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They say you'll shine brighter if you get closer to the sun. This saying is very true when it comes to advancing your career.
Spending some time working as an executive assistant to the person you admire most, or to a leader who is in a position where you aspire to be someday yourself is one way you can jump-start your professional life and gain experience, which you can ultimately leverage to become a star performer in your field, climb the corporate ladder, or start your own thing in the future.
Taking an internship or a job where you'll be reporting directly under someone who can serve as a mentor, or a role model can be an amazing learning experience.
Today we're going to be talking with serial entrepreneur and business influencer, Dave Kerpen, about mentorship, leadership, and how to make your business and yourself more likable.
Dave Kerpen is the founder and CEO of New York based social media marketing agency, Likeable Media. He's a New York times bestselling author of such books as, Likeable Social Media, Likeable Business, and The Art of People, The 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want. And he's a renowned keynote speaker. He has recently launched a new venture, chooseapprentice.com, a platform that connects entrepreneurs who are looking for a driven executive assistant committed to professional growth, with smart and motivated college students who are looking for real world experience and mentorship.
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