Add Value, Find Great Mentors, and Helping Others Succeed with Geoff Woods

Episode: 006

Geoff Wood explains why a mentor/mentee relationship is so beneficial.


Geoff Woods runs the Mentee podcast and talks about his journey from full-time employee to entrepreneur on his show. Geoff emphasizes the importance of spending your time with the right people who will help you get to where you want to be in your business or relationship. Geoff explains to the Man Talks audience on how you can find incredibly helpful and successful mentors to guide you through your journey, help you achieve your goals, and keep you inspired.

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Key Takeaways:
[2:20] What does Geoff do?
[5:40] Geoff is on this entrepreneurial journey for his family.
[5:50] What does it mean to be a mentor?
[7:00] How did Geoff find his mentors?
[8:45] Get clarity on what you want and then talk about it effectively.
[13:20] Don’t be afraid to ask for what you need.
[14:50] Why would successful people want to mentor ‘me’?
[18:00] How do you make a mentor/mentee relationship beneficial?
[20:40] What kind of challenges has Geoff’s mentor help solve?
[27:05] What’s Geoff’s definition of success?
[29:50] Ask yourself, “How can I add value?”
[31:25] What’s the definition of good leadership?
[33:10] Ask people, “What are you working on right now and how
can I help you?”
[37:45] What inspires Geoff?
[38:55] Geoff recommends a couple of his favorite books.
[40:45] What does it mean to be a man today?
[44:50] What are some of the challenges men are facing in
today’s world?
[48:05] Remember to understand the importance of being humble.
[49:10] Best advice for Geoff’s business and relationship?
[53:10] Geoff would love to disrupt the education system.
[54:10] Remember, you are the average of the five people you s
pend the most time with.
[54:30] Family members and your best friend can be the very
people who hold you back.
[57:20] What’s Geoff excited about these days?
[60:20] Feel free to contact Geoff, Connor or Roger for any
questions you might have.


Mentioned In This Episode:
The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
In The Way of the SEAL by Mark Divine


“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”
“Anybody who has achieved an extraordinarily level of success in their life didn’t get there by themselves. They had mentors.”
“You want to make more money? Go deliver more value.”
“Focus on your mind first and you’ll be able to achieve any thing you want.”

Roger Nairn
Podcast Host / Director of Branding & Marketing
Music Credit:
J Parlange & Latenite Automatic ( –