Shopify President Harley Finkelstein on networking and building a personal board of directors
Harley Finkelstein has been a serial entrepreneur since he started a DJing business in middle school. But he didn’t always know what he wanted to do. He tried the higher education path, and even went to law school. But then he pivoted and pitched himself to a new company called Shopify that would take the e-commerce industry by storm. On this episode, Ryan and Harley talk about the power of being an added value, the loneliness of entrepreneurship and why it’s absolutely critical to have a strong network. Then, networking expert Diana YK Chan shares her top tips for building a personal board of directors, and getting the most from your professional relationships.
For more tips from Diana, check out her LinkedIn Learning Course Nano Tips for Digital Networking
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