He dropped out of college. He didn’t see the point. It was costing his adoptive parents a fortune. However, he continued to audit classes. Including one in calligraphy. By day, he learned about ‘serif’ and ‘sans serif’ typefaces. By night, he slept on the floor of his friends’ dorm rooms. When would he ever use a calligraphy class again?
Ten years later, he was building the first Macbook computer. He created an entire suite of fonts. It was the first personal computer of its kind to feature multiple typefaces.
He concludes the story by asking students to experience life. “Trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”
Share a time with me when you did something random. How did the dots eventually connect for you? Reply to this email.
THIS WEEK’S WORKSHOPS
At LadyDrinks this week, we are focused on how to create thought leadership and be efficient in business.HOW TO GIVE A ROCKING SPEECH
Dolores Hirschmann has helped many clients land a TedTalk, including my friend Marissa Fayer. She gave a talk about her business last year in Lugano, Switzerland. In tomorrow’s workshop, you will learn
How to craft a TedTalk or any talk you can present to the world
How to invite a potential lead to a conversation, rather than just marketing to an audience
How to put data into a talk and still keep the audience engaged
How to craft a compelling first 60 seconds to get audience buy-in.
HOW TO DELIVER ROCKING WRITTEN CONTENT
I first heard Selena Rezvani speak at the SHELEADS conference. It was a Friday afternoon. It was raining. And most of the attendees had left. I was so glad to stay. This Friday, she speaks at LadyDrinks and shares the 7 steps to becoming a thought leader in your industry. I’ll share the first 4 tips.
Figure out what you’re an expert in.
Create content that shares YOUR voice.
Stop the self promotion and figure out how to bring value to your audience
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