My ANTI-Resume Manifesto

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Fed up with the way our modern day world uses outdated techniques in the job world? I give you My ANTI-Resume Manifesto. It's like no resume you've ever seen before!

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My ANTI-Resume Manifesto

  1. mya n t i-resumeDaviD CranDall manifesto
  2. man-i-fes-to n: a public declaration of intent manifesto
  3. 12it’s time for a Change6
  4. for the past 33 years, i have lookeD in the mirror every morning anD askeD myself: “if toDay were the last Day of my life, woulD i want to Do what i am about to Do toDay?” anD whenever the answer has been “no” for too many Days in a row, i know i neeD to Change something. steve Jobs
  5. for the past 33 years, i have lookeD in the mirror every morning anD askeD myself: “if toDay were the last Day of my life, woulD i want to Do what i am about to Do toDay?” anD whenever the answer has been “no” for too many Days in a row, i know i neeD to Change something. steve anDall Davi D Cr Jobs
  6. for the past 33 years, i have lookeD in the mirror every morning anD askeD myself: “if toDay were the last Day of my life, woulD i want to Do what i am about to Do toDay?” anD whenever the answer has been “no” for too many Days in a row, i know i neeD to Change something. steve anDall Davi D Cr Jobs
  7. this is the start of that Change
  8. My name isDaviD CranDall
  9. DaviD CranDall i am not a Cog
  10. “ Having a resume begs for you to go into that big machine that looks for relevant “ keywords, and begs for you to get a job as a cog in a giant machine seth goDin
  11. In other wordsthe goal of a resume
  12. the goal of a resume is this V a cog
  13. Cogs are replaCeable
  14. Cogs are replaCeable wait for instruCtions
  15. Cogs are replaCeable wait for instruCtions maintain status quo
  16. Cogs are replaCeable wait for instruCtions maintain status quo never innovate
  17. Cogs are replaCeable wait for instruCtions maintain status quo never innovate are forgettable
  18. Cogst a Cog! are replaCeable wait for instruCtions status quo never innovateia m n o forgettable
  19. anD i refuse to live like one any longer
  20. you’re probably wonDering... th is guy so spe Cial?what makes
  21. you’re probably wonDering... glaDesyou askeDwhat mak th is guy so spe Cial?
  22. image by JD Hancock on Flickr DaviD CranDall i have superpowers
  23. i’m a 6 figure professional who has workeDwith multiple fortune 100 anD 500 Companies im ag eb yA M ag ill on Fl ick r
  24. i’m a 6 figure professional who has workeD with multiple fortune 100 anD 500 Companies a su per pow er!tr ue, but not
  25. so what are my superpowers?
  26. (systems optimization / business intelligenCe)The ability to analyze a system iDentify opportunities improve the system
  27. p er year Vi saveD a Company $2 million Dollars
  28. p er year Vi saveD a Company $2 million DollarsNot hypothetical money. Not imaginary money. Not money they were consideringspending. Real money the company was ALREADY spending.Using my X-Ray Vision, I saw business opportunities and systems optimizationswhich allowed them to save that $2 million dollars EACH year.Then I started doing it for other companies.
  29. (marketing / information Design)The ability to CommuniCate complex ideas Design them in interesting ways influenCe people to follow them
  30. way past 10,000 hours of Designing
  31. way past 10,000 hours of DesigningYou might think “telepathic” is a stretch, but the ability to communicate an ideafrom one mind to another is an amazing thing which takes years to develop.My most recent display of power? Using my telepathic powers, I’ve influenced over65,000 minds with just 3 SlideShare presentations.With 18 years of professional design, I hit the 10,000 hour marker years ago.According to some statistics, that qualifies me as an expert telepath. ;)
  32. (superhuman information Consumption)A superhuman ability (and willingness) to consume largeamounts of information and implement it in the real world.
  33. superhuman information Consumption (superhuman information Consumption) a n”.. .rea lly? hum to consume largeA superhuman!abilityper willingness) “su (and implement it in the real world.amounts ait wof information and
  34. yes.
  35. in the past year i’ve reaD 67 books
  36. I’d call that “su perhum V an”in the past year i’ve reaD 67 booksAn Associated Press poll from 2007 reported that 27% of Americans had not reada single book in the previous year. Of the 73% that had, the average was 6.5 books.That means I read more than 10 times the national average (which doesn’t even takeinto account the average 2500 blog articles per month that Google Reader says Iconsume).I’ve been reading like this for years...and I’ll tell you why in just a few slides.
  37. “ Five years from now, you’re the same “ person except for the people you’ve met and the books you’ve read. John wooDen
  38. “ Five years from now, you’re the same person except for the people you’ve met “ and the books you’ve read. yea rs! rs eve ry 5 erp owe ping new sup John wooDen Develoi pl a n on
  39. basiCally, i like to Do these 3 thingssolve problems that are interesting and expensive leaD others and teach them how to solve problems Continually improve my ability to do the prior 2 things r n more e to lea Cl iCk her
  40. you shoulD also know...
  41. my 6-figure Career is not the result of the stanDarD formula
  42. oti DiD not go to a top College n
  43. noti DiD not go to a top College VI’m a coll ege drop-o ut!
  44. the seCret to my suCCess: (Here comes the reason I read so much)
  45. the seCret to my suCCess:1. Make it a habit to read a book a week2. Implement at least one thing I learn each week uge imp aCt! ’ll see ah it anD you try
  46. DaviD CranDall i am Changing something
  47. i’m using my superpowers to pursue...
  48. my Dream Job
  49. let’s talk about you (then i’ll tell you what my Dream Job is)
  50. you want to make the worlD a better plaCe image by donkeyhotey on Flickr
  51. you want to make the worlD a better plaCe
  52. plus...
  53. y ou You believe failures point to a better path to success You ask “why” first instead of saying “no” You believe passion and energy are priceless You feel your fears, acknowledge them, and keep moving You want someone who can exceed your expectations You commit passionately to getting things done You aren’t paralyzed by the myth of perfect You can be located anywhere and accept that I’m located in Dallas (though being located somewhere tropical or exotic might change where I am located) You appreciate a love for technology and art You smile regularly and like to laugh you ore about form CliC k here
  54. but most importantlyyou Don’t want to hire another Cog
  55. but most importantly you Don’t want to hire another Cog ith su ers! perpow s!you wan t som eone w V wer rpo ave s upe Ih
  56. so what is my Dream Job?
  57. i want to be the voiCe of your branD
  58. i want to be the voiCe of your branD anD Combine my superpowers with yours V ! y dre am job M
  59. let’s make the worlD a better plaCe together
  60. Thank you for readingMy Anti-Resume Manifesto.I look forward to meeting you. Dav id Crandall Dream Job! l p me g et my this a nD he ase share ple
  61. sup erpow ers? omb ining Vinte reste D in C Or just wan t to know more? finD me here: site branD superpower.Com twitter @David Crandall me V
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