EP 136: Building Relationships and Networking with Rob Kochanski

Rob Kochanski, is the founder and host of the Local First Podcast. Rob got started in podcasting because of his interest in meeting and connecting with other Local business owners and entrepreneurs. Realizing that there were Local experts that are smart, intelligent, and have unique ways of impacting the lives of their customers, Local First Podcast was born.

Golden nuggets:

  • Don’t set limits on what you can do
  • Don’t do so many things that you get nothing done
  • Be strategic about the people you network with

Keys to success:

  1. Be persistent and consistent
  2. Don’t try to be everything to everyone
  3. Be 1% better everyday

Actionable tip:

  • Don’t give up when it gets hard
  • Collaborate with others
  • Ask for help


“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” — Tony Hsieh


Local First Podcast: https://www.localfirstpodcast.com/