An interview with Keith Ferrazzi

by Mark Kelly | WIKN Podcasts

About Keith Ferrazzi

WIKN & Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi – Global Thought Leader, No.1 Networker in the world & New York Times #1 best-selling author

Keith Ferrazzi is recognized as a global thought leader in the relational and collaborative sciences. As Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Research Institute, he works to identify behaviors that block global organizations from reaching their goals and to transform them by coaching new behaviors that increase growth and shareholder value.

A New York Times #1 best-selling author of Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone, as well as a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune and many other leading publications, Keith’s gained over 20 years of experience, from the C-Suite to founding his own companies, and distilled those years and experiences into practices and solutions he brings to every engagement.

More recently, in partnership with Zappos’ Tony Hsieh and Groupon’s Brad Keywell, Keith launched Yoi, a digital on-boarding tool that drives transparency, improved coaching, and real-time feedback between busy managers and their new hires. The platform utilizes practice-based learning and quantitative assessments to deliver increased productivity in the workplace.

I recently met up with Keith the No 1. Net-worker in the world and interviewed him for the podcast to speak about creating and managing successful relationships.

In the podcast we discuss:

  • Keith’s inspirational journey to now
  • The importance of relationships to achieving success in your work and in your life
  • Why it’s important to align the most important relationships to every goal in order to achieve those goals
  • Identify 5 critical relationships to your success & proactively build relationships through generosity
  • Serve others first and lead with a mindset of How can I help you?
  • The impact consistenty turning up 30 minutes early for work as a kid had on Keith’s life & why he continues to do it to this day
  • How one powerful question to the CEO was the building block for Keith to become the youngest Partner in Deloitte’s history
  • Keith answers what he knows now that he wishes he knew then

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Mark

Mark kelly

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