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I love my career, and what I get to do every day!
I worked while going to college to earn an associate degree in business.
That company then hired me to be a manager.
It turned out perfect!
Learn more about how Henry learn to manage his money from the Banking & Money unit.
Henry goes into detail about how to do it and tells you the rest of the story.
Camping became an experience he used to develop critical transferable skills he is now using in business.
Nate started working for a tree company in the summers while in college. After Hurricane Sandy, he left college and stayed working in the industry. When he needed to change locations, he had the skills and knowledge to start his own small tree service. This confidence grew over time with a variety of experiences which included camping and exploring where he has developed great problem solving skills.
"Owning your own business can be a little lonely because the employees don't understand what you are going through and it's not something you can share with them. You have to manage that load alone."
Most businesses that start up fail, but this piece of advice may help you achieve your dreams.
After trying medical school, since her parents were doctors, to come to realize it was not a good fit; Mary then went into the real estate business with a friend where her super power "organizational skills" that she had honed in school became so effective!
"What brings you joy in life and what gives you energy,
go after those things. As a result of that, I believe opportunities come your way. "
- Mary Siems
Mary has excelled in real estate, but her advice could apply to any type of business.
If you are interested in Real Estate,
follow this link to meet up with Sherpa Kacie Kinney and learn more about Kaci's story, whom Mary first teamed up with to get a SUCCESSFUL start up going!
After watching the video above", test yourself below.
Do you know how to communicate when the stakes are high and a customer is angry.
Learn more about Banking from that career unit.
Learn more about the basics of profit and loss from Khan Academy
If you would like to learn more about business to see a specific example of a successful business head to the Green Industry Unit. Chuck and Megan Ulrich have run a small successful tree business together for decades. They say understanding love languages has been a positive contributing factor to the success of their business. Its helped with customers, employees and the interpersonal relations of working with your spouse.
It takes time and money to grow a business!
Let's learn more about careers in business!
Most businesses fail in the first 3 years.
Can I trust this business?
Is a business degree right for you?
What did you learn?
The most important stories, explained through the lens of business.
Best Business books for 2022
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If you don't know your career yet, explore and follow your interests.
Its the best way to learn!
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