Michael Roderick made the the journey rom high school English teacher to having a Broadway producing credit in two years. Connections and relationships turned out to be the critical pieces of this puzzle. This experience eventually led work at an educational startup and the creation of his conference Connector Con.
Here are some highlights from our chat:
Lessons Learned from Teaching High School
Why Experiential Learning Matters So Much
A Combination of Giving, Thanking, and Asking
Identifying the Issues and Challenges of Customers
The Importance of Taking Time to Reflect on Experiences
Incorporating Performance Elements While Maintaining Authenticity
Why You Should Think About How to Do Something Different
The Role that Other People Play in Your Success
Why We All Have Something to Give – Regardless of Our Status
How Michael Landed His First Investor By Helping Someone
The Power of Asking for Help – Instead of Money
Why You Have to Create a Safe Space for People
Michael Roderick is the founder of Small Pond Enterprises, a Broadway producer, connector, entrepreneur, business development guy, and speaker. He loves solving problems and connecting people. You can follow him on twitter @MichaelRoderick.
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