Blake Mycoskie<br />The inspirational story of a young man with a big heart<br />
Biography<br /><ul><li>Born in Arlington, Texas
August 26, 1976
34 years old
Entrepreneur</li></li></ul><li>Family<br />Father: Mike Mycoskie<br />Mother: Pam Mycoskie<br />1 sister: Paige Mycoskie<b...
Education<br /><ul><li>James Martin High School </li></ul>(Arlington, Texas)<br /><ul><li>St. Stephens Episcopal School (A...
Undergraduate work at Southern Methodist University</li></li></ul><li>College<br /><ul><li>SouthernMethodist University
EZ Laundry Service
Age: 19</li></li></ul><li>Business History<br /><ul><li>EZ Laundry
Mycoskie Media
Drivers ED Direct
TOMS</li></li></ul><li>The Amazing Race<br /><ul><li>Second Season
Competed with His sister Paige Mycoskie
Came within 4 minutes of winning the $1 Million Dollar Prize</li></li></ul><li>Toms<br /><ul><li>founded in 2006
Based on the alpargata shoe
10,000 sold in the first year</li></li></ul><li>Accomplishments& Recognitions<br /><ul><li>People’s Design Award
  2009 ACE award by Secretary of            	State Hillary Clinton
   featured in       	Numerous       	Magazines
The Los Angeles Times
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  1. 1. Blake Mycoskie<br />The inspirational story of a young man with a big heart<br />
  2. 2. Biography<br /><ul><li>Born in Arlington, Texas
  3. 3. August 26, 1976
  4. 4. 34 years old
  5. 5. Entrepreneur</li></li></ul><li>Family<br />Father: Mike Mycoskie<br />Mother: Pam Mycoskie<br />1 sister: Paige Mycoskie<br />1 brother: Tyler Mycoskie<br />
  6. 6. Education<br /><ul><li>James Martin High School </li></ul>(Arlington, Texas)<br /><ul><li>St. Stephens Episcopal School (Austin, TX)
  7. 7. Undergraduate work at Southern Methodist University</li></li></ul><li>College<br /><ul><li>SouthernMethodist University
  8. 8. EZ Laundry Service
  9. 9. Age: 19</li></li></ul><li>Business History<br /><ul><li>EZ Laundry
  10. 10. Mycoskie Media
  11. 11. Drivers ED Direct
  12. 12. TOMS</li></li></ul><li>The Amazing Race<br /><ul><li>Second Season
  13. 13. Competed with His sister Paige Mycoskie
  14. 14. Came within 4 minutes of winning the $1 Million Dollar Prize</li></li></ul><li>Toms<br /><ul><li>founded in 2006
  15. 15. Based on the alpargata shoe
  16. 16. 10,000 sold in the first year</li></li></ul><li>Accomplishments& Recognitions<br /><ul><li>People’s Design Award
  17. 17. 2009 ACE award by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
  18. 18. featured in Numerous Magazines
  19. 19. The Los Angeles Times
  20. 20. The New York Times
  21. 21. PEOPLE Magazine
  22. 22. TIME Magazine
  23. 23. VOGUE
  24. 24. Elle
  25. 25. Oprah Magazine</li></li></ul><li>
  26. 26. The Big Five<br />Extraversion<br /><ul><li>Talkative
  27. 27. Sociable
  28. 28. Adventurous</li></ul>www.youtube.com/watch?v=pa7PEdsAipU<br />Low<br />High<br />
  29. 29. The Big Five<br />Agreeableness<br /><ul><li>Good-natured
  30. 30. Cooperative
  31. 31. Mild/jealous</li></ul>Low<br />High<br />
  32. 32. The Big Five<br />Conscientiousness<br /><ul><li>Responsible
  33. 33. Scrupulous
  34. 34. Persevering</li></ul>low<br />High<br />
  35. 35. The Big Five<br />Emotional Stability<br /><ul><li>Calm
  36. 36. Composed
  37. 37. Poised</li></ul>Low<br />High<br />
  38. 38. The Big Five<br />Openness<br /><ul><li>Imaginative
  39. 39. Artistic
  40. 40. Culture</li></ul>“I spend most of my days in far off places around the world and spreading the TOMS story on college campuses across the country”<br />Low<br />High<br />
  41. 41. Wiggin’s Circumplex<br />Status<br />Assured-dominant<br />Gregarious-extraverted<br />Arrogant<br />Love<br />Cold-hearted<br />Warm-agreeable<br />Aloof-introverted<br />Unassuming<br />Unassured-submissive<br />
  42. 42. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator<br />EIFP<br />Extraversion- involved with people<br />Intuition- Notices what’s possible<br />Feeling- Prefers value oriented way of processing information<br />Perceiving- Live spontaneously<br />
  43. 43. The Big Three Motives<br />nAch<br />nPow<br />nInt<br />“Paige and I are very ambitious, over achieving, and self-promoting.”<br />
  44. 44. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs<br /><ul><li>Problem –focus
  45. 45. Genuine desire to help the human race
  46. 46. “I believe each of us has a mission in life, and that one cannot truly be living their most fulfilled life until they recognize this mission and dedicate their life to pursuing it.”</li></ul>On the path<br />

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