Screwing up a big job interview taught me how important it is to show confidence.
Show Confidence in a Job Interview
Create Your Own Reality
I just left a good, respectable, well-paying job.
And I don’t know exactly what I’m going to do next (although I do know I will stay in Vietnam to start my business).
I’ve been brainstorming ideas.Â Especially attractive are online business models.Â I’ve discussed a few of those ideas with several people.
For each of my ideas at least one person told me “That will never work.”
It reminded me of something I read somewhere.
“No matter what your idea is there will be people telling you it won’t work.Â Ignore them.Â Create your own reality.”
Pretty good advice.
The Other Side of the Table
I just left my job as CEO of VietnamWorks.
After six years making VietnamWorks into the largest, most successful and most profitable jobs website in Vietnam I decided it was time for something new.
Why?Â Because of an epiphany I had in 1998.
Jeff Bezos Taught Me When to Quit
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Jeff Bezos taught me when to quit.
It was fall 1999, the height of the Internet bubble. Â A few months earlier I had graduated from business school. Â In the months leading up to graduation I had done my best to land a job with a dot-com. Â I was convinced then that the Internet would change the business world. Â I wanted to be a part of that.