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INBOUND Bold Talks: Christine Perkett

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Christine Perkett's INBOUND Bold Talk "Battered, Not Beat - Resolve to be Resilient." INBOUND Bold Talks are bold, powerful talks from diverse, exciting, and influential people. These riveting presentations will educate, challenge, and impress you in 12 minutes or less!

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INBOUND Bold Talks: Christine Perkett

  1. 1. #INBOUND14 Battered, Not Beat Living a Life of Resilience Christine Perkett CEO, SeeDepth, Inc.
  2. 2. 1 My Story: what the heck do I know about resilience? 2 You can persevere 3 A few amazingly resilient people
  3. 3. #INBOUND14 My Story
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  5. 5. #INBOUND14 1 in 5.
  6. 6. #INBOUND14 “Girls Don’t Need Math”
  7. 7. #INBOUND14 “You’ll Never Make It In Boston”
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  10. 10. #INBOUND14 2 You can persevere
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  12. 12. #INBOUND14 Acknowledge
  13. 13. #INBOUND14 - Anne Frank
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  15. 15. #INBOUND14 Hell. No.
  16. 16. #INBOUND14 Talk to me
  17. 17. #INBOUND14 Physical Emotional Spiritual Mental
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  19. 19. #INBOUND14 Don’t let NEGATIVE and TOXIC people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out! ~ Robert Tew
  20. 20. #INBOUND14 HARDSHIPS OFTEN PREPARE ORDINARY PEOPLE FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY DESTINY… ~C.S. LEWIS
  21. 21. #INBOUND14 Be like a shark – they can only move forward
  22. 22. #INBOUND14 3 A few amazingly resilient people
  23. 23. FEAR: Fear Everything And Run Or Face Everything And Rise The choice is yours Meet Eric: 8/16/03 diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma (age: 15) 8/16/2009 fractured 5th cervical vertebrae in a dive; paralyzed from chest down (age: 21)
  24. 24. Meet Jennifer & sons: Sept 2011: son diagnosed with PANDAS Jan 2012: second son diagnosed Feb 2012: youngest son diagnosed with immune deficiency disorder Sept 2012: third son diagnosed with 7th human case of EEE, with 30% chance to live, & Chiari 1 Brain Malformation – requiring surgery in July 2014 Helping others Faith and spirituality Focus on the good: childhood
  25. 25. Ask for help. Discover solo happiness Focus on the good NEVER. QUIT. Meet Ken: 27 years in the Army – deployments: Iraq 2004-2005; Desert Storm, Afghanistan 20 years, Michigan State Police Trooper Divorced (recently happily remarried)
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  28. 28. #INBOUND14 Thank You!

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