Startup Internship Seminar

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is equally as important as other types of intelligence in a professional setting. Learn to manage your stress, read body language, and other tricks to develop your emotional intelligence.   Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/3 – Leadership Embodiment Introductions Video 2/3 – Leadership Embodiment Four Corners Breathing Video 3/3 – Former FBI Agent Explains How to Read Body Language  Required Readings What Every BODY Is Saying – Body Language Examples SCARF: a brain-based model for collaborating with and influencing others  Resources Reading Body Language Slides – for your reference from the video

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Sales

If cash is king, then sales is queen. Learn about the art and science of sales, so you can close more deals.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/6 – If Cash Is King, Then Sales Is Queen Video 2/6 – Pitching as a Form of Sales Video 3/6 – Always Be Closing by Alec Baldwin from Glengarry Glen Ross Video 4/6 – Persuasion or Manipulation? – Boiler Room Speech Sales Training Video 5/6 – Science Of Persuasion Video 6/6 – 11 Sales Training Basics Beginners Must Master  Required Readings 11 Mantras To Move Past

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Presentations

Learn valuable tips and tricks to level up your presentations and make you a better public speaker.  Videos Video 1/1 – Public Speaking, Presentation Skills, and Accelerated Experience  Required Readings Book Summary – The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea 101 Presentation Tips The Science of Presentations  Resources Public Speaking, Presentation Skills, and Accelerated Experience Slides – for your reference from the video The Ultimate Presentation Prep Checklist – one page to fill out before every presentation Four Sentence Elevator Pitch

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Informational Interviews

Informational interviews help you build relationships with professionals with your dream career and learn from their experiences. Informational interviews are your recipe for getting the recipe for the life you want.  Videos Video 1/5 – What Is an Informational Interview? Video 2/5 – Informational Interview Pro Tips Video 3/5 – Informational Interview Questions Video 4/5 – The Informational Interview: Researching a Career Video 5/5 – How to Mail a Thank You Card  Required Readings 30 Actionable Tips for First Time Startup Team Members  Resources Informational Interviews Slides – for your reference from the video Informational Interviewing Workbook

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Ikigai

Ikigai

Ikigai is a Japanese concept referring to something that gives a person a sense of purpose, a reason for living.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/1 – Ikigai and Entrepreneurship  Required Readings How To Find Your Ikigai And Transform Your Outlook On Life And Business The Philosophy of Ikigai: 3 Examples About Finding Purpose  Resources Ikigai Slides – for your reference from the video

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Networking

Networking

Your network determines your net worth, and your network will grow exponentially faster if you are a giver who finds ways to help others.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/5 – Adam Grant’s TED Talk on Are you a Giver or a Taker? Video 2/5 – Networking Panel Discussion – Michigan Summer Series Video 3/5 – 10 Simple Tips to Be a Professional Networking Superstar! Video 4/5 – How to Talk to Anyone and Become a Master Communicator Animated Summary Video 5/5 – Who Do You Know That I Should Know?  Required Readings Pay

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Your Personal Brand Identity

Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand identity is influenced by all your interactions, and it is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/8 – Your Personal Brand Overview Video 2/8 – How to Receive Feedback Video 3/8 – Etiquette Tips Video 4/8 – Don’t Do List Video 5/8 – Dress As You Hope To Be Perceived Video 6/8 – Ideal Team Player Video 7/8 – Make Every Day Count Video 8/8 – How to Be More Confident  Required Readings The Brand Called You – 1997 Fast Company

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Meetings Teamwork

Meetings

Meetings bring stakeholders together to make decisions. The best meetings are diamond-shaped with divergent discussions leading to convergent decisions with clearly documented next steps and assigned action items.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/2 – Meetings Video 2/2 – How to Effectively Run a Meeting  Required Readings How to Run a Meeting 15 Rules for Good Meetings Adios, PowerPoint. This Simple Document Template Makes Meetings Shorter, Sweeter, and Smarter Book Report – Crucial Conversations – Tips for Talking When the Stakes Are High Stanford researchers identify four causes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ and their simple

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Emails and Voicemails

Emails and Voicemails

Your ability to communicate via email and voicemails in professional settings will enable you to add value to your organization and shuffle up in your career.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/2 – Emails Video 2/2 – Voicemails  Required Readings How to Write a Professional Email How to Write a Professional Business Email Email Checklist How to Send a Personal Email How to End an Email Message with Closing Examples  Resources Emails Slides – for your reference from the video Email Templates 8 Sales Email Templates 89 Ways to Sign Off on an Email

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3 R's of Habit Formation

Habits

Aristotle taught us that you are what you repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit. You need positive habits for success.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/3 – Habits Video 2/3 – How to Wake Up Early Video 3/3 – How to Make Coffee  Required Readings Why Silicon Valley Needs Jesuit Values Why We Need Rituals, Not Routines Minimum Acceptable Day – Don’t Break the Chain – The Seinfeld Strategy What Having a Growth Mindset Actually Means Book Report – Atomic Habits  Resources Habits Slides – for your reference from

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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence is equally as important as other types of intelligence in a professional setting. Learn to manage your stress, read body language, and other tricks to develop your emotional

Read More »

Sales

If cash is king, then sales is queen. Learn about the art and science of sales, so you can close more deals.  Videos You need to watch each video in

Read More »

Presentations

Learn valuable tips and tricks to level up your presentations and make you a better public speaker.  Videos Video 1/1 – Public Speaking, Presentation Skills, and Accelerated Experience  Required Readings

Read More »

Informational Interviews

Informational interviews help you build relationships with professionals with your dream career and learn from their experiences. Informational interviews are your recipe for getting the recipe for the life you

Read More »
Ikigai

Ikigai

Ikigai is a Japanese concept referring to something that gives a person a sense of purpose, a reason for living.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety.

Read More »
Networking

Networking

Your network determines your net worth, and your network will grow exponentially faster if you are a giver who finds ways to help others.  Videos You need to watch each

Read More »
Your Personal Brand Identity

Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand identity is influenced by all your interactions, and it is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.  Videos You need to watch each

Read More »
Meetings Teamwork

Meetings

Meetings bring stakeholders together to make decisions. The best meetings are diamond-shaped with divergent discussions leading to convergent decisions with clearly documented next steps and assigned action items.  Videos You

Read More »
Emails and Voicemails

Emails and Voicemails

Your ability to communicate via email and voicemails in professional settings will enable you to add value to your organization and shuffle up in your career.  Videos You need to

Read More »
3 R's of Habit Formation

Habits

Aristotle taught us that you are what you repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit. You need positive habits for success.  Videos You need to watch

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