Ep. 151 – Human Element Series – Dropping a Dime with Michael Roderick. In this episode, Michael Roderick joins host Chris Hadnagy. Michael is the CEO and Founder of Small Pond Enterprises. His company helps thoughtful givers become thought leaders by making their brands referable, their messaging memorable, and their ideas unforgettable. He is also the host of the podcast Access to Anyone which shows how you can get to know anyone you want in business and in life using time-tested relationship-building principles. Michael’s unique methodology comes from his own experience of going from being a high school English teacher to a Broadway Producer in under two years. August 9, 2021

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Ep. 151

Ep. 151,  Michael Roderick joins host Chris Hadnagy. Michael is the CEO and Founder of Small Pond Enterprises. His company helps thoughtful givers become thought leaders by making their brands referable, their messaging memorable, and their ideas unforgettable. He is also the host of the podcast Access to Anyone which shows how you can get to know anyone you want in business and in life using time-tested relationship-building principles. Michael’s unique methodology comes from his own experience of going from being a High School English teacher to a Broadway Producer in under two years.   August 9, 2021

 

00:00 – Intro 

CLUTCH  

02:08 – Intro to Michael Roderick, CEO of Small Pond Enterprises

03:20 – High school teacher – where did that come from and what were you teaching?

04:17 – You moved to New York and while teaching high school, you decided you wanted to be a producer.  How did that come about?

09:49 –  Was all of what you are saying a plan of yours, or you just did it and it worked out?

11:45 – You were doing something for these people with no ask in return.  This makes such a psychological bond with these people.  Why would you do this?

14:41 – What framework did you create out of this experience?

19:45 – You’ve got direct and indirect approach, what are the other two?

23:07 – What methods do you use to find the detail about who you are approaching for the mutually beneficial approach?

27:19 – What’s the “E”?

35:16 – Did you come up with “DIME”?

35:55 – How can an average person use the skills you talked about to cultivate a network?

39:49 – Finding Michael on the Internet:

Social Media links (not mentioned in podcast)

40:37 – Who is your greatest mentor?

41:37 – Favorite Books

Your Brain at Work – David Rock 

Breakthrough Advertising – Eugene Schwartz 

 

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