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Wise career quotes and advice

An ever expanding list of helpful career advice that may be novel to you.

@heyshadowsmith

February 8, 2022

  1. "People don't buy what you do; they buy why you do it and what you do simply proves what you believe." - Simon Sinek
  2. At the end of an interview, ask, "What would prevent me from getting this job?", then prove them wrong.
  3. If you have to Google for an answer to a problem for more than 10 minutes, write an article about it once you solve it.
  4. To go fast, go alone. To go far, go together.
  5. Learn to understand. Teach to master.
  6. You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
  7. The best time to create a portfolio site was when you started your career, the next best time is today.
  8. A client will become a friend faster than a friend will become a client.
  9. "People think you need to be inspired to write. No, you write in order to get inspired." - Paul Jarvis
  10. Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.
  11. "An aircraft parts manual details every nut, bolt, and instrument, but the entire manual won't teach you how to fly." - Nella Navets
  12. "Every problem is an opportunity in disguise." - John Adams

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