Wed, 3 September 2014
Scott Oldford is a successful entrepreneur who runs strategy and direction for Infinitus, a marketing technology company based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. He also co-hosts the amazing, Limitless Business Podcast with Kaye Putnam.
Talking about dinners with strangers, networking, and entrepreneurship.
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Talk to Strangers, my article from the Tennessean about my dinner with Scott and Kaye.
Inspired by Dan Martel, who invites strangers out for dinner each place he travels to.
Scott generously gathers strangers together for a Limitless Lunch or Limitless Dinner, which he calls a “blind date for entrepreneurs”.
Lessons learned and steps you need to take to organize a meal for yourself.
Scott uses Clarity.FM to research people to invite. Here's my page if you're interested.
If you have to use your phone, you have to pay for dinner.
If you cancel last minute you’re banned for life.
Scott sends a monthly email after the events to check-in.
He celebrated his birthday with eight complete strangers in Miami.
“When you make the people around you winners, you become a winner.”
Nobody knew how old Scott was until he was 16.
Scott became obsessed with knowing people.
Every single part of it was because of relationships and connections he made.
There’s a social currency established in life.
How Scott keeps track of his relationships.
Scott’s podcast, The Limitless Podcast, launched and went to #1. He wrote 1,700 emails to his contacts to let them know about it, which helped him reach that milestone.
Scott sends short video messages to his clients. They sometimes reply with their own videos.
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