Visiting Lecturer at Cornell University
Venture Partner at NextGenVP
I have screened 5K+ resumes, performed 500+ interviews, negotiated offers and coached people through career decisions. This is where I share my learnings.
Resumes and Interview Skills
I launched an experiment. Instead of adding ideas to a growing list of “future blog posts,” I would just write down the idea and share it on Twitter and LinkedIn (without the full post). My LinkedIn profile views went up exponentially.
Phone screens can be short and casual, but they deserve a disciplined approach. I have seen too many candidates fail because they didn’t properly prepare…
What you say and what hiring managers hear can be very different things. Avoid these common mistakes.
Navigating Your Career
What legacy will we leave for generations after us? I am not asking you to quit your job and join the peace corps. But think about your impact.
It is a career choice you may need to make. Here are some key things to consider.
Building Product Skills
If you don’t understand your industry, you can’t be successful. If you have been in the industry too long, you get steeped in tradition and are less capable of innovation. So what’s the real deal with domain expertise?
I have spent the past 15 years building products, teams, and companies. Along the way, I have read, watched, and listened to a LOT of content. Here are some of my favorites.
To start with, you need a basic level of skill across a wide range of topics. Then, you need to build superstar skills in one or two areas.