’m gonna call you, something happens I’m gonna call you. There’s a new business–
– I got you.
– The Kimanzi Survival Kit.
– I got you. So I love to read fiction books. I love to write, of course. Again, I do it professionally. But I love just to do it for fun. I write a lot of things that are not published and that will never be published, that are just for me. I love nature. I love outdoors. I love, like ships. I’m obsessed with large ships.
– So like, cruise ships or tankers or whatever. Like, I’ve watch, if you looked at my YouTube and saw how many documentaries are about ships you’re like, “This dude’s like a little off.” Like, I think in another life I worked on a ship somewhere and just travelled the world workin’ on a ship.
– But those are some of the things that I enjoy.
– I’ve just booked a cruise. ‘Cause I’ve been for the first cruise last year. And I’m going to another one this year. And it was a huge ship. It was with Royal Caribbean. They are the Oasis of the Seas. And now we are going Allure of the Seas. And these ships are, they, it’s a life, it’s a life on their own. It’s crazy.
– Yeah, I’ve never been on a cruise ship. I’ve obviously seen ’em. I’m gonna be going on one in March. But from what I understand it’s like a floating castle. Is that true?
– It is. Which one, do you know which one did you book?
– It’s going to be one of the Carnival ones.
– Carnival, yep. There are some massive, massive, massive cruise ship. Okay so now we’ve talked, we know, we got to know you, we got to know you a bit better. So it seems that you really love life because you have such a variety of passions here. That it feels that you, now you’re, he’s really in love with life. And it’s important because the purpose of this podcast is not just to get you to become a workaholic. Probably you’re already workaholic if you’re listening to this, like myself. You don’t need someone to tell you that you got to get stuff done. But it’s important and to also you keep your mind open to other stuff. ‘Cause I remember there was a moment where it for me was just about business. And I became so narrow minded. And while, by exploring other different things it also gave me better idea and helped me also grow my business faster just because I had these options. So now let’s talk about the methodologies that you do. Because you do three things very well. One is to get paid to write for publications. Two is to get paid to speak. And three is to get corporate consulting gigs. Which they are three of the, what a lot of people would say they’re the most difficult things to get in. When you’re looking at all the market and all the different opportunities of the market, these are probably the three most difficult thing to get in. But you make it look so easy. Every time you talk about it, it’s so frickin’ easy, so. Let’s put some light on the way you do it, your methodology and the work that you do.
– And what’s cool is these are all interconnected. Getting one leads to the other two. So I’m going to give you, in this time the super secret strategy just for my buddy Simone and the podcast listeners on how to get all three. And somethin’ that I want everybody to understand ’cause you hit on somethin’ important, is this. Like, we’re talkin’ about things that I’ve done for six years and now have gotten to the point where it’s clicking, right. So I don’t want you to think that in that six years it just clicked from day one because it definitely did not. Like, day one if you saw the initial pitches, if you saw the initial $500 dollar gigs that I did and how terrible, like I bombed those. And if you saw the initial stuff, it’s all been a learning experience. But for me I think the catalyst for all three of these is the large publications and I’m gonna tell you why. When you are a contributor to the large publications like Simone is and like myself is. When you’re a contributor you get exposure. You get exposure to millions of readers, like all these publications have millions of readers. Like Entrepreneur gets 69 million unique visitors a month. That number just blows my mind, right. And all and Inc. and Forbes and they all get like a lot of people. But it’s the mix of people and organisations that are consuming this. When you think about the print magazines, where are those going? Who is subscribing to those? Who’s paying for those every month, right? So it’s not just individual entrepreneurs, it’s HR managers, it’s CEOs, it’s COOs, it’s small businesses, it’s large corporations. They’re the ones that are consuming the content on these publications. So you put out content on your topic, your expertise. And you are demonstrating your expertise consistently. And I’m not talking about being featured. So being featured means getting interviewed like you may have a line, a quote, maybe even a full interview. That’s good, it’s a good starting point. But you need more than that. You need your own contributor columns where you can consistently publish content in audio, video and written form. You can do all three in a publication because they’re now very multimedia. And when you consistently publish content you’re showing your expertise to this wide variety of people. So when it comes to you wanna book paid speaking gigs, you wanna book consulting gigs, you are creating content for the people that would hire you to do just that. And if you looked at the 26 corporate consulting gigs that I booked this year I’ll tell you, like 14 of those came to me organically from the publications that I’m a contributor for. And there was even more than that that had approached me that didn’t turn into deals. So not everybody that approaches you, as you know, is going to become a client or turn into a deal. But it does give you the conversations that do lead to those deals.
– Yeah, being in the publications, I think, is the catalyst to help you get the other two. Now should we go into specifics?
– Yeah, let’s go into. So what I would love to know is, when talking about publication, two things. One where will be the starting point for someone who has already been in business for a while, you know what you’re talking about but is not yet been on publication or major publications yet. So might not have the credibility to approach a publication and say, “Hey, I’m writing for these other 15 publications, “get me in.” But also then the next part is to look at if someone is already in publication then what can you do to leverage them even more to get those consulting gigs and to get those speaking gigs? So let’s divide. Let’s start first with I want to get in. Where do we start?
– For those of you that are new, that have never been in a publication. The first starting point is your own website and makin’ sure you have content there. This is the biggest knock and the biggest thing that people overlook ’cause you’re so eager to get in the publication. When a publication editor comes back and looks at your site and they see that the last piece of content you put was like three years ago. Guess what? They’re going to think you’re not going to be consistent in their publication and it’s an instant no. So it starts with your own platform, doing some updating. I know there’s some of you that are listening to this that need to update your platform. So this is me calling you out. You need to go back and update your platform, put some fresh content, have at least four pieces of content on there. And with WordPress, I don’t know if you can do this in Squarespace but with WordPress you can remove the dates from your content to where then it doesn’t, the dates don’t show up and it all looks fresh, right. So that’s one. Two, start going after what I call multi-author websites. So some examples of these could be mindbodygreen, Addicted 2 Success, Thrive Global, Medium, Influencive. There’s a lot of these sites that are not quite large publications but they are not blogs. They’re a step above that. They have contributors that create the content and then they have editors there that edit it and publish it. These sites like mindbodygreen for example for those of you that do anything in wellness gets 23 million unique visitors a month. That’s not too shabby.
– That’s not bad. That’s not even what my website gets.
– Addicted 2 Success gets 10 million and the list could go on. One that you can simply sign up for right now is Thrive Global. You can go to their site, you can go to their signup. Sign up, they will give you a contributor account. You then have the ability to upload an article and send it and it will be published on their site. As long as it’s not racist, offensive, sexist or like overly promotional you’ll be able to publish an article there. Same thing for Medium. Same thing for a site like the Good Men Project where they’ll let you sign up, create an account and publish an article. There’s quite a few of these publications that are like this, that will let you submit content as long as it is on message, like it fits that publication. So don’t go to the Good Men Project and talk about, you know, you’re pet wearables technology, right. It’s not going to work. As long as you stay on message you’re going to be good and you’re going to get your first few pieces published online. That’s gonna give you the credibility to then go ahead and start approaching the larger publications. Now the second side of that coin is you talked about people that are maybe already in and they want to learn how to leverage it. Well, guess what? First, you wanna have a content plan. This is where I see most people that kinda miss the mark is when they’re in a publication they’re like, “Alright, I did all the work, I’m in.” And then they get the contributor column and then they’re like this, “Okay, it’s time to publish an article. “Okay, what am I gonna write about? “Okay, hmm, I wanna write about.” Well, you have so many ideas in your head you literally don’t know what to write about. 100 things come up. But more than that it’s scattered. When you do eventually find an idea it might not fit your message. It might not fit what you’re promoting in your business at this moment. It might not fit the direction that you’re going in. You need a plan, you need a plan. Think about the themes within your core message. Assign each of those themes to a month and then go ahead and create content on that theme. For example, I do lifestyle business. That’s kind of one of my messages. Alright, what are the themes within lifestyle business? Audience building, sales, multiple streams of income. I could assign each one of those themes to a month. So the month of November could be sales month. The month of December could be audience building month. And then within that month I’m writing about sales all month. I’m writing about audience building all month. Well, with those topics there’s a lot that I could say on those topics, a whole lot that I could say on those topics. So get yourself a content plan that’s going to work for your own site and it’s gonna work for the publications. Produce that expert content and then for those of you that are in these large publications create that content but also start looking at the other publications that are specifically marketed to companies. So like one that comes to mind is Workforce. Workforce.com, it’s for everything HR. You’re gonna be talking to human resources people. They hire people, they hire consultants and speakers. Another one would be CEO.com. Guess who you’re talkin’ to? You’re talkin’ to CEOs.
– Really, uh no, wait.
– Chiefexecutive.net. Who are you talkin’ to? You’re talkin’ to chief executives. So you have the credibility and social proof already with the big ones. Create content that’s specifically going to be targeted towards these organisations. And then leverage the large ones to get into these, lets say, more niche type publications that are specifically for organisations. And guess what? Some of these will pay you to write for them.
– Ooh, let’s talk about pay. A lot of people, they’re like, “I would be just happy to go in and write my article “in exchange for the exposure.” So now you mentioned some publications that are paying you. Is it different, the approach or do you use the same approach? Or is it different to get into a publication that pays their contributors instead of going to a publication that actually wants their contributors for free?
– Yeah, so the approach it’s going to, kind of be similar but what I’m gonna say this, when you are approaching any type of publication and you’re not quite sure of the process what you should do is you should put together a pitch that has a subject line that’s going to create curiosity, it’s going to get somebody curious enough to open the email. Don’t put something like, article submission, contributor submission or anything like that. That’s what internet marketers–
– Yeah. And nobody’s opening that. So create some curiosity in that subject line, one to seven words. First paragraph, I want you to go through their publication and find one specific reference point, something that you like, an article, a theme, a way that they do something. Talk about that in the first paragraph to show the editor, and this is at any publication, whether it’s paid or not to show the editor that you’ve done research. The second paragraph I want you to talk about who you are as an expert. Then I want you to put a few writing samples so like two of your best pieces. I want you to link to them so they can get a feel for your style. And then at the end what I’m going to suggest is you suggest pitch ideas. So these are potential articles you could write for a publication. I want you, their headline and a paragraph describing what the article would be about. So I want you to create five, five pitch ideas. So what you do is you go to and for paid publications you go to the paid like one paid publication, for example would be Boston Globe Magazine. Boston Globe Magazine they cover kind of news, relationship stuff, trending topics, right. You go to Boston Globe Magazine and you look through their publication and you see the type a things that they publish and you come up with five potential articles that you could write for them. So let’s say article number one is how to build a business with your life partner. That could be suggestion number one. Number two could be the super secret strategy to getting unlimited sales. That’s number two. And then you can go on and do that. And then you come up with these headlines and describe about a paragraph describing out what these articles would be about. So when you’re submitting the paid publications that’s what you’re doing. You’re giving them options to choose from, five options to choose from. And they’re gonna come back and they’re gonna say, “Yes, we like two of these. “We like one of these. “We like three of these.” And at that point they’re gonna say, “Hey, we pay this amount of money.” $2 dollars a word per article at Boston Globe, for example and there are publications that pay more than that. “This is what we pay, this is our process, “here’s our contract. “Lets’ move forward in the process.”
– Do you suggest to create a unique pitch for every single publication? Or would you submit like a similar pitch if you see that there is a publication that would talk about the similar subject?
– You could submit a, the social proof is always gonna stay the same. Maybe the subject line would stay the same. The beginning paragraph’s going to change ’cause it’s gonna be specific research of this company.
– Yeah, to the publication.
– And then the pitch ideas I would not submit the same pitch ideas. Unless you knew for sure that the publication you submitted to is not going to use them. Because then you could end up in a situation where if you’re submitting the same ideas that one or two or more want the same article.
– And now then you’re screwed.
– You’re screwed.
– They got your game. That’s brilliant. So guys make sure that you go back to this part of the interview when you’re creating your pitch because here like so far and I know we’ve been goin’ pretty fast. But Kimanzi gave you already about four or five different publication to get started with. Then he gave you already a publication that pays to you write. He gave you already the structure of the pitch. And that’s already been in like 23 minutes so far. This is an episode that you want to listen at least four or five times depending of the different layers and different details that you want to get out of it. So now I want to know going to the next part is how do you, do you do something in particular through that content to make sure or to invite the conversation from corporation to contact you? Is this something that you put in the article? Because I know that for this publications the article needs to be non-promotional at all. Like you cannot talk about the work this is what I do, this is how much money I’m earning. This is the work that I’m doing with my clients. It’s completely different from something that you would put on your own website. So how do you create the balance between not talking about yourself too much but positioning yourself as a thought leader? And at the same time though creating an inquiry in a platform that wouldn’t promote that too much?
– Yeah, so it is a delicate balance. First, I think the most important part of that equation is your bio, your bio in a publication. And many people put this big, long bio that covers like, so many different things. And it’s not optimised to what an organisation would be looking for. This is the biggest thing that you have to do. You have to demonstrate that you are the type of entrepreneur that works with more than just individual entrepreneurs. For most people watching this your business is so focused on getting individual entrepreneurs as clients in your course and your membership website, whatever that if an organisation came and they saw your bio it would say somethin’ like, I help entrepreneurs build, go from six figures to seven figures. Well, okay that’s great for you but how does that work for my organisation? So your bio has to demonstrate that you work with individuals and that you work with organisations. A simple tweak you could’ve made is, I help businesses, I help businesses scale from where they are and double and triple their revenue, right. It’s a simple tweak that applies to entrepreneurs and it applies to organisations because you’re not talkin’ about six or seven figures. Six or seven figures is like 10 minutes at a corporation, right. It’s not, it’s not a big amount of money.
– That’s what they pay you.
– Yeah. And so don’t get that specific and don’t get too specific to entrepreneurs. So first, is optimise your bio to make it feel like you work with more than individuals, you also work with organisations. Then within the post you are going to have the opportunity, you’re not gonna have the opportunity to link a lot. It depends on your relationship with the editor. If you have a great relationship with the editor they’re going to let you do a few more things. If you do not, you’re going to have to focus on the topic but then also there’s going to be parts in that article where you could slide in a one liner. Like something like, this is what I do with my corporate clients, this is what I do with organisations, right. You can slide in one liners there where you’re not linking that are just putting that subliminal message inside there for organisations, for paid speaking opportunities for whatever it is that you’re going after. So optimise that bio, slide in those one liners. If you do have that relationship with your editor you don’t wanna abuse the relationship but you do have a little bit more latitude then to go ahead and then talk about you and what you do.
– Could you put something like, if you want to get keynote, ’cause I have a lot of clients working with speakers. I have a lot of clients that are paid to speak speakers. And I have a lot of clients that are selling kind of from the stage types of speakers, like myself mainly. Could you put if you are looking for paid speaking engagements, something like, like I did in my previous presentation at this company, this is what I talked about there and then put something around it? Would it work or is it a bit too much.
– Yeah, so that would work ’cause you’re being very subtle. As long as it fit in context with the rest of the article.
– Is an example it’s just to create bit the context. You drop the line in so now the reader knows that you are doing corporate gig for, again, that’s good, that’s good to know. It’s really fascinating to see then how you can use this to then get a gig and get the corporate clients. Do you do something different because there’s two different things now from the publication. One is the paid speaking engagement that can come in the form of a keynote. Or there is a corporate contract. Do you attract the corporate contract in a same or a different way you would attract then the paid speaking engagement using this process?
– You would do it pretty much the same. But your focus of the article and the one liners that you drop would be different depending on the organisation. So like, conferences. What I would tell you this, if you wanted to get on the radar of conferences, a simple tweak that you could make is use a platform like Thrive Global for example, Arianna Huffington’s platform and other publications where you have a good relationship. You can go and write an article of the five conferences that you must attend in 2019 and list off all the conferences that you want to speak at. You put them in that article, link to them. Yeah, I see the light bulb already going off. You can link to them.
– I like it. I got something to do this weekend.
– And guess what? You have gotten on the radar of these conferences before you ever approach them, before you ever even dreamed about pitching them. You’ve gotten on their radar just by giving them some press. And then you go to the conference and you say, “Hey I love your conference “I link to it in this article “on Arianna Huffington’s platform.” Or if you have, I’ve done this on Entrepreneur, I’ve done this on Business Insider because of the relationships that I have with the editors. I wouldn’t suggest for those of you that are new contributors to Entrepreneur or those places to try this. You have to establish that relationship first. But your all, you cannot write about an organisation or an individual that has paid you to write about them. That’s against the terms of condition. But if you have not been booked to speak there you haven’t been paid, right. So you’re well within the ethical bounds. You have not get paid. You’re usin’ it to get on their radar, to give them some press. And if you wanna speak there, chances are you probably like this event for a certain reason. So write about whatever that reason is. Give them a little press, get on their radar. And that’s a better approach.
– Yeah, it’s a very thin line for everyone who wants to feature other people because then the moment you become a contributor, like I’m a contributor for Forbes, for Entrepreneur and other major platforms. And the moment you become a contributor for these platforms then you will receive every day pitches of 10, 15, 20 people asking you, “Can you get me in?” Or PR agents getting you in and say, “Hey, can you get my client in? “How much is it? “I will pay you.” And a lot of people lose their contributor benefits because of that. Because generally the editors ar very weary about the game that is going on in the background. Which actually what you’re doing, you’re taking revenue advertisement, advertising revenues away from the platform by getting paid yourself. That’s the game you’re doing, right.
– And it’s just, it’s such a short sided strategy ’cause yes you could make money for links and mentions and features, right. But how much money are you going to make in the long-term for your business with large publications? How many clients have you, I know you’ve gotten a lot of clients, right. And you’ve gotten exposure. Like, are you gonna risk that for 300 bucks?
– No way.
– For $100 dollars. It’s ridiculous.
– I got people pitch me 1,000, they were willing to pay $1,000, $2,000 dollars some PR company. I was like, no, I’m not interested. Good, easy $2,000 dollars to put in my account but I’m not gonna risk that. And I’m very clear, no I’m sorry it’s against my terms and condition. Don’t take money for these kind of things. Thank you for reaching out, goodbye. And that’s the kind of answer. Ah, man I love this interview that already gave me some cool ideas on writing some articles here. Every time I listen to one of your training you get my brains fired up. I love that, I love that. So now we’re going, we’re transitioning to the part of the interview which is called Lifting The Veil. Where I’m going to ask you what tool, an app, a book that you have read or a practise, transcendental practise that you’re, I don’t know something that you found recently that made a difference in your life or in your business. What’s that for you Kimanzi?
– I think probably one of the biggest shifts that I made that have helped me recently was attending Unleash The Power Within, Tony Robbins’ event and going to the conference in person and hearing from Tony and seeing it. But then after that conference really starting to pay attention to not only Tony Robbins but other thought leaders that have talked about the power of our thoughts and the power of your mind. So what I do every morning is, the first thing I do when I get up is I turn on YouTube. I look for talks, trainings that are on being in control of your thoughts, being in control of your mindset. And listening to what different thought leaders like Tony Robbins and Eric Thomas and Mel Robbins and Les Brown have to say about the power of the mind. And once you master that what it could do for different areas in your life. So if you ask the app I would say that it’s well, it’s the conference is Unleash The Power Within. The app would be YouTube. And then the topic would be mindset and really being the master of your thoughts because I don’t know about the person that’s listening to this but I’ve spiralled. I spiral several times throughout the day, several times in my life where I let my thoughts make something bigger in my mind than it actually was. And it got me completely off track of my goals and where I wanna be. So if you can really master your thoughts you can really learn how to turn those negative thoughts into positive thoughts. Turn and really create that habit. It’s going to do wonders for your success, for your income, for your business, for your relationships. Does that make sense?
– It makes perfect sense.
– I can relate with that so much. I’m doing something very similar every morning. So I love the Abraham Hicks. You know, just five minutes of Abraham Hicks as soon as I wake up while I’m having my shower. And I’m brushing my teeth and he’s there. And it just sets the day. I can see the difference. I can see that so thank you very much for sharing because it makes a difference. And I’ve been also to, that’s how actually it started, this journey of the start of starting my business was after attending Unleash The Power Within.
– Oh wow, look at that.
– Is very, very powerful training. So thank you very much for sharing, Kimanzi. Now it’s time to wrap up. I would love to stay with you here for another five hours, pick your brain as much as possible. I’m sure that other listeners want to do the same but if people want to reach out to you, get in touch with you, listen to your content, what is it that you have for them?
– Yeah, head to kconstable, that’s k-c-o-n-s-t-a-b-l-e, kconstable.com. That is my main platform online. There when you go right to the landing page you’re gonna see four free guides that are gonna teach you about paid speaking, corporate consulting, large publications and figurin’ out your dreams. Those are free, they’re action packed. You can take ’em, use ’em and even if you never, ever go to the website again you can still get value from ’em. But head there you’ll see all my social media links there. All the ways to connect with me. But definitely if you’re coming there from this interview say “Hey, I heard you with Simone “and I heard what you had to say.” Just say, “Hi.” And let’s get to know each other and build that relationship.
– And my recommendation is also to follow him on Facebook because like the amount of context that he shares about, you know, paid publications, completely for free there on social media is incredible. So get on the website, follow him on social media. Sign up for all the stuff that he has because I’ve been to a few of his training, right now and completely blew my mind. I’m sure you blew a mind away today. And you can recognise when someone really knows how to navigate an industry, someone really knows their stuff. And these are the people you gotta pay attention to. It’s no problem to keep searching, you found the right man. So make sure you follow Kimanzi. Thank you very much buddy. I really appreciate it.
– Thanks for havin’ me.
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