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DIY DO IT YOURSELF

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Entrepreneur: Born or Learned?

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DIY DO IT YOURSELF

  1. 1. This Is The D.I.Y. (*) Talk Leda Karabela www.yhesitate.com leda@yhesitate.com Athens 1
  2. 2. “DO YOU WANT TO SELL SUGAR WATER FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, OR DO YOU WANT TO COME WITH ME AND CHANGE THE WORLD?” WHAT STEVE JOBS SAID TO PEPSI EXECUTIVE JOHN SCULLEY TO LURE HIM TO APPLE. 2
  3. 3. Before we get started, let’s get one thing straight – YOU ARE BORN WITH IT. Passion, thirst, risk-taking, innovation, intelligence, and so many other variables that make up a successful entrepreneur, cannot be taught. They are either in your genes or not.. 3
  4. 4. I want to talk about… • The World & You • You & What Makes You Who You Are • What You Want • What You Need to Go Get It 4
  5. 5. HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WAT CH?V=AHG6QCGOAY4 Test Your Awareness: Do The Test 5
  6. 6. The World and You 6
  7. 7. Millennial Generation The label refers those born after 1980 –the first generation to come of age in the new millennium. • Confident. • Connected. • Open to Change. Study by Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan “fact tank” that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. www.pewresearch.org/millennials. 7
  8. 8. Uniqueness 8
  9. 9. Priorities 9 Job Attitudes
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  12. 12. Drama & Kurt Vonnegut The Ups 12
  13. 13. The Downs 13
  14. 14. The Reality 14
  15. 15. Back to the Basics: Our Needs Certainty Uncertainty Significance Connection Growth/Need to Grow Contribution 15
  16. 16. Motivation 3.0 •Opposite of Control •4 T’s : •Time, •Task, •Technique •Team • Mindset • Pain/grit • “Asymptote” • Meaning thru • Goals • Words • Policies 16 – New Way Daniel Pink: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
  17. 17. Change Catalyst • Yo-Yo model vs. “40 year Womb to Tomb” • • Know your options. (What work feeds your soul). • • Establish “Brand You, Inc.” • • Find work you really enjoy. (You’ll be bored otherwise) • Beware of perfectionism! Don’t fear failure, fear not trying. • Think outside the box! “Recognize that the Innovation Age is quickly building on and replacing the Information Age.” Daniel Pink • Connect with a community of others you value and relate to. If you don’t have that group now, find it or cultivate it – beginning now! 17
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  19. 19. Remove The Speed Bumps 19 Reboot Your Brain! What the hell – It’s Possible!
  20. 20. Entrepreneurial DNA 20
  21. 21. DO IT YOURSELF! 21
  22. 22. But, If You Read 1 Book Only… 22
  23. 23. HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WAT CH?V=_3KZW_AER90&FEATURE=CH ANNEL_VIDEO_TITLE Think Differently 23
  24. 24. It’s All Up To You! Open enough not to dismiss possibilities? 24
  25. 25. Thank You! Leda Karabela www.yhesitate.com leda@yhesitate.com 25

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