362: Topic | Connecting with Legends wtih Tameka Montgomery, Mark Brazil, and Jon Gordon
Tameka Montgomery, from the Raising Entrepreneurs Podcast, Mark Brazil, from Ikonick, and Jon Gordon, author of “The Power of a Positive Team," share with your host, Travis Chappell, their thoughts on "connecting with legends."
- Tameka Montgomery
- Takema has connected with Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.
- The Presidential Management Fellow program with the US Department of Justice recruits people out of grad school and law school to fasttrack in the upper levels of government.
- How did Tameka go from working for the local Denver Small Business Development Center to working in the Obama Administration?
- Mark Brazil
- Mark has connected and is in business with Gary Vanerchuck.
- It is all about providing value first in a networking relationship.
- You can’t be a fan and a friend.
- Jon Gordon
- Jon does speaking and training for NFL and NBA teams around the topic of leadership.
- How did Jon get his foot in the door with major sports organizations and work with them?
- What is the most annoying approach that people have when they meet Jon at an event?
3 Key Points:
- People do business with people that they like.
- The reals know the real ones.
- Go in to give with your skillset without an agenda.
- “Business is all about relationships at the end of the day.” - Tameka Montgomery
- “I’m just giving favors to everybody. I can’t really think of that many people in my head that its like, ‘I owe you one.’” - Mark Brazil
- “If I had an agenda, I’d pretty much ruin the relationship and ruin future opportunities. So, I was just going there to serve and make a difference and make an impact with that coach and with that team.” - Jon Gordon
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