Contact Mapping with Adrian and Tom
Ever meet someone who seems to know you, but you have no idea who they are? You try jogging your brain, but nothing comes forth. Imagine if the opposite happened. You meet someone and not only remember them, but you can easily recall a few meaningful details about them or their life. As human beings, nothing impresses us like being remembered and having a feeling that someone cares.
Tom Chenault has been “contact mapping” people since 1972. He is positive it’s been the main reason for his success in business and in life. He is the person to call when anyone “needs someone who knows someone.”
Contact Mapping came into existence as a crm and app when Adrian Chenault envisioned digitizing what Tom does intuitively. The concept enables virtually everyone to “keep track” of their relationships at a level they never thought possible.
Things You Don’t Want To Miss
- Getting to know Tom and Adrian
- How not to be a network marketing amateur
- The birth of contact mapping application
- How do you get contacts into the app?
- The beauty of having the contact mapping application
- How does the application work?
- How do you record to the application?
- Tom’s secret to becoming a great network marketer
Special Moments In The Podcast03:00 Getting to know Tom and Adrian
06:54 The birth of the Contact Mapping app
10:03 Becoming a great multi-level marketer
16:29 What makes the Contact Mapping app unique?
17:29 How do you get contacts in to the application?
20:46 The beauty of using the Contact Mapping app
25:37 How does the application work and what’s the inspiration behind it?
29:23 What makes Tom a prolific multi-level marketer?
Magic Quotes From The Episode
If it is just in your head then it’s just a pitch. If you’re coming from the heart trying to help other people, you’re there… and they will sense it. They will know it.
When you take an interest in other peoples’ lives, they become interested in improving their life.
Some people trade their time for money. Other people build wealth – and how do they do it? They build networks that are responsive.
Looking at everybody like they’re a prospect is completely and totally nauseating.
Temptation can’t get on the path. You have to get off the path.
Everybody knows that the path to success, once you get away from the self-help hustle and heartache, is a straight downhill run.
About Our Guests
Tom Chenault is the CSO and Co-Founder, and the inspiration behind, Contact Mapping. He developed the ideas and philosophy that underpin the app over a four decade career spanning successful turns in hospitality, corporate sales, financial services, and network marketing.
Recognized among the top trainers and leaders in the network marketing profession, Tom and his wife, Denice, were recently inducted into the Network Marketing Hall of Fame. He was a founder of the Association of Network Marketing Professionals (ANMP) and has spoken from the stage at GO PRO to over 20,000 network marketing professionals and also multiple times at the ANMP Convention.
Tom is also the host of the worlds largest and longest running home based business radio show, the Tom Chenault Radio Show. Since 1999, this medium has allowed him to interview the Who’s Who of network marketing, personal development and home based business. His past guests have included Donald Trump, Mark Victor Hansen, Les Brown, Robert Kiyosaki and virtually every successful network marketer and trainer in the profession.
Adrian Chenault is the CEO and Co-Founder of Contact Mapping. Adrian recognized an opportunity to take the principles of Contact Mapping pioneered by his father and infuse technology to make it easy for people of any industry to achieve greater success and connection in their lives.
Prior to Contact Mapping, Adrian spent seven years at Rackspace where he was most recently Sr. Director of International Finance. He led the finance function for all of Rackspace’s operations outside the US. During his seven years there, he worked in the US, UK, Australia, and Switzerland.
Adrian earned his Chartered Financial Analyst designation while working as an Equity Analyst for South Texas Money Management. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
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