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Hacking Conferences #WTDTYASBS

by Larry Chiang on December 26, 2012

By Larry Chiang

Conferences are where people meet to network to get themselves and their companies to the next, next level.

I recommend working super smart and super hard. I’d use insider secrets that the cool kids are now calling “hacking”.

Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang) 12/26/12 9:59 AM “Hacking Conferences.” It’s a sub franchise under #WTDTYASBS

If you’d like to hack a conference, email me answers to these questions. Yes its ok that your show is 24 hours away

-1- What venue is it in?!

-2- What days are they? April 12-15 is much different if it is Monday to THURS Versus Thursday – Sunday VERSUS Tuesday to Friday

-3- Have you heard what my mentor taught me about getting “home field advantage on the road”?!

-4- Do you know what LTMVP is? Google less than minimum viable party.

-5- Have you heard of ENGR 145?!

ENGR145’s Anchor Concept: Lemonade and Gua Gua Guacamole

It moves you to the right on the entrepreneur bell curve

In the class you execute a MVBP (minimum viable blog post). And you write two of them before the conference even starts.

-6- What is your conference intention?!

-7- Do you as a woman have a conference mentor

Do you have phrases to counter unwanted sexual advances?

-8- Do you have a YouTube media strategy that works even at packed conferences like sxsw?!

-9- Have you heard of the business recipe where you go from “crashing the conference to speaking at the conference”?! Google ‘Gua Gua Guacamole’ for a list of recipes my mentor taught me via a 1983 book: WTDTYAHBS

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