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The Start-up of You - Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career

Reid Hoffman

A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley's most innovative entrepreneurs. The career escalator is jammed at every level. Unemployment rates are sky-high. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition for jobs is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past. Here, LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman and author Ben Casnocha show how to accelerate your career in today's competitive world. The key is to manage your career as if it were a start-up business: a living, breathing, growing start-up of you. Why? Start-ups - and the entrepreneurs who run them - are nimble. They invest in themselves. They build their professional networks. They take intelligent risks. They make uncertainty and volatility work to their advantage. These are the very same skills professionals need to get ahead today. This book isn't about cover letters or resumes. Instead, you will learn the best practices of Silicon Valley start-ups, and how to apply these entrepreneurial strategies to your career. Whether you work for a giant multinational corporation, a small local business, or launching your own venture, you need to know how to: * Adapt your career plans as you change, the people around you change, and industries change. * Develop a competitive advantage to win the best jobs and opportunities. * Strengthen your professional network by building powerful alliances and maintaining a diverse mix of relationships. * Find the unique breakout opportunities that massively accelerate career growth. * Take proactive risks to become more resilient to industry tsunamis. * Tap your network for information and intelligence that help you make smarter decisions. A revolutionary new guide to thriving in today's fractured world of work, the strategies in this book will help you survive and thrive and achieve your boldest professional ambitions. The Start-Up of You empowers you to become the CEO of y

A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley's most innovative entrepreneurs. The career escalator is jammed at every level. Unemployment rates are sky-high. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition for jobs is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past. Here, LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman and author Ben Casnocha show how to accelerate your career in today's competitive world. The key is to manage your career as if it were a start-up business: a living, breathing, growing start-up of you. Why? Start-ups - and the entrepreneurs who run them - are nimble. They invest in themselves. They build their professional networks. They take intelligent risks. They make uncertainty and volatility work to their advantage. These are the very same skills professionals need to get ahead today. This book isn't about cover letters or resumes. Instead, you will learn the best practices of Silicon Valley start-ups, and how to apply these entrepreneurial strategies to your career. Whether you work for a giant multinational corporation, a small local business, or launching your own venture, you need to know how to: * Adapt your career plans as you change, the people around you change, and industries change. * Develop a competitive advantage to win the best jobs and opportunities. * Strengthen your professional network by building powerful alliances and maintaining a diverse mix of relationships. * Find the unique breakout opportunities that massively accelerate career growth. * Take proactive risks to become more resilient to industry tsunamis. * Tap your network for information and intelligence that help you make smarter decisions. A revolutionary new guide to thriving in today's fractured world of work, the strategies in this book will help you survive and thrive and achieve your boldest professional ambitions. The Start-Up of You empowers you to become the CEO of y
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A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley's most innovative entrepreneurs. The career escalator is jammed at every level. Unemployment rates are sky-high. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition for jobs is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past. Here, LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman and author Ben Casnocha show how to accelerate your career in today's competitive world. The key is to manage your career as if it were a start-up business: a living, breathing, growing start-up of you. Why? Start-ups - and the entrepreneurs who run them - are nimble. They invest in themselves. They build their professional networks. They take intelligent risks. They make uncertainty and volatility work to their advantage. These are the very same skills professionals need to get ahead today. This book isn't about cover letters or resumes. Instead, you will learn the best practices of Silicon Valley start-ups, and how to apply these entrepreneurial strategies to your career. Whether you work for a giant multinational corporation, a small local business, or launching your own venture, you need to know how to: * Adapt your career plans as you change, the people around you change, and industries change. * Develop a competitive advantage to win the best jobs and opportunities. * Strengthen your professional network by building powerful alliances and maintaining a diverse mix of relationships. * Find the unique breakout opportunities that massively accelerate career growth. * Take proactive risks to become more resilient to industry tsunamis. * Tap your network for information and intelligence that help you make smarter decisions. A revolutionary new guide to thriving in today's fractured world of work, the strategies in this book will help you survive and thrive and achieve your boldest professional ambitions. The Start-Up of You empowers you to become the CEO of y

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ben Casnocha, Kaleo Griffith

Length:

6h 43m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:18


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:31


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:22


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:15


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:20


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:15


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:05


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:47


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:40


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:47


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:40


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:52


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:31


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:38


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:03


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:08


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:17


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:24


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:01


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:46


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:10


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:35


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:44


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:36


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:52


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:24


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:11


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:08


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:28


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:14


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:55


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:10


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:34


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:47


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:38


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:26


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:49


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:39


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:39


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:01


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:45


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:31


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:23


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:25


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:42


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:18


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:50


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:01


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:19


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:28


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:04


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:31


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:03


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:44


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

08:50


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

07:07


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:39


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:38


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:09


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:35


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:54


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:27


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:05


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

00:41