9 Ways to Describe Your Job in 5 Words

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / August 22, 2013

Steve Jobs Entrepreneur Quote

If you had to describe your job in 5 words, what would they be?

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs.

1. Being Proactive

Make people happy every day.
David Spinks, Feast

2. Living in the Now

Work now, cry much later.
Shahzil (Shaz) Amin, Blue Track Media, LLC

3. Keeping Busy

Live fast; sleep much later.
– Kim Kaupe, ZinePak

4. Working to Find Solutions

Always be solving a problem.
– Alex Frias, Track Marketing Group

5. Learning While Teaching

Learn. Teach. Solve. Connect people.
Emily Eldridge Holdman, The Remarkables

6. Chasing a Challenge

Intense. Heavy. Exciting. Challenging. Revolutionary.
Michael Patak, TopstepTrader

7. Making Things Simple

Simplifying home improvement across nation.
Matt Ehrlichman, Porch

8. Having a Vision

Set vision. Recruit. Raise money.
Adam Lieb, Duxter

9. Experiencing Variety

A little bit of everything.
Peter Baumgartner, Lincoln Loop

10. Bringing People Together

People. Partnerships. Projects. Causes. Connecting.
Christopher Pruijsen, StartupBus Africa

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About The Author

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is Co-Founder of Under30Experiences, a travel company for young people ages 21-35. He is the original Co-founder of Under30CEO (Acquired 2016). Matt is the Host of the Live Different Podcast and has 50+ Five Star iTunes Ratings on Health, Fitness, Business and Travel. He brings a unique, uncensored approach to his interviews and writing. His work is published on Under30CEO.com, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Huffington Post, Reuters, and many others. Matt hosts yoga and fitness retreats in his free time and buys all his food from an organic farm in the jungle of Costa Rica where he lives. He is a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.


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