Richard Brooke

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Richard Brooke
Imagine spending your whole college life growing your network. I’m not talking about partying or whatnot, I’m talking about real connections. Once you graduate, you’ll have two powerful things: a degree and an extensive network. Welcome back to another week of Tactical Leadership! In today’s week, I welcome Ontological Coach and master networker Richard Brooke shares how he helps people master self-motivation and stay on fire for life. He is the host of the podcast “The Authentic Networker” and the author of “Mach 2 with Your Hair on Fire”. Richard will walk us through his effective ways of communicating as well as his mastermind groups and how they are a more advanced form of networking.

The Power of Networking with Richard Brooke

Let’s jump right in and expand your network!

[00:01 – 11:14] Opening Segment

  • If you have a platform and want content that DELIVERS, go over to!
  • I welcome Richard Brooke to the show
  • The Authentic Networker podcast
  • Integrating networking to leadership
  • Richard expresses how social media is not fully utilized as a networking tool
  • Using social media to gain relationships and provide services

[11:15 – 21:57] Mastermind Groups: The Next Level of Networking

  • A more formal and compressed form of networking
  • Journey of collaboration
  • The role of courage in leadership and life in general
  • The green light story
  • Mind management
  • The vision: what does the journey look like?

[21:58 – 31:14] Communicating the Effective Way

  • The importance of asking questions
  • Ask questions and then listen
  • What makes a great question?
  • Self-esteem Intuition

[31:15 – 39:18] Closing Segment

  • What is the legacy you’re wanting to leave in the world?
  • On top of education, learn how to live powerfully
  • Final words

Tweetable Quotes:

  • “The more people you can rely on for input and access, the further you can journey.” – Richard Brooke
  • “Instead of worrying about what you post and how many comments you get, how about using social media to learn about people that you’re connected to, do a deep dive on learning about them, and go for relationships. Go for meaning. Go for service.” – Richard Brooke
  • “The essence of leadership is that leaders go places that followers are afraid to go. Which is why they follow the leader.” – Richard Brooke

Resources Mentioned:

You can connect with Richard through LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, or you can visit Also, check out his podcast “The Authentic Networker” on Itunes.

About the Host: Zack Knight

Zack sits down with CEO’s and experts to share tactical knowledge of how to become a better leader and create a more effective, safe environment for your team. Zack offers consulting and podcast coaching and runs Knight Protection Services, LLC, a company that helps busy executives build a winning culture through safety and security.

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