Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @JayCollier ever

June 21st, 2016

Wasserman: Think beyond the term “culture fit” and seek talent that complements, not just those who think (look, behave) like you.

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Wasserman: Expand talent pool by connecting with college students. With promising potential candidates, ask them to guest blog.

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Washerman: We’re looking for the soft skills, so we’re interested in portfolios of experiences, projects, problem-solving.

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MaineSCW “You want to have a plan to how you’re going to handle resume influx & then move quickly.” Celine Frueh of @AllagashBrewing

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Lubin: Make sure your HR systems are ready for integrating new employees.

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Where is your talent pool? Think about future “river” of younger students. Help them learn about possible careers.

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MaineSCW “When it comes time to talk compensation, you want to put together an entire package.”Celine Frueh @AllagashBrewing

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Wasserman: Host an event for potential candidates and partners. [Go to the community meeting this afternoon!]

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CharityLWest Startups need to be able to answer what they do better than anyone else - Ken Lubin @executiveathlet

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Lubin: The Connection Economy (Seth Godin). Curating your network is key. You never know where opportunities will come from.

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Celine Frueh: For successful match, organization needs to be authentic about its culture. mainestartupandcreateweek.com/speakers/celin…

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Ken Lubin: Talent recruiting is about telling org’s story. 40% of employees can’t describe what they do. mainestartupandcreateweek.com/speakers/ken-l…

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Next session: Recruiting, developing, and retaining talent. mainestartupandcreateweek.com/schedule/acqui…

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VisibleLogic Let’s bring code start to Maine. Awesome idea !

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Sampson: Start teaching coding in kindergarten. By the time they get to HS, they’ll have years of tinkering. @rodneysampson

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Sampson: CodeStart is designed for disconnected youth codestart.com @rodneysampson

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Jess Knox: Code camps are on-ramps for people of all backgrounds.

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VisibleLogic Be intentional about working with and connecting mentors to people different than themselves.

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MikeSobol Diversity is proven to increase likelihood of startup success. Inclusion must be intentional. @MaineSCW @rodneysampson

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MikeSobol “Time is neutral. Nothing changes if you ‘give it time.’ You must take action to make the change.” @rodneysampson

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The stepping stones of successful founders are widely varied. fundersandfounders.com

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MikeSobol “Innovative communities are built by people who thrive among others who are very different from them.” @rodneysampson

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Sampson: Build a mentor network. If you have a weak mentor network, you have a weak ecosystem. @rodneysampson

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Borowski: Solve problems that hurt. You’ll find your purpose there.

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cristoslc Sobol: do something because it *must* be done; not because it’s cool, or will make you rich, or people will buy it.

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AmyinMaine FYI - So many startups need a strong COO long before they think they do.

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cristoslc 1/2 Sobol: Sobol: many investors won’t invest in teams that haven’t been together for at least a few years

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oleary Today’s Keynote speaker, Rodney Sampson, will sit down and talk about TechSquare Labs—a unique innovation hub—from 12-2pm!

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Green: What are you starting A business? Why are you starting THIS business?

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dawnreshendoty Success comes from being intentional in your decisions pic.twitter.com/NDuYWxYJ9l

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Devin Green: How can I be more intentional about the way I’m building a new business?

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Session: Critical questions that can make or break your startup. mainestartupandcreateweek.com/schedule/the-p…

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AmyinMaine Great advice. Awards too. Both are great PR and storytelling opportunities. twitter.com/CharityLWest/s…

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Roper: Unlock the value in each other, in each team member. Move people between roles to find the best match.

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Roper: Find the story that connects, make personal connections.

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Roper: Learn your audience. I’m an idea guy and my CEO is a spreadsheet guy. After a few months, I brought numbers. That worked.

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MaineSCW “At Disney Animation our brand IS storytelling [rather than branding] appealing characters is our 1st approach” -

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Roper: Remember mobile is about storytelling and problem-solving.

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Roper: With your videos, you need to get attention - to show relevance - within 9 seconds. Show why should they stay with you?

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Roper: Storytelling video about Google: Life is Lived in the Moments youtube.com/watch?v=UwQhK4…

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Roper: Use video. Remember that YouTube on mobile has greater use than any broadcast services.

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Roper: If you have a complex story, think of an “image” (metaphor) that tells it.

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AmyinMaine Pull in social media quotes to promote your brand like positive tweets! Let others tell your story.

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Roper: Get others to tell your brand story for you, brings more credibility to your identity.

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Pete Roper: Head of Mobile Brand at Google Strategy. mainestartupandcreateweek.com/speakers/pete-… @mscw2016

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Arielle Walrath: In the end, the customer tells the most truthful story about your brand.

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CTrappe Why entrepreneurs need to tell good stories authenticstorytelling.net/why-entreprene…

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oleary Day two of @MaineSCW starting with Branding Through Storytelling pic.twitter.com/cAeDHJDo7e

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