PechaKucha Presentation

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Natalie Anderson

Barber, Beardsgaard Barbers in Batavia

Go Your Own Way: On Embracing the SNAFUs, FUBARs, and Clusterf***s of Life and Business


Natalie Anderson has always been a writer and artist at heart, but life’s detours dropped her off in the very manly world of barbering instead. The journey there went through art school and the Army, late night bars and other countries, and, somehow, right back to her creative beginnings.

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Your Business, Your Career, Your Life

@ VOL 15 ON NOV 04, 2015

Bob Vitamante is a business consultant, coach and the Chairman and volunteer mentor with the Santa Barbara chapter of SCORE. His background includes 10 years as a CPA with KPMG and 30+ years of leadership as an executive officer. Bob is particularly proud of his achievements in mergers and acquisitions, business growth and startups, including leading a technology IPO in 1999 and he has also owned several small businesses.

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Imagine, to go Beyond

@ VOL 11 ON DEC 02, 2015

"In war, the hardest thing is to think about your future, present and past, to think about love, life, and dreams, but sometimes you need to Imagine to go beyoned your miserable reality, and turn it as you want to imagine." Hanna Karim, film maker

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How to find your own rhythm

@ VOL 1 ON MAR 20, 2016

Speaker Denys Vasyliev, leader of BarabanZA (a musical club) and guide in bureau of author's excursions, presents on how to find your own rhytm with ethnic drums. His main idea – everything in a Universe has its own rhythm. With music you can find your own and change your life for good.

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You Own Way: How to Find, Follow and Live in Joy

@ VOL 1 ON MAR 20, 2016

Evgeniya Kapitanovais a popular author of incentive books. Her story is about searching way of life that could give a joy. She’s presentation is a guide for finding joy in every day life

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Scamming Your Way to a Better Community

@ VOL 10 ON OCT 14, 2013

Josh Scheuerman began his career by scamming his way into concerts by posing as photographer. Yet what he was really after was a way to connect with a community he associated with. Those early years led to work at SLUG magazine, which led to Josh publishing his own skate and snowboarding magazines. His art passion led him to start a local art adoption program. Josh's desire to connect with and improve his community has driven much of his life and his selfless actions improve the lives around him and the larger community.

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Your Life inside Your Pocket

@ VOL 12 ON AUG 26, 2017

Some times we get lost and don't know where to start.....Let learn grow to get back the control and enjoy life in the asian way. Hòa Thiều Ngọc explains.

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What if you live your life the way you ride your bike?

@ VOL 18 ON SEP 07, 2017

Georgie Wood is the founder of creative communications agency Wood Wood Culture Club. During her career, she’s explored youth culture links with Fred Perry, inspired people to head outdoors with Regatta and helped Londoners fall in love with vintage steel road bikes.

In this talk she looks into the question: "what if you live your life the way you ride your bike?"

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Own your Reality

@ VOL 25 ON MAR 27, 2018

This presentation is about playing the cards you have been dealt the best you can, by owning and accepting the positives and negatives that are thrown your way in this journey we call life.

Christopher Thompson is a singer, songwriter, and entrepeneur who recently moved back to Portland from Southern California. Chris founded the band/brand Freaks of the Sea in 2016 as a vehicle to spread empathy and understanding.

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Dogs Can Turn Your Life Around

@ VOL 25 ON MAR 27, 2018

This presentation is a brief summary of the past ten years, the mental and logistical challenges to overcome financial failure. How pulling weeds has helped me to mentally focus and overcome the challenges with starting a new business.

Scott Porter is a former Air Force Pilot, turned entrepreneur. For the past 23 years, he’s owned and operated numerous businesses to include an adult care home, sales and marketing business, general contracting and delivery service. His current business, Fidos, is his greatest and most inspirational challenge.