Dennis Yu

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The Do’s and Don’ts of taking on a new job

1) Become a highly-concerned observer 2) If your mouth is open, you are not learning  3) Challenge your assumptions 4) Listen to your peers 5) Help your boss raise their status 6) Create a business plan for every assignment 7) Direct your availability up, down, and sideways 8) Be aware of others’ feelings and goals  […]

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I’m exhausted

I’ve been up past 4 am each day this past week, responding to people who really need help. They lost their job, their business is shut down, they need money right now for rent, and they have kids to feed. How many local businesses around you are struggling? Want to help your local restaurant, chiropractor,

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The journey.

If all you see from someone is pictures from the top of the mountain, applaud them. But if you hear lessons from their journey along the way, follow them. Decide if you’re more interested in what success looks like or whether you are willing to put in the hard work, behind the scenes to get

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Over the last 25 years, I’ve seen a lot of people succeed and fail.

The #1 thing I notice beginners do, which experts don’t, is they focus on… + FANCY instead of the fundamentals. When we troubleshoot campaigns, 99% of the time, a bunch of fundamentals are missing. And it shouldn’t take an expert to notice what can be tracked via a checklist. + URGENCY instead of results. A

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If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.

The second thing is to realize that it’s not WHAT you do that matters most, but HOW you do it. People are incredibly forgiving and patient when you make mistakes. I’ve made more errors than a millipede has legs. Your mentors are there to help you identify your blind spots. Listen to them. Get a

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What I’ve learned about entrepreneurship and getting stuff done

– 2 hours of learning followed by an hour of doing beats 3 hours of doing.– If you have to say you’re an influencer, successful, honest, or whatever– you’re probably not.– Things are never as bad, or as good, as they seem, at the moment– so slow down a bit.– Why do people buy? There’s

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