5 LinkedIn Articles to Read and Youtube video to watch
By Sakib Hasan
- YOU CAN’T FAKE PERSONALITY, PASSION OR PURPOSE
by Richard Branson
This article is based on what Richard Branson believes are the traits a person must have in order to be a part of his business. The article is written in an informal manner, almost as if he is talking to you in person. He uses examples from his personal experience which adds to the more personal tone of the article. After reading the article I feel as if I have an insight into the mind of a successful entrepreneur. This information will be valuable to both job applicants and business managers.
2. HOW SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE STAY CALM
by Dr. Travis Bradberry
This may be a slightly older article but the advice I have gotten from it is needed now more than ever. In today’s hectic lifestyle people are constantly under extreme stress. This article provides a balanced argument on why stress is both a hazard and necessity in life. It follows that up by a list of strategies to help keep your stress levels in check. Dr. Bradberry is a world renowned author and expert in emotional intelligence so you can be certain what he says will have a meaningful impact on your life.
3. 11 SIMPLE CONCEPTS TO BECOME A BETTER LEADER
by Dave Kerpen
“Being likeable will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life.” The first line of this article perfectly summarizes why you should read it. Each concept is concise and includes a quote from either a famous personality or entrepreneur to add merit to it. Most of the points focus on how to improve your interaction with people and why that will benefit you. The advice the article offers isn’t just going to help out your work life. It will help you succeed in life.
4. THE BIGGEST MISTAKES I SEE ON RESUMES, AND HOW TO CORRECT THEM
by Laszlo Bock
As an executive of Google’s HR department Laszlo Bock has gone through numerous resumes. From his experience he summarizes 5 common mistakes and why those mistakes will eliminate you from consideration as a prospective employee. I learnt that the way that a resume is written can be just as important as what is written on it. It is worth a read as it will help you eliminate critical errors which can ruin the first impression an employer will have about you.
5. 7 LIES EMPLOYERS USE TO TRICK YOU INTO WORKING FOR THEM
by J.T. O’Donnell
Sometimes employers can be desperate to hire new talent in order fix problems within the company. They can outright lie to you to get you to join. This article lists 7 common lies that they may tell you. What differentiates this article from others is that it also includes questions that you can ask to check if what they have promised are lies. The questions are framed in a manner which makes it seem as if you are asking because you are genuinely interested on how they promise to deliver on their promises. It is important to know if the recruiter is lying to you so that you don’t end up in a dead end job.
Subscriptions to Success
By Shaikh Ashfaque Zaman
Behind the Brand
Bryan Elliot hosts this insightful program that looks into making your idea, vision and passion into a reality. The program focuses on both traditional and non-traditional brands. While Elliot features a number of celebrities such as Jamie Oliver, Russel Simmons and Jessica Biel; he also focuses on the businesses that have come up with innovative and non-traditional ideas.
Google Small Business
Technology has brought business methodology into an entirely new dynamic; it has made communication, advertising and marketing into an interactive and global experience. Google started off as a search engine and has now become an integral tool for business efficiency. The channel teaches both small and large businesses on how to put their brand on the “Map”. It also provides insight into the success of local businesses and creating the digital outlook of your business.
To experience a vast diaspora of business throughout the globe, tune in to Startup Grind, hosted by Jason Calacanis. The channel hosts a number of events throughout many nations. They feature a number of innovators, investors and educators. The personal stories, advice and experiences shared by these entrepreneurs help support and inspire. It may also help you connect with the business venture that can lead to a flourishing partnership.
I Will Teach You to be Rich
New York Times bestseller Ramit Sethi brings the 101 on saving and earning money. His experience and approach are not simply lectures; they entail interviews, ‘how to’ guides, healthy work psychology and allegories from those you have made the bank. His friendly approach to provide advice makes him relatable. Furthermore, he provides links and follows up on videos to further your understanding of the topic discussed.
What more needs to be said of an entrepreneur and philanthropist who was named as a future leader by Oprah! With one of the fastest growing companies in the world, Marie has devoted her channels to help you find your potential and showcase your talents. Her zealous approach to answering your questions, providing insight into better mental health and work ethics is truly contagious.