In an attempt to extract every nugget of solid gold from Daniel Pink’s talk, I spent the majority of his keynote speech switching between a laser-like stare of attentiveness and furiously fast live-tweeting from my iPhone. You’ll be glad I did! Here’s a round-up of my inspired Twitter activity this morning. The snippets below are chock full of expertly analyzed sales strategies from Daniel Pink.
Based on popular vote (or my assumption from overhearing dozens of attendees), Sophia Amoruso officially takes the cake for most genuinely personable, humble, and real keynote speaker at Inbound 2015. Seen as a cool older sister to aspiring female entrepreneurs around the world, NastyGal’s Founder and CEO exudes a refreshing balance of confidence and humility. Taking time to thoughtfully answer audience questions – and never missing an opportunity to laugh at herself – the self-made #GIRLBOSS struck the audience in Boston as a high-powered business mentor who you’d more likely find at a local dive than a swanky waitlisted venue. Check out some of her best quotes from today and bask in the glow of her realness.
Ask anyone who they’re most excited to see at HubSpot’s Inbound 2015 marketing convention and best-selling author Seth Godin is likely to be in their top 2. The conference’s first keynote speech in the Boston Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom was packed 30 minutes before Seth even took the stage. In case you didn’t have the pleasure of hearing his wisdom and anecdotes about losing to Lamb Chop (yes, the sock puppet) and why Harley Davidson matters, I’ve recorded some of his best quotes from tonight’s talk.