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SXΣW
THE GREEK
VERSION
How to teach yourself to speak American
and other survival secrets for SXSW
you won’t find online.
...
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
but networking is
now get ready for
not everything is big in Texas
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
prepare to get wet
It rains opportunities.
☂
#1
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
teach yourself to swim
Carefully select your targets, do your homework, reach out to them in adv...
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
Let them run to royalties.
think oppositely
#3
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
lose your focus
#4
Don't let the old world keep
you from discovering the things you never knew e...
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
be the optimist
#5
Learn to speak “American”.
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
prepare for a catch
#6
Opportunities show up when you least expect it. Keep your
hooks sharp and...
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
drop something
#7
You just can’t go everywhere.
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
make noise
#8
While everyone is cowering in the shadows, find a
spotlight - and then step into it...
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
#9
don’t mention luck
Instead look within for the best advice; 

you are your best anchor.
DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014
Hurry up
#10
Enjoy this time. It will be over sooner than you realize.
∞
☀
SPECIAL CREDIT
TO ALL THE GENEROUS THINKERS WHO PUT THEIR
THOUGHTS, EXPERIENCES, LESSONS AND ADVENTURES ON
PAPER AND SHARE...
DAILY SECRETCHANGES THE WAY WE LIVE OUR LIVES
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How to teach yourself to speak American and other survival secrets for SXSW you won’t find online.

This is a modified version of my presentation at SXSW 2013: "Growing a Business in a Submerged Economy". You can find the original here:

http://www.slideshare.net/DailySecret1/daily-secret-swsx?ref=http://lanyrd.com/2013/sxsw-interactive/scdgpr/

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  1. 1. SXΣW THE GREEK VERSION How to teach yourself to speak American and other survival secrets for SXSW you won’t find online. NIKOS KAKAVOULIS CEO AND FOUNDER DAILY SECRET
  2. 2. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 but networking is now get ready for not everything is big in Texas
  3. 3. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 prepare to get wet It rains opportunities. ☂ #1
  4. 4. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 teach yourself to swim Carefully select your targets, do your homework, reach out to them in advance. #2
  5. 5. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 Let them run to royalties. think oppositely #3
  6. 6. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 lose your focus #4 Don't let the old world keep you from discovering the things you never knew existed. Before you conquer you have to explore. Don't let the old world in your head keep you from discovering the new one out there.
  7. 7. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 be the optimist #5 Learn to speak “American”.
  8. 8. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 prepare for a catch #6 Opportunities show up when you least expect it. Keep your hooks sharp and you’ll be the first to recover. Remember that if you haven’t baited the line, someone else will reel it in.
  9. 9. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 drop something #7 You just can’t go everywhere.
  10. 10. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 make noise #8 While everyone is cowering in the shadows, find a spotlight - and then step into it.You’ll be the only one there and everyone will take notice.
  11. 11. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 #9 don’t mention luck Instead look within for the best advice; 
 you are your best anchor.
  12. 12. DAILY SECRET // SXSW 2014 Hurry up #10 Enjoy this time. It will be over sooner than you realize. ∞
  13. 13.
  14. 14. SPECIAL CREDIT TO ALL THE GENEROUS THINKERS WHO PUT THEIR THOUGHTS, EXPERIENCES, LESSONS AND ADVENTURES ON PAPER AND SHARED THEM WITH THE REST OF US. WE WOULD HAVE NEVER MADE WITHOUT YOU. THANK YOU. IF YOU TOO SHARE OUR WANDERLUST YOU MIGHT FIND INSPIRATION IN THE FOLLOWING BOOKS: THE ART OF LOOKING SIDEWAYS - ALAN FLETCHER READY FOR ANYTHING - DAVID ALLEN LIFESTYLE - BRUCE MAU GETTING REAL - 37 SIGNALS THE ELEMENTS OF TYPOGRAPHIC STYLE - ROBERT BRINGHURST NEVER EAT ALONE - KEITH FERRAZZI
  15. 15. DAILY SECRETCHANGES THE WAY WE LIVE OUR LIVES
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