Whether you’re changing jobs mid-career or just starting out, you face the challenge of building up a resume to show that you have experience. I’ve been asked by people countless times: “How do I get experience if nobody will hire me until I have experience?” This feels like a real Catch 22, huh? In this … Continue reading How to Get a Job When You Don’t Have Experience
I will explain how we solve climate change. It’s simple, but not easy. We’re allowing COVID-19 to bother us and look what's changed. Now, we need to choose to have climate change bother us.
I’m a child of the 80’s. I’ve always been obsessed with computers and technology. So obviously “Back to the Future Part II” wasn’t just a movie to me, it was a roadmap; a roadmap to a time when we won’t need… insert dramatic pause… roads. This week, on October 21, 2015 we celebrate “Back to … Continue reading Dreaming about the Future
How Standup Paddling Lead me to Google[x] and Facing Down a Maori Haka with the World’s Greatest Ocean Navigators Originally posted on National Geographic Voices. Just ahead of us stood dozens of large Maori who pounded their bare chests, summoning blood until their skin glowed red. The cold gray skies and brisk ocean winds made … Continue reading Converting “Dumb” Luck
You’re not a homogenous list of boring bullet points. My theory* is you have 10 seconds to make an impact with your résumé. I’ll explain why and provide some tips to pass the “10 second test”. Talented people, bad résumés Countless books and articles explain how to create a résumé, but there’s room for one … Continue reading The 10-Second Résumé
How my first three years at Google have helped me embrace who I am and overcome insecurities. I’m not usually the smartest guy in the room these days. This is a good thing. It’s taken me almost three years at Google to fully embrace that. And it is a liberating realization. As a Product Manager … Continue reading How to enjoy NOT being the smartest person in the room