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Recession Proof Your Life:
Make a PLAN and Make It Great!


          Phil Gerbyshak
        Relationship Geek
    http://...
Background about Phil
How Can You Make It Great?
Do One New Thing
You’ve got to have a PLAN!
What do you stand for?

P IS FOR PURPOSE
quot;Many persons have a wrong
idea of what constitutes true
 happiness. It is not attained
through self-gratification but...
YOUR PURPOSE IS YOUR
BRAND
Vision




http://www.flickr.com/photos/lollyknit/417661856/
Values
Purpose Question
• Does this decision fit with my life’s
  PURPOSE?
Let’s create your purpose pitch
• Short
• To the point
• What you WANT to be known for
L IS FOR LEARNING
quot;ANYONE WHO STOPS
LEARNING IS OLD, WHETHER AT
TWENTY OR EIGHTY. ANYONE
WHO KEEPS LEARNING STAYS
YOUNG.” - HENRY FORD
Pickups and Drop Offs
Learning Questions
• What did I pickup today?
• What did I drop off today?
A is for Attitude
YOUR ATTITUDE IS INFECTIOUS
– IS YOURS WORTH CATCHING?
ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE
Attitude Question
• How can I reframe my thinking about this
  situation to make it more positive?
N is for Networking
Network for Others

  Feed Your Friendlies
Network for You

 Who Knows You?
New Media

Connect with your team, and
     your customers
Rules of New Media
Rules
• No silver bullets
  – Every candidate and every company uses it
    differently
• No control
  – Nobody has to use...
Rules (con’t)
• GOOGLE IS (and diamonds are)
  FOREVER!
• There really are NO RULES!
  – Anything goes
Google is (and Diamonds are)
               Forever!
    Gmail
•
    Gtalk
•
    Google Alerts
•
    Google Blog Search
•
Why Should You Care About
      New Media?




 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikecogh/3086805262/
Look Who Uses It
• The Army uses podcasts
• Ford Motor Company uses Twitter
• President Obama has 4.5 MILLION
  Facebook f...
What do you want to do with
       New Media?
Twitter




@philgerb
Facebook

Connect on a personal level
LinkedIn

Build your reputation,
 Share your network
Plaxo

Never forget another birthday!
Blogs
• Read ‘em
• Write ‘em
• Share ‘em
#1 Tip for Participating in New
               Media
• Show up
Networking Questions
• Who do I need to meet today?
• Who needs to meet me?
Your PLAN
    P – Purpose filled life
•
    L – Learn as much as you can
•
    A – Attitude matters (a LOT!)
•
    N – Net...
Do One New Thing
Connect with Phil
      • makeitgreatguy.com
      • slackermanager.com
      • phil@philgerbyshak.com
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The economy is out of your control. How can you take control back of your LIFE and recession proof it? Phil Gerbyshak teaches you how to Make a PLAN and Make It Great! to help YOU recession proof your life.

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Recession Proof Your Life: Make a PLAN and Make It Great

  1. 1. Recession Proof Your Life: Make a PLAN and Make It Great! Phil Gerbyshak Relationship Geek http://philgerbyshak.com
  2. 2. Background about Phil
  3. 3. How Can You Make It Great?
  4. 4. Do One New Thing
  5. 5. You’ve got to have a PLAN!
  6. 6. What do you stand for? P IS FOR PURPOSE
  7. 7. quot;Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.quot; Helen Keller
  8. 8. YOUR PURPOSE IS YOUR BRAND
  9. 9. Vision http://www.flickr.com/photos/lollyknit/417661856/
  10. 10. Values
  11. 11. Purpose Question • Does this decision fit with my life’s PURPOSE?
  12. 12. Let’s create your purpose pitch • Short • To the point • What you WANT to be known for
  13. 13. L IS FOR LEARNING
  14. 14. quot;ANYONE WHO STOPS LEARNING IS OLD, WHETHER AT TWENTY OR EIGHTY. ANYONE WHO KEEPS LEARNING STAYS YOUNG.” - HENRY FORD
  15. 15. Pickups and Drop Offs
  16. 16. Learning Questions • What did I pickup today? • What did I drop off today?
  17. 17. A is for Attitude
  18. 18. YOUR ATTITUDE IS INFECTIOUS – IS YOURS WORTH CATCHING?
  19. 19. ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE
  20. 20. Attitude Question • How can I reframe my thinking about this situation to make it more positive?
  21. 21. N is for Networking
  22. 22. Network for Others Feed Your Friendlies
  23. 23. Network for You Who Knows You?
  24. 24. New Media Connect with your team, and your customers
  25. 25. Rules of New Media
  26. 26. Rules • No silver bullets – Every candidate and every company uses it differently • No control – Nobody has to use social media
  27. 27. Rules (con’t) • GOOGLE IS (and diamonds are) FOREVER! • There really are NO RULES! – Anything goes
  28. 28. Google is (and Diamonds are) Forever! Gmail • Gtalk • Google Alerts • Google Blog Search •
  29. 29. Why Should You Care About New Media? http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikecogh/3086805262/
  30. 30. Look Who Uses It • The Army uses podcasts • Ford Motor Company uses Twitter • President Obama has 4.5 MILLION Facebook friends (as of last night) • RECRUITERS use it instead of job boards
  31. 31. What do you want to do with New Media?
  32. 32. Twitter @philgerb
  33. 33. Facebook Connect on a personal level
  34. 34. LinkedIn Build your reputation, Share your network
  35. 35. Plaxo Never forget another birthday!
  36. 36. Blogs • Read ‘em • Write ‘em • Share ‘em
  37. 37. #1 Tip for Participating in New Media • Show up
  38. 38. Networking Questions • Who do I need to meet today? • Who needs to meet me?
  39. 39. Your PLAN P – Purpose filled life • L – Learn as much as you can • A – Attitude matters (a LOT!) • N – Network with others and let others • network with you
  40. 40. Do One New Thing
  41. 41. Connect with Phil • makeitgreatguy.com • slackermanager.com • phil@philgerbyshak.com

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