Entrepreneurship for Developers: Key for Success

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  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Entrepreneurship for Developers: The Keys to SuccessPresented by Cory J. Miller, iThemes CEO
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc The toughest, loneliest job. Ever.
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc What Ive Learned: My Priorities
  • 1. You 2. Your Team 3. Your Customers cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Code is awesome. But its all about people.
  • You cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc PRIORITY #1
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Your happiness MATTERS MOST
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc If youre not happy NOBODY IS
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc I was miserable.
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Enough is enough. NEVER AGAIN.
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Your WHY & Your HAPPY
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Your Life Support System
  • 1. Spouse or Signicant Other 2. My Team 3. Mentors & Coaches 4. Mental Health Counselor 5. Like-Minded Entrepreneurs My Support Group cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Retreat & Recharge
  • YOUR TEAM cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc PRIORITY #2
  • If you want to go fast, go alone. cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc If you want to go far, go together. AFRICAN PROVERB
  • People Who Can & Will Attempt The Summit With You cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc
  • Anger and frustration come from cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc UNMET EXPECTATIONS. SMITTY, MY COACH
  • One person can bring it all down. Beware! cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc
  • What Should You Hire For? cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc 1. Fit 2. Skill 3. Potential
  • Fire for POISON or PERFORMANCE cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Firing is about BOUNDARIES
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc One indisputable leadership fact: CARE
  • YOUR CUSTOMERS cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc PRIORITY #3
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc We had a problem.
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc MAKE PEOPLES LIVES AWESOME!
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Protect & Prosper Customers are the Cause we Champion
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc What Are Their Dreams? And how do we help them get there?
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Marketing Is Not Evil Its your greatest ally.
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Dont apologize for making money!
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc The best customers want you to make money.
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc The Worst Customers Arent Even Customers Theyre vampires and terrorists.
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Reaching Nirvana
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Money + Meaning Profit + Purpose
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc LIVE IN THE ARENA
  • cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 // #wcnyc Get in Touch cory@ithemes.com // @corymiller303 slideshare.net/corymiller303