From Corporate to Entrepreneurship - SFU SEY 2011

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SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR SPEAKER SERIES 2011

Hesitant about making the first move towards starting your business? Find out about how these industry professionals started their own business and found the success they are at! You will hear their first-hand experiences as they share their stories of successes, struggles and quirks. These are forums designed to help any student entrepreneur at every stage of their business and from every faculty.

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From Corporate to Entrepreneurship

Monday, October 17th
SFU Surrey, SUR2750
4:30pm to 5:30pm

ABOUT JILLIAN

As an award-winning HR professional and driven Generation Y, Jillian is a passionate leader. She is heavily involved in the HR profession, small business community, non-profit organizations and the online scene. Over the last few years, Jillian has won numerous awards in both her profession and the community. She understands the impact and importance of being well-rounded and prides herself on the concept of give more than you take. Jillian leads marketing, public relations and non-profit involvements at an HR startup. She is entrepreneurial to her core and a proud SIFE Alum. Find out about how these industry professionals started their own business and found the success they are at! You will hear their first-hand experiences as they share their stories of successes, struggles and quirks. These are forums designed to help any student entrepreneur at every stage of their business and from every faculty.

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http://www.sfusey.com/event-program/sey-speaker-series/

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  • 1. SEY 2011:Speaker Series Simon Fraser University
  • 2. Jillian Walker
  • 3. Big DealEntrepreneur...?
  • 4. ...no.
  • 5. Over-achiever...?
  • 6. ...maybe.
  • 7. Game-changer...?
  • 8. ...definitely.
  • 9. Then:
  • 10. Now: HR Renegade. Community Do-Gooder. Lifelong Learner. Social Butterfly. World Traveller. Lover of Life.
  • 11. Corporate to Start-up.13,000 to 2.Easy to hard.
  • 12. delusional A desire to change the D status quo C B audacity A. Those that go postal B. Dictators C. Serial Killers D. Startup EntrepreneursAdapted from Tara Hunt, a super awesome entrepreneur >> @missrogue
  • 13. What’s next?
  • 14. Start a corporate gig?Start a contract?Start a company?Start a non-profit?
  • 15. 5 Business Lessonsaka How to Set Yourself Up for Success
  • 16. 1. Do good work
  • 17. 2. Give more than you take
  • 18. 3. Build relationships, NOTcontacts
  • 19. 4. Match dreams with action
  • 20. 5. Stay on track with aPBOD
  • 21. Believe in you...
  • 22. ...you are the future.
  • 23. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. Thetroublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The oneswho see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And theyhave no respect for the status quo.You can quote them,disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thingyou can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. Theypush the human race forward. And while some may see themas the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who arecrazy enough to think they can change the world, are the oneswho do.” - Steve Jobs
  • 24. Find me on the Internet @jillianwalker