Passion. Purpose. Promise. Pursuit.

Passion. Purpose. Promise. Pursuit.

Presentation given at Fronteers conference on October 6, 2011 in Amsterdam.

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 07, 2011
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  1. 6.
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    AWESOMENESS Flickr. (2008, December 20). Retrieved April 12, 2011, from

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jambina/3121397809/#/
  3. 10.

    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
  4. 14.

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

    "Half Acre" Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMwoexR1evo
  5. 34.

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

    “ONLY PASSIONS, GREAT PASSIONS, CAN ELEVATE THE SOUL TO GREAT THINGS.”
  6. 42.

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

    15, 2011, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/pagedooley/2438734076/in/photostream
  7. 43.

    SECURITY B. (2009, February 4). Links [Digital image]. Retrieved June

    15, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1142304
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    DIVERSITY I. (2007, November 10). Roller coaster at the fair

    [Digital image]. Retrieved June 15, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/903386
  9. 46.

    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
  10. 51.

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

    “GREAT MINDS HAVE PURPOSES, OTHERS HAVE WISHES.”
  11. 68.

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

    CONSCIOUSNESS WHICH PROCEEDS FROM THE ACHIEVEMENT OF ONE'S VALUES.”
  12. 74.

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

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS ZAPPOS
  13. 75.

    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
  14. 76.

    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
  15. 77.

    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
  16. 78.

    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
  20. 87.

    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/
  21. 103.

    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
  22. 104.

    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
  23. 131.
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    STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “YOUR TIME IS LIMITED, SO

    DON’T WASTE IT LIVING SOMEONE ELSE’S LIFE...”
  26. 134.

    STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “DON’T BE TRAPPED BY DOGMA—WHICH

    IS LIVING WITH THE RESULTS OF OTHER PEOPLE’S THINKING...”
  27. 135.

    STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “DON’T LET THE NOISE OF

    OTHERS’ OPINIONS DROWN OUT YOUR OWN INNER VOICE...”
  28. 136.

    STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “AND MOST IMPORTANT, HAVE THE

    COURAGE TO FOLLOW YOUR HEART AND INTUITION...”
  29. 137.

    STEVE JOBS (1955 - 2011) “THEY SOMEHOW ALREADY KNOW WHAT

    YOU TRULY WANT TO BECOME. EVERYTHING ELSE IS SECONDARY.”
  30. 138.
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    ARAL BALKAN “THE WEB IS AWESOME BECAUSE IT IS SIMPLE

    AND MAGICAL AND YOU SHARE IT WITH THE WORLD.” Bohman, Linus. Superman. Digital image. Flickr. 5 Aug. 2006. Web. 6 Oct. 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/bohman/207181171/sizes/o/in/photostream/>.
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    THIS WAITING WORLD, WITH PEN IN HAND, ALL YOU YOUNG

    SCRIBES, THE OPEN BOOK AWAITS. GO FORTH UNTO
  35. 158.