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START-UP CEO: Public Speaking And Writing Skills Are The Secrets To Success In Any Career

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Leonid is the CEO of several Silicon Valley start-ups. His strong recommendations for any career: take public speaking and learn to write well in English class in order to effectively represent yourself and communicate your ideas.

Job Title: CEO

Job Summary: Entrepreneurs

Job Description

Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled. An entrepreneur sees an opportunity and exercises initiative by organizing a venture to turn an idea into reality. An entrepreneur is often seen as a business leader and innovator of new ideas and business processes.

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Entrepreneurship is defined by risks and rewards. Most people who become entrepreneurs are more comfortable with risks; prefer unstructured working and learning environments and collaborating with small team of people.

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$0 - $200,000
Projected job growth
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Not applicable
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Remote, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Problem solving skills, Creativity, Verbal communication skills, Leadership ability, Teamwork, People skills, Public speaking ability, Networking, Adventurous, Organizational skills, Courageous

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Education Requirement
Bachelor's degree
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<span m='13372'>you haven't</span> <span m='13859'>heard about,</span> <span m='14346'>yet,</span> <span m='14833'>and</span> <span m='15320'>that is</span> <span m='15807'>sort of</span> <span m='16294'>the point.</span> <span m='17268'>What</span> <span m='17770'>we</span> <span m='18020'>have</span> <span m='18250'>here</span> <span m='18570'>is an</span> <span m='19038'>ecosystem</span> <span m='19974'>of</span> <span m='20442'>people</span> <span m='20910'>just like</span> <span m='21378'>me</span> <span m='22314'>who</span> <span m='22790'>come</span> <span m='22990'>up</span> <span m='23100'>with</span> <span m='23300'>crazy</span> <span m='23820'>ideas,</span> <span m='24912'>who</span> <span m='25364'>find</span> <span m='25816'>other</span> <span m='26270'>people</span> <span m='26590'>who are</span> <span m='26730'>just</span> <span m='26990'>as</span> <span m='27250'>crazy,</span> <span m='27590'>and</span> <span m='28380'>we find</span> <span m='28830'>ways to</span> <span m='29280'>how to implement</span> <span m='29730'>them</span> <span m='30320'>as</span> <span m='30665'>quick</span> <span m='31010'>as</span> <span m='31030'>possible.</span> </p><p><span m='31980'>In light of</span> <span m='32455'>everything I</span> <span m='32930'>just told</span> <span m='33405'>you,</span> <span m='34830'>and the</span> <span m='35305'>fact that I</span> <span m='35780'>speak three</span> <span m='36255'>languages,</span> <span m='37210'>my</span> <span m='37660'>grades</span> <span m='37990'>were</span> <span m='38120'>as</span> <span m='38270'>follows,</span> <span m='39150'>A</span> <span m='39640'>for math,</span> <span m='40770'>A</span> <span m='40940'>for</span> <span m='41080'>physics,</span> <span m='42599'>F</span> <span m='43078'>for</span> <span m='43557'>Russian,</span> <span m='44515'>A</span> <span m='44994'>for Ukrainian,</span> <span m='46431'>A</span> <span m='46910'>for math,</span> <span m='47868'>chemistry.</span> <span m='50750'>But</span> <span m='51005'>any</span> <span m='51260'>other classes</span> <span m='51675'>where</span> <span m='52090'>I</span> <span m='52260'>got</span> <span m='52600'>an F was</span> <span m='52960'>because</span> <span m='53260'>I</span> <span m='53300'>hate</span> <span m='53530'>to do</span> <span m='53850'>homework.</span> <span m='55580'>I</span> <span m='55740'>finally</span> <span m='56020'>ended</span> <span m='56310'>up</span> <span m='56450'>in</span> <span m='56570'>a</span> <span m='56620'>school</span> <span m='57190'>where</span> <span m='57950'>what</span> <span m='58150'>I</span> <span m='58270'>was</span> <span m='58530'>doing</span> <span m='58920'>was</span> <span m='59100'>appreciated.</span> <span m='60550'>I</span> <span m='60770'>wound</span> <span m='61180'>up</span> <span m='61520'>in</span> <span m='61720'>a</span> <span m='61800'>technical</span> <span m='62310'>high</span> <span m='62490'>school,</span> <span m='62905'>where</span> <span m='63320'>I</span> <span m='63720'>took</span> <span m='64069'>over</span> <span m='64340'>teaching</span> <span m='64480'>a computer</span> <span m='64629'>class</span> <span m='65880'>when I was</span> <span m='66000'>15</span> <span m='66360'>years</span> <span m='66570'>old.</span> </p><p><span m='67941'>And</span> <span m='68340'>after</span> <span m='68725'>that,</span> <span m='69572'>I went to</span> <span m='70034'>college for</span> <span m='70496'>a little bit,</span> <span m='70958'>and</span> <span m='71420'>I</span> <span m='72344'>tried</span> <span m='72810'>studying</span> <span m='72990'>computer</span> <span m='73230'>science.</span> <span m='73720'>I</span> <span m='73790'>realized</span> <span m='74010'>I can</span> <span m='74415'>teach it,</span> <span m='74820'>so</span> <span m='75160'>that</span> <span m='75340'>was</span> <span m='75510'>not</span> <span m='75660'>the</span> <span m='75730'>best</span> <span m='75980'>use of</span> <span m='76140'>my</span> <span m='76280'>time.</span> <span m='77429'>And so I</span> <span m='77888'>went working</span> <span m='78347'>for</span> <span m='78806'>a</span> <span m='79265'>law</span> <span m='79724'>firm</span> <span m='80183'>in Silicon</span> <span m='80642'>Valley.</span> <span m='81560'>And</span> </p><p><span m='82220'>One</span> <span m='82390'>of</span> <span m='82470'>the</span> <span m='82570'>ways</span> <span m='82810'>how you</span> <span m='83060'>can</span> <span m='83430'>skip</span> <span m='83730'>a</span> <span m='83810'>lot</span> <span m='84050'>of</span> <span m='84120'>steps</span> <span m='84390'>in a career</span> <span m='84878'>progression</span> <span m='85366'>is to</span> <span m='85854'>go</span> <span m='86830'>working</span> <span m='87770'>at an</span> <span m='87890'>inconvenient</span> <span m='88630'>time.</span> <span m='88960'>So</span> <span m='89350'>I</span> <span m='89640'>operated</span> <span m='90612'>Wilson, Sonsini,</span> <span m='91074'>Goodrich,</span> <span m='91536'>and</span> <span m='91998'>Rosati,</span> <span m='92460'>which is</span> <span m='92720'>a</span> <span m='92870'>title</span> <span m='93200'>sponsor</span> <span m='93650'>of</span> <span m='93830'>tonight's</span> <span m='94200'>event</span> <span m='94850'>here at</span> <span m='95326'>LAUNCH</span> <span m='95802'>2013,</span> <span m='97230'>and</span> <span m='97500'>I</span> <span m='97560'>ran</span> <span m='97900'>all of</span> <span m='97940'>their</span> <span m='98380'>computer</span> <span m='98740'>operations</span> <span m='99500'>at</span> <span m='99710'>night,</span> <span m='102560'>at</span> <span m='102930'>which</span> <span m='103130'>point</span> <span m='103300'>I was paid</span> <span m='103600'>about</span> <span m='103780'>$60,000.</span> <span m='105646'>Now,</span> <span m='106020'>because</span> <span m='106310'>I'm</span> <span m='106450'>so</span> <span m='106770'>good,</span> <span m='107110'>I</span> <span m='107250'>was</span> <span m='107450'>able</span> <span m='107660'>to</span> <span m='107850'>adjust my</span> <span m='108200'>workday</span> <span m='108460'>from</span> <span m='108770'>eight</span> <span m='109040'>hours</span> <span m='109990'>of doing</span> <span m='110340'>stuff</span> <span m='110780'>to</span> <span m='111220'>20 minutes</span> <span m='111644'>a day</span> <span m='112068'>from</span> <span m='112492'>home</span> <span m='113340'>12</span> <span m='113650'>years</span> <span m='113930'>ago,</span> <span m='114760'>on Windows</span> <span m='115172'>95</span> <span m='115584'>machines,</span> <span m='116820'>which is</span> <span m='117150'>really</span> <span m='117430'>difficult</span> <span m='117810'>to</span> <span m='117900'>do.</span> <span m='118820'>And</span> <span m='118930'>I</span> <span m='118980'>got to</span> <span m='119370'>a point</span> <span m='119680'>where</span> <span m='119840'>my</span> <span m='119970'>system</span> <span m='120230'>were</span> <span m='120490'>writing</span> <span m='120890'>automated</span> <span m='121195'>reports</span> <span m='121500'>to</span> <span m='121750'>my</span> <span m='121950'>boss</span> <span m='122676'>as if</span> <span m='123040'>I</span> <span m='123200'>was</span> <span m='123290'>in the</span> <span m='123770'>office.</span> <span m='124600'>It was</span> <span m='125050'>fantastic.</span> </p><p><span m='125560'>The</span> <span m='125710'>cellphones</span> <span m='126230'>about</span> <span m='126660'>this</span> <span m='126880'>big</span> <span m='127100'>at</span> <span m='127190'>that</span> <span m='127400'>time,</span> <span m='127885'>so</span> <span m='128370'>I</span> <span m='128490'>would</span> <span m='128660'>go to</span> <span m='128990'>a nightclub</span> <span m='129410'>with</span> <span m='129570'>my</span> <span m='129830'>cellphone.</span> <span m='130090'>It would ring.</span> <span m='130521'>That would</span> <span m='130952'>be OK.</span> <span m='133110'>After</span> <span m='133460'>that,</span> <span m='134070'>I</span> <span m='134190'>got a</span> <span m='134440'>triple</span> <span m='134640'>raise,</span> <span m='134980'>and I</span> <span m='135320'>went</span> <span m='135500'>to a</span> <span m='135610'>company</span> <span m='135980'>called</span> <span m='136230'>VerticalNet,</span> <span m='136440'>where</span> <span m='136830'>I</span> <span m='136990'>made</span> <span m='137190'>$166,000</span> <span m='139020'>when</span> <span m='139450'>I was</span> <span m='139690'>19</span> <span m='140020'>years</span> <span m='140280'>old,</span> <span m='141672'>and that</span> <span m='142143'>was nice.</span> </p><p><span m='144969'>Well,</span> <span m='145440'>what</span> <span m='145910'>I</span> <span m='145930'>realized</span> <span m='146550'>is</span> <span m='146760'>that</span> <span m='147430'>there's</span> <span m='147800'>three</span> <span m='148170'>skills</span> <span m='148435'>that</span> <span m='148700'>are</span> <span m='148790'>essential</span> <span m='149430'>to a</span> <span m='149710'>startup</span> <span m='149990'>CEO.</span> <span m='151080'>You need</span> <span m='151500'>to be good</span> <span m='151920'>at public</span> <span m='152340'>speaking,</span> <span m='152780'>so</span> <span m='153160'>you</span> <span m='153350'>can</span> <span m='153470'>express</span> <span m='153780'>what</span> <span m='154090'>your</span> <span m='154380'>product</span> <span m='154650'>is.</span> <span m='155870'>You</span> <span m='156050'>need</span> <span m='156230'>to</span> <span m='156300'>be</span> <span m='156450'>excellent</span> <span m='156930'>at</span> <span m='157150'>writing,</span> <span m='158090'>and you</span> <span m='158576'>need to be</span> <span m='159062'>good</span> <span m='159548'>at</span> <span m='160034'>developing.</span> <span m='161492'>More importantly,</span> <span m='162464'>you also need</span> <span m='162950'>time management</span> <span m='163436'>and</span> <span m='163922'>ability</span> <span m='164408'>to understand</span> <span m='164894'>what other</span> <span m='165380'>people are</span> <span m='165866'>trying</span> <span m='166352'>to tell you</span> <span m='166838'>but</span> <span m='167324'>do not</span> <span m='167810'>have the skill</span> <span m='168296'>to tell you.</span> <span m='169268'>And translate</span> <span m='169754'>that</span> <span m='170240'>into</span> <span m='170726'>usable</span> <span m='171212'>product</span> <span m='171698'>specifications.</span> </p><p><span m='174150'>But</span> <span m='174340'>nowadays,</span> <span m='175272'>you can</span> <span m='175640'>skip</span> <span m='176290'>a</span> <span m='176380'>lot</span> <span m='176680'>of</span> <span m='176850'>this</span> <span m='177280'>if you</span> <span m='177710'>go</span> <span m='177965'>on</span> <span m='178220'>sites</span> <span m='178800'>like</span> <span m='180183'>ocw.mit.edu,</span> <span m='182075'>which</span> <span m='182548'>OpenCourseWare</span> <span m='183970'>at</span> <span m='184100'>MIT,</span> <span m='184850'>and</span> <span m='184990'>you</span> <span m='185080'>can</span> <span m='185290'>take,</span> <span m='185710'>right</span> <span m='185970'>now,</span> <span m='187210'>a</span> <span m='187490'>class</span> <span m='187970'>on</span> <span m='188110'>computer</span> <span m='188510'>algorithms,</span> <span m='189616'>6.046j,</span> <span m='191630'>for</span> <span m='191910'>free</span> <span m='192870'>from</span> <span m='192950'>world</span> <span m='193360'>class</span> <span m='193760'>algorithms</span> <span m='194135'>constructors.</span> <span m='196240'>So in</span> <span m='196515'>other</span> <span m='196790'>words,</span> <span m='197110'>right</span> <span m='197350'>now,</span> <span m='197635'>if</span> <span m='197920'>whatever</span> <span m='198370'>grade,</span> <span m='198680'>it</span> <span m='198760'>doesn't</span> <span m='199020'>matter</span> <span m='199190'>where</span> <span m='199380'>you</span> <span m='199490'>are,</span> <span m='200230'>you</span> <span m='200350'>can</span> <span m='200530'>take</span> <span m='200890'>a</span> <span m='201030'>university</span> <span m='201600'>level</span> <span m='201890'>course</span> <span m='202760'>absolutely</span> <span m='203200'>free</span> <span m='203515'>in the</span> <span m='203830'>comfort</span> <span m='204070'>of</span> <span m='204140'>your</span> <span m='204280'>home,</span> <span m='205200'>and</span> <span m='205750'>you</span> <span m='205850'>will</span> <span m='205980'>be</span> <span m='206110'>just</span> <span m='206460'>as</span> <span m='206600'>good</span> <span m='206760'>as</span> <span m='206850'>anyone</span> <span m='207010'>who went</span> <span m='207290'>to</span> <span m='207570'>MIT</span> <span m='207760'>if you can</span> <span m='208220'>actually do</span> <span m='208680'>that kind of</span> <span m='209140'>work.</span> <span m='210520'>This</span> <span m='210750'>was</span> <span m='210940'>not</span> <span m='211140'>possible</span> <span m='211550'>10</span> <span m='211720'>years</span> <span m='211950'>ago.</span> <span m='212400'>Dude, I grant you that</span> <span m='212891'>right</span> <span m='213382'>now.</span> </p><p><span m='214364'>So</span> <span m='214855'>what do</span> <span m='215346'>you need to</span> <span m='215837'>know,</span> <span m='216820'>right</span> <span m='217060'>now,</span> <span m='217590'>in</span> <span m='217640'>order</span> <span m='217810'>to</span> <span m='217920'>end</span> <span m='218080'>up</span> <span m='218490'>as</span> <span m='218600'>something</span> <span m='218820'>someone</span> <span m='219040'>me?</span> <span m='220187'>There are a few</span> <span m='220684'>things.</span> <span m='221181'>Number</span> <span m='221678'>one,</span> <span m='222672'>and</span> <span m='223169'>this is</span> <span m='223666'>going to be</span> <span m='224170'>really</span> <span m='224760'>unusual</span> <span m='225370'>to you</span> <span m='225610'>most</span> <span m='225950'>likely,</span> <span m='226740'>especially</span> <span m='227100'>considering</span> <span m='227610'>I'm</span> <span m='227800'>not born</span> <span m='227990'>in the</span> <span m='228160'>United</span> <span m='228450'>States.</span> <span m='228790'>Obviously,</span> <span m='229220'>right?</span> <span m='230925'>And</span> <span m='231340'>many</span> <span m='231560'>entrepreneurs</span> <span m='232300'>in</span> <span m='232380'>Silicon</span> <span m='232730'>Valley</span> <span m='233030'>are also</span> <span m='233520'>no from</span> <span m='233960'>United</span> <span m='234420'>States,</span> <span m='235758'>but</span> <span m='236216'>it</span> <span m='236674'>really</span> <span m='237132'>pays</span> <span m='238506'>to</span> <span m='238970'>write</span> <span m='239570'>in</span> <span m='239630'>excellent</span> <span m='240260'>English.</span> </p><p><span m='241720'>You know how</span> <span m='242140'>everyone</span> <span m='242560'>tells</span> <span m='242825'>you</span> <span m='243090'>that</span> <span m='243210'>an</span> <span m='243630'>English</span> <span m='244040'>degree</span> <span m='244470'>is</span> <span m='244956'>absolutely</span> <span m='245442'>useless?</span> <span m='246900'>Let me</span> <span m='247386'>tell you about</span> <span m='247872'>a couple of</span> <span m='248358'>professions</span> <span m='248844'>that you</span> <span m='249330'>have not</span> <span m='249816'>heard</span> <span m='250302'>about.</span> <span m='251760'>When</span> <span m='252010'>you</span> <span m='252110'>go</span> <span m='252510'>on the</span> <span m='252820'>web</span> <span m='253460'>and</span> <span m='253630'>you</span> <span m='253800'>read</span> <span m='254010'>someone's</span> <span m='254390'>website,</span> <span m='255810'>the</span> <span m='255920'>job</span> <span m='256350'>of that</span> <span m='256640'>website</span> <span m='257705'>is to</span> <span m='258190'>convert you,</span> <span m='258675'>which means</span> <span m='259160'>to make you</span> <span m='259645'>do something,</span> <span m='261100'>to convert</span> <span m='261585'>you from</span> <span m='262555'>arriving</span> <span m='263050'>at</span> <span m='263170'>the</span> <span m='263250'>website</span> <span m='263920'>and</span> <span m='264060'>clicking</span> <span m='264410'>a</span> <span m='264460'>mouse</span> <span m='264780'>aimlessly</span> <span m='265290'>around</span> <span m='266000'>and</span> <span m='266210'>pulling</span> <span m='266520'>out</span> <span m='266690'>your</span> <span m='266800'>credit</span> <span m='267140'>card</span> <span m='267480'>and</span> <span m='267755'>paying</span> <span m='268030'>for</span> <span m='268110'>something.</span> <span m='269392'>The people</span> <span m='269854'>who</span> <span m='270316'>can make</span> <span m='270778'>that magic</span> <span m='271240'>happen</span> <span m='271702'>are called</span> <span m='272164'>advertising</span> <span m='272626'>copywriters,</span> <span m='274474'>and an</span> <span m='274940'>advertising</span> <span m='275490'>copywriter</span> <span m='276170'>makes</span> <span m='277260'>a lot of</span> <span m='277711'>money.</span> <span m='278613'>As an</span> <span m='279064'>advertising</span> <span m='279515'>copywriter,</span> <span m='279966'>I can</span> <span m='280417'>charge</span> <span m='280868'>you</span> <span m='281760'>$2,000</span> <span m='282700'>to write</span> <span m='283150'>a single</span> <span m='283600'>page,</span> <span m='284050'>text.</span> <span m='286300'>Right.</span> </p><p><span m='287620'>So</span> <span m='287870'>not</span> <span m='288120'>everyone</span> <span m='288570'>who</span> <span m='288660'>gets</span> <span m='288880'>an</span> <span m='288990'>English</span> <span m='289310'>degree</span> <span m='290360'>ends up</span> <span m='290470'>being</span> <span m='290700'>an</span> <span m='290730'>English</span> <span m='290900'>teacher.</span> <span m='293319'>There are some</span> <span m='293782'>of us</span> <span m='294708'>who go</span> <span m='295171'>into a field</span> <span m='295640'>called</span> <span m='296110'>marketing.</span> <span m='297300'>There are</span> <span m='297520'>some</span> <span m='297650'>of us who</span> <span m='298090'>go into</span> <span m='298250'>sales.</span> <span m='299040'>It is</span> <span m='299290'>absolutely</span> <span m='299830'>essential</span> <span m='300470'>that you</span> <span m='300840'>do that.</span> </p><p><span m='301338'>And even though</span> <span m='301836'>it does</span> <span m='302334'>sound</span> <span m='302832'>really</span> <span m='303330'>silly</span> <span m='303828'>to you,</span> <span m='304326'>I can</span> <span m='304824'>assure you</span> <span m='305322'>that</span> <span m='305820'>when</span> <span m='306318'>the time</span> <span m='306816'>comes</span> <span m='307314'>for you</span> <span m='307812'>to start</span> <span m='308310'>building</span> <span m='308808'>your company,</span> <span m='310800'>being</span> <span m='311298'>able to</span> <span m='311796'>express</span> <span m='312294'>yourself</span> <span m='312792'>as clearly</span> <span m='313290'>as</span> <span m='313790'>I'm</span> <span m='314000'>expressing</span> <span m='314770'>to you</span> <span m='315040'>myself</span> <span m='315450'>right</span> <span m='315710'>now--</span> <span m='317900'>it's going</span> <span m='317990'>to save</span> <span m='318190'>you</span> <span m='318240'>thousands</span> <span m='318670'>of dollars</span> <span m='319356'>because</span> <span m='320147'>you will</span> <span m='320594'>be able to</span> <span m='321041'>explain</span> <span m='321488'>to someone</span> <span m='321935'>what</span> <span m='322382'>your</span> <span m='322830'>company</span> <span m='323085'>is</span> <span m='323340'>about</span> <span m='324270'>in</span> <span m='324380'>less</span> <span m='324630'>than eight</span> <span m='324940'>seconds,</span> <span m='325421'>in less than</span> <span m='325902'>15</span> <span m='326383'>seconds,</span> <span m='326864'>30 seconds,</span> <span m='327345'>60</span> <span m='327826'>seconds.</span> <span m='328788'>All of</span> <span m='329269'>that is</span> <span m='329750'>difficult</span> <span m='330231'>to do.</span> </p><p><span m='331193'>So</span> <span m='332155'>as a final</span> <span m='332636'>piece of</span> <span m='333117'>advice,</span> <span m='333598'>I'm going to</span> <span m='334079'>tell you</span> <span m='334900'>pay</span> <span m='335240'>attention in</span> <span m='335710'>English</span> <span m='336090'>class</span> <span m='337290'>because</span> <span m='338160'>you're</span> <span m='338390'>going</span> <span m='338610'>to</span> <span m='338690'>make</span> <span m='339100'>the</span> <span m='339500'>most</span> <span m='339760'>money</span> <span m='340080'>if you learn</span> <span m='340477'>that.</span> <span m='342340'>Math</span> <span m='342580'>is</span> <span m='342790'>important,</span> <span m='343160'>but</span> <span m='343340'>not</span> <span m='343520'>as</span> <span m='343660'>important</span> <span m='343945'>as it</span> <span m='344230'>sounds</span> <span m='344725'>until</span> <span m='345220'>you get</span> <span m='345715'>to a certain</span> <span m='346210'>point,</span> <span m='346705'>at which</span> <span m='347200'>point</span> <span m='347400'>you'll</span> <span m='347510'>realize</span> <span m='348070'>why</span> <span m='348270'>they</span> <span m='348350'>make you</span> <span m='348560'>learn it</span> <span m='348990'>anyway.</span> </p><p><span m='350364'>And</span> <span m='353112'>take</span> <span m='353570'>a</span> <span m='353980'>public</span> <span m='354390'>speaking</span> <span m='354800'>class</span> <span m='355200'>right</span> <span m='355420'>now.</span> <span m='356330'>The</span> <span m='356615'>earlier</span> <span m='356900'>you</span> <span m='357070'>start,</span> <span m='357690'>the better off</span> <span m='358169'>you will</span> <span m='358648'>be.</span> <span m='359127'>You will</span> <span m='359606'>be able</span> <span m='360564'>to</span> <span m='361043'>sound</span> <span m='361522'>professional,</span> <span m='362959'>and</span> <span m='363438'>any</span> <span m='363917'>person</span> <span m='364396'>who has public</span> <span m='364875'>speaking</span> <span m='365354'>skills</span> <span m='365833'>is never</span> <span m='366312'>unemployed.</span> </p><p><span m='368680'>I</span> <span m='369120'>wish</span> <span m='369350'>you</span> <span m='369480'>well,</span> <span m='369870'>and I hope</span> <span m='370337'>you come and</span> <span m='370804'>visit us</span> <span m='371271'>in Silicon</span> <span m='371738'>Valley.</span> <span m='373606'>Hopefully,</span> <span m='374080'>by that</span> <span m='374230'>time,</span> <span m='374580'>you will</span> <span m='374810'>know me by</span> <span m='375120'>name.</span> <span m='375420'>My name is</span> <span m='375720'>[INAUDIBLE].</span> <span m='376320'>Thank you.</span> </p>","file":{"id":195554,"video_id":"2700847737001","name":"61243141","duration":376873,"thumbnail_url":null}});