Business skills are critical in so many situations from business to life. Every interaction is a great opportunity to practice leadership, communication, and more.
Here are some tips and stories that will help you assess your own business skills and improve one of the most important traits for your professional career.
Where are you going? How do you get there? What do you need? Who can help? Create a “road map”.
Some amazing networking advice: I used to send birthday emails. In the Facebook age, you should still send a personalized message. Giving people phone calls goes a long way. Phone calls stand out in an age where nobody calls.
For everything, startups, career, life. For startups, they are a lot of effort. There is nothing like it. You have to love it. If you don’t, it won’t work.
Write a medium post or record a podcast episode about the tech trends you’re seeing on campus.
Whatever you are, care a lot. Concentrate on other people. You’ll be happier and better off. These are lessons I learned from building LinkedIn.
Now that you’ve heard from many successful business people, what business advice do you have for aspiring business people?