Startup Community Roots - San Diego Edition 🌴

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June 17, 2016

Startup Community Roots - San Diego Edition 🌴

A talk delivered by Tim Falls at San Diego Startup Week in the summer of 2016

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June 17, 2016
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    Startup Community Roots: Cultivating Strength from the Ground Up Presented

    by: Tim Falls VP, Community • Keen IO Hosted by: YOU! Thanks, btw
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    OUR 60 MINUTES TOGETHER Intros: You & Me Exercise: “Solo”

    The Gist Exercise: Friend Interactivity: throughout!
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    “If you have come here to help me, you are

    wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” —aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s
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    “An individual tree can live for 40-150 years above ground,

    but the root system of the colony is long-lived. In some cases, thousands of years…”
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    “…if a tree falls over, it will regenerate a row

    of new trees along the trunk… Sprouts originate from dormant or adventitious buds…”
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    You hold the key to the future of the SD

    startup community. You share a common vision. By cultivating a community-oriented culture, your startup forest will flourish.
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    cul·ti·vate — ˈkəltəˌvāt/ www.dictionary.com verb (used with object) 1) to

    prepare and work on (land) in order to raise crops; till.
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    cul·ti·vate — ˈkəltəˌvāt/ www.dictionary.com 2) to promote or improve the

    growth of (a plant, crop, etc.) by labor and attention verb (used with object) 1) to prepare and work on
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    cul·ti·vate — ˈkəltəˌvāt/ www.dictionary.com verb (used with object) 1) to

    prepare and work on 3) to develop or improve by education or training; train; refine 2) to promote or improve growth by labor and attention
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    cul·ti·vate — ˈkəltəˌvāt/ www.dictionary.com 4) to promote the growth or

    development of (an art, science, etc.); foster verb (used with object) 1) to prepare and work on 3) to develop or improve by education or training 2) to promote or improve growth by labor and attention
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    cul·ti·vate — ˈkəltəˌvāt/ www.dictionary.com 5) to devote oneself to (an

    art, science, etc.) 4) to promote the development of an art, science, etc. verb (used with object) 1) to prepare and work on 3) to develop or improve by education or training 2) to promote or improve growth by labor & attention
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    o·ri·ent — ˈôrēˌənt/ verb (used with object) www.dictionary.com 1) to

    adjust with relation to, or bring into due relation to surroundings, circumstances, facts, etc.
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    o·ri·ent — ˈôrēˌənt/ verb (used with object) www.dictionary.com 1) bring

    into due relation to surroundings, circumstances, facts, etc. 2) to familiarize (a person) with new surroundings or circumstances
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    o·ri·ent — ˈôrēˌənt/ verb (used with object) www.dictionary.com 3) to

    direct or position toward a particular object 1) bring into due relation to surroundings, circumstances, facts, etc. 2) familiarize (a person) with new surroundings or circumstances
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    o·ri·ent — ˈôrēˌənt/ www.dictionary.com 4) to determine the position of

    in relation to the points of the compass; get the bearings of verb (used with object) 3) position toward a particular object 1) bring into due relation to surroundings, circumstances, facts, etc. 2) familiarize (a person) with new surroundings or circumstances
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    “First SV talk I've attended with an all female panel

    where the topic isn't about women in tech. #datainformed #babysteps” e.g., 50/50 Pledge
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    Build Trust The Trust Equation (credibility) (self-orientation) = trustworthiness +

    (reliability) + (intimacy) Charles H. Green; trustedadvisor.com
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    San Diego is a tropical forest rich in seedling startups

    & old growth organizations, anchored by you - the roots of the community.
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    San Diego is a tropical forest rich in seedling startups

    & old growth organizations, anchored by you - the roots of the community. Cultivate your culture with the tools of empathy, trust, equality, and inclusion.
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    San Diego is a (tropical) forest rich in seedling startups

    & old growth organizations, anchored by you - the roots of the community. Cultivate your culture with the tools of empathy, trust, equality, and inclusion. Saplings will grow together, reaching heights that Mother Nature (and Silicon Valley) herself will envy.
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    QUESTIONS / COMMENTS ? Tim Falls VP, Community • Keen

    IO @TimFalls • tf@keen.io creds: unsplash.com + instagram.com/timalls icons: The Noun Project