BFS 118: David J.P. Fisher | How to Not Suck at Networking

Wed Feb 10 2016 (32:53)

118 : David J.P. Fisher  (aka D-Fish)


How to Not Suck at Networking

David J.P. Fisher lives in Evanston, Illinois, next to a beautiful cemetery which reminds him every morning of how precious life is.  He is a speaker, coach, salesman, writer, meditator, marketer, musician, son, friend, brother, slam poet, clairvoyant, comedian, salsa dancer, lover of life, teller of bad jokes, yoga enthusiast, and about average cook.

In This Episode:


  • Hear an actual slam poet in action
  • Why you should embrace being tested
  • Find out how creativity plays a role in entrepreneurship
  • How to take nothing and turn it into something
  • Find out what the “bleep” is networking
  • Why we need to be intentional about our relationships
  • Hear a great example of where people fall short in networking
  • Why networking is not a short-term game
  • Understand why the human brain is not wired for networking
  • Why it is hard to create a one-size fits all process
  • How you can provide value at events
  • Learn the personal development habits for any entrepreneur
  • Why meditating is so powerful
  • Why gamifying your goals can lead to success
  • Why Success is not sexy
  • Find out who your boss is when you are boss free




Rock Star Consulting Website


David JP Fisher’s Author Page on Amazon (check out his books!)


Jerry Seinfeld article on not breaking the chain