Full Name & Georgetown School and Year Patrick J. McGinnis, SFS ‘98 Professional Title & Organization Author, The 10% Entrepreneur and Founder, Dirigo Advisors Career What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? Combining all of the experiences and lessons learned from investing in fast growing companies on five continents into a book … Continue reading Interview with Dirigo Advisors Founder Patrick McGinnis
Guest Post by: Jen Dalton for Brand Mirror What is a personal brand, and why does it even matter? Put simply, your brand is your reputation. It’s the words that people think of to define you. It’s how relevant you are, and what conversations you are a part of. It’s how you stand out from … Continue reading Building Your Reputation. Stand Out to Get In.
What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? There have been a lot of rewarding moments as an entrepreneur, but I think when Oprah Winfrey devoted a half page in her magazine and called my invention/product "genius". It was great. What do you wish you had done earlier in your career? I wish … Continue reading Interview with the Co-Founder of Solemates Monica Ferguson (B’00)
What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? If I had to choose, I think the fact that we employee more than 100 people right now. It's very rewarding to create great jobs for great people. What do you wish you had done earlier in your career? Unfortunately, my "career" has largely been … Continue reading Interview with Halo Top President and COO Doug Bouton (COL ’07)
If you are looking to get ahead in your organization don't wait to be tapped on the shoulder and asked to step up. Put yourself out there! Applying for an internal promotion/new position within your company? Here's what you need to know. 1. Rest on your laurels. Know your reputation before you interview. Are you known … Continue reading Nailing the Internal Interview
The biggest downfall of interviews: assuming that because you are a "people person" you don't need to practice. While you may be the life of the party, natural networker, or social butterfly, it doesn't mean that you can necessary ace the interview. The fact is, most of us aren't comfortable talking about ourselves and our … Continue reading Top 10 Interview Tips