Published on June 24, 2009
Lessons Learned Prepared for Observer News Interns
thanks for inviting me! what i do: I help create, navigate and manage internet products so that people love the services and advertisers love the platform what our company (ofﬁcially) calls me: Vice President, Interactive Media where to ﬁnd this presentation or me later: work http://observerinteractive.com ofﬁce Interactive / Marketing area - 4th ﬂoor home http://jasonsilverstein.com
some of where / how learned schools jobs selected projects daily
about this presentation • Not going to be news oriented • Not going to be internet focused • I will draw from both, though • Main point: enjoy your career & colleagues
just being there is such a big part. show up. be present.
to be the best, there must be (repeated) sacrifice...
...but do something you love. it will show.
invest in brute force learning / lmgtfy.com
learn from your mistakes. then, move on.
it’s hard to see yourself as others see you, yet...
...be yourself. it’s a lot easier.
about your colleagues & company
learn as much as you can about the big picture & how everything comes together.
• learn how to give your opinion respectfully... then give it.
relationships ARE business.
know your audience.
treat everyone equally.
“you before me.”
do s omething differ ent. tak e r isks .
rewards are sometimes unexpected.
learn. adjust. repeat.
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