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Make Awesomeness and Celebrate IT

Make Awesomeness and Celebrate IT

Presentation given at Tennessee Women in Computing conference on October 15, 2011 in Falls Creek Falls, Tennessee.

Passion. Purpose. Promise. Pursuit. These are the 4 P's that create a Map for Awesomeness. Discover how to: embrace your passion, define your purpose, foster your promise, and engage your pursuit. Learn how to do this in a creative environment that encourages collaboration.

Questions Answered:
• How do we create opportunities that allow us to live the lives we want while being successful and happy at work?
• How do we build opportunities to connect with others and collaborate with the community?
• How do we align what we value with the actions that we take?
• How do we make awesomeness?
• How do we do good?

Links for videos included in presentation:
• Liberty Mutual Ad: http://bit.ly/otHE1B
• Waiting for Superman: http://bit.ly/nQoRd6
• CreateAthon onCampus, Pep Rally: http://bit.ly/j1Drpt

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Leslie Jensen-Inman

October 22, 2011
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  1. MAKE AWESOMENESS AND CELEBRATE IT. LESLIE JENSEN-INMAN twitter: @jenseninman

  2. GOOD MORNING

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  21. A LITTLE STORY ABOUT A YOUNG GIRL

  22. FOUR YEARS OLD

  23. Underoos [Digital image]. (n.d.). Retrieved April 12, 2011, from http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/74/WWUnderoos.jpg

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  25. THANKS MOM & DAD THERE’S NO PROOF THAT THIS HAPPENED

  26. AWESOMENESS Flickr. (2008, December 20). Retrieved April 12, 2011, from

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jambina/3121397809/#/
  27. SUPERHERO SCHOOL WHAT!? IT DOESN’T EXIST?

  28. K. (n.d.). School bus [Digital image]. Retrieved June 14, 2011,

    from http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2474926476/ I WOULD HAVE SKIPPED THE BUS IN FAVOR FOR A CAPE
  29. SAVE THE WORLD WHAT’S AN ASPIRING SUPERHERO TO DO?

  30. MAKE A DIFFERENCE RANDOM ACTS

  31. RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS ARE ACTS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  32. H. (Adapter). (2006, July 9). Liberty Mutual ad (1st edition):

    "Half Acre" Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMwoexR1evo
  33. ARE SIMPLE RANDOM ACTS

  34. WORDS ACTIONS DO GOOD

  35. INTEND GOODNESS AMP IT UP

  36. AKA SUPERHERO CODE OF CONDUCT MAP4 AWESOMENESS

  37. PASSION > PURPOSE > PROMISE > PURSUIT > 4 P’S

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  49. PASSION > PURPOSE > PROMISE > PURSUIT > MAP4 AWESOMENESS

  50. PASSION 1 EMBRACE IT

  51. WHAT IS IT? PASSION

  52. DENIS DIDEROT FRENCH AUTHOR, ENCYCLOPEDIST, & PHILOSOPHER (1713 - 1784)

    “ONLY PASSIONS, GREAT PASSIONS, CAN ELEVATE THE SOUL TO GREAT THINGS.”
  53. PASSION QUESTIONS

  54. WHAT MAKES YOU THE HAPPIEST? PASSION QUESTIONS

  55. WHAT EXCITES YOU THE MOST? PASSION QUESTIONS

  56. PASSION QUESTIONS WHAT DO YOU WANT TO SPEND YOUR ENERGY

    DOING?
  57. WHAT DO YOU DREAM ABOUT DOING? PASSION QUESTIONS

  58. LET IT FLOW BRAINSTORMING

  59. PASSION KEYWORDS

  60. Dooley, K. (2008, April 5). Explore [Digital image]. Retrieved June

    15, 2011, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2438734076/in/photostream
  61. SECURITY B. (2009, February 4). Links [Digital image]. Retrieved June

    15, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1142304
  62. FUN Photo by: Leslie Jensen-Inman, Dominican Republic

  63. DIVERSITY I. (2007, November 10). Roller coaster at the fair

    [Digital image]. Retrieved June 15, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/903386
  64. FREEDOM S. (2009, September 6). Outstretched [Standing in the desert

    in the middle of nowhere, literally.]. Retrieved June 15, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1224442
  65. PUT THE LIST ASIDE PASSION KEYWORDS

  66. PURPOSE 2 DEFINE IT

  67. PURPOSE PASSION + PURPOSE = POWERFUL

  68. WHAT IS IT? PURPOSE

  69. WASHINGTON IRVING US ESSAYIST, HISTORIAN, & NOVELIST (1783 - 1859)

    “GREAT MINDS HAVE PURPOSES, OTHERS HAVE WISHES.”
  70. PURPOSE QUESTIONS

  71. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIORITIES? PURPOSE QUESTIONS

  72. WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST? PURPOSE QUESTIONS

  73. WHO DO YOU WANT TO SPEND TIME WITH? PURPOSE QUESTIONS

  74. WHO DO YOU DREAM ABOUT BEING? PURPOSE QUESTIONS

  75. LET IT FLOW BRAINSTORMING

  76. PURPOSE KEYWORDS

  77. LEARNING © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  78. COMMUNITY © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  79. FAMILY © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  80. EDUCATION © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  81. CITIZENSHIP © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  82. PUT THE LIST ASIDE PURPOSE KEYWORDS

  83. FOSTER IT PROMISE 3

  84. WHAT IS IT? PROMISE

  85. A COMMITMENT TO OURSELVES, TO OTHERS, AND TO THE WORLD

    PROMISE
  86. AYN RAND (1905 - 1982) “HAPPINESS IS THAT STATE OF

    CONSCIOUSNESS WHICH PROCEEDS FROM THE ACHIEVEMENT OF ONE'S VALUES.”
  87. BY OUR POWERS OF PASSION AND PURPOSE COMBINED

  88. CORE VALUES DISTILL

  89. WE BELIEVE THAT PEOPLE WITH PASSION CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

    FOR THE BETTER. APPLE
  90. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE ZAPPOS

  91. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    ZAPPOS
  92. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS ZAPPOS
  93. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS 4. BE ADVENTUROUS, CREATIVE, AND OPEN-MINDED ZAPPOS
  94. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS 4. BE ADVENTUROUS, CREATIVE, AND OPEN-MINDED 5. PURSUE GROWTH AND LEARNING ZAPPOS
  95. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS 4. BE ADVENTUROUS, CREATIVE, AND OPEN-MINDED 5. PURSUE GROWTH AND LEARNING 6. BUILD OPEN AND HONEST RELATIONSHIPS WITH COMMUNICATION ZAPPOS
  96. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS 4. BE ADVENTUROUS, CREATIVE, AND OPEN-MINDED 5. PURSUE GROWTH AND LEARNING 6. BUILD OPEN AND HONEST RELATIONSHIPS WITH COMMUNICATION 7. BUILD A POSITIVE TEAM AND FAMILY SPIRIT ZAPPOS
  97. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS 4. BE ADVENTUROUS, CREATIVE, AND OPEN-MINDED 5. PURSUE GROWTH AND LEARNING 6. BUILD OPEN AND HONEST RELATIONSHIPS WITH COMMUNICATION 7. BUILD A POSITIVE TEAM AND FAMILY SPIRIT 8. DO MORE WITH LESS ZAPPOS
  98. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS 4. BE ADVENTUROUS, CREATIVE, AND OPEN-MINDED 5. PURSUE GROWTH AND LEARNING 6. BUILD OPEN AND HONEST RELATIONSHIPS WITH COMMUNICATION 7. BUILD A POSITIVE TEAM AND FAMILY SPIRIT 8. DO MORE WITH LESS 9. BE PASSIONATE AND DETERMINED ZAPPOS
  99. 1. DELIVER WOW THROUGH SERVICE 2. EMBRACE AND DRIVE CHANGE

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS 4. BE ADVENTUROUS, CREATIVE, AND OPEN-MINDED 5. PURSUE GROWTH AND LEARNING 6. BUILD OPEN AND HONEST RELATIONSHIPS WITH COMMUNICATION 7. BUILD A POSITIVE TEAM AND FAMILY SPIRIT 8. DO MORE WITH LESS 9. BE PASSIONATE AND DETERMINED 10. BE HUMBLE ZAPPOS
  100. BECOMES MANTRA PROMISE

  101. MAKE IT AND KEEP IT PROMISE

  102. ENGAGE IT PURSUIT 4

  103. WHAT IS IT? PURSUIT

  104. HOW WILL YOU TAKE YOUR PASSION, PURPOSE, AND PROMISE AND

    PUT IT TO WORK? ACTION
  105. YES, I HAVE ONE LESLIE’S LASSO OF TRUTH Yeehaw! [Digital

    image]. (2007, January 1). Retrieved June 14, 2011, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/brunkfordbraun/340534729/
  106. PASSION > PURPOSE > PROMISE > PURSUIT > MAP4 AWESOMENESS

  107. PASSION 1 FUTURE OF EDUCATION, SPECIFICALLY WEB AND DESIGN EDUCATION

  108. PURPOSE 2 WANT TO HELP CONNECT COMMUNITY, ACADEMIA, AND INDUSTRY.

  109. Photo by: Laura Winn

  110. PROMISE 3 MAKE AWESOMENESS. DO GOOD.

  111. PURSUIT 4 CREATEATHON ONCAMPUS

  112. WORK-AROUND-THE-CLOCK CREATIVE BLITZ 24-HOUR © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  113. 34 UTC STUDENTS © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  114. 45 PROFESSIONALS © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  115. 320 DALEWOOD STUDENTS © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  116. FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH 95% © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  117. FOSTER CARE 50% © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  118. WON’T GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL 80% + © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  119. WHERE IS IT? HOPE © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  120. WHERE ARE THEY? SUPERHEROES

  121. B. (Adapter). (2010, December 1). Waiting for Superman: Geoffrey Canada

    clip. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8KqIZ52D3E&feature=related
  122. B. (Adapter). (2010, December 1). Waiting for Superman: Geoffrey Canada

    clip. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8KqIZ52D3E&feature=related
  123. ARE EVERYWHERE SUPERHEROES

  124. ARE PRINCIPALS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  125. ARE TEACHERS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  126. ARE COLLEGE STUDENTS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  127. ARE PROFESSIONALS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  128. ARE COMMUNITY SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  129. ARE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  130. © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  131. SHARE STORIES. WE SHOULD, TOO. COMICS

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  134. STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “YOUR TIME IS LIMITED, SO

    DON’T WASTE IT LIVING SOMEONE ELSE’S LIFE...”
  135. STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “DON’T BE TRAPPED BY DOGMA—WHICH

    IS LIVING WITH THE RESULTS OF OTHER PEOPLE’S THINKING...”
  136. STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “DON’T LET THE NOISE OF

    OTHERS’ OPINIONS DROWN OUT YOUR OWN INNER VOICE...”
  137. STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “AND MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE THE

    COURAGE TO FOLLOW YOUR HEART AND INTUITION...”
  138. STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “THEY SOMEHOW ALREADY KNOW WHAT

    YOU TRULY WANT TO BECOME. EVERYTHING ELSE IS SECONDARY.”
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  148. PASSION > PURPOSE > PROMISE > PURSUIT > MAP4 AWESOMENESS

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  150. TO BE STARTED. A NEW JOURNEY

  151. TO BE FULFILLED. A NEW PROMISE

  152. TO BE WRITTEN. A NEW PAGE

  153. THIS WAITING WORLD, WITH PEN IN HAND, ALL YOU YOUNG

    SCRIBES, THE OPEN BOOK AWAITS. GO FORTH UNTO
  154. BE CREATIVE.

  155. BE ADVENTUROUS.

  156. BE ORIGINAL.

  157. GO FORTH AND

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  159. MAKE AWESOMENESS AND CELEBRATE IT. LESLIE JENSEN-INMAN twitter: @jenseninman leslie@makeawesomeness.com

    jenseninman.com