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August 13, 2014

Being great is a thing worth working towards, at least I think so!

I hope you do as well because today’s link love is dedicated to the pursuit of greatness…

First things first:

“Start by admitting that greatness doesn’t come from the distraction and busywork that often fills up our lives.” – Click to Tweet

I pulled this quote from Leo Babauta’s article How to Be Great.

When you’re great you can make all sorts of demands. Like David Lee Roth of Van Halen who used to ask for all of the brown M&Ms to be removed from his candy bowl.

When you are really great, like David Lee Roth, you may even have valid reasons for making such crazy requests!

Another reason David is pretty great:

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Warning: It’s lonely at the top!

So surround yourself with other great people.

Keith Griffin explains How to Hire the Best Startup Team.

Not quite ready to admit how great you are?

Learn by example!

What Successful Recruiters Are Doing Right in this blog post from Glenn Powell.

Unless it’s not lack of skill or knowledge holding you back, but lack of inspiration.

Watching these 7 Empowering Presentations from MozCon is a sure way to get you excited about your work, social recruiting, and your journey to greatness.

Especially this presentation by Doctor Pete Meyers that shows you how to be brave, and bold, and as a consequence, never run out of great ideas:


What makes a person great? Are you great at what you do? If so, do you have tips for the rest of us?

Let us know in the comments!