I’ve learned a lot over the last few years in my business.
The most important thing I’ve learned is how ignorant I really am.
Understanding this however, has set my business up for great opportunities.
That’s right. My ignorance may be my greatest asset.
Because I recognize that there will always be individuals much smarter than myself in the business world. Surrounding myself with these individuals (and then taking action on the information I learn from them) helps me take my game to the next level.
I recently held a private mastermind event in NYC.
It included some of my top affiliates from one of my products (Video Traffic Academy).
My business partner and I hosted a private dinner the night before, then rented out a room in an exclusive members club (SoHo House) where we brought everyone together for the entire day.
We had people share some of their greatest ideas for growing their business, creating products, hosting live events, managing membership sites, writing #1 NY Times best sellers, getting main stream media attention, and many other topics.
Some of the attendees included (pictured above) Phil Town / Melissa Town, Marie Forleo, Ramit Sethi, James Wedmore, Bradley Will, Forbes Riley, Carl White / Tammy Grossman, Josh Schoenly / Ryan Hartman, Kevin Nations, John Romaniello, Derek Halpern, Maria Andros, Chris Daigle, Jonathan Cronstedt, Monika Rydzewski, Mike LeMoine, Sean Malarkey and “The” Mark Anthony.
Here’s a quick video on why I think it’s important to spend time with people who are much smarter than you.
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I encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and put yourself in the situation where you feel extremely ignorant.
If you are the smartest person in the room… you are in trouble.
I enjoy knowing that I’m usually the most ignorant person in the room as it keeps me hungry, allows me to grow, and gives me the opportunity to connect all of the smart people I’m friends with and help them build their businesses.
I plan on keeping it that way for as long as I can 🙂
What type of person are you? Are you the smartest person in the room or do you surround yourself with smarter individuals?
Also, what’s your thoughts on masterminds? Do you believe in the power of a mastermind and are you a member of any?