How Beyond Curious Host Brandon Fong Built His Business Relationships

Mark Podolsky
2 min readMay 11, 2024


Our guest for today is a husband, father, connector, head world builder of Curiosity Island & host of the top 1.5% globally ranked Beyond Curious Podcast.

Brandon is on a mission to create a more deeply connected world by catalyzing curiosity.

Listen in as they discuss:

  • Brandon’s early exposure to business.
  • How to raise money by asking for advice.
  • The ikea effect.
  • Vulnerability loops.
  • Finding their 4%.
  • What does it mean to be beyond curious?
  • AVE

They also discussed the negative and positive effects of AI tools when it comes to relationships and connecting.


Brandon: Send a video or voice message to someone you appreciate, telling them exactly why they’re important to you. This act can strengthen your relationships and open up new opportunities.

Mark: Learn more about Brandon Fong by going to Check out Brandon Fong’s “Brilliance Multiplication System” by visiting It offers practical tools to help you stay focused on your key tasks. Plus, if you’re looking for deep insights into figuring out your strengths and what you really want, listen to Brandon’s podcast for a detailed 3-hour guide.


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