We’re taught to value titles.
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” we hear as kids.
Doctor, Firefighter, or Writer are the stereotypical titles. And then there’s Businessman, Chef, Electrician, or Engineer.
I say…. who cares what people call you?
What are you doing to help people? Which problems are you solving? Can you define your life’s purpose? (Pssst, our career guides can help).
Those are the questions that create value. And fulfillment!
So if someone asks you, “what do you do?,” sculpt a creative sentence, and dismiss labels.
Something like, “I help people find a home they love.” Or, “I build software that connects people across the world.” Another, “I teach people to live healthier lives.”
These statement are infused with meaning, mission, and momentum. They clarify your daily action.
Whether you are just starting your career, seeking a new one, or wanting more satisfaction, begin to ask yourself: “who am I helping?”
Because when you have your “why,” the rest falls into place!
“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”Friedrich Nietzsche
Want more? Here’s a talk to help you find your life’s purpose in 5 minutes!
Looking to take action? Remember, resumes have a response rate under 1%.
Video pitches have a response rate over 80%.
Stop sending paper resumes. Start sending video pitches.
To learn the mindset and tools of this revolutionary approach, you can take the Job Hunt Crash Course.
We’ll take you step-by-step from zero to hired.
Clarify your career direction
Learn what employers are really looking for
Build a body of work (a digital portfolio)
Learn where the coolest companies are
Pitch your way into an interview
Nail the interview and get hired
For months I was struggling to fit my non-traditional experiences into a resume and it simply didn’t work. With Crash, I was able to go from pitch to interview to offer within 24 hours. It felt like magic.George Garcia