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WAETAG Future Jobs 2017

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WAETAG Future Jobs 2017

  1. 1. Future Careers For Gifted Kids Ian Byrd @IanAByrd Brian Housand @brianhousand
  2. 2. The Rise Of The TINY
  3. 3. The Rise Of The TINY
  4. 4. THIS IS INVISIBLE
  5. 5. Unique 6 Creators
  6. 6. 1. Little Bets 2. Finding A Specific Niche 3. Slowly Build A Following Three Patterns
  7. 7. Kawehi
  8. 8. Feb 2014 Sep 2014 Apr 2015 Crowd Funding
  9. 9. Lawrence, KS
  10. 10. “For me, the less money and promotion you have, the more unique you need to be.” Kawehi’s Advice:
  11. 11. “For me, the less money and promotion you have, the more unique you need to be.” Kawehi’s Advice:
  12. 12. Lucy Bellwood LucyBellwood.com
  13. 13. Adventure Cartoonist
  14. 14. Patreon Subscription donations.
  15. 15. BETHANY MOTA
  16. 16. June 12 2009
  17. 17. $40,000 PER MONTH
  18. 18. Patreon Subscription donations.
  19. 19. Follow Share Goals View all $15,024 of $1,000,000 per Video 5,890 patrons $15,024 per Video Become a patron CGP Grey is creating Youtube videos Home Featured Search Sign Up LogBecome a Creator Follow Share Goals View all 1,870 patrons $5,445 per video Become a patron Pomplamoose is creating music videos Home Featured Search Sign Up LogBecome a Creator
  20. 20. 3806 patrons
  21. 21. JORDAN RUNTAGH
  22. 22. Historian
  23. 23. I got into it sort of by accident; some combination of luck, learning to play to my strengths, stubbornly following whatever interested me, and the willingness to be patient and do a LOT of unglamorous (and sometimes downright awful) work if I felt it would lead to an opportunity.
  24. 24. The more you read —ANYTHING at all— the more you get the rhythm of words. It's involuntary.
  25. 25. I had some exceedingly kind teachers who encouraged me in every way possible.
  26. 26. blind innocence and ignorance took the fear of failure out of the equation
  27. 27. David Peterson
  28. 28. Gatekeeper Audience CreatorNo. This is too weird.
  29. 29. Audience Creator Gatekeeper Let me help!
  30. 30. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  31. 31. CREATIVE OUTLETS
  32. 32. Blogs
  33. 33. 149 Surprising Ways To Turbocharge Your Blog With Credibility John GruberMerlin Mann NSFW
  34. 34. How do you know if you should start a blog? If people keep telling you to shut up.
  35. 35. Obsession + Voice
  36. 36. Podcasts
  37. 37. Apps
  38. 38. The whole process of education should thus be conceived as the process of learning to think through the solution of real problems. -- John Dewey, 1938
  39. 39. You don't have to be a doctor or a politician to effect change in the world. Solve the problems you see around you.
  40. 40. Self Publishing
  41. 41. apple.com/ibooks-author
  42. 42. apple.com/ibooks-author
  43. 43. apple.com/ibooks-author
  44. 44. bit.ly/patriotismbook
  45. 45. Required Reading * Not Actually Required
  46. 46. Kevin Kelly 1000 True Fans ❤ 💕 ❤ 💕 💖
  47. 47. 1,000 true fans × $100/year $100,000 doing what you love
  48. 48. How Much Money Can I Make? Not
  49. 49. How Much Money Do I Need To Do What I Want?
  50. 50. We don't make movies to make money“
  51. 51. We don't make movies to make money - we make money to make movies. “
  52. 52. Andy Weir
  53. 53. “So a book agent got in touch with Weir. Shortly after that, the publishing company Random House called — it wanted to publish a hardcover. Four days later, Hollywood called for the movie rights, Weir said.” businessinsider.com/how-andy-weirs-the-martian-became-so-successful-2015-6
  54. 54. “So a book agent got in touch with Weir. Shortly after that, the publishing company Random House called — it wanted to publish a hardcover. Four days later, Hollywood called for the movie rights, Weir said.” businessinsider.com/how-andy-weirs-the-martian-became-so-successful-2015-6
  55. 55. “So a book agent got in touch with Weir. Shortly after that, the publishing company Random House called — it wanted to publish a hardcover. Four days later, Hollywood called for the movie rights, Weir said.” businessinsider.com/how-andy-weirs-the-martian-became-so-successful-2015-6
  56. 56. “So a book agent got in touch with Weir. Shortly after that, the publishing company Random House called — it wanted to publish a hardcover. Four days later, Hollywood called for the movie rights, Weir said.” businessinsider.com/how-andy-weirs-the-martian-became-so-successful-2015-6
  57. 57. Paving the Path to the World of the Tomorrow Starting Today!
  58. 58. a world of constant uncertainty
  59. 59. MATHcomputer science, economics, engineering, neuroscience, and philosophy cultivate mentors; think about vexing challenges in new ways; and publish your own open-source code
  60. 60. FORGETTHEi TECHNOLOGY!
  61. 61. 100Rohit Talwar Today’s children will most likely have to work until the age of at 40 DIFFERENT JOBS
  62. 62. WHAT IS A DARK FACTORY?
  63. 63. WHAT IS A DARK FACTORY? THAT’S DARK!
  64. 64. Can you adapt?
  65. 65. A LETTER FROM YOUR FUTURE SELF
  66. 66. E. Paul TorranceE. Paul Torrance
  67. 67. 1. Don’t be afraid to fall in love with something & pursue it with intensity.
  68. 68. I am interested in _______________.
  69. 69. I am interested in _______________.NOTHING
  70. 70. I am interested in _______________.EVERYTHING!
  71. 71. INTENSE AND INTERESTING INTERESTS!!! INTENSE AND INTERESTING INTERESTS!!! INTENSE AND INTERESTING INTERESTS!!!
  72. 72. INTEREST PASSION
  73. 73. http://platformer.cdn.appadvice.com/wp-content/appadvice-v2-media/2016/03/Bracket_83bf350dc77194765fbee1d02505b2b8.jpg bit.ly/sem-tech-interest-bracket-copy
  74. 74. Don't be afraid to fall in love with something and pursue it with intensity
  75. 75. 2. Do what you love and can do well.
  76. 76. deep interests
  77. 77. interesting combos
  78. 78. independent 1 learner
  79. 79. invest in this WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT WHAT WE LOVE TO DO
  80. 80. WHAT WE ARE GOOD AT WHAT WE LOVE TO DO WHAT PEOPLE WILL PAY FOR
  81. 81. Ira Glass Nobody tells this to people who are beginners, I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste.
  82. 82. Ira Glass But there’s this gap.
  83. 83. Ira Glass For the first couple years you make stuff, it’s just not that good. It’s trying to be good, it has potential, but it’s not.
  84. 84. Ira Glass But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. And your taste is why your work disappoints you.
  85. 85. And that’s why your work disappoints you. Ira Glass
  86. 86. Anyone can create and publish today!
  87. 87. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  88. 88. What are you interested in today?
  89. 89. 3. Know, understand, take pride in, practice, develop, exploit, & enjoy your greatest 
 strengths.
  90. 90. WHAT IT MEANS TO BE GIFTED
  91. 91. TAKE PRIDE IN
  92. 92. PRACTICE &DEVELOP
  93. 93. make full use of and derive benefit from (a resource). exploit verb
  94. 94. ENJOY!
  95. 95. 4. Learn to free yourself from the expectations of others and to walk away from the games they impose on you.
  96. 96. The Step Story 3
  97. 97. 1. Get good grades 2. Go to a good college 3. Get a good job
  98. 98. 1. Get good grades 2. Go to a good college 3. Get a good job
  99. 99. Success what people think it looks like Demetri Martin This Is A Book
  100. 100. Success what it really looks like Success what people think it looks like Demetri Martin This Is A Book
  101. 101. 1. Get good grades 2. Go to a good college 3. Get a good job
  102. 102. 1. Get good grades 2. Go to a good college 3. Get a good job
  103. 103. High performance Low effort
  104. 104. High performance Low effort
  105. 105. High performance Low effort Smart?
  106. 106. High performance Low effort Smart!
  107. 107. High performance High effort Not smart
  108. 108. 1. Get good grades 2. Go to a good college 3. Get a good job
  109. 109. 1. Get good grades 2. Go to a good college 3. Get a good job
  110. 110. Colleges want to see… Beware this phrase:
  111. 111. Go to the right college for the right reasons.
  112. 112. 1. Get good grades 2. Go to a good college 3. Get a good job
  113. 113. I did everything right. Where’s my good job?
  114. 114. One day you’ll need to… Beware this phrase:
  115. 115. 5. Don’t waste energy trying to be well rounded.
  116. 116. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL UNDERGRAD GRADUATE DOCTORATE
  117. 117. Pobody’s nerfect
  118. 118. Know it All
  119. 119. Know it AllLEARN
  120. 120. The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot LEARN, UNLEARN AND RELEARN. (Toffler, 1970)
  121. 121. 6. Find a great teacher or mentor who will help you.
  122. 122. You’re so… Smart!
  123. 123. Kidney Table! Curse of the
  124. 124. I’m not grading it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teaching_assistant Tell me what you’ve made.
  125. 125. What was the hardest part? What was your favorite part? What do you want to work on next time? Tell me what you’ve made.
  126. 126. MENTORS All Students Need
  127. 127. BRAIN BUDDIES flickr.com/photos/shonna1968/2573262564
  128. 128. 7. Learn the skill of interdependence.
  129. 129. Each person needs the skills to make some kind of contribution to a changing world with a lot of problems that need solving. James Paul Gee
  130. 130. Overvaluing Well–Rounded
  131. 131. WEAKNESSES STRENGTHS
  132. 132. MIKE
  133. 133. 1. Don't be afraid to fall in love with something and pursue it with intensity. 2. Know, understand, take pride in, practice, develop, exploit and enjoy your greatest strengths. 3. Learn to free yourself from the expectations of others and to walk away from the games they impose on you. Free yourself to play your own game. 4. Find a great teacher or mentor who will help you. 5. Don't waste energy trying to be well rounded. 6. Do what you love and can do well. 7. Learn the skills of interdependence. TORRANCE MANIFESTO: A Guide for Developing a Creative Career
  134. 134. 2017
  135. 135. Everything is amazing....
  136. 136. Everything is amazing.... and nobody’s happy. Louis C.K.
  137. 137. DYUTOPIA
  138. 138. DYSTOPIA
  139. 139. DYSTOPIA
  140. 140. IT’S TIME TO TAKE THE FUTURE BACK!
  141. 141. http://www.westland.net/ny64fair/banner.jpg
  142. 142. http://americanhistory.si.edu/documentsgallery/exhibitions/50th/worldsfair_1200.jpg
  143. 143. September 12, 1962 Rice University
  144. 144. July 21, 1969 The Moon
  145. 145. http://vinylmationkingdom.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/NYWF_7-64-Progressland.jpg
  146. 146. There's a great big beautiful tomorrow, Shining at the end of every day, There's a great big beautiful tomorrow, And tomorrow's just a dream away.
  147. 147. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
  148. 148. DREAM. BELIEVE. DARE. DO.

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