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MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT
MY STORY
MORE THAN A JOB…
ALL OF IT VERY REWARDING
BUT I HIT A WALL…
MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT
1)  De!ine purpose
2)  Bet your paycheck
3)  Move fast and break things
DEFINE PURPOSE
DEFINE PURPOSE

My purpose: Solve old problems in new
ways, inspire others to do the same thing…	
  
MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT
1)  De!ine purpose
2)  Bet your paycheck
3)  Move fast and break things
BET YOUR PAYCHECK

Why do you think the same !ive
guys make it to the !inal table
of the World Series of Poker
EVERY YEAR?...
BET YOUR PAYCHECK

Be comfortable with the outcome. 
If you have a clear purpose that you
believe in, do you ever really l...
MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT
1)  De!ine purpose
2)  Bet your paycheck
3)  Move fast and break things
MOVE FAST AND BREAK THINGS
MOVE FAST AND BREAK THINGS

Process is for people who want to repeat
past success in an environment that is
identical to t...
MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT
1)  De!ine purpose
2)  Bet your paycheck
3)  Move fast and break things
Final piece of advice:

HAVE FUN!
If you aren’t having fun, you’re doing it wrong
and need to change…
KEEP IN TOUCH

erikwullschleger.com

@ejdub
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Make your career count

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This is a presentation that I gave to some peers at my company around navigating a career in the corporate world. Rather than chasing a title, I proposed they make the title chase them by applying three principles.

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Make your career count

  1. 1. MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT
  2. 2. MY STORY
  3. 3. MORE THAN A JOB…
  4. 4. ALL OF IT VERY REWARDING
  5. 5. BUT I HIT A WALL…
  6. 6. MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT 1)  De!ine purpose 2)  Bet your paycheck 3)  Move fast and break things
  7. 7. DEFINE PURPOSE
  8. 8. DEFINE PURPOSE My purpose: Solve old problems in new ways, inspire others to do the same thing…  
  9. 9. MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT 1)  De!ine purpose 2)  Bet your paycheck 3)  Move fast and break things
  10. 10. BET YOUR PAYCHECK Why do you think the same !ive guys make it to the !inal table of the World Series of Poker EVERY YEAR? What, are they the luckiest guys in Las Vegas? -Mike McDermott
  11. 11. BET YOUR PAYCHECK Be comfortable with the outcome. If you have a clear purpose that you believe in, do you ever really lose?
  12. 12. MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT 1)  De!ine purpose 2)  Bet your paycheck 3)  Move fast and break things
  13. 13. MOVE FAST AND BREAK THINGS
  14. 14. MOVE FAST AND BREAK THINGS Process is for people who want to repeat past success in an environment that is identical to the way it was last time
  15. 15. MAKE YOUR CAREER COUNT 1)  De!ine purpose 2)  Bet your paycheck 3)  Move fast and break things
  16. 16. Final piece of advice: HAVE FUN! If you aren’t having fun, you’re doing it wrong and need to change…
  17. 17. KEEP IN TOUCH erikwullschleger.com @ejdub

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