Building Success<br />in a <br />Connected World<br /><ul><li>Futurist
Entrepreneur
Keynote speaker
Author</li></li></ul><li>We are #1!  Are you?<br />
If you help bring the networks to life…<br />…you will create success for yourself<br />Image credit: Lumeta/ jurvetson: h...
Rapidly scaling yourbusiness<br />
CLOUD<br /><ul><li>Start with what will make the most difference to your business
Set yourself up to be able to work anywhere
Grasp the possibilities of remote teamwork
Be sure to have online back-up
Manage your subscriptions</li></li></ul><li>
The <br />Power<br />of <br />Ideas<br />
CROWD<br /><ul><li>Work out what you want and write it down clearly
Look for the best people, not the lowest price
Start with small, clearly defined tasks
Build ongoing relationships based on respect
Tap the power of crowdfunding</li></li></ul><li>Who ARE you?<br />
Anyone can do it<br />
CREATE<br /><ul><li>If you’re ready, blog!
Take compelling content and add your thoughts
Create and share presentations
Videos can be easy to make
Put thought into your content
Make your branding obvious, but don’t sell too hard</li></li></ul><li>
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Building Success in a Connected World: ThinkBiz2011

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Building Success in a Connected World: ThinkBiz2011

  1. 1. Building Success<br />in a <br />Connected World<br /><ul><li>Futurist
  2. 2. Entrepreneur
  3. 3. Keynote speaker
  4. 4. Author</li></li></ul><li>We are #1! Are you?<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. If you help bring the networks to life…<br />…you will create success for yourself<br />Image credit: Lumeta/ jurvetson: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/63009926/<br />
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  16. 16. Rapidly scaling yourbusiness<br />
  17. 17. CLOUD<br /><ul><li>Start with what will make the most difference to your business
  18. 18. Set yourself up to be able to work anywhere
  19. 19. Grasp the possibilities of remote teamwork
  20. 20. Be sure to have online back-up
  21. 21. Manage your subscriptions</li></li></ul><li>
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  23. 23. The <br />Power<br />of <br />Ideas<br />
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  30. 30. CROWD<br /><ul><li>Work out what you want and write it down clearly
  31. 31. Look for the best people, not the lowest price
  32. 32. Start with small, clearly defined tasks
  33. 33. Build ongoing relationships based on respect
  34. 34. Tap the power of crowdfunding</li></li></ul><li>Who ARE you?<br />
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  37. 37. Anyone can do it<br />
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  40. 40.
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  42. 42.
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  44. 44. CREATE<br /><ul><li>If you’re ready, blog!
  45. 45. Take compelling content and add your thoughts
  46. 46. Create and share presentations
  47. 47. Videos can be easy to make
  48. 48. Put thought into your content
  49. 49. Make your branding obvious, but don’t sell too hard</li></li></ul><li>
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  53. 53. CURATE<br /><ul><li>Choose a channel on which to share content
  54. 54. Mini-blogs provide great personal branding and great return on effort
  55. 55. Choose your target audience and what you will share
  56. 56. Spend a little time each day looking for great content and sharing the best
  57. 57. Don’t spend too much time on it</li></li></ul><li>
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  60. 60. CONNECT<br /><ul><li>Focus initially on one social platform
  61. 61. Work out what you want: build relationships, find customers, be visible…
  62. 62. Carefully think through how you want to be seen
  63. 63. Decide who you do and don’t want to connect with
  64. 64. Be yourself</li></li></ul><li>
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  67. 67. CONVERSE<br /><ul><li>Decide if you want to converse widely
  68. 68. Your profile and picture are you!
  69. 69. Follow interesting people
  70. 70. Be interesting! Share the gems you find
  71. 71. Don’t promote yourself too much
  72. 72. Engage and interact – have conversations!
  73. 73. Don’t feel you have to keep up </li></li></ul><li>

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