127: Is Community Over Competition for Real?
Kinsey Roberts (She Creates Business Podcast) and I first heard about community over competition from Natalie Franke of the Rising Tide Society. In theory, it makes a lot of sense. if we can all help each other – in support, in education, in successes and failures – a rising tide lifts all boats. But is that the reality in the wedding industry? Are we really supposed to be rooting for our competition when they’re potentially getting the clients and deposits that we want?
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