What’s up everybody?! Happy Monday!
Welcome back to the Learn Grow Earn podcast. In this week’s episode we have Sam Bakare.
Sam is a 24-year old project manager, speaker, and LinkedIn consultant. He graduated college with a degree in Public Health and then went on and be recruited as project manager for a pharmaceutical agency through LinkedIn.
Aside from his full-time job he is also a speaker who gives talks about LinkedIn and helps people set their own profile for optimum results.
Sam and I just got acquainted recently through our Toastmasters group but we hit it off right away. He has a great mindset and drive for impact. I really had a great time with this interview and I hope that you will be able to pick a few ideas and insights out of this, too.
Below are a few highlights of the episode. Feel free to skip into any of the parts that interests you.
1:30 College decisions
2:29 Getting a project manager position fromLinkedIn
3:42 Student life, Performance in school
6:35 Knowledge acquisition — Reading, Watching videos
9:35 Passion in growing his career, Hustling, Working hard
15:30 Reading the ‘One Thing’
17:35 Eliminating unnecessary actions
20:20 Taking notes, Reading slowly
22:25 Strategically picking the books you read
23:50 Giving a talk about setting up a Linkedin profile for optimum results
32:46 Instagram story, Personal branding
36:08 Everything you want is on the other side of fear
37:44 You are the average of the five people you spend your time with
45:14 Next big focus — Do everything in 2018
If you’d like to connect with Sam, you can find him mainly on – yup, you guessed it 😉 – LinkedIn.
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