BuildingSomethingBigger & BetterThan YourselfBy Cory Miller                 @corymiller303
Confession:I’m not thattalented.               @corymiller303
My Personal Motivational SecretThe fear ofREGRET                            @corymiller303
I want my life to count.                     @corymiller303
I want to do something   bigger than myself.                   @corymiller303
If you want to go fast,             go alone. If you want to go far,         go together.             African Proverb     ...
We go far together.               @corymiller303
Where do we want to go? How far do we want to reach?What stories do we want to tell?          These become           our q...
My Role:Train,Trust &Lead           @corymiller303
What I’velearned so far          @corymiller303
1We are a Family              @corymiller303
One big family of misfits                    @corymiller303
Families fight. But stick together.Because they love & care      about each other.                 @corymiller303
All for one.One for all.           @corymiller303
No rock stars. No Divas.            @corymiller303
We believe in &are committedto each other.              @corymiller303
2Working with people sucks sometimes                @corymiller303
Highest Highs Lowest Lows           @corymiller303
Breakups Happen.   They Hurt.   They Suck.            @corymiller303
Focus on the ones whoBlossom& Bloom                        @corymiller303
Non-negotiablecritical imperativeObsess over having theright crew for the voyage                     @corymiller303
3Trust is earned Daily                  @corymiller303
TRUSTIs not blind. Is not forever.                         @corymiller303
Train then Trust            @corymiller303
Trustbut verify         @corymiller303
You canlose trust  in five seconds  or less             @corymiller303
4 Anger comes fromunmet expectations               @corymiller303
Anger comes fromunmet expectations Anger comes fromunmet expectations Anger comes fromunmet expectations               @co...
Why am I mad?     What can I do  to fix it?          @corymiller303
Anger leftunchecked leads tobitterness             @corymiller303
Bitterness ispoison           @corymiller303
5     Do Good.Do Right by People.                @corymiller303
It will cost you.              @corymiller303
But people will want to work  with you            @corymiller303
...and you’llsleep better.           @corymiller303
Doing what you know is right consistently                      @corymiller303
6  Nothing builds ateam like adversity.                 @corymiller303
It shows how far you canreally gotogether            @corymiller303
It either tears you apart orbinds you                       @corymiller303
7This is our unique journey & story                @corymiller303
Competition& jealousy are about otherpeople’s story            @corymiller303
The only things that matterYou, your lovedones, your team& your customers                         @corymiller303
And yourjourney &  storytogether!            @corymiller303
Everythingelse is noise,distraction & bullshit            @corymiller303
Keep alaser focus  on what  matters              @corymiller303
If you want to go fast,             go alone. If you want to go far,         go together.             African Proverb     ...
What journey are you on?    How far can you go?What stories will you tell?    These are myquestions for you.              ...
This is me     cory@ithemes.com     EntrepreneurshipLab.netSpecial	  thanks	  to	  @ChrisLema	  for	  my	  slide	  deck	  ...
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  1. 1. BuildingSomethingBigger & BetterThan YourselfBy Cory Miller @corymiller303
  2. 2. Confession:I’m not thattalented. @corymiller303
  3. 3. My Personal Motivational SecretThe fear ofREGRET @corymiller303
  4. 4. I want my life to count. @corymiller303
  5. 5. I want to do something bigger than myself. @corymiller303
  6. 6. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. African Proverb @corymiller303
  7. 7. We go far together. @corymiller303
  8. 8. Where do we want to go? How far do we want to reach?What stories do we want to tell? These become our questions. @corymiller303
  9. 9. My Role:Train,Trust &Lead @corymiller303
  10. 10. What I’velearned so far @corymiller303
  11. 11. 1We are a Family @corymiller303
  12. 12. One big family of misfits @corymiller303
  13. 13. Families fight. But stick together.Because they love & care about each other. @corymiller303
  14. 14. All for one.One for all. @corymiller303
  15. 15. No rock stars. No Divas. @corymiller303
  16. 16. We believe in &are committedto each other. @corymiller303
  17. 17. 2Working with people sucks sometimes @corymiller303
  18. 18. Highest Highs Lowest Lows @corymiller303
  19. 19. Breakups Happen. They Hurt. They Suck. @corymiller303
  20. 20. Focus on the ones whoBlossom& Bloom @corymiller303
  21. 21. Non-negotiablecritical imperativeObsess over having theright crew for the voyage @corymiller303
  22. 22. 3Trust is earned Daily @corymiller303
  23. 23. TRUSTIs not blind. Is not forever. @corymiller303
  24. 24. Train then Trust @corymiller303
  25. 25. Trustbut verify @corymiller303
  26. 26. You canlose trust in five seconds or less @corymiller303
  27. 27. 4 Anger comes fromunmet expectations @corymiller303
  28. 28. Anger comes fromunmet expectations Anger comes fromunmet expectations Anger comes fromunmet expectations @corymiller303
  29. 29. Why am I mad? What can I do to fix it? @corymiller303
  30. 30. Anger leftunchecked leads tobitterness @corymiller303
  31. 31. Bitterness ispoison @corymiller303
  32. 32. 5 Do Good.Do Right by People. @corymiller303
  33. 33. It will cost you. @corymiller303
  34. 34. But people will want to work with you @corymiller303
  35. 35. ...and you’llsleep better. @corymiller303
  36. 36. Doing what you know is right consistently @corymiller303
  37. 37. 6 Nothing builds ateam like adversity. @corymiller303
  38. 38. It shows how far you canreally gotogether @corymiller303
  39. 39. It either tears you apart orbinds you @corymiller303
  40. 40. 7This is our unique journey & story @corymiller303
  41. 41. Competition& jealousy are about otherpeople’s story @corymiller303
  42. 42. The only things that matterYou, your lovedones, your team& your customers @corymiller303
  43. 43. And yourjourney & storytogether! @corymiller303
  44. 44. Everythingelse is noise,distraction & bullshit @corymiller303
  45. 45. Keep alaser focus on what matters @corymiller303
  46. 46. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. African Proverb @corymiller303
  47. 47. What journey are you on? How far can you go?What stories will you tell? These are myquestions for you. @corymiller303
  48. 48. This is me cory@ithemes.com EntrepreneurshipLab.netSpecial  thanks  to  @ChrisLema  for  my  slide  deck  makeover!   @corymiller303

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