How to Win an Auctioneer Contest: Part 4 - It’s Not You, It’s Me

In part 4 of our mini series we focus on How to Win an Auctioneer Contest, Andy Imholte and Peter Gehres turn the mirror on themselves and focus on honest self-assessment. With tips for you next competition as well as your business, there is something for everyone.

Honest Self-assessment

  1. Strengths
  2. Weaknesses
  3. Ask judges
    1. Not immediately at the end of the contest
    2. Follow up in the days and weeks following one-on-one
  4. Write down specific areas for improvement

Tips for Success

  1. Analyzed your skills, looking for areas of improvement
  2. Analyzed your network, where can it help you?
    1. Find others who are strong in areas you are weak and weak where you are strong
  3. Build relationships based on eliminating weakness

Business Tips

  1. Analyze your business
    1. Specializing
    2. Getting additional information/designations
  2. Analyze your network
    1. Find leaders outside your community that are willing to share their expertise
  3. Relationships
    1. Mentorship
    2. Mastermind groups
    3. Accountability partners