There’s no shortage of career advice out there for Generation Y. But what wisdom do fellow Millennials have for us? Here are some young entrepreneurs who’ve previously made the Inc.com “30 Under 30” list, offering their best tips about getting into the ring. 1. Debbie Sterling, GoldieBlox “My biggest fear before I started GoldieBlox
Thabang Mabapa, recently chosen as the Spark* International Changemaker for 2016 joins the Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong in studio along with their local CEO, Katleho Tsoku, to talk about how he is developing a solution to combat the rural brain drain that is occurring all over South Africa, while also turning a healthy profit
In early 2011, I gave a TEDx speech. Because I wanted my ideas around dreaming and disrupting to come alive in a way that’s not possible in writing – and because of my nagging performance anxiety – I started working with a speech coach. Since then, I’ve given a series of talks across the country.
A majority of the people you talk to on a daily basis are big fat liars. A 2002 study conducted by University of Massachusetts Amherst psychologist Robert S. Feldman found that 60% of people lied during a 10-minute conversation, and they told an average of two to three lies in that time.
You’re on the most important elevator ride of your life. You have ten seconds to pitch- the classic “elevator pitch”. Love or Hate. Money or Despair. And you may never get this chance again. As PM Dawn says, “I feel for you. I really do.” There are books about this. But don’t waste your time.
A good salesperson knows that a customer will purchase a product if it will solve a problem or help simplify his or her life. No matter how many positive attributes your service has, keep this in mind on your next sales call. The one word that can help you close the deal is “why?” Getting
Make your point loud and clear without saying a word Most of the information people take in about their surroundings is visual. When someone is listening to learn more about you and your company, they’re also closely observing your body language for even more clues. Are you conveying the message you really want to send?