Career Advice & Inspo

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Creation Date May 1st, 2020
Updated Date Updated January 19th, 2021
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These are the episodes chosen by Bryce Webster for this week's theme, *Career Advice & Inspo.*
  1. Reid Hoffman (@reidhoffman) is a cofounder of LinkedIn, investor at Greylock Partners, host of the podcast Masters of Scale, and coauthor of Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies. What We Discuss with Reid Hoffman: Why creating the best products and services on the market won't mean squat if you don't have the network to get the word out about them. Reid's flexible planning framework that adjusts navigation to suit the unexpected path rather than the imagined destination. How to know when you're informing your intuition with the best available data or just procrastinating to avoid making important decisions. Why "never give up" is terrible advice, and how to separate your winning instincts from your losing ideas. Why an honest partner is almost always your best source of ideas -- and a reminder of where the road paved with the best intentions usually leads. And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at! Disgraceland is a true crime podcast about musicians getting away with murder. If you love true crime and you love music, get ready to love Disgraceland here! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!
  2. The Butler Bulldogs have a habit of shocking college basketball fans by beating top teams with far more talent. How do they do it? Adam Grant joins the team to talk about why stars are overrated, role players are underrated, and humility can go hand in hand with confidence. Also featuring “Moneyball” author Michael Lewis and Brad Stevens, coach of the Boston Celtics. This episode is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase & Co, Accenture, Bonobos and Warby Parker. Find the transcript at:
  3. My guest this week is David Epstein. David is a writer and researcher extraordinaire and the author of two great books. His second, Range, is out today and I highly recommend it. We discuss the pros and cons of both the generalist and specialist mindsets in detail and go down many interesting trails along the way. Please enjoy our conversation. For more episodes go to Sign up for the book club, where you’ll get a full investor curriculum and then 3-4 suggestions every month at Follow Patrick on Twitter at @patrick_oshag   Show Notes 1:12 - (First Question) – What he uncovered in “The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance” that led him to his latest book             2:38 – Debate with Malcolm Gladwell (YouTube) 4:12 – What did the public pay most attention to and what did they gloss over 7:56 – How his views on nature vs nurture shifted during the process of writing The Sports Gene 10:05 – Blending practice with your nature 13:04 – His process of reading 10 journal articles a day as part of his research 19:06 – Exploring his new book “Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World”, and his idea of Martian tennis 23:03 – Idea of the cult of the head start and how we set up our own feedback loops 28:58 – What does his research say about the nations education system 30:42 – The Flynn Effect chapter 33:54 – Hacks for learning 37:52 – The concept of struggle and harnessing the power of it 46:31 – Personality changes and how to drive those changes in a positive way 52:00 – Using the outside perspective in businesses for more productive outcomes and how it applied to Nintendo             52:59 – Josh Wolfe Podcast Episode 1:04:45 – Other examples of using withered technologies, 3M 1:09:00 – The arc of his work and how it has evolved 1:13:54 – Taking a different view on problems             1:17:52 – Ending Medical Reversal: Improving Outcomes, Saving Lives 1:18:04– Anyway to change these bad trends with new strategies   Learn More For more episodes go to  Sign up for the book club, where you’ll get a full investor curriculum and then 3-4 suggestions every month at Follow Patrick on twitter at @patrick_oshag
  4. More than being the best-selling author of books like Linchpin and Tribes, or the disruptive founder of Squidoo and Yoyodyne, Seth Godin is a teacher of how to live a life beyond the status quo. He once turned down a job offering a billion dollars in equity because he knew it wouldn’t change his life for the better. Seth Godin shares his insights on how to make choices that align with the life you want on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu. Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by Audible. Try Audible for free at   Impact Theory is proudly sponsored by Skillshare. Start learning on Skillshare today at SHOW NOTES: Seth breaks down the status quo mentality and why it needs to be challenged. [3:31] Seth details the real power our decisions have on our happiness. [11:52] Seth talks about learning from rejection and failure during his journey. [21:18] Tom and Seth discuss being born with talent vs. developing it. [30:48] Seth shares why you should create your passion instead of finding it. [42:18] Seth reveals the impact he wants to have on the world. [49:49] QUOTES: “People who have the hubris to dream of something bigger, change the status quo.” [4:38] “What makes us happy is agency, knowing that we have some sort of control over what's going to happen in our life.”[14:44] “That idea that we can become passionate about our work as opposed to expecting our work to give us passion makes us way more flexible, gives us way more leverage, allows us to move forward.” [42:35] FOLLOW SETH GODIN: BLOG: TWITTER: WEBSITE: INSTAGRAM: FACEBOOK: Seth’s Podcast Akimbo:[2:34] altMBA - [2:22] The Marketing Seminar - MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE BOOKS: Linchpin - [0:53] Tribes - [0:53] The Dip - [0:53] Purple Cow - [0:53] Unleashing the Ideavirus - [2:00] COMPANIES: Squidoo - [1:37] Yoyodyne - [1:37] PEOPLE: Tony Robbins - [44:10]

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