Most Memorable Things Said At SOBCON NW 2012
What memorable things did you hear at SOBCon NW 2012? Please add them to the list.
Ideas are cheap....it's execution that matters.
The absence of fear isn't courage, it's insanity - @ajleon
Tough to read the label when you're inside the bottle - @HowardMann
Said when talking about an entrepreneur trying to identify problems with their own venture. When you're too close to the problem, your perspective may be skewed
Ideas are cheap, it's execution that counts" via @larafeltin
Your customer is always going to ask "What's in it for me?" be prepared, be proactive and remember it's not personal via Lara Feltin #SOBCon
Match your mindset with your heartset -@lizstrauss
Overnight success is a multi-year venture @MarkHeartofBiz
When people ask you what you do, what they're really asking is "What can your business do for me?"
Pitches are not small talk - they are a transaction.
Don't lie about who you are.
Tweet from @CarmenHill
At first, the novel 50 shades of gray wasn't exactly aligned with essence of "who we are," says @HeathmanPDX. Understatement ;) #sobcon
Your best may not be good enough to win the game. Benchmark the competition, set the pace and build backwards from there. @kentlewis #SOBcon
Have the courage to place value on what you do
Then others can value what you do
Via @LiZstrauss and others - a repeating theme
The value of team via @starbucker
Great to have a community of people you can connect with
Every time you say yes to something, you say no to something else. Make sure you say yes to the right things.
It's a way more fun world when we're all winning. Word from @lizstrauss. #sobcon
Know what you want the end result to be before you start the conversation - @turoczy #SOBCon
People go where BUSY is!
Said at a "MasterMind" by @NickKellet
Does your Buinsess Serve YOU or does it Serve your Customers?
Find 3 people who won't let YOU FAIL.
Said by Liz Straus ~ and one of the most repeated things at #SOBcon NW ~ IMO
What's YOUR Offer?
Not sure where it all started, maybe Liz Strauss however this was being passed around and I heard it several times during the #SOBcon conversation.
Who can PAY for the PAIN you Solve?
Making it real is better than describing it via @larafeltin
Heard at SOBcon PDX
Your ideal customers are in the intersection between Spenders and Senders - Ric Dragon
That's how we roll.
Kasper from Podio, describing why his team personalized their space within Citrix San Fran office.