Narrative Building

Share your most authentic career story and create stronger opportunity for yourself.

You’re A Leader, But Nobody Knows It Members Public

If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? If the said tree fell but was not perceived by a single (or many) conscious beings, did it even happen? Is there evidence to convince someone that the tree made

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Narrative Building

Learnings From Ten-Thousand Hours Of LinkedIn Members Public

LinkedIn. Deep and emotional sigh. Love/hate doesn’t do my relationship with LinkedIn justice. On the one hand, grateful love. I wouldn’t have near the success I’ve had without it. My burgeoning career accelerated in no small part due to my neurotic obsession with LinkedIn, a/b

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Networking

The Dangerous Career Path of Reactive Complacency Members Public

Let’s be blunt. It feels good to be wanted. To feel desired. To be pursued. To feel valued. An attractive person takes an interest in you—with a flirty smirk, a kind gesture, or a sweet gift. Hehehe. Are they looking over here? Hehehe. The attention feels good. I

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Leadership

What’s Next For You? Members Public

Living to work rather than working to live—sucks. More specifically, it sucks the joy out of our lives. It leads to compounding negativity that sucks the joy out of those closest to us as well. It’s a bad deal. Yet, living to work is a rut that many

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Interviewing

You're Insecure. Why Not Own It? Members Public

We're all insecure about something. And yes, that means you too. I thought it was just me (and maybe you thought it was just you). Then I thought it was the managers. Then directors. Then, funnily enough, it turned out to be vice presidents. Then the c-suite and founders. Then

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Narrative Building

Your Career Success Makes You Unhappy Members Public

I had a recent conversation with a highly successful and respected entrepreneur regarding a Chief Executive Officer role they were offered. The executive is in their early 50s. Makes several hundred thousand a year. Lives in the country with their spouse and children. Works a flexible 4-to-6 hour day. And

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Leadership

Crush Your Next Interview Members Public

I’d like to acknowledge what I consider to be interviewing table stakes—because there is a lot of generic information out there regarding interviewing. This is not another one of those posts. Let's hop to it. (1) Research. Know about the company and the role you’re vying for.

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Interviewing

Questions That Lead To A More Fulfilling Executive Career Members Public

When in life are you the most miserable? Is it during your frustrating, zit-filled teenage years? Maybe it’s when you are retired and bummed in your seventies? Somewhere in between? Actually, the US’s National Bureau of Economic Research thinks it’s the precise age of 47.2. Of

Jacob Warwick
Jacob Warwick
Leadership