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  • Tricks Standing ovation (make everyone stand, and say like controlling a room like that) Move back row to front (Ben Zander) Get people clapping and saying hello for real Welcome every speaker with standing ovation and cheering
  • Entrepreneurs can change the world video
  • Who am I and why am I talking to you?
  • Culture Empower the team to own and do on their own 4 weeks vacation Balance, take a break, make it simpleWii room w/ turf Fun, connect employees, move around Summer Fridays Involve family, have fun, learn, enjoy the weather Healthy snacks, drinks, soda and lunch
  • Core purpose The “why” we do things Answers the question of why should I work here Bigger than one thing Can never be completed, inspires change
  • - Fire and hire because of these Better than policies or rules Answer the difficult questions Discovered not created
  • Authenticity Authentic conversations creates sales Starts with values Heart / is who we are Agency could never do Create concept and then source best people for expertise Matches our core purpose Communicate with people, email, Twitter, phone, always open
  • Stand out Everyone is making noise Everyone sends crap in the mail (pens, shirts, stickers) Everyone sends press releases Everyone has a message Standout with something different, get the attention of the right people Combine your core values/culture and authenticity
  • Get the right people talking Do not copy, innovate Find the influencers / sneezers Hard to measure but the results come There is no quick hit trick, has to be unique and come from you
  • Recovery.gov story Lots of talk, but need action
  • Produce 13 times more patents per employee than large patenting firms; these patents are twice as likely as large firm patents to be among the one percent most cited.
  • Life goal speak at TED Obama see the video and help entrepreneurs Ask: if there is somewhere I should talk, help me make that connection

David Hauser - Culture: Entrepreneurs Can Change the World David Hauser - Culture: Entrepreneurs Can Change the World Presentation Transcript

  • Entrepreneurs can change the world
    @dh #ramencamp
  • 5+
  • 8
    years in current business
  • 50
  • 100,000+
    entrepreneurs served
  • Culture is the building block
    of a great company.
  • Core purpose is…
  • the reason for being
  • or
  • the why
  • Core values are not…
  • aspirations
  • honesty
  • respect
  • excellence
  • these are the rules to play
  • Core values are…
  • never changing
  • guiding principles
  • transcend product or service
  • and ultimately
  • the how
  • Authenticity is more important than “selling”.
  • Stand out from the crowd, don’t join it.
  • Buzz
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurs
  • ARE
  • changing the world
  • start today