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Top Tips Video for Graduate Jobs
You are the author of your own career and you shouldn’t rely on other people and companies.
Understand what spheres of influence means and that means that you are never the most important person in the company, the room, the building and the best you can be is to be the most trusted and have the most influence over those spheres.
Whatever it is you want to achieve, if you do one thing every day you will eventually get there.
I think just knowing that you’re not always expected to have the answers to everything and it’s knowing what questions to ask.
Don’t bulls**t and never say anything you know to be untrue because it will bite you in the arse.
Never act until you feel you’ve got all the information and when you do act do it purposefully and I think the final thing is whether you do something right or wrong, it’s better than doing nothing at all.
Finding people who are really good and passionate about what they do and working alongside them is the best bit of business advice I’ve been given.
The best bit of business advice I’ve ever been given is never run anywhere because you absolutely lose your cool, you look like you’re panicking and you look like you’re out of control and I have to say in our business it is tempting sometimes but I remember somebody saying to me, don’t ever do it.
One thing which really, really matters has been passed down to me from the founder of Atlantic Records. What he said was very simple, do what you love and everything else will take care of itself. In his case he loved music and he decided to make a career out of music and ended up being worth a billion dollars or something and running a record empire. He did what he loved and everything else took care of itself.
The best piece of business advice, probably from our head of IT who constantly says to me, think before you press send, think before you press send.
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