Can I pick your brain? Those five words will change everything.

But in all the wrong ways.

You could have the best intentions, but asking to pick somebody's brain is an instant turn off. Especially when approaching your mentor or hero.

Imagine being out to dinner and your date's inexplicably rude to the wait staff.

Or, if you're like me, imagine meeting someone and learning they don't like Nutella.

These are major red flags. And when they pop up, budding relationships can come screeching to a halt.

Which is exactly what happens when you ask to pick somebody's brain.

If you're trying to meet your mentor or hero, you'd be better off not asking.

Watch this video and learn 5 proven ways to meet and build relationships with your hero or mentor network.

5 Proven Ways To Build A Mentor Network And Connect With Your Hero


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You can do anything you set your mind to, after all. Including adding world class value and building an amazing network.

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Further Reading and Resources— Ben's site and fitness blog

The Go Giver  by Bob Burg and John David Mann

Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi

Jab, Jab, Jab, Jab, Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook – By Gary Vaynerchuk

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