Founder Facebook The current CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerbergmade a series of recommendations for all university students who wish to have a “life they can be proud of”.
Zuckerberg Talk with MIT podcaster and computer scientist Lex Friedman. At the end of the nearly two-hour interview, he was asked for his advice on how young people can live a life they are proud of and how to build something that can have a huge positive impact on the world.
“I’ve always been so focused on people,” he said, “and I think the biggest decision you’re likely to make if you were in college is who you surround yourself with.” Zuckerberg. “Because you become like the people you surround yourself with,” he added.
“When you’re trying to discover your inner circle or evaluate different job opportunities, ask yourself which people you’d like to work with in an alternate world, even if they would become partners in what you’re just doing,” he said. Zuckerberg.
This might be because you think you’ll learn a lot from them, and their values align with yours, or you think they’ll put pressure on you, he said, adding that it’s a similar response if you choose a partner or friends.
“People are also, in general, focused on goals and may not focus enough on relationships and the people with whom they are primarily building relationships,” he said. Zuckerberg.
Apply it to Facebook
Zuckerberg Release Facebook with fellow Harvard students Dustin Moskovitz, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, and Chris Hughes in 2004. Throughout his career, he says he uses advice in his appointment.
“I will only hire someone to work for me if I see myself working with them,” he said. Zuckerberg. “In an alternate world, if it was their company and I was looking to work somewhere, would I be happy to work with them?”
Zuckerberg He said it has proven to be a “helpful guide” to help balance the stress that comes with building a company and the desire to get things done quickly.
“Everyone always says don’t compromise on quality, but there is a question ‘How do you know if someone is good enough? ” She said Zuckerberg. “My answer is: I would like someone to be on my team if I wanted to work with them,” he said.
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