MYM #14 Richard Smith – Surround Yourself with People that are Smarter than You.
I interview Richard Smith he the CEO and Co-Founder of rNetwork. An up and coming Direct Sales company. We discuss the things he has learned about doing your own thing because that what he has done all of his life. He is always trying to think outside of the box. He shared his experiences and some great points to help you along your journey as an entrepreneur!


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Show Notes and Key Takeaways

Richard talked a little about when he was in college and doing a project that he found out what the professor was teaching and what was being done in the real world was different. It is important in a world that is moving as fast as the world is today, make sure that what you are studying is relevant and going to be relevant for a long time. This also came up in my last podcast with Carolyn Blosil. When she graduated her skill was no longer marketable.

  • Money is important but you also need to look for fulfillment outside of just money! It makes life a whole lot more enjoyable!
  • Don’t give up on your dreams. We have been conditioned to give up, dream like when you were a child. Believe in yourself and go for it!
  • Being an entrepreneur takes a special person, it also takes a special significant other. Choose wisely! He credits his wife and family for so much!
  • Surround yourself with people that are smarter than you and that make you better, even if you don’t always agree.
  • Do business with people who make you better!
  • Money isn’t everything but money gives you options. Options to do good or bad.
  • Do things that you really believe in.
  • Book to read: Laws of Success ~ Napoleon Hill The Go-Giver ~ Bob Burg