LifeHacks You Need To Be Successful In Business
It takes a lot of effort and hard work to become number one in any field. If you do make it to be a leader in your field of choice you have to remember “to stay number one, you have to train like you are number two.” That quote is from Maurice Green. These ten lifehacks will help you be more successful in a shorter amount of time than without them. The first one is the most important and relates to keeping it simple and learning all you can in your area of interest from free resources. Being very knowledgeable about the business you want to enter is how you get ahead.
See how to keep it simple and 9 other lifehacks for success.
When I first started out, I spent months learning how to optimize LinkedIn. I realized it was an extremely valuable and underutilized social media site so I utilized my expertise from a year of studying the site’s power to provide value to others.
Network the old-fashioned way, face-to-face, as well as online. Create real relationships. Rather than trying to be better than your competition, be different.
There are a wide variety of online resources to help with hack 1 and 3 which is investing in yourself. Coursera offers free courses for any subject you can think of. If you don’t learn well through structured education you can watches videos taught be experts on Udemy. If you invest the time in something you want to learn all the hacks will eventually work together. Learning about speaking French will allow you to network (hack 6) with more French speakers. Eventually you might become a French tutor (Hack 7 giving back). French is just one example you can swap that out with whatever business you want to start or interest you have.
About Shaun Archer Tatum Shaun works in corporate finance in New York City. He has done financial consulting for several start-ups and has worked at several Fortune 500 companies. He has contributed several finance/investing articles on Seeking Alpha which have been published on Yahoo! Finance.