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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. PASSION. PURPOSE. PROMISE. PURSUIT. LESLIE JENSEN-INMAN twitter: @jenseninman

  2. GOOD AFTERNOON

  3. A LITTLE STORY ABOUT A YOUNG GIRL

  4. FOUR YEARS OLD

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

  6. None
  7. THANKS MOM & DAD THERE’S NO PROOF THAT THIS HAPPENED

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

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

  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
  11. SAVE THE WORLD WHAT’S AN ASPIRING SUPERHERO TO DO?

  12. MAKE A DIFFERENCE RANDOM ACTS

  13. RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS ARE ACTS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  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
  15. ARE SIMPLE RANDOM ACTS

  16. WORDS ACTIONS DO GOOD

  17. INTEND GOODNESS AMP IT UP

  18. AKA SUPERHERO CODE OF CONDUCT MAP4 AWESOMENESS

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

  32. PASSION 1 EMBRACE IT

  33. WHAT IS IT? PASSION

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

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

  36. WHAT MAKES YOU THE HAPPIEST? PASSION QUESTIONS

  37. WHAT EXCITES YOU THE MOST? PASSION QUESTIONS

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

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

  40. LET IT FLOW BRAINSTORMING

  41. PASSION KEYWORDS

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

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

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

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

    [Digital image]. Retrieved June 15, 2011, from http://www.sxc.hu/photo/903386
  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
  47. PUT THE LIST ASIDE PASSION KEYWORDS

  48. PURPOSE 2 DEFINE IT

  49. PURPOSE PASSION + PURPOSE = POWERFUL

  50. WHAT IS IT? PURPOSE

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

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

  53. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIORITIES? PURPOSE QUESTIONS

  54. WHAT DO YOU VALUE MOST? PURPOSE QUESTIONS

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

  56. WHO DO YOU DREAM ABOUT BEING? PURPOSE QUESTIONS

  57. LET IT FLOW BRAINSTORMING

  58. PURPOSE KEYWORDS

  59. LEARNING © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  60. COMMUNITY © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  61. FAMILY © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  62. EDUCATION © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  63. CITIZENSHIP © Copyright Leslie Jensen-Inman

  64. PUT THE LIST ASIDE PURPOSE KEYWORDS

  65. FOSTER IT PROMISE 3

  66. WHAT IS IT? PROMISE

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

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

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

  70. CORE VALUES DISTILL

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

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

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

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

    3. CREATE FUN AND A LITTLE WEIRDNESS ZAPPOS
  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
  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
  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
  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
  79. 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
  80. 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
  81. 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
  82. BECOMES MANTRA PROMISE

  83. MAKE IT AND KEEP IT PROMISE

  84. ENGAGE IT PURSUIT 4

  85. WHAT IS IT? PURSUIT

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

    PUT IT TO WORK? ACTION
  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/
  88. PASSION > PURPOSE > PROMISE > PURSUIT > MAP4 AWESOMENESS

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

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

  91. Photo by: Laura Winn

  92. PROMISE 3 MAKE AWESOMENESS. DO GOOD.

  93. PURSUIT 4 CREATEATHON ONCAMPUS

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

  95. 34 UTC STUDENTS © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  96. 45 PROFESSIONALS © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  97. 320 DALEWOOD STUDENTS © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011 11-14 YEARS OLD

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

  99. FOSTER CARE 50% © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

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

  101. WHERE IS IT? HOPE © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  102. WHERE ARE THEY? SUPERHEROES

  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
  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
  105. ARE EVERYWHERE SUPERHEROES

  106. ARE PRINCIPALS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  107. ARE TEACHERS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  108. ARE COLLEGE STUDENTS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  109. ARE PROFESSIONALS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  110. ARE COMMUNITY SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  111. ARE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS SUPERHEROES © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

  112. © Copyright CreateAthonCHA 2011

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

  114. 1 FUTURE OF EDUCATION, SPECIFICALLY WEB AND DESIGN EDUCATION PASSION

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

  116. PROMISE 3 MAKE AWESOMENESS. DO GOOD.

  117. PURSUIT 4 MAKE AWESOMENESS

  118. FUTURE Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  119. EDUCATION Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  120. DESIGN Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  121. EDUCATION Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  122. WEB Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  123. EDUCATION Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  124. CONNECTING Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  125. COMMUNITY Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  126. ACADEMIA Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  127. INDUSTRY Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  128. MAKE AWESOMENESS. Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  129. DO GOOD. Photo by: Stephanie Tate © Copyright Make Awesomeness

  130. SHARE STORIES. WE SHOULD, TOO. COMICS

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

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

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

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

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

    YOU TRULY WANT TO BECOME. EVERYTHING ELSE IS SECONDARY.”
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  140. 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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  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. PASSION. PURPOSE. PROMISE. PURSUIT. LESLIE JENSEN-INMAN twitter: @jenseninman leslie@makeawesomeness.com jenseninman.com