About Allison Graham:  Allison Graham is a master at helping small business owners find ways to overcome obstacles so that they can meet more buyers and make more money. She’s been speaking to audiences about how to develop business and create profitable relationships since 2006. Her bestselling book, From Business Cards to Business Relationships: Profitable Networking & Personal Branding Made Easy (John Wiley and Sons Ltd.) is the foundation for her original work. She’s been featured as an authority on sales and networking in the media and has worked with some of North America’s most influential brands. Each week, she is invited to share the Small Business Lessons from the Big Business Headlines on Global News 980 CFPL. That’s her public image. Behind the scenes, she’s been dealt a series of difficult blows that magnify the collision between home and work. Her struggles with chronic pain, grief and the internal messenger of B.S. have earned her the moniker, Resiliency Ninja. In her latest book, Married My Mom, Birthed a Dog: How to Be Resilient When Life Sucks! Allison shows people how to fight back when life attacks. She makes people feel less alone in their struggles and gives them tools to bounce forward and succeed, no matter what challenges and unwanted change blow their way.   In this episode, Doug and Allison Graham discuss: About being resilient every day – separating the challenges in business Where experienced entrepreneurs go wrong with networking and why it generally ends up being a colossal waste of time and you shouldn’t do it   Connect with Allison Graham: Twitter: @AllisonDGraham Website: https://resiliencyninja.com/   Reach The Nice Guys Here: Doug- @DJDoug Strickland- @NiceGuyonBiz Show notes by show producer: Danielle Taylor   Nice Guys Links Support the podcast at http://www.Patreon.com/NiceGuys Subscribe to the Podcast Niceguysonbusiness.com TurnkeyPodcast.com – You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it. Podcast Production, Concept to Launch Book Doug and/or Strick as a speaker at your upcoming event. Amazon #1 Best selling book Nice Guys Finish First. Doug’s Business Building Bootcamp (10 Module Course)   Survey: Take our short survey so The Nice Guys know what you like.     Partner Links: Amazon.com: Click before buying anything. Help support the podcast. Interview Valet:  Get interviewed on top podcasts and share your message. Acuity Scheduling: Stop wasting time going back and forth scheduling appointments Dalyn Miller PR — Guest Placement and Promotion http://www.ThePodcastTeam.com Social Quant – Boost your Twitter following the right way. Targeted reach Promise Statement: To provide an experience that is entertaining and adds value to your life. Never underestimate the Power of Nice.