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Know the Rules But Play Your Own Game: How Self-Branding and Entrepreneurial Thinking Can Advance Your Career Leadership Empowerment Institute July 27, 2012
“I‟m Not a Businessman;I‟m a Business, Man!” Writeyour business plan Why should someone invest in you? Know how to tell your story
The Basics Have strong written and verbal communications Understand your Emotional Intelligence Be self-aware and constantly seeking improvement Learn how to take feedback READ:
Relationships Relationships will outlast jobs, businesses, locations and more “To Serve is to Lead” Help others fulfill their dreams Mentor and share your life lessons Seek out smart, creative, driven people and spend as much time as possible with them Get „a reputation‟… in a good way!
Passion Discoverwhat you are passionate about Make a plan to have a positive impact Know what others are passionate about and encourage them
See the Possibilities Job description vs. impact Colleague vs. life-long friend Caine‟s Arcade
Build YOUR Brand Be an expert about something! Twitter Website LinkedIn Personal email
Rules I Live By… If a venture capitalist or angel investor wants to give you money – take it! Never re-hire Send handwritten thank you notes Sign up for Google Alerts Be concise and don‟t waste time – you won‟t get it back! Don‟t allow your job to define you! Know your long-term goals and make sure what you are doing today will matter Every time you say yes to something you are saying no to something else… be careful! Know how to read financials but have a good accountant Have a lawyer write your contracts Know your value!
72 Hour Challenge What will you do in the next 72 hours with the information you have learned this morning? Keep/Lose/Change