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ROTE 008: Larry Benet, One of the Most Connected People on the Planet

In business and in life… connections are everything.

It’s not just about who you know, but also who the people you know know… and how they can offer a value and service to you (and others).

There is no better example than the internet marketing industry that connections are demonstrated so well. If you’ve ever had the chance to attend an internet marketing conference you know all too well that it’s all about making those face to face connections and building upon them after you leave the event. This face to face contact helps solidify billions of dollars in new business deals that simply can’t be done through email.

These same principles that apply to internet conferences also apply to life, business and everything in between.

This is exactly what we are going to be talking about in the latest episode of the Rise of the Entrepreneur.

Rise of the Entrepreneur – Episode 8 with Larry Benet

Larry Benet

Larry Benet is known as “The Connector”, and I first had the pleasure of meeting him while at a conference in Las Vegas.

Long story short… I was invited to a private dinner by a good friend of mine, which Larry was also attending. The takeaway here is that if I didn’t make that initial contact with my close friend years ago, I likely never would have been invited to the party and end up connecting with Larry.

No matter if your business is just starting, offline, online or a multi-billion dollar company, the value offered through this episode is off the charts and it’s one of my favorites so far. The real life experiences and value that Larry offers in this episode is just like sitting in the room with the likes of Richard Branson or Tony Robbins and learning from the best — both of which Larry are good friends with!

Talking Points Discussed in this Episode:

  • Larry’s story of how he went from 9-5 to “The Connector”
  • How to make a great first impression every time
  • Knowing exactly what to say when you only have a few seconds
  • Making necessary connections without live and personal contact
  • How anyone can offer value no matter their position in life
  • Three great Q&A questions for Larry in the Pit of Fire

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I can’t thank you enough for listening in to the eighth episode of the Rise of the Entrepreneur. The podcast is currently featured in the “New and Noteworthy” section of “Management & Marketing” in the business section in iTunes and already downloaded in over 70 different countries!

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Ryan Biddulph says

Happy to dig in Zac! Our business is all about making and building connections. Thanks!

Guest says

Awesome Podcast!

Madeline Yau says

Awesome Podcast. One of my strong skills is building relationships and because of it I am working on a business to help others. I’ve relocated to Orlando about 17 years ago and after the years I have been a resource to others that move to the area. I started Orlando Florida Relocator to help others make moves and connect with the right person for a home and learn the area. My passion is Real Estate and just helping others. I didn’t attend to the Social Media World this year but I read a blog about Larry’s questions and that same day I started using his techniques. Next month I’m going to volunteer at the Social Fresh and I will definitely use these skills to help me grow my network and grow my business. I would like some help on finding communities with my audience is there any tool I can use to find more forums to reach more people. Thank you again!

Madeline Yau

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