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May 20, 2019

“Networking is something you do but a connector is someone that you are.” - Michelle Tillis Lederman

Today's featured bestselling author is speaker, animal lover and one of Forbes Top 25 Networking Experts, Michelle Tillis Lederman. Michelle and I talk about trust, networking, her favorite social media platform and TONS more!


Key Takeaways:


People do business with people they like.

Be relationship focused when you connect with others.

The 4 pillars of trust are authenticity, vulnerability, transparency & consistency.

Give yourself permission to say no.

Abundant people don’t compare themselves to other people.

“Give trust to get trust.”

“Trust is the expectation of predictability”

Trust is fluid but situational.

Writing is isolated, but certain books require collaboration. (Like a book on connecting)

Use LinkedIn more often. Everybody should be on LinkedIn.

Facebook has the largest amount of users but it’s an aging user base.

Connecting is a 24/7 thing.

Learn how to give yourself permission to say yes and no at the right moments.

“Keep connecting, keep connecting, keep connecting and keep connected.”


Michelle's Newest Book - "The Connector's Advantage":

Book Bonuses:

Gifts From Michelle: 


The opening track is titled "Misanthropy" by the magnanimous chill-hop master, Marcus D (@marcusd). Be sure to visit his site and support his craft. 



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