#90: The American Dream with Tim Salau

How will you thrive in the future of work?

 

This week, we’re talking with Tim Salau, aka Mr. Future of Work, who is CEO and Co-founder of the Guide app,  a B2B Learning & Talent Development app helping remote teams and knowledge workers learn anytime, anywhere, on-demand.

 

Tim is an author, investor, accomplished international keynote speaker, product leader and tech influencer. Before founding Guide, he led product and innovation with 4 global Fortune 500  companies: Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and WeWork, coaching CEOs, executives, and government leaders on how they can transform their workforce to thrive in the Future of Work.

 

Tune in to learn how Tim’s childhood experience as an immigrant from Nigeria helped shape him into the man he is today, and how he stayed on a straight path while growing up in the worst part of Houston. We’ll also cover how to advocate for yourself in your career, the difference between good and bad company culture, and Tim’s signature P.I.E. principle to build your brand community. 

 

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Check out our website to meet the team, view show notes and transcripts: www.youngandprofiting.com

 

Timestamps:

 

01:56 – Tim’s Childhood & Immigration Story

05:25 – Why Community is so Important

09:15 – How Tim Rose Above Adversity in Houston

13:52 – The Reason Tim Turned to Basketball as a Child

17:59 – Why Being Competitive Isn’t Necessary

22:56 – Purpose Behind Tim’s Dual Degrees

26:10 – How Tim Landed a Google Internship

33:17 – Tim’s Story with Microsoft and How to Advocate for Yourself

36:53 – How Companies Can Improve D&I Strategies

41:34 – Good Culture vs. Bad Culture

44:47 – What is a Legacy Project? 

49:15 – The PIE Principle

54:20 – Tim’s Secret to Profiting in Life

 

Mentioned in the Episode:

 

Tim’s Website: https://www.timsalau.com/

Tim’s App, Guide: guideapp.co

Big Black Tea: https://bigblacktea.com/

Tim’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timsalau/

Tim’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timsalau/

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