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HiretheWorld SFU Talk on Being Awesome

HiretheWorld SFU Talk on Being Awesome

May 25th, 2011

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    • How to be Awesome
      Terry Beech
      CEO – HiretheWorld.com
      May 25th, 2010
      @terrybeech
    • Rule #1 Undersell and Over Perform
      @terrybeech
    • How to be Awesome
      Reasonably Adequate
      Terry Beech
      CEO – HiretheWorld.com
      May 25th, 2010
      @terrybeech
    • The Path to Awesome
      Awesome
      Exceptional
      Good
      Average
      http://friendjamin.blogspot.com/2008/07/dip-how-to-deal-with-set-backs.html
      http://sethgodin.typepad.com/the_dip/
    • Awesomeness is a Paradox
      http://soshable.com/the-twitter-paradox-why-it-will-likely-fail-sooner-or-later/
    • Awesomeness is a Paradox
      I’m Awesome!
      Awesomeness Takes:
      Hubris
      Humility
      Help!
      http://www.projecthitchhiker.com/personal-development/the-dip-why-quitting-is-good-for-you/
    • Awesome Example #1
      Hubris
      Awesomeness
      (The “Newspaper” View of the World)
    • Awesome Example #1
      • I didn’t have any experience
      • I didn’t have any money
      • I was too young
      • Nobody knew me
      • I never ran a campaign before
      • At first no one took me seriously…
      • Read 20 Years worth of newspapers
      • Hand painted 40 4’X5’ Election signs
      • I wrote letters to the editor
      • I walked door to door
      • I handed out over 30,000 flyers
      • I did the work
      • I did what others wouldn’t.
      (Reality)
    • Awesomeness Requires Vision
      AWESOMENESS
      http://bit.ly/j9qXHF
    • Awesomeness Requires Vision
      HiretheWorld is moving millions of traditional jobs online:
      Global / Online / Anywhere
      Local / Offline / Office
    • Awesomeness Requires Vision
    • Awesomeness Requires Vision
      Global Leadership
      • 1st Place New Ventures BC
      • Oxford Investment
      • Users in 150+ Countries
      • Over 20 FT Staff
    • Awesomeness is backed by Science
      Awesomeness
      (In Training)
      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1082430/Marshmallow-test--resisting-sweet-lead-better-life.html
      http://www.ted.com/talks/joachim_de_posada_says_don_t_eat_the_marshmallow_yet.html
    • 5 Awesome Tips to Survive the Dip
    • #1 Happiness is Awesome
      Being great takes 10,000 Hours
      The Dip already sucks enough
      Awesome Tips to Survive the Dip
    • #2 Ignoring Hype is Awesome
      a) Genius is incredibly rare
      b) People like Pedestals, but they are just an excuse
      c) Don’t take yourself too seriously (Rule #6)
      Awesome Tips to Survive the Dip
    • #3 Ownership is Awesome
      Take Responsibility… for EVERYTHING
      Awesome Tips to Survive the Dip
    • #4 Teamwork is Awesome
      Being awesome is easier with other awesome people.
      Awesome Tips to Survive the Dip
    • #5 Failure is Awesome
      Awesome Tips to Survive the Dip
    • Thank you… You’re Awesome.
      Presentation Available at:
      @terrybeech
      Hiretheworld.com/blog