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  • This talk is why you have a personal, moral imperative to just. be. awesome. Self-doubt is actually kinda Selfish (You’re cheating us!) There is something in you yet to be done, and every time you put yourself down, put it off or doubt your ability to make it happen, it doesn’t happen. Rinse. Repeat.
  • This talk is why you have a personal, moral imperative to just. be. awesome. Self-doubt is actually kinda Selfish (You’re cheating us!) There is something in you yet to be done, and every time you put yourself down, put it off or doubt your ability to make it happen, it doesn’t happen.
  • … and an even WORSE decisionmaker. Don’t base choices on fear. Ever.
  • Love, on the other hand, can move mountains. Themeword: Audacious Themeword: Love
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonlightbulb/3338852116/ Awesome is NOT a private street. It’s not just your business whether you’re awesome or not
  • Our friends in boston -- 10,12 ordinary dudes -- kick in $100 a head a month, and issue grants for awesome projects. A cotton candy gun that can coccoon a human being in 3 minutes. A gigantic hammock to 40 people on Boston Common. Data visualizations…
  • Even on the blogs at Harvard Business Review, we’ve got serious scholars talking about how awesome is changing business. How awesome is changing economies.
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/cygnus921/2678359760/
  • Or what your app can become. Don’t hold back. Don’t drive by looking in the rearview mirror.
  • These are the specific ways that microsharing can build VALUE for your business. Value can be baked in right from the beginning. Even if you’re “just experimenting” don’t go in blindly. Listen, come up with some ideas and test them. Find ways to do existing business processes that take advantage of the qualities of these new channels.
  • @dacort You want to break out and build the next big thing? Build something for the mainstream

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  • How DARE you!!??* *Not be awesome?
  • Fear is a terrible motivator.
  • Love Matters. Love Lasts. Photo Credit: (cc) prakhar on flickr.com
  • Awesome is NOT a Private Street cc: moonlightbulb Photo Credit: (cc) moonlightbulb on flickr .com
  • Challenge and Inspire
    • product of a creator’s passion
    • evoking surprise and delight
    • reflects the essence of (their) creation
    @awesomefound
  • [The Awesomeness Manifesto]
    • Four Pillars of Awesomeness…
    • Ethical Production
    • Insanely Great Stuff
    • Love
    • Thick Value
    http: //blogs . harvardbusiness .org/haque/2009/09/is_your_business_innovative_or.html
  • What’s Your Superpower?
  • [Four leaf clover] Photo Credit: (cc) cygnus921 on flickr .com
    • Maximize Chance Opportunities
    • Listen to Lucky Hunches
    • Expect Good Fortune
    • Turn Bad Luck to Good
    • be kind and fair to everyone.
    • don't worry whether or not anyone likes you.
    • help people.
    • ask.
    • act. (get excited and share it)
    laura’s rules
    • love yourself.
    • love others. (try radical forgiveness)
    • gratitude for everything.
    • hope is your only hope. (and fear is your only worry)
    • be present.
    http://pistachio. posterous .com/lauras-rules-0
  • “ learn to not be afraid of who you actually are.” http://pistachio. posterous .com/lauras-rules-0
  • “ Use it Where You Think Best ” -IBM ThinkPad Commercials browser • SMS • IM • RSS • blogs • widgets • desktop • mobile • clients • websites • subscriptions • listening tools • blog tools • plugins • visualizations
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  • Build Value. visibility relevance relationships social capital community ideas trust research marketing networking customer service traffic news sales SEO
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  • “ Only connect.’ -E. M. Forrester
  • [PeeWee Dummies] cc: moonlightbulb Photo Credit: © Damon Cortesi @dacort