Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy New Year!

Just a short note to wish you Happy New Year 2011!!


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Conversations on Social Media

Three videos, three conversations, three Social Media authorities. Great insights!

Enjoy!

1. Chris Brogan – Best Practices and Insights into Social Media

2. Brian Solis – Connecting the dots

3. Josh Bernoff – How to Be a Social Media Change Agent


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Quote of the week

“You want to set a goal that is big enough that in the process of achieving it you become someone worth becoming”
Jim Rohn


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10 remarkable podcasts you should listen to

As some of you already know, I am very focused on continuos personal development, and for the past few months, podcasts have become one of the prime sources of ideas and learning opportunities for me. I have been listening to many remarkable podcasts lately so I wanted to share with you 10 remarkable podcasts you should listen to.

Note 1: The list is not organized in order of importance. Each podcast focuses on different areas and each is remarkable on its own way.

Note 2: All these podcasts are available in iTunes, so if it is more convenient you can download them there.

Enjoy!

1. The Accidental Creative

Great episode: Interview with Steven Pressfield

2. Achieving Predictable Success

Great episode: Interview with Dan Pink

3. BusinessWeek – Savvy Selling

Great episode: Selling to Executives – Interview with Anthony Parinello

4. The Pipeline

Great episode: Interview with Gary Vaynerchuk

5. Blog Business Success

Great episode: Interview with Scott Belsky

6. Six Pixels of Separation

Great episode: Building a Referral Engine with John Jantsch

7. The A-List with Jennifer Lindsay

Great episode: Interview with Seth Godin

8. RainToday.com

Great episode: The Best Path to Profitability for Professional Services Firms—An Interview with Randy Shattuck

9. BlogcastFM

Great episode: An Uninterview with Blogworld Keynote Speaker Scott Stratten

10. Salesopedia Blog

Great episode: Selling to the Bottom Line – Interview with C.J. Hayden


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Happy holidays!


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The path to peak performance

I must make a confession. When I started watching this video for the first time and I saw that the guest, Dr. Edward M. Hallowell is the author of a book entitled ” Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People” (Amazon affiliate link), I thought “Oh … this is going to be full of complicated scientific terms and probably not very practical“.

I was wrong …. very wrong! This is by far one of the best interviews I have watched in a long time.

This is a ‘must watch‘ if you are a student, an employee, a manager, an entrepreneur … OK you get it, this is a must watch for everybody!

11:00 minutes of fantastic advice. If you are serious about your career you must watch this.

Enjoy!


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Comfort vs. Achieving your full potential

One of my favorite bloggers is Peter Bregman. You can find his great articles at the Harvard Business Review site.

Recently I had the chance to watch his remarkable TEDx Talk and in it I found he talks about some ideas I have been thinking about for some time. Check it out, it is full of great nuggets of wisdom.

Enjoy!

Here is my favorite part:

It is a valid choice to say “I want to stay where I am comfortable”. But it is a trade-off. And the trade-off is: Comfort …. or achieve your full potential

By the way, if you want to check other great TEDx Talks, you can:

a) Check my post entitled: Two amazing TEDx Talks you need to watch.

b) Check my post entitled: Raising kids to be entrepreneurs.

c) Check my post entitled: Why we need emotions to accomplish great things.

d) Check out my TEDx Talk during TEDxWarsaw … (what can I say? … I do think it is a very good presentation 🙂 )

e) Go to the TEDx YouTube channel and just browse throughout the +4,000 presentations there. I am sure you will find something for you.

Related post:

1. Why you need to fail


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