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Be Interested

Rule #25 of the Career Hackers Manifesto?

“To be interesting, be interested.”

People want to interview, hire, work with, invest in, and buy from interesting people. But how to be interesting?

Simple. Be interested.

Cultivate genuine interest in every person, problem, business model, product, and philosophy in the world.

Curiosity is a superpower.

How to Bounce Back After Losing a Job

If you’ve lost a job recently, we feel for you. That’s tough.

See career coach Austin Belcak’s recent twitter thread about How to Bounce Back.

His first tip? Take time to process it. This is an emotional thing, so give yourself some grace.

Then move forward from there! No matter the economy, you can empower yourself to land the next opportunity.

Quote of the Day

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all. In which case, you fail by default.”

— J.K. Rowling