The Informational Interview Playbook

Creating a Path to Achieve Your Career Goals

Hundreds of books are devoted to complex formulas and theories about career advancement, self-improvement, and achieving success.

NFLPA-certified sports agent Henry Organ keeps it simple. In The Informational Interview Playbook, he provides the strategies to master the one tactic you need to reach your highest professional potential.

Through personal experience, including co-founding Disruptive Sports Agency and networking extensively in the business and sports worlds, Organ has found the informational interview to be the single best way to prepare for and prioritize your goals.

When you implement his plan, outlined in detail here and ready to apply immediately, you learn the value of getting curious, aiming for excellence, and embracing a winning mindset. Whether you are in your first job out of college with ambitious dreams, are considering a career transition, or are an executive who wants to help your people gain the tools they need to give their best for the organization and their own lives, The Informational Interview Playbook is a must for your library.

ISBN: 978-1-63755-624-5
SKU: 18-1118-01
Categories:Notable Business and Finance, Amplify Publishing, Business and Finance, Thought Leadership, Inspiration and Personal Success

“In any industry they always say it’s all about who you know and who knows you. Nobody understands that better than Henry Organ. A master in the art of cultivating relationships, Organ outlines his key strategies and personal insights for growing your professional or personal network. The Informational Interview Playbook is a must-read for anyone looking to level up in their career!”—Jory Zemanek, director of partnerships, BreakAway Data

“Mastering the informational interview is not only vital for your career success, it’s a life skill and a sales skill, too. Connecting with busy people from whom you seek advice is like a superpower. This book gives you the step-by-step methodology, mindset, and marching orders to talk to almost anyone. If you want to generate more opportunities for your career, your business, and your life, follow every single step that Henry lays out in this masterful book.”—David Newman, bestselling author, Do It! Marketing and Do It! Selling

“We’ve all heard the advice, ‘it’s who you know, not what you know,’ but Organ’s Informational Interview Playbook gives a direct intentional action plan to get those important connections that’ll help you thrive in your career. I’d recommend this book for a young person seeking direction, those needing a career reboot, or anyone who needs to maximize relationships with those they want to emulate. Organ gives detailed practical examples of how a trio of steps—prep, execution, follow-up—can launch you to the next level. This book is an informative and entertaining read full of golden gems.”—Cameron Wolfe, national TV reporter, NFL Network

“Henry Organ’s journey is the epitome of hard work and grit. His approach to career building is something everyone can learn from, no matter where you are at in your journey.”—Andy Miguel, senior vice president and head of marketing, Hyperice

“Young professionals looking for real-life examples, inspiration, and guidance across business development and personal growth, this is a book for you. Organ delivers career advice that will enhance your work-life trajectory.”—Jeff Lulay, brand manager, Nike

“I’ve said for years that the idea of waiting for some imaginary perfect job listing to come across your screen is not the path to your dream job or your dream career. It’s all about deciding where you want to work and who you want to work for. The Informational Interview Playbook is the secret weapon to actually making that happen, and now you can master it with this book.”—Les Green, CEO, SLAM Magazine

Henry Organ

NFLPA Agent and Founder of Disruptive Sports Agency

Henry Organ is an NFLPA-certified sports agent who represents some of the most notable names in football. In addition to advocating for players on and off the field, Organ is a seasoned real estate investor and entrepreneur. Previously, he worked in brand management and strategic marketing at Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and Nike Football, and was producer and technical director at Heart and Hustle Productions. Organ graduated from Portland State with a degree in communications and a minor in business and obtained his master’s in sports management from the University of San Francisco. Organ attributes the majority of his success to mastering the informational interview early in his career.