Oct 28, 2019
How do the most successful business influencers network
Paul Edwards is an international bestselling author,
entrepreneurial coach, and host of the
Influencer Networking Secrets Podcast. He connects Radically
Generous Entrepreneurs with elders, peers and mentees who challenge
them and help them grow through his Business Beyond Business
He is a veteran of the United States Army, a graduate of Pacific
Lutheran University in Tacoma and a recovering insurance salesman.
In his spare time Paul is an amateur Men's Physique competitor,
amateur theologian and Bible scholar.
In today’s conversation with us, Paul shares what he has
discovered by applying radical generosity to his business,
masterminds and podcast – in the form of networking, other-focused
publicity and community involvement. We also discuss the daily
habits Paul uses to prepare himself for excellence personally and
professionally each day, and what he has learned from the top
influencers and leaders he has worked with and interviewed on his
- There is far more to business than making money. Money is
simply the reward that follows doing business well.
- Be a magnet not a pusher.
- Instead of always talking about how great is your company,
spend time talking about how great other people’s businesses and
- Exhibit a greater than average curiosity about other business
owners; how their business came to be and what problem their
products and services solve.
- Not for profit is for profit. If all we’re ever doing is
selling our goods and services for profit, there’s still a gap we
leave, and by extension we also leave money on the table.
- Going out and working with other entrepreneurs, leaders, and
people in positions of authority to benefit people who can’t pay it
back can be one of the best ways to receive a reputation, referrals
and community recognition. However, that can’t be the motivation to
- The transition from taker to exchanger to giver is most
prevalent among the very highest performers in society. 85% or more
are givers. (Success Magazine)
- There are always multiple ways to give – your time, talent or
- On living a life of excellence – your day begins the night
- Isolation is the enemy of excellence. (Aaron Walker)
- If you really want to build a muscle you must attack it from
different angles. Similarly if you do not vary how you spend your
day or who you spend it with, you begin to narrow the source of
enrichment of your life.
- The world is hungry for genuine connection. Being genuine,
thorough and attentive to detail will carry you a long way in
business and in life.
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