Grant Nissly

Fire More Bullets Before Taking The Next Step

Jim Collins has a popular business concept called Fire Bullets, Then Cannonballs. It can be summarized as follows: run experiments prior to taking a big bet. A business should be constantly firing bullets. Bullets are “low-cost, low-risk, low-distraction experiments” to test the market, understand your abilities, and collect data. Firing bullets helps to calibrate your …

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Betting on Yourself

‘Betting on Yourself’ is a lifelong career framework for the next generation of business leaders. Use this framework to Gain career clarity & direction Understand the intersection of your passion and skills Gain specific knowledge through your passions Drive and define your economic engine through asymmetric bets Focus for the long term Betting on Yourself is broken …

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59 Free Business School Courses from Wharton, Darden, and more to take your career to the next level

You don’t need to pay tens of thousands of dollars to learn from the best business professors. It’s all online for free. Our MyMBA Members have taken their career to the next level with these courses. Here are 59 of the best courses you can start taking today. Regardless of your career aspirations, business fundamentals …

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Business School Lessons from 25 Discussions with Founders, Executives, and Investors

Over the past 9 months, we’ve been lucky to meet and learn from some incredible people during MyMBA’s program. Here are some of my main lessons learned: Risk. Every business leader that we met with took on some amount of personal risk in their journey. Whether it be leaving a safe corporate job or taking …

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Creating Online Isn’t Just for Influencers with 100k Followers

Your goal for creating online does not have to be to gain the most followers and get the most impressions. Yes, this is exciting, but it doesn’t have to be your North Star for creating online. Creating online has benefits for any ambitious professional. The benefits of creating online are three fold: 1. “Creating Your …

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Courses, Content, Connections

MyMBA is built on The Three Cs: Courses, Content, Connections. Courses First, we take business school courses on Coursera from top programs like Darden and Kellogg. These courses are taught by some of the best business professors in the world. For example, University of Virginia’s Foundations of Business Strategy course is our first course of …

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LinkedIn Doesn’t Show Your Full Potential

LinkedIn is version 1 of bringing your professional self online. LinkedIn is a great way to show recruiters and coworkers your professional history and experience. However, it doesn’t show your full self. LinkedIn fails to show others your long-term interests, your passions, and your knowledge related to your professional life. As the internet continues to …

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Compound Interest & Your Niche

Investing in a career niche allows you to gain from the power of compounding. “All the returns in life, whether in wealth, relationships, or knowledge, come from compound interest.” – Naval Ravikant. Finding and investing in your niche allows you to benefit from compounding knowledge and relationships. The earlier you identify your niche and build …

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