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Keynote presentation given by Rae Hoffman at Affiliate Summit East 2013 - inspired by this post http://sugarrae.com/entrepreneurship/11-things-my-son-taught-me-about-life-and-business/

Keynote presentation given by Rae Hoffman at Affiliate Summit East 2013 - inspired by this post http://sugarrae.com/entrepreneurship/11-things-my-son-taught-me-about-life-and-business/


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  • 1. My son taught me ABOUT LIFE & BUSINESS AFFILIATE SUMMIT EAST 2013 Rae Hoffman
  • 2. Not Everything in life will go according to plan
  • 3. EVERYTHING Changed. In one single moment...
  • 4. Your ability to be successful in life hinges not on being able to create and execute “the plan”. Life Plan v1.0
  • 5. It hinges on being able to adapt and change to make the best of the hand you’re dealt.
  • 6. Complaining changes nothing action changes everything
  • 7. Why HIM?
  • 8. Why HIM? Why ME?
  • 9. Complaining makes you a victim. Acting puts you in control. THE CHOICE IS YOURS.
  • 10. Your situation does not determine your result – your attitude does
  • 11. “It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.” - William Arthur Ward
  • 12. Excuses are like ASSHOLES BELLY BUTTONS …everyone has one
  • 13. It is possible to say nothing yet influence everything
  • 14. “THE TWO MOST IMPORTANT DAYS IN YOUR LIFE ARE…. the day you were born and the day you find out WHY” - Mark Twain
  • 15. Who you ARE > What you SAY #TRUTH
  • 16. You’ll never know what you’re capable of until you try
  • 17. “The only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is… I’m not afraid to die on a treadmill” Will Smith Flickr Photo Credit:Walmart Corporate http://www.flickr.com/photos/walmartcorporate/5793543057/
  • 18. OTHER PEOPLE’S OPINIONS DON’T MATTER
  • 19. FUCK THEMAnd what they think of my son.
  • 20. You can’t change the past but you can help shape the future
  • 21. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” ~unknown Excuses   Fear   Assumption   Acceptance  
  • 22. DRIVE your company DRIVE your cause DRIVE YOUR LIFE
  • 23. SELF EDUCATIONis one of the best ways to empower yourself
  • 24. “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” ~Jim Rohn
  • 25. TOMORROWMAY NOT ALWAYS COME
  • 26. 3 Things we are Guaranteed in Life DEATH   TAXES   RIGHT NOW  
  • 27. RIGHT NOWTHAT’S when you have to start.
  • 28. Your biggest setback can either break you or fuel you – it’s up to you
  • 29. When life knocks you down, YOU have to decide to get back up and say…
  • 30. Is that all you got?
  • 31. Life:NOPE
  • 32. This is my son Thomas. He’s an amazing, smart, sweet, happy kid. And three weeks ago he was diagnosed with Autism. And thanks to his older brother, Mom’s “got this”.
  • 33. YOU CAN SURIVE Anything
  • 34. They say life doesn’t give you more than you can handle.
  • 35. BADASS Apparently life thinks I’m a (and I’m going to prove it right)
  • 36. THANK YOU Dedicated to the memory of the bravest person I’ve ever known. You were,are and always will be my hero. Christopher James “CJ” Hoffman 10/02/97 – 11/29/12