Technology that Will Get You Banned from Networking Events

In this episode of the “Guy Who Knows A Guy” podcast, the host, Michael Whitehouse, shares updates about the upcoming JV Connect event. He discusses the increasing number of guides and participants and emphasizes the importance of having experienced and ethical entrepreneurs as guides at the event. Michael talks about how to register for JV Connect and the benefits of getting an early membership to avoid higher costs later on.

The episode also delves into a crucial topic: how not to get banned from networking events. Michael highlights the importance of proper follow-up and warns against using automation tools to scrape contact information from the chat and mass email participants, as this is considered spamming and goes against the integrity of the event. He encourages respectful and personalized follow-up, ensuring that the environment of the event remains pleasant and respectful. The host also mentions an education series that will provide more insights and tips leading up to the event.

How To Use Calendly (or any other scheduling software)

In this episode of the “Guy who knows The Guy Podcast,” host Michael Whitehouse discusses his preparations for the upcoming JV Connect event, scheduled for December 12th-14th, 2023. He emphasizes the importance of using a booking link like Calendly to streamline the scheduling process and increase the likelihood of attendees showing up. Michael shares insights into how to use Calendly effectively, including setting up reminders to ensure a high show-up rate and the benefits of having attendees answer a series of questions to provide clarity and structure for the upcoming meeting. He also highlights the importance of growing your email list by asking permission to add attendees to it, as it’s an excellent way to maintain valuable connections.

Furthermore, Michael stresses the importance of being well-prepared for networking events and explains how utilizing a booking link and effective communication can help you make the most out of these opportunities. He invites listeners to grab their tickets for JV Connect early to secure the best pricing and promises a valuable experience for all attendees. In summary, the episode provides practical tips for effective networking and event preparation, making it a must-listen for those looking to maximize the benefits of such gatherings.

Jen Lawton: MIND-BODY BREAKTHROUGH specialist

Today, we’re joined by Jen Lawton, CTO of Glow Natural Wellness. She’s a business development and affiliate manager, specializing in authentic connections and ethical affiliate marketing. In this episode, we discuss their unique approach, emphasizing integrity, community care, and prompt payments. Stay tuned for valuable insights into affiliate marketing and building meaningful relationships on The Guy Who Knows a Guy Podcast!

Jen Lawton, C.T.O (Chief Transformational Officer) of Glow Natural Wellness, is a MIND-BODY BREAKTHROUGH specialist, Master Life/NLP Coach, speaker, and Master Hypnotherapist. As Business Development and Affiliate Manager, she’s dedicated to fostering good in the world of business and life, promoting transformation and growth for clients and partners alike.

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Bob Burg: The Go-Giver

Welcome to the Guy Who Knows the Guy podcast! This season, we’re counting down to JV Connect, an exciting networking event happening from December 12th to 14th, 2023. We’ve got exclusive training sessions and top industry experts lined up to help you make the most of this remarkable event. Join us, mark your calendars for December 12th to 14th, and be part of JV Connect.

In this episode, we have a special guest, Bob Berg, the co-author of “The Go-Giver,” an international bestseller that has sold over a million copies. Bob is a renowned speaker and expert in building strong business relationships, effective communication, and generating referrals. We’ll delve into the power of giving in networking, finding mentors, handling vague introductions, and asking the right questions in business ventures. Bob shares his insights and practical advice to elevate your networking skills and business success. Subscribe to his daily impact email and explore more resources on his website at Get ready for an enlightening conversation that will transform your approach to networking.

The Most Efficient Self Introduction

Welcome to the Guy Who Knows The Guy podcast with your host, Michael Whitehouse, the guy who knows the guy. We’re counting down to the exciting JV Connect event happening on December 12th and 13th, 2023, with an exclusive Elite Invitation Only event on December 14th. 

If you think you should be part of that elite group, don’t hesitate to let us know. But if you’re not quite sure what JV Connect is all about, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. In the lead-up to the event, we’re here to share valuable tips, tools, and advice every Friday to help you make the most of this incredible opportunity. 

We’re kicking off with a game-changing topic: how to introduce yourself effectively at an event. We’re diving into the “Russo Intro” method, a concise and engaging structure that will make you stand out in a crowd, keep your audience engaged, and set the stage for meaningful connections. 

Stay tuned for more golden nuggets as we prepare for JV Connect, and if you haven’t already, grab your tickets now at Subscribe to this podcast and join us on this exciting journey!

The Guy Who Knows A Guy Is Back!

I’m thrilled to announce that The Guy Who Knows A Guy podcast is back for its sixth season, and I couldn’t be more excited about what’s in store. In this upcoming season, I’ll be sharing my own insights on networking in solo episodes, and all our guests will be focusing on various networking topics. We’ve also embarked on a broader venture known as JV Connect, inspired by a game-changing networking experience I had back in 2021.

JV Connect is all about bringing together a diverse group of entrepreneurs, ranging from beginners to seasoned experts, for networking and deal-making. The main focus here is forging meaningful connections rather than pushing high-ticket programs. We’ll offer affordable classes and share valuable networking content through the podcast to prepare attendees for our event in December. My ultimate goal is to create a thriving community of entrepreneurs who can collaborate effectively and make a real impact together. So, if you’re eager to transform your business through networking, I invite you to join us for JV Connect in December!

Ms Hitch – Author of Why Men Cheat: Real Men in Real Relationships Telling Their Real Stories

Ms.Hitch is the hidden gem of the world that everyone has been waiting for. Specializing in mental toughness coaching, she transforms people’s minds into being world-renowned thinkers, newly able to navigate life with higher thinking. She doesn’t take the traditional therapist route with mother-like advice , the unconventional mental toughness coaching she practices includes laughter, excitement, and mental relaxation that turns you into the best version of yourself. Singles, couples, and families love her because of her charisma, tenacity, and her ability to facilitate healing amongst themselves in an intense but nonjudgmental atmosphere. She has a knack for building relationships with people instantly, and not only is her information penetrating, but her energy is impactful and sustaining. With a personality larger than life, her aura is nothing short of infectious.

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Sherene Strausberg: Filmmaker and Animator

Award-winning filmmaker and Emmy-nominated animator Sherene Strausberg combines her experience in film, music and sound engineering with graphic design and illustration to create animated videos for her clients at the company she founded, 87th Street Creative. Having won a national composition competition in high school, she was awarded a scholarship to the prestigious Indiana University School of Music, where she completed two bachelor’s degrees in four years. Film scores she wrote in her first career, as a film composer, have been heard on AMC, Spike TV and Netflix. As a graphic designer for Jewish National Fund, she won two awards from Graphic Design USA. Her latest passion project, the short, animated film “Cool For You”, which she animated and scored, has been accepted to over 20 film festivals around the world and recently won the Jury Award for Youth Films at the Cineglobe Film Festival in Geneva, Switzerland. Recent clients of 87th Street Creative have included Walmart, American Express and Healthline.

Athin Cassiotis: Business Growth Strategist, International Speaker, Coach, Mentor, Consultant, Investor and Podcast Host

Athin Cassiotis is a Business Growth Strategist, International Speaker, Coach, Mentor, Consultant, Investor and Podcast Host. He helps service based business owners grow and scale to create freedom and choice in their life. Athin Cassiotis hosts The Business Growth Show, where he interviews successful entrepreneurs and celebrities, including Jay Abraham, Bruce Buffer, Jillian Michaels, JT Foxx, Kerwin Rae, and George Koukis. He has spoken on stage in front of 2,500 people alongside gold medallists Steven Bradbury & Bruny Surin, and Stedman Graham (Oprah’s partner) and JT Foxx. He has personally worked with many of Australia’s biggest brands including Target, Kmart, Westfield, Coles, and Department of Defence.


Janine Bolon: Podcast Producer, Author, Speaker

When Janine Bolon was young she was struck by lightning. This was an experience that  (obviously) she lived through, but is the driving factor that inspired her not to waste time by living an unfulfilled life.Janine’s original life goal was to be a scientist and have as many different types of experiences as she could. Janine enjoys helping people achieve their dreams by showing them the path to debt-free living while creating a business or writing books. It is great fun to assist them as they move from living paycheck-to-paycheck into an abundant life! Janine has worked as an analytical biochemist, homeschooled four children, published 12 books and runs an online University. In 2010 she was called into active service by the Thunder Clan. What does this mean? She was pulled into her life’s purpose.That purpose is to teach, write and guide spiritual seekers of all paradigms into a deeper relationship with their Source AND share the spiritual, emotional and physical laws that work within financial abundance.Through her books and courses, Janine  shares how-to expand your intuitive gifts as well as help you uncover the blocks you have to improving your financial situation.For the more analytical seeker, she’s  been labeled as a Financial First-Responder. For the spiritually minded she’s  been labeled as a first chakra healer.No matter what label you prefer to use (just don’t call her “late” for dinner!). Janine is  here to share with you how to gather Money, live debt-free and leave the living paycheck-to-paycheck life behind.

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