Yasser Akhtar is an overcomer who took a series of risks that not only landed him a full time job as an analyst at Benjamin Moore, but also put him in the Market Motive Spotlight.
Risk #1: Taking the Web Analytics Master Certification Course
A $999 course can look a bit risky, especially when you’re paying for it out of pocket. Yasser took a leap of faith by registering for the course and was surprised by what followed.
“I registered for the class – and I had no idea it would be the toughest class I’ve taken since college. I didn’t even pass it the first time.”
What? Didn’t pass?
It’s true that the Web Analytics Master Certification Course is notoriously difficult, but asking Avinash Kaushik to just hand out gold stars to everyone would be a waste. The course is hard, and Yasser finished with a lot of great feedback but no certification. [Read more…]