Learning Not to Make the Client Look Terrible: Jeff Gothelf
My guest for Episode #78 of the My Favorite Mistake podcast is Jeff Gothelf, author of books including Sense and Respond, Lean UX, and Lean vs Agile vs Design Thinking. His latest book is FOREVER EMPLOYABLE: How to stop looking for work and let your next job find you.
Recently, he co-founded Sense & Respond Press, a publishing house for modern, transformational business books.
Today, we hear his “favorite mistake” story from his first consulting gig. Why did he end up making the client look terrible in front of their bosses? And what did he learn from that incident to make sure he never does that again?
Oter questions and topics include:
- Job search mistakes
- Reducing the “panic” that comes with company uncertainty
- Building a safety net around yourself
- Pull opportunities to you – grow your presence
- Startup mistakes – wasting time and money on ideas that don't work
- Why the magic ingredient is humility
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