LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s Two-Part Recipe For Success

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner was constantly told by his dad that he could do anything he put his mind to.

While this advice turn out to be true in Weiner’s case, he says that willing one’s way into a career is possible only within reason.

“I think it’s really important that people are optimising for both passion and skill,” Weiner said at our IGNITION conference this week. “Often times you see people optimising for one with the exclusion of the other, and I think that it’s going to lead to a more of a challenging path.”

Weiner explained that finding the balance of passion and skill comes through when you figure out what you want to accomplish at the end.

Watch an excerpt from our interview with Weiner for tips on being successful and happy. 


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