Links to my liveblogs of day one of Like Minds Exeter 2012
- [Russ Lidstone: Why what you do matters](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/russ-lidstone-why-what-you-do-matters) – Russ kicked off the “ideas festival” with a talk that played straight to the core issues of the conference, and which explores the niches in society that make targeting so important
- [Shannon Springer – reflecting interconnectedness in business](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/shannon-springer-we-need-to-recognise-our-interconnectedness-in-business) – Shannon gave a passionate talk, on behalf of the young people demanding more awareness of the society and environment business rests upon.
- [John Richardson – 1000 hours to transform your life](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/john-richardson-1000-hours-to-transform-your-business-or-life) – John’s powerful talk about the rewards (and price paid) to follow your dream and be successful
- [Robert Bean – the 9½ rules of branding](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/robert-bean-the-9%C2%BD-golden-rules-of-branding) – A talk that’s just as much about how to make a great business as a great brand.
- [Panel discussion: does what you do matter?](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/panel-does-what-you-do-matter) – the only session of the day that felt unsuccessful to me. You may disagree. 🙂
- [Meg Grogan: challenging your business from within](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/meg-grogan-challenging-a-business-from-within) – 1000heads takes the conference’s theme to heart
- [Endeavour: teaching children to problem solve in new ways](http://wearelikeminds.com/like-minds-2012/endeavour-teaching-children-to-problem-solve-in-new-ways) – Giving children problem-solving skills for the mobile age.
- [Chris Moss – solving your business challenges](http://wearelikeminds.com/live/chris-moss-solving-your-business-challenges) – Chris does problem solving and advice to audience questions live on stage
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