Startup Internship Seminar

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 1/8 – Adam Grant’s TED Talk on Are you a Giver or a Taker? Video 2/8 – Networking Panel Discussion – Michigan Summer Series Video 3/8 – 10 Simple Tips to Be a Professional Networking Superstar! Video 4/8 – How to Talk to Anyone and Become a Master Communicator Animated Summary Video 5/8 – Who Do You Know That I Should Know? Video 6/8 –

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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 On Time Meetings Meetings:  How to make them effective and efficient Meetings:  Reviews (Pipeline, Project/Business Unit, Cross-Departments) Writing vs Talking (and Video) Amazon Playbook Adios, PowerPoint. This Simple Document Template Makes Meetings Shorter, Sweeter, and Smarter How to Run a Meeting 15 Rules for Good Meetings Book

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Emails and Voicemails

Emails, Voicemails, and Typing

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 1/4 – Emails Video 2/4 – Voicemails Video 3/4 – How to Type REALLY Fast Video 4/4 – How to Address an Envelope  Required Readings How to Write a Professional Email The Importance Of White Space In Emails Email Checklist How to Send a Personal Email How to End an Email Message with Closing Examples Notes on Cold Emails 6 Canned Responses To

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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 1/5 – Habits Video 2/5 – How to Wake Up Early Video 3/5 – How to Make Coffee Video 4/5 – Creating Systemic Success to WIN the Year Part 1 Video 5/5 – Creating Systemic Success to WIN the Year Part 2  Required Readings Why Silicon Valley Needs Jesuit Values 14 Rare Habits That Will Transform Your Life in 6 Months 21 Tiny Habits

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Emotional, Physical, & Spiritual Well-Being as an Intern

Your emotional, physical, & spiritual well-being as an intern is vital to your overall job satisfaction and happiness in life.  Videos You need to watch each video in its entirety. Video 1/2 – How to Keep Your Wits About You as an Intern Video 2/2 – 6 Tactics to Combat Work Stress  Required Readings Becoming So Good They Can’t Ignore You Reflections on being a Misfit: Entrepreneurship, mental health and why I am leaving the company I helped build Remote And Hybrid Workers Suffering Physical And Mental Health Dilemmas The Power of Daily Affirmations For Professional Development & Confidence (With

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How to Work Remotely

How to Work Remotely

Learning how to work remotely is vital to set yourself up for professional success in the current work environment.  Videos Video 1/12 – How to Succeed as a Remote Worker Video 2/12 – 11 Best Practices for Working Remotely Video 3/12 – Avoid Distractions Video 4/12 – 9 Environments That Make Up Your Life Video 5/12 – How to Be Happy Remotely Video 6/12 – Hands, Eyes, and Non Verbal Body Language Video 7/12 – Challenges with Remote Work Video 8/12 – Over Communicate Video 9/12 – RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, Informed) Video 10/12 – Update Emails Video 11/12 –

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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

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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

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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

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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

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How to Work Remotely

How to Work Remotely

Learning how to work remotely is vital to set yourself up for professional success in the current work environment.  Videos Video 1/12 – How to Succeed as a Remote Worker

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