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Friday, March 16, 2012 - 1:45pm

WORKING: Learning From 'Linsanity'

Updated: 5 years ago.
Brandon Smith explains what Jeremy Lin’s meteoric rise to fame as an NBA point guard can teach all of us about our careers. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)

“Linsanity” has died down a bit now, but the seemingly overnight sensation and sudden success of New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin could have lessons for all of us in our careers.

Career coach, leadership consultant and communication expert Brandon Smith shares some of those lessons.

Brandon Smith teaches about leadership, communication, and workplace culture at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. More of his advice is on his blog and at And while you’re there, ask him your workplace or career question. We might use your question on a future radio segment.