Poverty, I realized, wasn't only a lack of financial resources; it was isolation from the kind of people that could help you make more of yourself.— Keith Ferrazzi
The most romantic Keith Ferrazzi quotes that are glad to read
The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity.
Life is less a quest than a quilt. We find meaning, love, and prosperity through the process of stitching together our bold attempts to help others find their own way in their lives. The relationships we weave become an exquisite and endless pattern.
Human ambitions are like Japanese carp;
they grow proportional to the size of their environment. Our achievements grow according to the size of our dreams and the degree to which we are in touch with our mission.
When we are truly passionate about something we are contagious.
When you help someone through a health issue, positively impact someone's personal wealth, or take a sincere interest in their children, you engender life-bonding loyalty.
I believe that every conversation you have is an invitation to risk revealing the real you.
People who instinctively establish a strong network of relationships have always created great businesses.
I’ve come to believe that connecting is one of the most important business—and life—skill sets you’ll ever learn. Why? Because, flat out, people do business with people they know and like. Careers—in every imaginable field—work the same
Ultimately, everyone has to ask himself or herself how they're going to fail.
We all do, you know, so let's get that out of the way. The choice isn't between success and failure; it's between choosing risk and striving for greatness, or risking nothing and being certain of mediocrity.
Match your goals with the people who can make them happen and start building the relationships
Power, today, comes from sharing information, not withholding it.
Life is about work. Work is about life. And both are about people.
In business, we often say that your best customers are the customers you have now. In other words, your most successful sales leads come from the selling you've already done.
Our careers aren't paths so much as landscapes that are navigated.
We're free agents, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs -- each with our own unique brand.
In life, it's between choosing risk and striving for greatness, or risking nothing and being certain of mediocrity
At every stage of my career, I sought out the most influential people around me and asked for their help and guidance.
Translate goals into practice + repetition = success!
Business is a human enterprise, driven and determined by people.
We have a tendency to romanticize independence.
Most business literature still views autonomy as a virtue, as though communication, teamwork, and cooperation were lesser values.
You won't build relationships unless you let your guard down
You have to envision yourself winning to win.
You can't get there alone. In fact, you can't get very far at all.
To build authentic relationships you need to lead with generosity & serve them first
I’ll sum up the key to success in one word: generosity.
The idea isn't to find yourself another environment for tomorrow, but to be constantly creating the environment and community you want for yourself, no matter what may occur.
Start finding future clients before you have anything to sell them.
Get to know these people as friends, not potential customers.
People do business with people they know and like
Success in any field, but especially in business is about working with people, not against them.
Bottom Line: It's better to give before you receive.
And never keep score. If your interactions are ruled by generosity, your rewards will follow suit.