Special Presentation for Seth Godin


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Special Presentation for Seth Godin

  1. 1. The Story of Three “Win”s<br />The Winner’s Circle<br />
  2. 2. Winner<br />1<br /><ul><li>Seth is an artist and a gift-giver. He wins because his ideas win.
  3. 3. They spread, they have an impact, and they inspire Seth’s tribe.
  4. 4. A win for Seth’s Tribe is a win for Seth
  5. 5. While Seth is already a “winner,” he he likes to run up the score since there are no losers </li></ul>Seth Godin<br />
  6. 6. <ul><li>Seth is his tribe’s leader, and the tribe is moved by his ideas.
  7. 7. Their connection to Seth and his ideas is what connects them to each other and makes them a tribe.
  8. 8. Members of Seth’s Tribe do crazy things with his ideas. They
  9. 9. study them
  10. 10. use them
  11. 11. preach them
  12. 12. sometimes endure long bus rides across India just to hear them</li></ul> Seth’s Tribe<br />Winner<br />2<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>Seth’s Tribe is large, and their existence as a Tribe is an inspiring testament to the power of print and electronic media to facilitate the creation of such tribes
  14. 14. But Seth’s Tribe isn’t made up of “virtual” people that exist only on the internet. And just like real people, they like to interact with each other face to face</li></ul>About Seth’s Tribe<br />
  15. 15. But personal interaction for Seth’s Tribe can be difficult…<br />… because the Tribe is EVERYWHERE!<br />(92+ countries and counting…)<br />
  16. 16. But…<br />…why let pesky geography get in the way of personal interaction?<br />Which brings us to:<br />Winner<br />3<br />
  17. 17. How theInteract Helped…<br />theInteract allowed Seth’s Tribe to talk face to face over webcam with each other, to share ideas, to connect, to brainstorm, and to enjoy conversation with other linchpins. <br />… or did it?<br />To be continued…<br />
  18. 18. The End<br />More information in the Appendix, which follows.<br />
  19. 19. How it works<br /><ul><li>You pick a time and date
  20. 20. Send whomever you’d like the link: www.theInteract.net/tribe
  21. 21. Once there, sign in and be randomly matched with someone else in the room on videochat
  22. 22. When you’re ready to talk to someone else, simply press “New Partner”</li></ul>Hi, Seth!<br />
  23. 23. Brainstorming on theInteract<br />“Notes” box for group brainstorming<br /><ul><li>Throughout the session users can submit “notes”
  24. 24. theInteract assembles the notes from every conversation and delivers them to you (the creator)
  25. 25. You can use this to have a group brainstorm or gather feedback… the possibilities are infinite.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>To bring the power of face to face interaction to the web
  26. 26. To remove geographic barriers from preventing conversations.
  27. 27. To provide tribe leaders with a way to facilitate engagement, connection, and sharing within their tribes
  28. 28. To host a virtual “meetup” or brainstorm with your tribe</li></ul>What we want<br />
  29. 29. Things to know<br /><ul><li>100% free for everyone
  30. 30. Can require a password if you want
  31. 31. Public launch set for September 2010, but until then, want to gradually build an audience by making use of the private rooms function
  32. 32. The public version will also feature public rooms, such as
  33. 33. Brainstorm
  34. 34. Get or Give Advice
  35. 35. Play Games
  36. 36. Chance Encounter, and more…</li></li></ul><li>Why We Are<br /><ul><li>Three Forces
  37. 37. Everyone has a webcam
  38. 38. Increasing broadband internet access (485M Current Subscribers)
  39. 39. People are more comfortable interacting online</li></ul>Evolution of Conversation on the Web<br />New technologies make it possible for people to engage like never before. Thanks go to modern programming languages and peer-to-peer technology.<br />
  40. 40. About us<br />Jesse and Nat both graduated from Brown University in 2008. Jesse decided to be practical and concentrated in Philosophy. In those same four years, Nat earned a B.A. in Religious Studies and an M.A. in Environmental Science. Both have an irresistible passion for startup entrepreneurship, new technologies, and how to save the world.<br />Nat Manning<br />Jesse Maddox<br />Left to Right: Nat, Seth, Jesse<br />Nat is a Financial Associate for the Clinton Climate Initiative. After spending two years in Bangkok he recently relocated to Australia, where he exerts emotional labor using an oil lamp and dial-up internet in the wee hours of the night.<br />Currently traveling India while pursuing his passion for entrepreneurship full-time from his laptop. May or may not have shaved his head because he thought it would make him smarter. (Wonder who he got that idea from.) <br />
  41. 41. Next steps<br />Thank you so much for your time!<br />