May 7, 2020
On this episode:
What's your story and what you want to do? What's the fastest way to get where I want?, how you sometimes associate your success with how much money you make, losing yourself in comparisonitis, why you should have really good mentors, approaching to interviews with confidence, how you have to look the failures as opportunities instead of obstacles, evaluating how you keep doing things, being able to remove your ego, you should never build your life around chasing arbitrary goals and so much more!
"When is it going to be my turn to be successful?"
"You naturally compare to others, and when you do that, you tend to put yourself down"
"You should never quit on a bad day, you should quit on a good day"
Gaurav Valani is an Entrepreneur, Career Coach, and a former
executive of one of the most well-known publicly-traded companies
in the world, Overstock.com
Over the past 12 years, Gaurav has in some way shape or form been helping people build meaningful careers. He started out his career bouncing around 10 different dead-end jobs within 6 years after graduation. During that time he stumbled into the staffing industry began his career as a recruiter. Throughout his recruiting career, he's helped companies like Google, SpaceX, Disney, Warner Bros, Coca-Cola, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, and many others to find top talent.
During this time, he would study exactly how these companies would find candidates, how they would interview them, negotiate salaries and ultimately hire these employees and not only that, but he would also study how these employees grew their own careers after landing these high-paying jobs.
Once he learned the exact strategies successful people used to not only land high paying jobs at some of the best companies in the world but how they also kept moving up in their careers after they've landed those jobs, he applied those same strategies to his own career and went onto become a co-founder of a $72M staffing agency (prior to acquisition), start a career coaching company which has helped hundreds of people all over the world build meaningful careers, and landed a high-level executive position at one of the most reputable publicly traded companies there is today.
Through all the information he's gained throughout his career, Gaurav has helped thousands of professionals land six (and even seven) figure jobs at some of the biggest companies in the world.
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