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Greetings Eastlake DECA Founding 54 Alumni Group!

In preparation for our First Annual Leadership Summit on December 30th (save the date!), we’d like to hear from
you. Please complete this short questionnaire and return it via email to kim@centerstonesearch.com (new email
address so please update.) We’ll send more details about the Summit soon.

1. What do you want most from your Founding 54 Alumni experience?


(Rank each on a scale of 0 – 5 with 0 having no importance and 5 being most important)

___Business networking (for jobs and internships)


___Social (seeing DECA friends)
___Workshops (professional development)
___Current Events and Motivational speakers
___Other (please specify)
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2. What industries are you considering for your career? (i.e.: business, marketing, journalism,
tourism, real estate, construction, law, politics, civic service, retail, tech, medical, education,
government, financial services, entrepreneurialism, international, sports, recreation, non-profit,
etc.)
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3. If you can pinpoint it, what would be your ideal job be in five years? Ten years?
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4. Which aspects of networking would you find most valuable?


(Rank each on a scale of 0 – 5 with 0 having no importance and 5 being most important)

___Finding internships & jobs


___Mentoring
___Help in starting a business
___Business funding
___Undergrad & Grad school information
___Networking training (learning how to network)
___Networking tools (learning the do’s and don’ts of social media & networking)
___Other (please specify)
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5. Which workshops would be most helpful to you?
(Rank each on a scale of 0 – 5 with 0 having no importance and 5 being most important)

___Resume & writing cover letters


___Business etiquette
___Deal making & negotiations (including compensation)
___Interviewing
___Presentation skills
___How to hold effective meetings
___Project management skills
___Goal planning
___Other (please specify)
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6. Which financial topics are you interested in learning about?


(Rank each on a scale of 0 – 5 with 0 having no importance and 5 being most important)

___College planning
___Scholarship strategies
___Investment & retirement accounts
___Credit card information
___Real estate investing
___Cash flow management
___The difference between “good” and “bad” debt
___The importance of establishing positive credit reports
___Other (please specify)
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7. Which business/political topics are you interested in learning more about?


(Rank each on a scale of 0 – 5 with 0 having no importance and 5 being most important)

___Current financial crisis


___Free trade vs. fair trade
___International trade policies
___Corporate governance & SOx regulation
___Green business & clean tech
___Other (please specify)
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8. Which marketing topics are you interested in learning more about?


(Rank each on a scale of 0 – 5 with 0 having no importance and 5 being most important)

___Strategic planning and strategic thinking


___Advertising: integrated campaign development
___Media planning, budgeting, buying and reporting
___Social media and WOMM (word of mouth marketing)
___Public relations & event marketing
___Other (please specify)
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9. Who are Seattle based CEO/business executives you’d “love to be in the same room with”?
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10. Yes! I would be willing to serve on a committee or help with Summit preparations ____________

11. Please provide your contact information:


Daily email address
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School mailing address
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Permanent home address
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Cell phone
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College attending
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Current job
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Feel free to share other thoughts or comments:

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