How To Murder Your Mediocrity | Guy Kawasaki | TEDxSonomaCounty

How To Murder Your Mediocrity | Guy Kawasaki | TEDxSonomaCounty

Personal Branding

  • Pay attention to small details like using a professional email address and having a well-cropped profile picture, as people make judgments based on these details.
  • Embrace a growth mindset, believing in one's ability to learn and improve, rather than having a fixed mindset that limits personal growth.
  • Embrace vulnerability, being willing to take risks and learn from mistakes, which leads to personal growth.
  • Make yourself indispensable by going above and beyond, doing what others are unwilling to do, and consistently showing up.

Success and Motivation

  • To make a difference and be remarkable, strive to do good and contribute positively to the world.
  • Contrary to popular belief, good ideas are easy, but implementation is hard. Move beyond the initial excitement and create a prototype or ship the product.
  • Don't worry about your motives. What matters is that you are motivated, not the specific reasons behind your motivation.
  • Set ambitious goals and work towards them. The speaker shares an anecdote about being mistaken for Jackie Chan and setting a goal to be recognized by Jackie Chan himself, illustrating the power of motivation.

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