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DJH 463: are you overthinking it?

Joel Bein
Joel Bein

Daily Action

Daily action builds momentum.

Thinking does not.

It's key to think clearly, yes, but action is what it takes for results. So will you hold a bias for action?

If you want to build this muscle, do a 30-day blog challenge (or 365 day design challenge!) to learn the art of shipping and finishing.


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16 Books That Shaped How I Interact with the World


A great career starts with a great mind. That means reading books! Career Hackers author Chuck Grimmett shares 16 books that have shaped his life and career.


Tomorrow! How to Make a Video Pitch - Live Workshop

Sick of sending resumes? Tired of never hearing back, or getting ghosted? It’s time for a NEW approach to job hunting. Enter the video pitch, where you can cut through the noise and 10x your interview rate.

At this Career Hackers live workshop, tomorrow, Jan. 12 4pm EST, learn the do’s and don'ts of how to make and send a video pitch, and get hired faster.

Register today for just $1.


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  • Career hacking is about the relentless pursuit of discovering and doing what makes you come alive. Here are the core principles in the Career Hackers Manifesto.‌
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  • Tired of getting ghosted on your job hunt? Our friend David used Video Resumes to land his last two jobs and double his salary in one year!  He's just written an eBook that tells how he did it and ways that anyone can use a video resume to get their next job. There are some valuable tips and examples for anyone who wants to start creating video resumes. You can get 50% off this eBook with the code: CareerHackers

  • See two of our top posts: How to Make a Video Pitch and 100 Ways to Work Out Loud, so you can skip the resume and degree and be your own credential. ‌‌‌
  • Want audio? Head to the Daily Job Hunt Podcast.‌‌‌
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Joel Bein

Joel Bein is Chief of Content and Coaching at Career Hackers and passionate about personal growth and self-driven learning. As a trained musician, he is Founder of the New Orleans Chamber Players.