040 – Lou Diamond- Getting Connections

In this episode, KT and Lou Diamond discuss: 

  • The difference between networking and connections 
  • Establishing strong connections 
  • The four ways to gain a strong connection 
  • How to get exponential growth 



Key Takeaways: 

  • It’s important to establish connections 
  • Have empathy, a fearless mindset, authenticity, and a super why 
  • Know what your fears are 
  • Be true on the inside, and have everything on the outside reflect that 


 “It is recognizing what is holding you back and knowing how to flip what is holding you back into a space where you can prosper and thrive in a space of courage.” — Lou Diamond


Connect with Lou Diamond: 

Twitter:  @thriveloud 

Website:  loudiamond.net 

Email: lou@thrivepartners.net   


Click here to reach KT   

Connect with KT Thomas: https://ktsmoneymatters.com/ 

Purchase KT’s book The Hardworking Woman’s Guide to Money


Show notes by show editor: Jessie Taylor


Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 

About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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