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146: Feedback Friday | How to Make Introductions Without Getting Burned

146: Feedback Friday | How to Make Introductions Without Getting Burned

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Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week!


If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at friday@jordanharbinger.com. Now, let's dive in!


On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss:



  • Advice for someone trying to transition into a new industry after a long time in their current, unrelated one.

  • Your significant other always wants to shut the party down when all you want to do is go home where it's cozy and quiet. But is there a not-so-nefarious reason you haven't considered?

  • You're paying down a massive college debt you incurred by preparing for a career you don't really like. How can you transit to another field that better suits you without going broke?

  • Even though you're young and in an ideal relationship that already seems headed toward marriage, should an unexpected pregnancy hasten the occasion?

  • When the coping mechanisms you use to help alleviate the burnout of your well-paying, long-term job are not keeping pace with the added stressors of that job, how do you test the waters of alternatives before it's too late?

  • What's the real reason you can't seem to land a promotion at the company where you've worked forever?

  • How do you best ensure an introduction between two mutually beneficial connections in your network doesn't get botched once it's out of your hands and in theirs?

  • Recommendation of the Week: Murder Mountain

  • A quick shoutout to The Daily Show's own Trevor Noah!

  • Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at friday@jordanharbinger.com!

  • Connect with Jordan on Twitter at @JordanHarbinger and Instagram at @jordanharbinger.

  • Connect with Jason on Twitter at @jpdef and Instagram at @JPD, and check out his other show: Grumpy Old Geeks.


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Brian Scudamore (@BrianScudamore) pioneered the industry of professional junk removal with 1-800-GOT-JUNK? at age 18, scaled that success into three more home-service brands, and is the author of WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success.What We Discuss with Brian Scudamore:How Brian turned a trash removal business that began with a $700 investment into an international, multimillion dollar service franchise.The $29 gimmick Brian used to prove to his franchise partners they didn't need to spend big bucks on traditional marketing tactics to get their small business known.Why high school dropout Brian didn't sell his business and retire in his 20s -- even when competitors offered him millions of dollars.Brian's WTF (willing to fail) philosophy that has allowed him to harness the smaller failures along the way to avoid ultimate catastrophe in the long run (with examples).Practical exercises you can use -- for entrepreneurship as well as personal enrichment -- to similarly WTF your way forward.And much more...Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!Hunt a Killer is a puzzle-style game that poses this tantalizing question: what if a serial killer delivered a package to your doorstep each month? Go to huntakiller.com/jordan for 20 percent off your first box and find out!Are you using the best software for your situation? Capterra knows and makes it easy to discover your best solution fast -- and for free. Visit capterra.com/jordan to find out what you're missing today!Does your business have an Internet presence? Save up to a whopping 62% on new webhosting packages with HostGator at hostgator.com/jordan!Do you want fancy designer jeans that look pretty at the club or good-looking but functional jeans that adventurers, go-getters, and rodeo riders have relied on for over 70 years? Try Wrangler -- denim made for the modern world. Check 'em out here!Brother INKvestment Tank all-in-one inkjet printers keep your business running by delivering up to one year of printing without the need to replace ink cartridges! Find out more by visiting ChangeTheWayYouInk.com!Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!Full show notes and resources can be found here.
174: A.J. Jacobs | Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey
A.J. Jacobs (@ajjacobs) is a journalist, lecturer, human guinea pig, and best-selling author; his latest book is Thanks a Thousand: A Gratitude Journey.What We Discuss with A.J. Jacobs:What's the difference between true gratitude and positive thinking?How acknowledging the role of luck in our lives allows us to have compassion for and empathize with others.The lifelong lessons that stick with A.J. long after the conclusion of his unique experiments.Why gratitude leads to happiness -- not the other way around.If possible, why you might consider thanking your parents on your birthday.And much more...Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!Shopping for life insurance is confusing and it takes forever -- so Policygenius made it simple. It's never been easier to buy, and rates are at a twenty year low, so stop putting it off and see what policygenius.com can do for you today!Shopping for life insurance is confusing and it takes forever -- so Policygenius made it simple. It's never been easier to buy, and rates are at a twenty year low, so stop putting it off and see what policygenius.com can do for you today!TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint are giant solutions that give you the power to prosper! Learn how to optimize your finances before tax time at intuit.com!TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint are giant solutions that give you the power to prosper! Learn how to optimize your finances before tax time at intuit.com!Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!Full show notes and resources can be found here.
173: Feedback Friday | How to Make Life Purposeful for the Terminally Ill
Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week!If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at friday@jordanharbinger.com. Now, let's dive in!On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss:Recently, your daughter's 15-year-old friend got pregnant. Should you keep your daughter away from her?With inoperable stage four pancreatic cancer, your father may not have long to live. How can you fill his remaining time with purpose?How can you be comfortable around someone who seemingly reads your mind by body language, microexpressions, and tonality?While you want to open up around others, social events have you in the corner hiding inside your shell. How can you coax yourself out to mingle?You're in your 30s and you can keep working locally at a safe, consistent job that pays well, but you're really yearning for a chance to live and work abroad. A few years from now, which choice are you most likely to regret not making?The company where you've worked for 15 years has expanded and you'd like to keep working for it -- but on the other side of the country. Should you keep this to yourself until your plans are more concrete, or should you tell your local office boss as soon as possible?You're moving from California to the UK on a plane and you're wisely taking your cat with you in the cabin. But she can be loud when she's nervous; what happens if you wind up sitting next to someone who hates cats? What's the protocol?You knew someone who could have helped you redirect your career momentum, but you've let the connection lapse and now you feel awkward about reconnecting. Is it too late to reach out?Life Pro Tip: Whenever you recall a painfully embarrassing memory, imagine the Seinfeld theme playing over it.Recommendation of the Week: Bohemian RhapsodyA quick shoutout to Jamie Sparks!Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at friday@jordanharbinger.com!Connect with Jordan on Twitter at @JordanHarbinger and Instagram at @jordanharbinger.Connect with Jason on Twitter at @jpdef and Instagram at @JPD, and check out his other show: Grumpy Old Geeks.Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!Does your business have an Internet presence?
172: Clint Watts | Surviving in a World of Fake News
Clint Watts (@selectedwisdom) is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Center For Cyber and Homeland Security at The George Washington University, and author of Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News.What We Discuss with Clint Watts:How our own cognitive biases are manipulated in an effort to destabilize trust in each other and our very way of life.How hostile entities like ISIS use social media for propaganda and recruitment.Why Western governments can't, even with their relatively infinite wealth of resources, beat ragtag Somali Twitter pirates and ISIS shills.How bias creates social media bubbles, what forms they take, and why this is dangerous.How we can fix these issues or at least mitigate the effect they have on our lives.And much more...Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!Calm is the number one app for meditation and sleep! Want to explore its many benefits? Enjoy an exclusive discount of 25% off a Calm premium subscription by going to calm.com/jordan!Need custom graphics, logos, or Web design? Access a community of 600,000+ designers by registering at designcrowd.com/jordan and enjoy up to $100 off with The Jordan Harbinger Show bonus offer!Does your business have an Internet presence? Save up to a whopping 62% on new webhosting packages with HostGator at hostgator.com/jordan!Brother INKvestment Tank all-in-one inkjet printers keep your business running by delivering up to one year of printing without the need to replace ink cartridges! Find out more by visiting ChangeTheWayYouInk.com!Do you want fancy designer jeans that look pretty at the club or good-looking but functional jeans that adventurers, go-getters, and rodeo riders have relied on for over 70 years? Try Wrangler -- denim made for the modern world. Check 'em out here!Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!Full show notes and resources can be found here.
171: Charlamagne Tha God | Turning the Tables on Fear and Anxiety
Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) cohosts The Breakfast Club and The Brilliant Idiots, and is the author of Shook One: Anxiety Playing Tricks on Me.What We Discuss with Charlamagne Tha God:An inside look at someone in the public eye who has struggled with a lifetime of anxiety.How concepts we took in stride even 10-20 years ago are shocking by today's standards.Charlamagne's early memories of dealing with anxiety before he knew it had a name, and how it shaped his world view.How is FEAR most commonly applied as an acronym for your life: Face Everything And Rise, or Fear Everything And Run?The external pressures we all face and have in common -- and what we can do to keep them in check.And much more...Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!Looking to score last-minute hotel deals? HotelTonight has access to unsold inventory from the world's greatest accommodations at a fraction of regular rates. Hit hoteltonight.com and use code JORDANH at checkout for $25 off your first booking!TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint are giant solutions that give you the power to prosper! Learn how to optimize your finances before tax time at intuit.com!Does your business have an Internet presence? Save up to a whopping 62% on new webhosting packages with HostGator at hostgator.com/jordan!Brother INKvestment Tank all-in-one inkjet printers keep your business running by delivering up to one year of printing without the need to replace ink cartridges! Find out more by visiting ChangeTheWayYouInk.com!Do you want fancy designer jeans that look pretty at the club or good-looking but functional jeans that adventurers, go-getters, and rodeo riders have relied on for over 70 years? Try Wrangler -- denim made for the modern world. Check 'em out here!Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!Full show notes and resources can be found here.
170: Feedback Friday | How to Ask Questions Like an Award-Winning Podcaster
Jordan Harbinger (@JordanHarbinger) and Jason DeFillippo (@jpdef) banter and take your comments and questions for Feedback Friday right here every week!If you want us to answer your question, register your feedback, or tell your story on one of our upcoming weekly Feedback Friday episodes, drop us a line at friday@jordanharbinger.com. Now, let's dive in!On This Week's Feedback Friday, We Discuss:You accidentally sent your roommate a message meant for someone else in which you were indirectly complaining about them. Is there a way to gracefully recover from this faux pas?Even though you seem to hit it off when meeting new people, you can't seem to form close friendships and make them stick. What's missing from the formula?As a young couple about to embark on a life of wedded bliss, what's the most fair way to handle finances from the start -- especially when one person makes considerably more money?Here's Jordan's strategy for investing money with compound interest.If you could ask only one question of a person you perceive to be successful, what would it be -- and from Jordan's perspective as an interviewer, how should you ask it?What are some unexpected things you can encounter when moving to a new city -- especially when you feel like you haven't prepared enough in advance for the changes immediately ahead?What's the best way to heat up cold contacts into bona fide network connections?Is it worth it to stay at your current job for another eight years to secure your retirement finances, or is now the time to take on your own business venture?Though you relocated three years ago for a job you still consider decent, you miss family and friends back home. What are the pros and cons of moving back now?Life Pro Tips: [Jason] Treat the halfway point on your gas tank as empty. [Jordan] Use Rebump for a 33 percent better response rate with your emails.Recommendation of the Week: Abducted in Plain SightQuick shoutouts to Taylor Moser and Rick!Have any questions, comments, or stories you'd like to share with us? Drop us a line at friday@jordanharbinger.com!Connect with Jordan on Twitter at @JordanHarbinger and Instagram at @jordanharbinger.Connect with Jason on Twitter at @jpdef and Instagram at @JPD, and check out his other show: Grumpy Old Geeks.Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!Tommy John...
169: Nathan Latka | How to Be a Capitalist Without Any Capital
Nathan Latka (@NathanLatka) is the principal of private equity firm Latka Capital; executive producer and host of The Top Entrepreneurs Podcast, and author of How to Be a Capitalist Without Any Capital: The Four Rules You Must Break To Get Rich.What We Discuss with Nathan Latka:How Nathan makes it worthwhile from an ROI standpoint for sponsors to fork over big bucks for advertising on his relatively niche podcast.How to creatively negotiate from a standpoint that you can get people what they really need -- even when they don’t know what that need might be.How to overcome whatever fears you may have for making the big asks during a negotiation.How to get bankers, Airbnb hosts, and freelancers to give you terms you want.How to land a meeting with anyone.And much more...Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course!Get two months of Skillshare -- unlimited access to over 18,000 classes in design, business, technology, photography, entrepreneurship, film, writing, and more -- for free at skillshare.com/harbinger!Blinkist gives you access to 2,500+ bestselling nonfiction books, transformed into potent little packs you can listen to or read in just 15 minutes. Try Blinkist Premium free for seven days at blinkist.com/jordan!Are you a freelancer or small business owner who needs simple and intuitive automation of tasks like invoicing, expense organization, and time tracking? Check out FreshBooks for 30 days free at freshbooks.com/jordan!MedMen is proud to be leading the way as the cannabis industry transitions from its legacy era of homegrown enterprises to an institutional phase of professional standards and practices. Experience the new normal and check out Spike Jonze's short film at MedMen.com!Brother INKvestment Tank all-in-one inkjet printers keep your business running by delivering up to one year of printing without the need to replace ink cartridges! Find out more by visiting ChangeTheWayYouInk.com!Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!Full show notes and resources can be found here.
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146: Feedback Friday | How to Make Introductions Without Getting Burned

146: Feedback Friday | How to Make Introductions Without Getting Burned

jordan harbinger with jason defillippo