This week on Career Crashers, Mitko Karshovski joins the show to talk about his story of breaking into a career in marketing and how the explosion of remote work in 2020 should change the way we think about jobs.
"What truth do you know that very few people agree with you on?"
This is the question that legendary entrepreneur and VC investor Peter Thiel likes to ask startup entrepreneurs who are looking for an investment from him.
For Peter, this question drives at the core of what their business is all about.
"I think the biggest mistake I see students make when they're doing any kind of interview is that they think it's about demonstrating their competency, when in reality, what they want to reveal is their character."
At age 17 Jackson opted out of the traditional education path and joined the Praxis Bootcamp. He learned the basics of value creation on the job and created a video editing business that allowed him to work and travel the U.S. and world.
Don’t try and fit in a box. Don’t try and check any boxes. You are you. You are genuinely just your own brand. You are trying to look good to be people, but you’re going to do it even better if you are you.