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It's an exciting #SaturdayMorningHustle weekend around here! Startup OKC – A Weekend-Long Startup Competition is happening in our building @Project3810. I love this stuff! Shoutout to @StartupGrindOKC for making it happen.⠀ ⠀ Young, up-and-coming entrepreneurs all get in a room to meet, discuss potential business ideas and form teams to develop the best ideas and pitch to a panel of experts for constructive criticism. It's the process of starting a business, just shrunk into a weekend and executed in a safe space for learning and developing as a professional.⠀ ⠀ If you're not interested in the process, feedback, change and working within realistic expectations than you have no business calling yourself an entrepreneur. An open mind, adaptability and strategic (not just tactical) thinking are the keys to starting and managing a successful business. ⠀ ⠀ So, what is Startup OKC? Startup OKC is a 3-day event during which teams of participants pitch ideas for new startups. They then form teams around the ideas presented, and work the entire weekend to build an MVP (minimum viable product), identify customers, refine MVP, market research, customer validation, refine MVP, validate, business model & rollout strategy, pitch prep & finally on Sunday evening. Pitch!⠀ ⠀ Throughout the weekend participants network with other teams and individuals at Startup OKC. Mentors will be in and out throughout the weekend. The mentors are some of the best and innovative minds from around Oklahoma City.⠀ ⠀ Good luck to everyone participating in Startup OKC and all of you out there in the universe. If you need some advice from a mentor, hit me below or at TheGoldingGroup.com.⠀ ⠀ See you next week. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle.⠀ ⠀ #Hustle #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekend #StartUp #Process #Entrepreneur #Business #Development #Pitch #Feedback #ConstructiveCriticism #Adapt #Pivot #Process #Success #WorkSmart then #WorkHard

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#SaturdayMorningHustle Attitude Of Gratitude and Appreciation! “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ― Mark Twain. ⠀ ⠀ I'm feeling that right now for sure. Check out the podcast for all the reasons to celebrate everyone involved in your success.⠀ ⠀ Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on @anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding and streaming on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle. ⠀ ⠀ https://saturdaymorninghustle.com/⠀ ⠀ #SaturdayMorning #SaturdayMotivation #SaturdayThoughts #Thankful #Thanks #Attitude #Gratitude #Appreciation #Collaboration #Success #Karma #Career #Advice #Hustle #SideHustle #Hobby #Volunteer #Passion #Motivation #Happiness #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #Coffee #Effort #KeepingItReal 💯

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#SaturdayMorningHustle Advice: Stop using the term "Failure". Stop embracing the idea of failure as a part of success. It's not! You will have negative events, setbacks, errors, missteps, undesirable outcomes, bad results, screwups and near disasters – but not failure because failure is the final level opposite of success. Failure is when something is so bad it ends the campaign, project, business, etc…. ⠀ ⠀ Take these "less than ideal" outcomes and make the necessary adjustments and corrections to create a better outcome the next time. Do NOT embrace the failure, but fight harder to never be in the predicament again. Focus on turning weaknesses (we all have them) into strengths and creating opportunity from setbacks. ⠀ ⠀ Swipe Right Bonus Idea: You're going to hear more No more than Yes. It's a statistical thing. But, a No is not a failure, it's a minor course correction. Keep focused on success.⠀ ⠀ Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on @anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/kyle-golding and streaming on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle. ⠀ ⠀ #Success #Opportunity #Advice #SaturdayThoughts #Failure #Hustle #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekend #RiseAndGrind #Business #Entrepreneur #SideHustle #StartUp #WorkSmart #WorkHard #StartUpLife #NoExcuses #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Motivation #AboveAndBeyond #Inspire #Motivate #Opportunity

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#SaturdayMorningHustle post #TEDxOklahomaCity with recharged batteries. The best thing you can do for yourself is to occasionally stop, interrupt your routine and challenge yourself to listen with an open mind to people who might agree or disagree with our point of view. https://www.tedxoklahomacity.com/ ⠀ ⠀ Shoutout to everyone who tells me #IRL that you check out the #SMH each week. This is a sign of your massive intellect and will guarantee your future success. In all seriousness, I appreciate everyone who makes these post part of your weekend.⠀ ⠀ Great speakers, great people in the room, connecting with people you only know online & meeting new people all make for a great event. Conversations & collaborations are the keys to success! ⠀ ⠀ So, how have you challenged yourself recently? How are you collaborating in your community? What changes can you make for the better? What small steps can you take to make things better for other people? Think about it, then do something. ⠀ ⠀ #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #Success #Advice #Business #Entrepreneur #Vison #Hustle #Grind #Saturday & #Sunday #EvenOnTheWeekend #LikeABoss #Community #Opportunity #RiseAndGrind #Startup #StartupLife #Goals #TEDx #OklahomaCity #OKC #Collaboration #Conversation #Challenge #ThinkDifferent

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