Discover Your Purpose

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A presentation prepared for the Hofstra Student Leadership Conference. I discuss past experiences to

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Discover Your Purpose

  1. 1. Be the One Who.. Discovers Your Purpose #HofStudentLeadersSaturday, October 27, 2012
  2. 2. What I’m going to cover My story of how I chose Hofstra The decision that changed my life My involvement now Learnings and Take-a-ways from my experiencesSaturday, October 27, 2012
  3. 3. Jon El Kordi-Hubbard Student Entrepreneur I am an undergraduate student at Hofstra studying ENTR & IT RA in Constitution Co-founder of CollegeStartUps HAMA and HUSU eBoard memberSaturday, October 27, 2012
  4. 4. Questions to think.. Where did I come from? Where am I going? Why am I here? What do I want my life to add up to, and why?Saturday, October 27, 2012
  5. 5. My StorySaturday, October 27, 2012
  6. 6. I am from Vienna, VirginiaSaturday, October 27, 2012
  7. 7. I am from Vienna, Virginia I was a competitive golferSaturday, October 27, 2012
  8. 8. I am from Vienna, Virginia I was a competitive golfer I applied to 11 schoolsSaturday, October 27, 2012
  9. 9. And I had a dream..Saturday, October 27, 2012
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  11. 11. ChoicesSaturday, October 27, 2012
  12. 12. The RiskSaturday, October 27, 2012
  13. 13. I decided to come to New York and play golfSaturday, October 27, 2012
  14. 14. I decided to come to New York and play golf I came to HofstraSaturday, October 27, 2012
  15. 15. I decided to come to New York and play golf I came to Hofstra Unfortunately the golf experience wasn’t greatSaturday, October 27, 2012
  16. 16. The Pivot: decision timeSaturday, October 27, 2012
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  20. 20. I could get involved on campusSaturday, October 27, 2012
  21. 21. New BeginningsSaturday, October 27, 2012
  22. 22. I joined Hall CouncilSaturday, October 27, 2012
  23. 23. I joined Hall Council I got involved with HAMASaturday, October 27, 2012
  24. 24. I joined Hall Council I got involved with HAMA I helped launched the SquibSaturday, October 27, 2012
  25. 25. I joined Hall Council I got involved with HAMA I helped launched the Squib I applied to be an RASaturday, October 27, 2012
  26. 26. I joined Hall Council I got involved with HAMA I helped launched the Squib I applied to be an RA I helped start DormDeliverySaturday, October 27, 2012
  27. 27. I joined Hall Council I got involved with HAMA I helped launched the Squib I applied to be an RA I helped start DormDelivery Internships at Likeable & NPD GroupSaturday, October 27, 2012
  28. 28. All because of one decision..Saturday, October 27, 2012
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  32. 32. LearningsSaturday, October 27, 2012
  33. 33. 1. Don’t be afraid to take a chance/riskSaturday, October 27, 2012
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  35. 35. 2. The goals other set for you, are typically wrongSaturday, October 27, 2012
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  37. 37. 3. In a world of loudness, seek out your quiet placeSaturday, October 27, 2012
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  39. 39. 4. Join, or create, your own movementSaturday, October 27, 2012
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  41. 41. 5. Have a questSaturday, October 27, 2012
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  43. 43. Thank You! Slides available at www.Slideshare.net/JonDanielEkh Jon El Kordi-Hubbard jon.daniel.ekh@gmail.com @jondanielekh linkedin.com/in/jonekhSaturday, October 27, 2012

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