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Mindsets for Success

Follow up, again

Waiting to hear back from a company? When in doubt, keep following up. Keep going until you land a response. It might take, 2, 3, 5, 6 or more follow ups.


Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” Choose to think you can do it.

It all starts with a thought.

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Quote of the Week

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”

— Bruce Lee

Focus Less on Skills

If you want an entry-level job, your skills don’t matter that much.

Your hard skills, that is.

If you’re going into Data Analytics for example, your ability to use Python or Excel doesn’t matter as much as you think.

You need baseline knowledge, yes.

But what companies want is someone to invest in.

How valuable will you be to them 6 months from now, or 2 years?

What’s your growth trajectory?

How HUNGRY are you to learn?

That willingness to learn by doing is what we call “forward tilt.”

Lean in, and show companies that you have a mindset and attitude they can’t refuse.

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