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Episode 036: Chris Johnson – “The Relationships You Have Will Define The Quality Of Your Life” | Working with Seth Godin, Ariana Huffington, and Ryan Holiday

Episode 036: Chris Johnson – “The Relationships You Have Will Define The Quality Of Your Life” | Working with Seth Godin, Ariana Huffington, and Ryan Holiday

This episode was absolutely packed full of action oriented takeaways to help us all improve in each of our environments. I love the strategy Chris employs to maintain such a great and giving network… You’ll learn about his 52X group, his 8X group, and his 2X group.  These are new strategies that haven’t been shared before that you can implement today.

Chris Johnson is the founder of Simplifilm, a motion graphics and trailer studio for bestselling authors, startups, and Fortune 500 companies. He’s a ceaseless entrepreneur and salesman who has tested his skills at everything from political fundraising, web design and real estate. Since founding Simplifilm in 2010, he’s become a paid advisor to leaders in many fields including New York Times bestselling authors and entrepreneurs and worked for and with the likes of Brad Feld, Ryan Holiday, Robert Greene, Seth Godin and many others.

A graduate of George Washington University (Economics), Johnson lives in Portland, Oregon. He considers himself a full-time student of books and a bad chess player in good practice.

Episode 036: Chris Johnson – “The Relationships You Have Will Define The Quality Of Your Life” | Working with Seth Godin, Ariana Huffington, and Ryan Holiday

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The Learning Leader Show

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what brings you alive.”

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What one common characteristic do all successful leaders share?
  • How did you get to this point?  What’s your story behind the success?
  • What is a 52X network?
  • What is your philosophy on exceptional customer service?
  • What does GRATT mean?
  • Who are some great learning leaders that you know and/or study?

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • The common thread amongst Ariana Huffington, Ryan Holiday, and Seth Godin
  • The importance of having bracketed networks (3 groups)
  • The process for creating some of the best videos in the world
  • The importance of “Know, Do, Feel”
  • Goal, Requirement, Action, Tone, Target
  • Advice to people running a business (Hint: Empathy)
  • The importance of feedback loops

“The relationships you have will define the quality of your life.”

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Episode 001: How To Become A Master Connector With Jayson Gaignard From MasterMind Talks

Episode 002: How To Take Over And Set Bigger Goals With Chris Brogan

Episode 004: How Todd Wagner (and Mark Cuban) Sold Broadcast.com To Yahoo! For $5.7 Billion

Episode 010: Shane Snow – How To Accelerate Success Using Smart Cuts

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This was a jam packed episode full of great content.  Chris Johnson is leader who is constantly learning in order to help us all live a better life. Who do you know that needs to hear this?  Send them to The Learning Leader Show!

Episode edited by the great J Scott Donnell

Bio From Simplifilm.com

Chris Johnson is the founder of Simplifilm, a motion graphics and trailer studio for bestselling authors, startups, and Fortune 500 companies. He’s a ceaseless entrepreneur and salesman who has tested his skills at everything from political fundraising, web design and real estate. Since founding Simplifilm in 2010, he’s become a paid advisor to leaders in many fields including New York Times bestselling authors and entrepreneurs and worked for and with the likes of Brad Feld, Ryan Holiday, Robert Greene, Seth Godin and many others.

A graduate of George Washington University (Economics), Johnson lives in Portland, Oregon. He considers himself a full-time student of books and a bad chess player in good practice.

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