1sentenceWhat’s yours?<br />
In 1962, Clare Boothe Luce, one of the first women to serve in the U.S. Congress, offered some advice to President John F....
Luce feared that Kennedy’s attention was so splintered among different priorities that his message was becoming a<br />mud...
Luce told Kennedy …“A great man is one sentence.”<br />
as a legacy<br />1sentence<br />
“Lives of great men all remind uswe can make our lives sublime.And departing, leave behind usfootprints in the sands of ti...
Lincoln’s sentence<br />He preserved the Union and <br />freed the slaves.<br />
Roosevelt’s sentence:<br />He lifted us out of a great depression and helped us win a world war.<br />
Mother Teresa’s sentence:<br />She put others first.<br />
your Legacy<br />You don’t get to write it Others willThey will have the benefit of hindsightThey won’t have all the facts...
but...<br />
you can InfluenceIt’s your voice	Articulate your message	Live it - mantra	Stay on track - reflection<br />
as the message<br />1sentence<br />
1sentenceChallenge<br />“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”<br />
1sentenceFocus<br />“It’s the economy, stupid!”<br />
1sentenceGoal<br />“A computer on every desk and in<br /> every home.”<br />
1sentence Theme<br />“Be the change you wish to see<br /> in the world.”<br />
your Message<br />Define the end stateIdentify actionPick a side<br />
remember...<br />
your AccountableIt’s your wordsHave a plan You have to deliver	Maintain focus<br />
as a mantra<br />1sentence<br />
man·tra  [man-trah]-nounA sacred verbal formula repeated in prayer, meditation, or incantation, such as an invocation of a...
the Corporate Mantra<br />Starbucks:   Rewarding everyday moments.<br />Nike:   Authentic athletic performance.<br />
the Personal Mantra<br />“Don’t write a mission statement,<br />write a mantra.”     Guy Kawasaki<br />
“The key is to capture youressence in just a few words.  This helps remind you of your cause and reinforce it with your ac...
1sentence in Practice <br />“Empower entrepreneurs”<br />
it’s about You.<br />Your mantra reflects your Core value.<br />
be Honest<br />It’s for you, not othersReflect your valuesReflect your passion<br />
identify...<br />
your Roles<br />Boss<br /> Daughter<br />Citizen<br />Employee<br />Son<br />Father<br />Student<br />Husband<br />Mentor<...
reflection<br />1sentence<br />
“Even if you are on the right track you will still get run over if you just sit there.”Will Rogers<br />
benchmark<br /> Search for examplesDon’t stop learningMaintain your passionSelf assess<br />
1sentence Passion<br />Find those who stay true to the<br /> course they set.<br />
1sentence Fail<br />“Three great forces rule the world:  stupidity, fear, and greed.”  Albert Einstein<br />
1sentence in Practice<br />“A great man is 1sentence.”<br />
1sentenceWhat’s yours?<br />
1sentence photo credits<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons/4479014045/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/cmdurham/4041906378/...
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  1. 1. 1sentenceWhat’s yours?<br />
  2. 2. In 1962, Clare Boothe Luce, one of the first women to serve in the U.S. Congress, offered some advice to President John F. Kennedy.<br />
  3. 3. Luce feared that Kennedy’s attention was so splintered among different priorities that his message was becoming a<br />muddled paragraph.<br />
  4. 4. Luce told Kennedy …“A great man is one sentence.”<br />
  5. 5. as a legacy<br />1sentence<br />
  6. 6. “Lives of great men all remind uswe can make our lives sublime.And departing, leave behind usfootprints in the sands of time.”Henry Wadsworth Longfellow<br />
  7. 7. Lincoln’s sentence<br />He preserved the Union and <br />freed the slaves.<br />
  8. 8. Roosevelt’s sentence:<br />He lifted us out of a great depression and helped us win a world war.<br />
  9. 9. Mother Teresa’s sentence:<br />She put others first.<br />
  10. 10. your Legacy<br />You don’t get to write it Others willThey will have the benefit of hindsightThey won’t have all the facts<br />
  11. 11. but...<br />
  12. 12. you can InfluenceIt’s your voice Articulate your message Live it - mantra Stay on track - reflection<br />
  13. 13. as the message<br />1sentence<br />
  14. 14. 1sentenceChallenge<br />“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”<br />
  15. 15. 1sentenceFocus<br />“It’s the economy, stupid!”<br />
  16. 16. 1sentenceGoal<br />“A computer on every desk and in<br /> every home.”<br />
  17. 17. 1sentence Theme<br />“Be the change you wish to see<br /> in the world.”<br />
  18. 18. your Message<br />Define the end stateIdentify actionPick a side<br />
  19. 19. remember...<br />
  20. 20. your AccountableIt’s your wordsHave a plan You have to deliver Maintain focus<br />
  21. 21. as a mantra<br />1sentence<br />
  22. 22. man·tra [man-trah]-nounA sacred verbal formula repeated in prayer, meditation, or incantation, such as an invocation of a god, a magic spell, or a syllable or portion of scripture containing mystical potentialities.<br />
  23. 23. the Corporate Mantra<br />Starbucks: Rewarding everyday moments.<br />Nike: Authentic athletic performance.<br />
  24. 24. the Personal Mantra<br />“Don’t write a mission statement,<br />write a mantra.” Guy Kawasaki<br />
  25. 25. “The key is to capture youressence in just a few words. This helps remind you of your cause and reinforce it with your actions.”Guy Kawasaki <br />
  26. 26. 1sentence in Practice <br />“Empower entrepreneurs”<br />
  27. 27. it’s about You.<br />Your mantra reflects your Core value.<br />
  28. 28. be Honest<br />It’s for you, not othersReflect your valuesReflect your passion<br />
  29. 29. identify...<br />
  30. 30. your Roles<br />Boss<br /> Daughter<br />Citizen<br />Employee<br />Son<br />Father<br />Student<br />Husband<br />Mentor<br /> Brother<br />Friend<br />Wife<br />
  31. 31. reflection<br />1sentence<br />
  32. 32. “Even if you are on the right track you will still get run over if you just sit there.”Will Rogers<br />
  33. 33. benchmark<br /> Search for examplesDon’t stop learningMaintain your passionSelf assess<br />
  34. 34. 1sentence Passion<br />Find those who stay true to the<br /> course they set.<br />
  35. 35. 1sentence Fail<br />“Three great forces rule the world: stupidity, fear, and greed.” Albert Einstein<br />
  36. 36. 1sentence in Practice<br />“A great man is 1sentence.”<br />
  37. 37. 1sentenceWhat’s yours?<br />
  38. 38. 1sentence photo credits<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons/4479014045/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/cmdurham/4041906378/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/27089900@N00/2894396318/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/dearharry/501772916/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/zatletic/3418273478/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/27264397@N02/2546838226/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/bostontea/2317997236/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/delineated/215598165/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nyclovesnyc/4482542957/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/rudelovers/65007512/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/kwelinow/3370286641/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/koke/2086836822/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/dcdead/4827050866/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/marzipanguy/1409687752/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/taigan/4678301251/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/jim_darling/4694447273/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/bookstreet/4214925582/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/forallofus/2114890525/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/wctschumy/153309972/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons/4479014045/<br />
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