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#34 Anecdotes – Going the extra mile for a job interview to impress

For this episode, I shared my preparations for a series of job interviews, how I decided to go one step further than most people would and some reflections. Listen on for more.

Our opening and closing music is by Joakim Kharud. Be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes or anywhere podcasts are found.

 

SHOW NOTES

0:55 – Vance never prepared so much for job interviews before but he went the extra mile to impress

2:10 – Girl sent a direct message to Airbnb founder with a deck (article on Huffington Post)

4:25 – Mentioned Noah Kagan’s podcast episode 43 (Sales Tips for Your Business and Daily Life)

5:30 – Tim’s professional “disaster” that turned out better than expected

10:05 – How Tim could have done better; research and pitch something that could benefit them

13:00 – How Vance changed his perspective about tackling problems – putting more thought instead of “just going with the flow”

15:15 – Mentioned movie Stronger – we need to cultivate the habit of going against our selfish instincts

17:10 – Gary Vaynerchuk said before about guilt-tripping everyone with so much value that they will remember him for life

18:45 – We need to make more time for free thinking – reflect on our actions and how we want our lives to be/what makes the good life? (inspired by an article by Charles Chu – Rethinking Happiness)

22:00 – It’s impossible to live without regrets; what’s important is learning from the regrets to inform our decisions from then on

23:25 – Think about how to benefit others before asking for something in return

 

Important links mentioned

Girl sent a direct message to Airbnb founder with a deck (article on Huffington Post)

Noah Kagan’s podcast episode 43 (Sales Tips for Your Business and Daily Life)

Movie Stronger

article by Charles Chu – Rethinking Happiness

 

Audio file size: 26.75MB

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