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You Are What People Say About You

On this episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Reid and Ben discuss how to construct your personal career brand and leverage it to fulfill your aspirations: choosing the right LinkedIn profile headline (Reid shares that he recently updated his!), asserting your value without bragging or distorting the truth, and supporting the brands of your allies.

August 11, 2022
If You Don’t Find Risk, Risk Will Find You

On this episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Reid and Ben share tips and frameworks for taking smart risks in your career, including how to: overcome your natural bias to avoid risks, know whether you’re walking through a “one-way door” or a “two-way door” when making a crucial decision at work, and look for hidden opportunities in environments where others feel fear and uncertainty.

August 4, 2022
Don’t Make Decisions Alone

On this episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Reid and Ben get into the skills and techniques needed to harness the “network intelligence” that already surrounds you: asking the right questions, identifying different types of expertise in other people, and developing the finesse required for reference checks.

July 28, 2022
The Art of the Hustle

On this episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Reid and Ben share lessons from Airbnb, Chris Sacca, and other companies and careers to show how to be stubbornly persistent, how to get creative when necessary, and how to cultivate serendipity.

July 21, 2022
Planning to Adapt

On this episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Reid and Ben unpack the ins and outs of their “ABZ Planning” framework: How to approach your Plan A, how to conceptualize your Plan B(s) and when to pivot, and why having a backup Plan Z is a must.

July 14, 2022
Develop Your Competitive Edge

On this episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Reid and Ben explain the “three gears” that underlie every world-class career: Assets, Aspirations, and Market Realities. When these three elements click together and turn in unison, you will unlock success.

July 14, 2022
Networking Is About Helping

On this episode of the Startup of You Podcast, Reid and Ben break down three common misconceptions about how professional networks function, while also deep-diving on two types of relationships that are essential for success: “Allies” (close collaborators) and “Friendlies” (acquaintances).

July 14, 2022