Updated: Dec 8, 2019
Tell us about yourself.
My Name is John McKee...I'm a Business Development Professional and Business Owner. I have over 26 years of Connecting People, Business and Product -1 Meeting at a time - with over 25,000 Meetings. I'm an award winning Author by Ritcheter Publishing, LLC Tampa, Fla for the 2016 Best New Business Book. Called "Nothing Happens Until The Meeting Is Set" available on Amazon. I'm an Inventor and U.S. Patent Holder For Cosmo Glove an AsSeenonTV Product.
This was featured on National TV Infomercials by the Original Shark on Shark Tank Kevin Harrington. My latest project and focus is growing the fan base of influencers on THE BAM NEWTWORK.
How did you get to be where you are today?
It has been a lot of work. Mostly trial and errors. For the longest time I had no idea what I wanted to do. I've had incredible mentors enter late into my life. They have helped me focus and realize It is okay to develop ideas into business, products and a book. It's okay to bean Entrepreneur.
Have you ever been fired?
I have not.
What are your real passions?
Giving back. Helping others. I love creating content. Long after I am gone my writing will be my legacy.
If you won the lottery, what would you do?
Start more businesses. Help my family and close friends. Give back.
What do you do to help others be their best?
I'm former SCORE Certified Mentor and currently a LinkedIN Profinder Mentor. With my experiences I can lend my knowledge to others. I also started THE BAM NETWORK as a FREE platform to shine the spotlight on Influencers, CEO's, and Celebrities. I enjoy helping them get the exposure they deserve. We give them repeat exposure via social media.
How do you help yourself be the best you can be?
I associate and surround myself with Mentors and Influencers, Read Books, attend seminars and follow and study the content of successful people.
What do you like to do in your personal life?
Work out, exercise, create content, travel and enjoy life with friends and family.
What do you hope to accomplish in the future?
Grow financially and leave my very own legacy.
What is a book or two that you recommend?
Winners Dream by Bill McDermott
How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.
Key Person of Influence by Kevin Harrington and Danial Priestly
Raving Fans by Ken Blanchard and Lincoln The Unknown by Dale Carnegie.
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What are some of your favorites? (books, websites, etc..)
The books are mentioned in the book list above. Favorite websites include: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Why do you do what you do?
I am the founder of The BAM Network. I work on creating content...this all aside from the fact that after 9 years of being on my own I have returned to the Corporate world. Adding a new chapter in my life. I believe it is time to reinvent myself.
What are a few of your goals?
Maximize my contacts and connections and grow my knowledge and financial goals.
What do the words "Best Ever You" mean to you?
To be the best"ME" that I can.
How did you get to be where you are today? Trial and errors. From not being afraid to "DO" and "TEST THE WATERS". Go outside my comfort zone and go against the grain. I have had a lot of valuable mentors.