DiscoverBuild Your Network280: Topic | Who or What Part 12 with Jay Papasan, Albert Preciado, and David Burkus
280: Topic | Who or What Part 12 with Jay Papasan, Albert Preciado, and David Burkus

280: Topic | Who or What Part 12 with Jay Papasan, Albert Preciado, and David Burkus

Update: 2019-06-05
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In Part 12 of the Who or What Series, on the only Business Networking Podcast on iTunes, Jay Papasan, co-author of The One Thing, Albert Preciado from The Mortgage Guys, and David Burkus author of Friend of a Friend explain to your host Travis Chappell whether they believe that who you know or what you know is more important and why.


Episode Highlights:


  • Jay Papasan
  • You want a short path to people who do things that are remarkable.
  • Know who you determine wealth for and who are your wealth determiners.
  • If you can’t afford to hire a bunch of mentors, use resources like YouTube to get their insight.
  • Albert Preciado
  • You can’t know anything but just know people, you have to put in the work.
  • Build yourself first so you have something to show when you meet a potential mentor.
  • Albert’s adversity growing up contributed in a large part to his success.
  • Albert focused on systems and people’s strengths and weaknesses to build teams.
  • David Burkus
  • “It’s not what you know it’s who you know” is actually really good news.
  • We need to redefine networking and understand the network that’s already around you.
  • If you have a Facebook account you’re only 2-3 degrees of separation from most people.
  • What a good follow-up system should look like.
  • We need to be intentional about all of our relationships, even the least ones in our network.


3 Key Points:


  1. Information is always accessible and you can learn from people’s lives and journeys.
  2. Overcoming adversity can be a big contributor to success.
  3. We need to be intentional about all of our relationships, even the least ones.



Tweetable Quotes:


  • “If you just know a bunch of people and never take the next step you won’t get very far.” -Jay
  • “Adversity is where we learn life’s greatest lessons.” -Travis
  • “We’re better off getting as many possible introductions in the beginning and then narrow down.” -David




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280: Topic | Who or What Part 12 with Jay Papasan, Albert Preciado, and David Burkus

280: Topic | Who or What Part 12 with Jay Papasan, Albert Preciado, and David Burkus