Mar 11, 2015
Jayson Gaignard is the host of The Mastermind Talks Podcast, he is the author of the best selling book, Mastermind Dinners: Build Lifelong Relationships by Connecting Experts, Influencers, and Linchpins and organizer of Mastermind Talks, a unique two-day networking conference.
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Jayson Gaignard considers himself more of an introvert, but has made himself a huge success from organizing networking events like dinners and a conference.
He dropped out of high school with a 6-7 million dollar Ecommerce business.
He ended up $250,000in debt before being inspired by Seth Godin.
Jayson attended a Seth Godin “Connection Economy” lecture.
He started Mastermind Dinners by inviting six to eight entrepreneurs who didn’t know each other.
The bank could take everything except his relationships
Mastermind Talks was a huge success, so he did it again.
Bryan Kurtz ran Board Room dinners once a month for 30 years.
Jason is trying to move away from dinners and move into experiences like cooking classes and axe throwing.
Be sure to grab a copy of Mastermind Dinners.
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Connect with the connectors. Find the nodes in your area of expertise. This will fast track your network building.
Check out: Contactually.
It’s not about the tools and tactics, it’s about clarity and focus on who you are and where you want to go.
You’re the average of the five people you spent the most amount of time with.
Some people are in your life for a reason and some are in your life for a season.
It’s not how many friends you can count, it’s how many you can count on.
Interview with Guy Kawasaki.
App Recommendation: Voice Memos (Android)
Book Recommendation: Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Contact: Jayson on Twitter @jaysongainard.
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