212: Freestyle Friday | BYNU Professor Profile: Doug Stevens

Doug Stevens, host of Saturday’s live trainings on BYN University, talks to your host Travis Chappell about asking experts questions on BYNU. Doug’s trainings are on Saturday at 1pm.

Here’s what Travis and Doug discuss in this episode:

  • Doug gives a synopsis as what he does as a licensed realtor, and his past in door to door sales and marketing.
  • As a naturally inquisitive person, Doug is the true solo-preneur.
  • Doug is most excited about the connections he’s made over the last few years.
  • It’s easy to rest on your natural ability, choose not to do that.
  • Doug is launching a new podcast, The Fresh Podcast.
  • There is going to be a need for generalists in the realm of people.
  • Doug teaches for free on BYNU for the love of teaching.
  • Resourcefulness always trumps resources.

3 Key Points:

  1. Interviewing is actually a skill that’s important to cultivate.
  2. You need to constantly be learning and growing, even if you’re naturally talented at something.
  3. Resourcefulness always trumps resources.

Tweetable Quotes:

  • “You need to be good at interviewing on purpose.” -Doug
  • “If you can talk intelligently on a variety of topics, you become more interesting to people.” -Travis
  • “I’m so insanely curious and interested in people’s lives and what they’re doing, that I love just having conversations with them” -Doug

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