There's a gap between your current and your ideal relationship to work. How risky would it be to make a change? Or at least a step in the right direction?
I've dropped out of college, quit my job to play chess full-time, and moved to a new country without much hesitation. I owe this clarity thanks to the time I've spent reading, journaling, and reflecting on three simple questions.
I used to look down on people who had regular 9-5 jobs and pursued their hobbies on the side. I thought the dream was to find what you love and never work a day in your life. But over the past 7 years, I've changed my mind, and here's why.
My list of characteristics of an ideal employee that I look for when I hire someone.
This piece was originally going to be my 2nd contribution to CNBC but they never ran the story. So I'm sharing everything here for you on what to do once you have an internship.
Don't quit your job. Minimize your risk and have space in your life to test your assumptions before making any drastic change. Here's what I mean.
We’re told over and over that the best way to succeed is to start young, work hard, and move up the ranks. But everyone loves a shortcut — and taking one can actually make you more desirable to companies. Smart cookies find ways to jump rungs on the work ladder.
After volunteering for two years at different events, many doors have opened for a broke young entrepreneur like me. Mostly through serendipity. * Another volunteer recruited me to run events with her at Influencer Series, an intimate gathering of highly influential leaders. We host the events at different VC firms every
When talking to recruiters at job fairs, come in with a purpose. Be yourself, come prepared, and demonstrate how you could provide value. Here's how to do it.
Why you shouldn't waste people's time begging them for coffee and what you should do instead to make a genuine connection.
No emails, large amounts of money, or begging required
Here is the exact plan you should come into the conversation so they can best understand where you're coming from.
My framework for finding the right people to surround yourself in your professional career.
My book summary of Charlie Hoehn's amazing book, Recession-Proof Graduate. I used this framework to get my foot in the door when I started my career. The secret is free work.