Win a Copy of Reid’s Book

In last week’s episode of the Social Capitalist, Keith Ferrazzi, CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, interviewed Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn and author of The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career.

Some of the key discussion points included:

  • The backstory: how and why Reid launched LinkedIn
  • How thinking like a Silicon Valley entrepreneur enhances success in any career
  • How Reid personally leverages his LinkedIn page
  • The keys to maximizing your network literacy, the ability to conceptualize, access, and benefit from the information flowing through your social network

Win a copy of Reid’s book!: Listen to the MP3 (or read the transcript) and tell us in the comments of this post what your favorite takeaway was. SC Host Sara Grace will pick her three favorites and notify winners via email next week.

Click here to get the audio recording and transcript from the interview.

Comments (3)

  1. My favorite takeaway from the interview was when Reid talked about how Linkedin Pivoted to reach its strategic goal of having millions of people join the social network.

  2. Many of the highlights of this webcast map well to Keith’s teachings such as the concept of ‘leading with generosity’ or the importance of prioritizing subjects through a network of trusted friends.

    This webinar is packed with actionable insights. Keith and Reid have a natural connection here. Both are admirable leaders who spend their time giving back to the community in very generous ways.

    Well done guys! Keep up the good work!

    Best
    Bruno Aziza
    VP Marketing, SiSense

  3. One of the many things in the conversation that I enjoyed was how Reid mentioned a tactic when you first meet someone that you may need help from is how you “don’t start with an ask” and its really not about what can the person do for me instead its how we can ally and work together. As a college student, too many times have I met established alumni and executives and think to myself, “what do I possibly have to offer in this relationship,” but Reid’s encouragement about how my opinion and my point of view matters too. I need to be adding value to the relationship as well. The questions “How can I help you?” is such a powerful tool in meeting new people.

    I absolutely love the concept that “we are our own CEO, we are in the business of ourselves” and how we are really responsible for our own success and if we want to move forward and progress in our life is to invest in my relationships around me. Every connection I make today would definitely would ultimately bring me closer to my dream.

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