Ava 11th Birthday - Delivering Happiness

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Tony Hsieh, author of the new book "Delivering Happiness" and Zappos CEO, gives Ava a present for her 11th birthday. www.deliveringhappinessbook.com

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Ava 11th Birthday - Delivering Happiness

  1. 1. Birthday Presentfrom Tony for Ava<br />
  2. 2. Happy 11th Birthday!<br />
  3. 3. Birthdays are a good time to reflect …<br />
  4. 4. … and anticipate the future.<br />
  5. 5. Be grateful that life is sweet. <br />
  6. 6. "Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you…" -Oprah Winfrey<br />
  7. 7. Remember the new friends you made.<br />
  8. 8. Savor the moments.<br />
  9. 9. Even though life can sometimes be a whirlwind …<br />
  10. 10. … remember to always maintain your composure.<br />
  11. 11. Explore new cities.<br />
  12. 12. Remember to speak up.<br />
  13. 13. Support a cause you believe in.<br />
  14. 14. Support your friends.<br />
  15. 15. Appreciate the characters in your life.<br />
  16. 16. Live in the now. Live in the WOW. But don't live inside a cow.<br />
  17. 17. Don’t follow the crowd.<br />
  18. 18. “The best way to predict the futureis to invent it.” -Alan Kay<br />
  19. 19. “The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” -Paul Valery<br />
  20. 20. Have a vision.<br />
  21. 21. Inspiration is one of the greatest gifts anyone can give or receive.<br />
  22. 22. Stay out of jail.<br />
  23. 23. “You will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do... Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain<br />
  24. 24. “Those who danced were thought to be quite insaneby those who could not hear the music.” -Angela Monet<br />
  25. 25. Deliver WOW through service.<br />
  26. 26. Embrace and drive change.<br />
  27. 27. Create fun and a little weirdness.<br />
  28. 28. Be adventurous, creative, and open-minded.<br />
  29. 29. Pursue growth and learning.<br />
  30. 30. Build open and honestrelationships with communication.<br />
  31. 31. Build a positive team and family spirit.<br />
  32. 32. Do more with less.<br />
  33. 33. Be passionate and determined.<br />
  34. 34. Be humble.<br />
  35. 35. Inspire and be inspired.<br />
  36. 36. “Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” -Thomas Edison<br />
  37. 37. “If we all did the things we are capable of,we would astound ourselves.” -Thomas Edison<br />
  38. 38. “Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.” -William Ward<br />
  39. 39. Don’t send text messages while running.<br />
  40. 40. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” -Napoleon Hill<br />
  41. 41. “Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.” -Henry David Thoreau<br />
  42. 42. Take the time to celebrate.<br />
  43. 43. “May you live all the daysof your life.” -Jonathan Swift<br />
  44. 44. Your Birthday Present!<br />My new book, “Delivering Happiness”, is dedicated to you and all the other aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow.<br />Happy 11th birthday, Ava!<br />www.deliveringhappinessbook.com<br />

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