"Thank you, again, for your interest in our company. We encourage you to apply for future openings for which you qualify." Rejection. Sound familiar? Of course. In this episode of Rise Regardless, we’re not concerned with rejection in itself. Instead, we’re focusing on how to learn, grown and remain resilient in the wake of it, so meet Tim Salau. Tim is a technical thought leader in the tech industry, a digital community builder, social media content creator, and so much more. Before that, however, Tim was a college student receiving rejection email after rejection email. In spite of reading hundreds of rejections, however, Tim nonetheless remained resolute. As he asserts, you only need one shot - one company - to have faith in you. For Tim, that one company was Google.
More about Tim: Tim's life purpose is to strengthen the bonds people share through empathic and compassionate action. He is a community-obsessed and purpose-driven leader with expertise leading brand direction and championing innovation through community building, public speaking, and product leadership. Nigerian-born and Texas raised, Tim is a first-generation Texas Tech University and UT Austin alum with a B.A. in Psychology and MIS. He's the founder of Guide and Mentors & Mentees, a 6,000-member community platform, that enables students and professionals to thrive in the Future of Work. Leveraging his passion for tech and experience working with the Big 3: Google, Facebook, and Microsoft, all before the age of 24, he's devoted to making the tech industry a more inclusive space for people of color, women, and those pursuing tech with unconventional backgrounds. He's been recognized by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, SXSW, LinkedIn, Google, The Millennial Mogul and other media platforms for his work as a public figure, community leader, tech influencer, and a thought leader around the Future of Work.
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