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Your One Big Life - WCTF Career Conference, University of Michigan, 2014 Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Be the champion of Your One Big Life by learning how to stay focused on your goals through downturns, upturns and turnarounds. Intended audience: those interested in entrepreneurial ventures that can co-exist with the demands of work, family and fitness to build “one big life.” See the photos and handouts / references that go with this presentation on Deb's speaking page here: http://reveln.com/services/deb-recent-speaking-events/

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Your One Big Life - WCTF Career Conference, University of Michigan, 2014 Ann Arbor, Michigan

  1. 1. Your One Big Life Leslie McGraw & Deb Nystrom Women of Color Taskforce Career Conference: Transforming the Face of Leadership, March 2014
  2. 2. Connect When have you dealt successfully with change, even when initially, it looked like failure? Wikimedia Commons
  3. 3. Agenda 10 Welcome & Connect 10 The Power of Our Stories 60 Antifragile: 5 Key Practices 25 Open Space 15 Raggedy Close
  4. 4. Stories “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ― Philip Pullman
  5. 5. 5 Key Practices to Be Antifragile “If about everything top-down fragilizes and blocks antifragility and growth, everything bottom-up thrives under the right amount of stress and disorder.”
  6. 6. Flex to AntiFragile Beyond Resilience Photos: Sponge, by rob.knight Flickr cc Butterfly, by Deb Nystrom
  7. 7. Anti-Fragile Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors and love adventure, risk, and uncertainty. ...Yet, there is no word for the exact opposite of fragile. Let us call it antifragile. Antifragile: Things that
  8. 8. Reinvent Intrapreneur & Entrepreneur
  9. 9. Intrapreneur Mindset Job Titles Professional Development Navigating Supervisor Interactions Conflicts of Interest and Commitment http://spg.umich.edu/policy/201.6 5-1 Intellectual Property http://spg.umich.edu/policy/601.0 7 Developing Your Online Presence/Reputation
  10. 10. The Four C’s • • • • Connect Clarify Commit Care
  11. 11. Access To You
  12. 12. Your Online Presence is: •Everything you say •Everything you don’t say •Your actions or inaction •What others have to say about you
  13. 13. Your Online Presence is: •Everything you say •Everything you don’t say •Your actions or inaction •What others have to say about you
  14. 14. MultiNetwork
  15. 15. SOCIAL Networking SPARK Yammer Conferences LinkedIn Staff Classes and Training MeetUp.com VOICES Private Online groups Tweet-Chat (Twitter) Ann Arbor Chamber Events Google + Volunteering People Movers Brand Pages
  16. 16. Everythin g Happens in Perfect Timing
  17. 17. What is Open Space Technology? H. H. Owen’s assumptions: If the boss orders it, not much will get done. The best way to get something done is to give it to those who have a passion for it. Photo by nerissa's ring, Flickr.com ccc
  18. 18. Open Space Technology Principles: 1. Whoever comes are the right people. 2. Whatever happens is the The Law of Two Feet only thing that could have. 3. Whenever it starts is the right time. 4. When it’s over, it’s over.
  19. 19. Reflection &Wrap-Up What surprised you? What challenged you? What inspired you?
  20. 20. Agenda Welcome & Connect The Power of Our Stories Clarify 5 key practices to be Antifragile Clarify & Care Open Space Raggedy Close Care & Commit
  21. 21. What are your “Hopenings” to be Antifragile? References from today: http://bit.ly/1qf5RP1

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