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Awaken Your Superhero: How Social Media Saves Lives

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I spoke on the Bold Talks stage at Hubspot's INBOUND2013 Conference on the topic of Awaken Your Superhero: How Social Media Saves Lives. I looked at the means, motivation, and opportunity behind heroism in the modern age, and how the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our community, our tribe, is literally in the palm of our hands.

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Awaken Your Superhero: How Social Media Saves Lives

  1. 1. #INBOUND13 AWAKEN YOUR SUPERHERO How Social Can Save and Change Lives Christopher S. Penn
  2. 2. Justice is balance
  3. 3. Villains and heroes share a common ground
  4. 4. Means Motive Opportunity
  5. 5. #INBOUND2013 MEANS MOTIVE OPPORTUNITY
  6. 6. Name these superheroes ?
  7. 7. Can read minds anywhere in the world
  8. 8. Can alter reality just by projecting his will
  9. 9. Flawless photographic memory and ability to learn instantly
  10. 10. Endless array of tools and gadgets
  11. 11. Name these superheroes ?
  12. 12. Can read minds anywhere in the world
  13. 13. Can alter reality just by projecting his will
  14. 14. Flawless photographic memory and ability to learn instantly
  15. 15. Endless array of tools and gadgets
  16. 16. 50 years ago your mobile phone’s capabilities were here
  17. 17. Our technology gives us super hero powers.
  18. 18. #INBOUND2013 MEANS MOTIVE OPPORTUNITY
  19. 19. Examples of Opportunities 5
  20. 20. Ushahidi Open Source Software
  21. 21. Be More Heroic School Tours
  22. 22. Finding a missing girl
  23. 23. Helping someone pay for college
  24. 24. Opportunity is waiting.
  25. 25. Heroes are born from darkness because we desperately need someone to light the way.
  26. 26. #INBOUND2013 MEANS MOTIVE OPPORTUNITY
  27. 27. The enemy is corruption.
  28. 28. The enemy is apathy.
  29. 29. The enemy is cynicism.
  30. 30. #INBOUND2013 MEANS MOTIVE OPPORTUNITY
  31. 31. Are you ready to awaken your
  32. 32. @cspenn Christopher S. Penn VP Marketing Technology SHIFT Communications SHIFTcomm.com ChristopherSPenn.com

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