To Live By
Don't talk about what you can do. Show them what you've done.
Stories prove your worth like nothing else. Don't tell people; SHOW them.
LinkedIn is more than a place for jobseekers. It also has huge potential for networking.
To impress on the phone, introduce yourself right at the start. The person will respect you for it.
To understand the soul of a company, read its latest news, recent projects and press releases.
A sharp professional bio leads with your current job and ends with your education -- not the other way around.
Leaders don’t bask in the spotlight. They prefer to let others shine.
Let your experience drive your job applications. Leave the fluff to everyone else.
If someone helps you land a job, the least you can do is send a handwritten thank-you note. The LEAST.
Be selfless. Life has a funny way of returning the favor.
The best networkers use social media to meet the right people and take the discussion "offline."
Social media isn't a place to HAVE conversations. It's a place to BEGIN conversations.
On a resume, adjectives don't make us stand out; they lump us in with everyone else.
This is your story. Make it worth reading.
Everyone else knows something you don’t. Why spend the entire time talking? What will you learn?
You're the best person you know when the going gets tough.
Leadership isn’t a gift from birth. It’s the willingness to assume responsibility when others don’t.
The harder you work on yourself, the more opportunity comes your way.
We are swimming in information but drowning at the same time.
A side project on something you're passionate about? That's the brain firing on all cylinders.
A short story about success on the job will impress an employer more than anything else.
The six most powerful words in networking: WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, WHY and HOW.
The only failure in your 20s is inaction. Everything else is trial and error.
The less you write, the tighter the message. The less you talk, the stronger the speech.
Every person you delete on Facebook is one less networking opportunity down the road.
No one is an overnight success yet those who ‘break through’ start the day while others are still asleep.
Each week, build in time for your side hustle. The results will surprise you.
If you’re not willing to fail, then you’re not willing to succeed.
A challenge is simply an opportunity in disguise.
The roughest moments of our careers are secretly the most pivotal ones.
Let other people shine, and you will cast a long shadow.
Learn to tell your own story, and doors will open.
Success in our 20s is the ability to exit the decade with a clearer sense of purpose.
Mature young professionals let their actions do all the talking. If you have the proof, then what’s left to say?
If you want people to take an interest in you, then you need to first take an interest in them.
If you want people’s undivided attention, let them be the expert. They will go all day.