I hope to write a proper post about it soon... But for the purposes of today's post, it's three more weeks until I start a new role 🥳 Today, I thought about how I might approach the first 90 days. In general, what's worked for me has been: Schedule 1 on
One of the most underrated, most useful habits I've built: When completing some work, leaving a job, etc. ask for testimonials on LinkedIn. I learned this from Sebastian multiple times. First, when he wrote me my first LinkedIn testimonial, after which I felt compelled to write him one. Not that
If we talk regularly, I will at some point mention "Project 100." For example, I allude to it in Gen Propel's course page and in How I change career so 'easily': Every time I want to try a new career, I conduct a sales campaign and aim to talk to
From yesterday's studying YouTube Success with MKBHD... He scripts 98% of what he will say on camera, in order to share as many useful things in the shortest amount of time possible. He literally writes the whole thing, from the beginning to "thanks for watching."...as well as remembering that
I took a break from outlining our Skillshare course to learn from how others do it. I'm definitively a reader and not a video person, so this exercise is valuable to me. I studied the course: YouTube Success: Script, Shoot & Edit with MKBHD. Some points I found interesting: a/
Today, one section I outlined is "Talking about yourself." Most people perceive this section to be the most important. How do I talk about myself? How do I sell myself? etc. This is actually not that important. In sales, it’s not the most smoothest-talking people who perform the best.
Today, I continued outlining our Skillshare course, focusing on three sections: (1) Your LinkedIn Profile, (2) Analyzing people via their LinkedIn profile, and (3) Following up. I want to share 9 points I brainstormed for the "Following up" section: a/ Follow up is everything. This is well known in sales.
1. Sam Walton by Sam Walton and John Huey. A mentor recently recommended this to me. I posed this question, "Do you really think being good to employees — treating them really well, making sure they are growing, all the stuff they write about in leadership books, etc. – actually leads to
Yesterday marks a milestone in my “learning German” journey. I met a UPAA Germany (UP Alumni Association) alumna in Oslo Kaffebar, a coffee shop here in Berlin. The barista didn’t switch to English the moment he heard me speak. Not only did I order in German, we also had
While working on outlining Gen Propel’s Skillshare course, an idea for an article arose. The working title is, “Are you good enough to find work abroad? It's likely you are. You just don’t know it, yet.” I'm still organizing my thoughts. But here are three of the points