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Just Getting Started

D75c53668ec5762a933c447b8e50226c?s=47 Noah Stokes
September 19, 2012
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Just Getting Started

A talk I gave at Circles Conference 2012 about how I went from being an engineer at Apple to starting a successful web design studio.

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Noah Stokes

September 19, 2012
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  1. Just Getting Started

  2. pForm

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  4. Whoa, Daddy

  5. Giddy Up!

  6. Pop-Tastic

  7. Texas Forever

  8. Oh Hai, Mrs. Coach

  9. Seriously dude. Who are you and what are you doing

    up on stage?
  10. The Apple Years 2002-2004

  11. But...

  12. I wasn’t happy...

  13. The Palm Years 2004 - 2005

  14. The thing was...

  15. I couldn’t design to save my own life The thing

    was...
  16. The Next Best Thing

  17. “Do what you are made to do.” – me

  18. Get Paid To Learn

  19. The more work I did, the better I got

  20. Luck = Opportunity + Preparation

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  26. Leap of Faith

  27. Reach Out To Mentors

  28. Hedge Your Bets

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  30. Jack Of All Trades

  31. 30-40%

  32. Self Employment == Fixed Income

  33. A Complimentary Partner

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  35. We Were In Trouble

  36. Stick To What You’re Good At

  37. Will I Pass Out?

  38. Attracting Talent

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  40. Managing Is Hard

  41. We Hired Again

  42. Give Back

  43. You’re Fired

  44. Business Never Stops

  45. Location, Location, Location

  46. The Future

  47. Who Am I?

  48. Noah Stokes @motherfuton Thank You!

  49. Noah Stokes @motherfuton Thank You!