157: Top Networking Tips Part 3 with Jordan Harbinger, Jack Canfield, and JP Sears

On this episode of Build Your Network, you’ll hear top networking tips from three high-profile guests – Jordan Harbinger, Jack Canfield, and J.P. Sears.

Here’s what Travis, Jordan, Jack, and J.P. discuss in this episode:

  • Tip 1: Jordan Harbinger 
    • How would you define networking? 
      • It’s about how to help people without the expectation of anything in return. 
      • You have to be giving in a scalable way. 
      • People don’t want to owe someone something and have it blow up in their face. 
    • Aren’t you worried about someone taking advantage of you? 
      • It’s pretty rare that someone takes advantage of you. 
      • If someone IS taking advantage of you, then ask them for a simple thing. 
        • If they say “no” then maybe they are a taker. 
  • Tip 2: Jack Canfield 
    • What makes you a great networker. 
      • It’s not natural, he was shy as a kid. 
      • He started to go to things and meet people who can help him. 
        • He went to conferences, workshops, and church. 
        • Whenever you go anywhere, act like you’re the host. 
  • Tip 3: J.P. Sears 
    • Tell us about a time when a connection led to a moment of success. 
      • He went to an event as a speaker and the point person picked her up from the airport. 
        • He used to work for Tony Robbins.
        • He had his friend make the introduction. 
        • Tony endorsed his book and invited him as a guest to one of his events. 
      • When you’re able to show the value you’ve created, people welcome you into their network. 
    • Is there a way that people try to make a connection that turns you off? 
      • When people ask “how can I support you, J.P.?” 
        • When he’s asked that it seems like there’s something incongruent going on. 
        • It feels like they’re asking to support so they can get support. 
      • What’s your advice to someone who wants to establish a memorable connection? 
        • When people genuinely care and are interested, you can’t fake it. 
        • You express care by being willing to break social norms. 

Tweetable Quotes 

  • Remember ABG – Always Be Giving. 
  • Whenever you go somewhere, act like you’re the host. 
  • Actually enjoying yourself in a situation might not lead to anything, but you can’t be so shortsighted. 

Resources Mentioned 

Buildyournetwork.co – Podcast website 

BYN.media/fb – Facebook Group 

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