It’s tough to overcome discomfort and ask for what you want — but if you never ask, you’ll never receive.
Let’s discuss how you overcome discomfort and earn your seat at the table…
As a young in a growing business, you’re probably clamoring to maintain control as things change — I know I was with my own company. Unfortunately, in my quest for control, I was actually doing my team a disservice. One of the core values at my company was to elevate everyone around you. Yet as a young leader, I was stuck in the weeds and getting in the way of the talented people we hired to get the job done.
Millennials get it. They’re the newcomers in the workplace. They’re portrayed in media as flighty, spoiled kids whose main career motives are driven by the option to wear sweatpants and use a beanbag as a desk. I should know; I’m a millennial myself. And, I know what millennials want.
As of right now, Facebook has more than 1 billion active daily users. It was also reported in 2015 that about a quarter of all social media referrals came from Facebook.
So let’s talk about some Facebook personal branding techniques that will help build your online reputation.
It’s easy to get lost in routine. After all, our jobs require us to regularly perform the same set of tasks. To deliberately fight off that feeling, I decided to try something new: I wrote a children’s book.
In the process, I learned a lot of the lessons that have helped me succeed in business and in life that may help you as well…
Reframing my sense of how networking works has transformed me from a skeptic into an enthusiast, albeit perhaps a little late.
I truly believe that starting a conversation about networking and its value in college (and even high school) will change the culture that surrounds it, and in the process, create more thoughtful future business leaders.