Pamela Slim 💃 Author Business Coach

Meet Pam Slim

Author, Speaker, Passionate Connector. Founder of K’é Main Street Learning Lab. John Legend superfan.


“In a fire when you’re looking at that ember you can feel where it needs oxygen.It will give you feedback.You begin to work it. That’s when things begin to glow, to take off. Begin to grow,”

“And the way that [the fire metaphor] relates a lot to things that you’re talking about, I’m sure with other folks in this series, and I know that all of the clients that I work with are talking about is, in times where there is uncertainty and you want to get movement in your business. I really believe there’s a natural, calm, but deliberate focus that you can take. I call them tiny marketing actions or like small tiny things you can do like gently working with that ember paying attention.”
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Pam Slim

Pam Slim

Pamela Slim is an author, community builder, consultant and former corporate director of training and development at Barclays Global Investors. She focused her first decade in business on creating and delivering training programs for large companies such as HP, Charles Schwab, 3Com, Chevron and Cisco Systems.

Since 2005, Pam has advised thousands of entrepreneurs as well as companies serving the small business market such as Infusionsoft, Progressive Insurance, Constant Contact and Prezi. Pam partnered with author Susan Cain to build and launch the Quiet Revolution and the Quiet Leadership Institute.

Pam is best known for her book Escape from Cubicle Nation (named Best Small Business and Entrepreneur book of 2009 from 800 CEO Read) along with her follow up book Body of Work. Both were published by Penguin/Portfolio.

In 2016, Pam launched the Main Street Learning Lab in Mesa, Arizona, a grassroots, community-based think tank for small business economic acceleration.

She is frequently quoted as a business expert in press such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Information Week, Money Magazine and Psychology Today.