Episode 204: Learn How to Build a Community with Jayson Gaignard

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“There’s no such thing as self-made. Nobody does it alone.”

Jayson Gaignard

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After many years earning 22 times the national average income, Jayson Gaignard realized that he wasn’t 22 times happier, so he decided to walk away. He felt stuck on the entrepreneurial hamster wheel, building a business he hated to buy things he didn’t need, to impress people he didn’t necessarily like. While he looked highly successful on the outside, he was completely bankrupt on the inside.

Fast forward to today, and Jayson’s life is virtually unrecognizable from what it was only a few short years ago…

Praised by Forbes as a “Networker to Watch” in 2015 and Founder of one of the top events in the world for entrepreneurs — MastermindTalks — which has featured world-renowned entrepreneurs such as Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk, James Altucher, Guy Kawasaki, and hundreds more.

Today, Jayson joins the podcast to share stories about recovering from his personal rock bottom, along with his strategies for building a community that makes a meaningful impact.

You’ll also learn why the right combination of ignorance, confidence, and hard work can help you achieve your biggest goals!


  • How Jayson built a massively successful business—and the moment he knew he needed to leave.
  • Why Jayson almost canceled one of his first events 2 hours before it started—and why he’s glad he didn’t, despite his fears.
  • The dangers of complacency, the power of eustress, and why we have to choose courage over comfort in order to grow.
  • How to tell if you’re working in service of others—or in service of your own ego.
  • And so much more…


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