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Conferencia Michelle Messina

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Slides for the conference "What makes a great startup founder, CEO & leader?"

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  • 1. Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Startups A Silicon Valley Perspecctive Michelle E. Messina Explora International mmessina@explorainternational.com Tel: +1 408.981.4801 @memessina
  • 2. Silicon Valley is Uniquely Organized to Support Startups
  • 3. Our Standard of Excellence is Very High
  • 4. Startups Need Lots of Help
  • 5. Nestgsv diagram
  • 6. Entrepreneur = Super Hero + Risk Taker
  • 7. Credibility is Key
  • 8. Socialize Your Ideas
  • 9. Listen to Everyone. Follow No One.
  • 10. Ideas Are Cheap. Execution is Priceless.
  • 11. Entrepreneurs Need Supporters
  • 12. Build a Great Team Threshold Ventures
  • 13. Diverse Teams = Better Companies
  • 14. Pay Attention to Female Economic Power
  • 15. Be Comfortable with Extreme Uncertainty
  • 16. Organize for Speed and Intensity
  • 17. Be Transparent
  • 18. Boiling the Ocean Does Not Work
  • 19. Forget Perfection. Validate an MVP Quickly.
  • 20. Will Your Company Scale Efficiently?
  • 21. Go Big or Go Home
  • 22. Build a Global Company From Day 1
  • 23. Watch for Repeating Patterns
  • 24. When It Doesn’t Go as Planned…
  • 25. You Must Make Tough Decisions
  • 26. Fail Fast. Fail Frequently.
  • 27. Perseverance is a Must
  • 28. It takes a long time
  • 29. Driving Experience Required
  • 30. Serendipity & Luck Are Involved Too
  • 31. Achieving Milestones Builds Value
  • 32. Be an Awesome Presenter
  • 33. Telling a Good Story is a Learned Skill
  • 34. Don’t Tell a Technology Story. It’s About the
  • 35. Learn to Communicate
  • 36. Value = Impact on Your
  • 37. Gravity is Always in Full Effect
  • 38. Fear is Natural and can be Catalyst for Change
  • 39. Paralysis is not Natural
  • 40. Pay It Forward
  • 41. Do Something That Matters Solve the BIG Problems
  • 42. Enjoy the Journey
  • 43. Michelle E. Messina, CEO mmessina@explorainternational.com Tel: +1 408.981.4801 Skype: michellemessina Twitter @memessina

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