24 Ways to Outgrow and Outlearn Everyone you Know (including the competition)

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Ways to Outgrow You Know & Outlearn Everyone - Etienne Garbugli / Product Design & Marketing Consultant - 24 Lets be edgy... You are the dumbest you'll ever be right now. - Tom Lehman, Rap Genius You are the dumbest you'll ever be right now. - Tom Lehman, Rap Genius And that's actually kind of inspiring... Take the experience rst. The cash will come later. In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: Cash and Experience. - Harold Geneen, Businessman To get there... Focus on the learning process and not the result. - Jacques Martin, Ice Hockey Coach 1. PoliticsEnd-to-end marketing skills Be proactive. Decide what you want to learn. 2. Seek experiences that throw you out of your comfort zone. 3. Accept growth. Youre not who you were yesterday and you certainly wont be the same tomorrow. 4. Have postmortems for every important things you do. Deconstruct successes and failures. 5. Wrong timing Competition Be honest with yourself. Theres always a good excuse when youre looking for one... Bad economyBad luck 6. Dont be afraid to admit when you dont know something. 7. Read, teach, click, study. Do everything you can to learn but, do it with a plan. 8. Take things apart. Learn to deconstruct to understand how things were made and recognize patterns. Reverse engineering really is an underrated skill. 9. Always seek negative feedback, even though it can be mentally painful. - Elon Musk, Inventor and Entrepreneur Integrate a feedback loop straight into your activities. 10. Always seek negative feedback, even though it can be mentally painful. - Elon Musk, Inventor and Entrepreneur Integrate a feedback loop straight into your activities. Was this slide helpful? Yes No 10. Expand In this presentation: Entrepreneurs An inventor A ice hockey coach An advertiser A statistician An author Listen. Knowledge doesn't always come from the expected places. Anyone can teach you a thing or two. 11. Seek out marginal voices. Most of what we see and hear is the work of a few million people. But, theres more than 7.2 billion of us... Here Here Here And here 12. or Avoid automatisms. Carve your own path to knowledge. or 13. Connect and help out. Reply to everyone. Dear prince of Nigeria, Thank you for your generous offer. Im glad I can be of assistance with your 14. Connect and help out. Reply to everyone. Dear prince of Nigeria, Thank you for your generous offer. Im glad I can be of assistance with your Well... Maybe not everyone. 14. See no competition. Learn by sharing and interacting with so-called competitors. 15. Dont settle. Things will get in the way, but dont settle. 16. or people you wouldnt want to become. Be polite, courteous, and gentle, but ignore comments, praise, and criticism from people you wouldn't hire. - Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Author and Statistician 17. Create a system Write everything you learn. This presentation is the result of six years of writing. You don't know what you know until you write it down. Write it to understand it. - Alan Webber, Fast Company Creator Read How 18. Revisit what you know. Track your progress. Be objective. Flamenco Guitar Architecture 19. Great self-learners also learn from others mistakes. Good entrepreneurs learn from their own mistakes. Great entrepreneurs learn from others mistakes. - Dave McClure, Entrepreneur 20. Its when you start thinking that you know that you stop learning and become complacent. Remain humble to keep on learning and growing. - JF Bouchard, Sid Lee Co-Founder 21. Prioritize. It's impossible to be an expert at everything. You push one side and the other side breaks. Red 22. Things you know Things you dont know And do And dont do Focus here Knowing is only half the battle. // 23. Strike a balance between knowledge and action. 24. Those who can, do; those who can't, teach. - George Bernard Shaw, Playwright Etienne Garbugli My New Book Now Available @egarbugli /egarbugli Product Design & Marketing Consultant Lean B2B is lled with rock-solid advice for technology entrepreneurs who want a rapid-growth trajectory. Read it to increase your certainty and your successrate. Jill Konrath, Author of AGILE SELLING and Selling to Big Companies Treat this book like a map to show you where you are and a compass to show you the direction. I wish I could have read it 2 or 3 years ago. Jonathan Gebauer, Founder, exploreB2B Read More You might also like: 26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known at 20

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