10 Things I’ve Learned on my Journey    in Startups, Business, and Life                                       1
If 90% of success is just showing                up;    then 99% of true success is      about showing up better.
Hustle + Strategy = Hustlegy.The key to success in startups is   strategic hard-a$$ work.           #getsome
Get lots of advice and then forgetit all. Advice is to be processed,         not to be followed.
If you are not sure what to do,choose the things that make yousay, “Eff Yeah.” You won’t regret                it.
Don’t be afraid of goals, resolutions and milestones.They are your sherpa on life’s           journey.
Luck is B.S. Make your own luck  by being prepared when the   opportunity presents itself.
Learn everyday. Card tricks,speaking Russian and a balletdance could save your life on          day. ;-)
Live like DaVinci. If somethingstirs a passion in you, try it, do it, improve it. #RenaissanceMan
Be impressed by people youspend your time and life with.Aspire to be inspired and you             will.
Spark amazing conversations bywho you are not by what you do.
HECK YEAH
Collect stories to tell your greatgrandkids and your life will be         incredibly rich.
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012
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My presentation at the Marquette University School of Business Annual Business Plan Competition Awards Dinner from April 18, 2012.

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  • Really enjoyed your presentation last night - thanks for sharing your thoughts and vision. From someone over 40 who checked it out.

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Eric Koester Presentation - Marquette University - April 18 2012

  1. 1. 10 Things I’ve Learned on my Journey in Startups, Business, and Life 1
  2. 2. If 90% of success is just showing up; then 99% of true success is about showing up better.
  3. 3. Hustle + Strategy = Hustlegy.The key to success in startups is strategic hard-a$$ work. #getsome
  4. 4. Get lots of advice and then forgetit all. Advice is to be processed, not to be followed.
  5. 5. If you are not sure what to do,choose the things that make yousay, “Eff Yeah.” You won’t regret it.
  6. 6. Don’t be afraid of goals, resolutions and milestones.They are your sherpa on life’s journey.
  7. 7. Luck is B.S. Make your own luck by being prepared when the opportunity presents itself.
  8. 8. Learn everyday. Card tricks,speaking Russian and a balletdance could save your life on day. ;-)
  9. 9. Live like DaVinci. If somethingstirs a passion in you, try it, do it, improve it. #RenaissanceMan
  10. 10. Be impressed by people youspend your time and life with.Aspire to be inspired and you will.
  11. 11. Spark amazing conversations bywho you are not by what you do.
  12. 12. HECK YEAH
  13. 13. Collect stories to tell your greatgrandkids and your life will be incredibly rich.

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