Michael Roderick is a founder, speaker, and connector. His company, “Small Pond Enterprises” specializes in relationship design for founders, authors, and speakers interested in playing a bigger game. He works with thought-leaders to curate, extend, and leverage their existing networks for the purpose of getting paid engagements for higher fees, speaking opportunities, and interviews. He developed this methodology from his own journey of high school English teacher to Broadway producer. Michael is also the founder of “ConnectorCon”, a conference for connectors as well as the co-host of the “Access to Anyone” podcast.
Michael focuses on what is most important -- time, connections, or money -- everyone has a TCM index. ONWARD!
Take the time to meditate -- Michael laughed at meditation initially -- but now it's a crucial part of his day.
Michael was banking on a certain project and turned away other projects -- and Michael tells the whole story here.
"You need to be in the present while listening."
"You have to take time to clean your pipeline and curate your network."
Have a spreadsheet to track your network.