Making the Maven Episode 127: Real relationships take real time and you can’t cheat real time.
Scott Gerber is the CEO of The Community Company, an organization that builds and manages community-driven programs for media companies and global brands. Scott Gerber is also the co-author of Super Connector, which is what today’s show is all about! How can you be a super connector if you’re an introvert? What’s the difference between a connector vs. a networker? All these questions answered and more on today’s episode!
Key Insights & Aha Moments
*You will want to have a pen and paper for this episode!
*By the way! Thank you for leaving me reviews on iTunes. It really helps out the show.
*What’s Scott’s background and why did he get into networking?
*You don’t necessarily see an immediate return when you’re talking about building and creating long lasting relationships.
*Our society is so, so focused on the ‘now’ and how ‘instant’ things are. Relationships just don’t work that way.
*You can’t cheat in real time.
*Introverts actually end up being way better connectors.
*Leverage your strengths. If one-on-one conversations work for you, do that.
*Do a simple audit of yourself. Scott explains how.
*What’s the difference between a connector vs. a networker?
*How do you ‘convert’ a good relationship into a business relationship?
*If you have a bad gut feeling about someone, then it’s best that you trust it.