Travis Kalanick

I like to say the role of the entrepreneur is to understand the difference between perception and reality. Perception is conventional wisdom, it’s what everybody thinks is right, or is the answer. And reality, sometimes it’s the same, but often it’s very different.

I like to say the distance between perception and reality is the innovator’s playground. But if you are going to play in that … [ Read more ]

Here’s what Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, and 21 other successful executives ask in every job interview

Savvy CEOs and executives know that interview questions like, “What’s your biggest strength?” and, “What’s your biggest weakness?” aren’t as telling as they seem.

That’s why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.

Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate. Here are 23 of them.

A Trick To Get Your Resume Past Applicant Tracking Systems

When you apply for a job at a larger firm, there’s a high chance that your resume will be scanned by a filtering software for words related to certain job vacancies. This kind of automation process will also reject your resume if it doesn’t “meet traditional, business-dictated document formatting,” writes Rick Gillis in his book Job!: Learn How to Find Your Next Job In 1 … [ Read more ]

The 4-Step Process For Mastering Any Skill

Tim Ferriss breaks down the secrets to learning skills into a simple four part framework and two core insights.