Creating a High Value Network with Jayson Gaignard.

Episode: 020

Jayson talks on the power of your network and the value of people.


Jayson Gaignard is the founder and talent scout for He has had incredible guests like Tim Ferriss, Guy Kawasaki, and Lewis Howes deliver inspirational and motivational talks at his event. Jayson talks on the importance of creating meaningful connections and relationships with others, as well as shares a bit of his life story on how he was able to get out of massive amounts of debt.


In this podcast episode, Jayson Gaignard talks about how to create a high value network and how as a man this is one of the most important things you can do to succeed. He talks about how your network often equals your net worth and explains not only how to build your network, but how to maintain it.

Key Takeaways:
[1:40] ManTalks is still looking for a social media expert.
[2:40] How did Jayson get started?
[4:50] How did Jayson get into debt?
[7:00] With very little money, Jayson doubled down and started investing in himself.
[10:15] The integrity of your word is very important.
[12:45] Jayson became successful because he took risks.
[14:25] Who taught Jayson that making connections is important?
[19:45] Are you surrounding yourself with the right people?
[20:05] How did Jayson turn his life around?
[23:55] Think about the worst case scenario all the time.
[25:35] Why is networking important to men?
[29:45] How can you develop better connections with others?
[31:25] Do your research on how you can deliver value to others.
[34:00] Connor does a quick recap.
[36:20] Relationships are sometimes like a bank account that you want to always keep investing in.
[40:30] When you play for the applause, you put your happiness in the hands of somebody else.
[41:50] How does Jayson make sure the people attending his event are of high value?
[48:00] Community is incredibly important for creating a great product.
[49:05] Jayson recommends several books.
[50:35] What does it mean to be a man these days?
[53:20] What legacy would Jayson like to leave behind?
[55:20] Jayson talks about the exciting things happening in his life right now.


Mentioned in This Episode:
Never Eat Alone by Tahl Raz
Seeking Wisdom by Peter Bevelin
Four Hour Week Work by Tim Ferriss
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl


Music Credit:
J Parlange & Latenite Automatic ( –