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Kristin Luck - Tips on Being an Entrepreneur

  1. 1. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 A smart guide to being an entrepreneur Tips, recommendations and advice from somebody who’s been there 2014 Platinum Sponsor Kristin Luck President & CMO, Decipher @deciphertweets @kristinluck 15 October, 2014
  2. 2. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 so, you think you want to start your own business? • The approach • The plan • The paperwork • The execution • The exit
  3. 3. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 “One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves. You don’t choose your passions; your passions choose you. - Jeff Bezos
  4. 4. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 the approach Your unique idea Your personality Your “style” Your skillset Your guts Your personal life
  5. 5. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 “Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. - Jim Rohn
  6. 6. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 the plan Your financial reality check Your budget Your tribe (internal/external) Your role Legal, legal, legal
  7. 7. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 “The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It's as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer. - Nolan Bushnell
  8. 8. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 the execution The financials The hustle The bootstrapping The strategy (aka “the bob and weave”) The social pressure
  9. 9. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 the execution… when $h&t starts to get “real” Focus on the end game Embrace positivity Let go of small mistakes Be flexible Schedule time to play Don’t be afraid to ask for help
  10. 10. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 “There is only one success–to be able to spend your life in your own way. - Christopher Morley
  11. 11. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 the exit (version 1) The failure The pivot The reboot
  12. 12. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 the exit (version 2) The end game The positioning The buyer The earn out The repeat
  13. 13. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 not ready to make the leap? Get comfortable with business finance Determine “the truth about YOU” Read, read, read Ask questions, get curious Ask for opportunities Get out of the office
  14. 14. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain
  15. 15. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 THANK YOU 2014 Platinum Sponsor Kristin Luck President & CMO, Decipher kristin@decipherinc.com +1 310.713.6622 @kristinluck @deciphertweets
  16. 16. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 The Sponsors for this Event If you are interested in sponsoring a future NewMR event Email Michele.Poynter@TheFuturePlace.com 2014 Platinum Sponsor
  17. 17. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 Q & A 2014 Platinum Sponsor Ray Poynter The Future Place Kristin Luck Decipher
  18. 18. Kristin Luck, Decipher, USA October Lecture Series 2014 CONNECT WITH ME The Market Research Event / October 20-22 Norwegian Market Research Day / November 5 ARF’s Industry Thought Leader Session / November 19

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