Building Something Bigger & Better Than Yourself

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My presentation slides from Pressnomics.com in Phoenix Nov. 8, 2012 on how to build something bigger and better than yourself.

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Building Something Bigger & Better Than Yourself

  1. 1. BuildingSomethingBigger & BetterThan YourselfBy Cory Miller @corymiller303
  2. 2. Confession:I’m not thattalented. @corymiller303
  3. 3. My Personal Motivational SecretThe fear ofREGRET @corymiller303
  4. 4. I want my life to count. @corymiller303
  5. 5. I want to do something bigger than myself. @corymiller303
  6. 6. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. African Proverb @corymiller303
  7. 7. We go far together. @corymiller303
  8. 8. Where do we want to go? How far do we want to reach?What stories do we want to tell? These become our questions. @corymiller303
  9. 9. My Role:Train,Trust &Lead @corymiller303
  10. 10. What I’velearned so far @corymiller303
  11. 11. 1We are a Family @corymiller303
  12. 12. One big family of misfits @corymiller303
  13. 13. Families fight. But stick together.Because they love & care about each other. @corymiller303
  14. 14. All for one.One for all. @corymiller303
  15. 15. No rock stars. No Divas. @corymiller303
  16. 16. We believe in &are committedto each other. @corymiller303
  17. 17. 2Working with people sucks sometimes @corymiller303
  18. 18. Highest Highs Lowest Lows @corymiller303
  19. 19. Breakups Happen. They Hurt. They Suck. @corymiller303
  20. 20. Focus on the ones whoBlossom& Bloom @corymiller303
  21. 21. Non-negotiablecritical imperativeObsess over having theright crew for the voyage @corymiller303
  22. 22. 3Trust is earned Daily @corymiller303
  23. 23. TRUSTIs not blind. Is not forever. @corymiller303
  24. 24. Train then Trust @corymiller303
  25. 25. Trustbut verify @corymiller303
  26. 26. You canlose trust in five seconds or less @corymiller303
  27. 27. 4 Anger comes fromunmet expectations @corymiller303
  28. 28. Anger comes fromunmet expectations Anger comes fromunmet expectations Anger comes fromunmet expectations @corymiller303
  29. 29. Why am I mad? What can I do to fix it? @corymiller303
  30. 30. Anger leftunchecked leads tobitterness @corymiller303
  31. 31. Bitterness ispoison @corymiller303
  32. 32. 5 Do Good.Do Right by People. @corymiller303
  33. 33. It will cost you. @corymiller303
  34. 34. But people will want to work with you @corymiller303
  35. 35. ...and you’llsleep better. @corymiller303
  36. 36. Doing what you know is right consistently @corymiller303
  37. 37. 6 Nothing builds ateam like adversity. @corymiller303
  38. 38. It shows how far you canreally gotogether @corymiller303
  39. 39. It either tears you apart orbinds you @corymiller303
  40. 40. 7This is our unique journey & story @corymiller303
  41. 41. Competition& jealousy are about otherpeople’s story @corymiller303
  42. 42. The only things that matterYou, your lovedones, your team& your customers @corymiller303
  43. 43. And yourjourney & storytogether! @corymiller303
  44. 44. Everythingelse is noise,distraction & bullshit @corymiller303
  45. 45. Keep alaser focus on what matters @corymiller303
  46. 46. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. African Proverb @corymiller303
  47. 47. What journey are you on? How far can you go?What stories will you tell? These are myquestions for you. @corymiller303
  48. 48. This is me cory@ithemes.com EntrepreneurshipLab.netSpecial  thanks  to  @ChrisLema  for  my  slide  deck  makeover!   @corymiller303

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