Geoff Woods runs the Mentee podcast and talks about his journey from full-time employee to entrepreneur on his show. Geoff emphasizes the importance of spending your time with the right people who will help you get to where you want to be in your business or relationship. Geoff explains to the Man Talks audience on how you can find incredibly helpful and successful mentors to guide you through your journey, help you achieve your goals, and keep you inspired.
[2:20] What does Geoff do?
[5:40] Geoff is on this entrepreneurial journey for his family.
[5:50] What does it mean to be a mentor?
[7:00] How did Geoff find his mentors?
[8:45] Get clarity on what you want and then talk about it effectively.
[13:20] Don't be afraid to ask for what you need.
[14:50] Why would successful people want to mentor 'me'?
[18:00] How do you make a mentor/mentee relationship beneficial?
[20:40] What kind of challenges has Geoff's mentor help solve?
[27:05] What's Geoff's definition of success?
[29:50] Ask yourself, “How can I add value?”
[31:25] What's the definition of good leadership?
[33:10] Ask people, “What are you working on right now and how can I help you?”
[37:45] What inspires Geoff?
[38:55] Geoff recommends a couple of his favorite books.
[40:45] What does it mean to be a man today?
[44:50] What are some of the challenges men are facing in today's world?
[48:05] Remember to understand the importance of being humble.
[49:10] Best advice for Geoff's business and relationship?
[53:10] Geoff would love to disrupt the education system.
[54:10] Remember, you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.
[54:30] Family members and your best friend can be the very people who hold you back.
[57:20] What's Geoff excited about these days?
[60:20] Feel free to contact Geoff, Connor or Roger for any questions you might have.
Mentioned In This Episode:
The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
In The Way of the SEAL by Mark Divine