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3. JD Gershbein shares the secret behind building a successful business using LinkedIn!


He's called the LinkedIn Catalyst for a reason.  He's the CEO of Owlish Communications, and he's one of the top leaders of LinkedIn. JD Gershbein has earned global acclaim for his thorough and masterful knowledge of LinkedIn, and he dedicates himself to helping others build a strong personal brand through their profiles. His resume is a mile long, and his success story is a massive inspiration to entrepreneurs everywhere!

Passion Play:

After a long day of work, Shalom noticed an invitation from the White House in his mailbox, which led to him meeting President Obama, who asked him to keep improving the world of small business!

Fail Forward:

Shalom can't count the number of times he's had to learn from mistakes, but he always makes sure to learn from his errors with the help of mentors and a positive outlook.

Lightbulb Moment:

Shalom scheduled a casual meeting, expecting 20 or so entrepreneurs to show up. When 75 people arrived, he knew he was experiencing an "A-ha!" moment!

Success Hack:

Two hacks can change your life - know who you are, what you do, and who you wish to meet, and remember that givers gain! Listen to others and be prepared to impress them when the time comes!

Randomness Round:

Shalom reveals the best piece of advice he's ever received and what he would have done differently at age 15!