3 Lessons from Karate to Take to Your Next Job Interview
After more than 33 years of practicing and teaching the art of karate, martial arts have taught me many things: discipline, focus, humility, respect. Now, as an executive headhunter, I can’t help but see how coaching a candidate for an interview is similar to training students for a match. Here’s some valuable advice you can take from the dojo to improve your own interview skills.
The Art of Preparation
Knowing yourself helps you leverage your personal strengths. In karate, someone who’s very tall can take advantage of his/her longer reach, while a smaller person can be more grounded, having a lower center of gravity. Before an interview, you need to be self-aware of your own accomplishment