076: Michael Simmons | How to Connect and Build Your Network


Michael Simmons is a serial social entrepreneur and the Founder of Empact.

He’s also a prolific writer for fellow contributor for Forbes, where we write about similar topics – we both write about relationship-building and connecting.

In this interview we discuss:

  • How the academic field of network science can influence how you build relationships in business
  • How to connect with people who are more successful than you are
  • How to get on the radar of people you want to connect with
  • Why content creation is a critical skill for building relationships
  • How you can do something simple like fix other people’s computer problems as a way of providing value and building trusted relationships with people

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