Leadership lessons from YouTube

This week: career choices. Receive guidance from Modern Toss, Seinfeld and Look Around You.

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Every job has its rough days, and ups and downs are all part and parcel of trying to earn a few quid. No matter how gristly the occasional tough challenge is, you can relax in the knowledge that nothing you have to do is as bad as Modern Toss’s view of customer service work.

If the work life does turn sour, there's always the temptation to jack things in and try something else. If you do, it’s wise to have a back up. Here Seinfeld’s George Costanza has quit his job, having accused his boss of having ‘no brains and no ability’. Then he realises he can’t do anything else, so decides to simply turn up on Monday as if nothing has happened.

You can, of course, opt to take the entrepreneurial route. It's just a matter of finding your niche. If you're stuck for a business idea, think of the things that have always mattered to you. Although that doesn't always guarantee a good idea, as Psilence, from spoof science programme Look Around You, shows.

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