Monthly Archives: December 2011

How to regain control over your energy so you can produce great work

In this remarkable presentation, Tony Schwartz, founder and CEO of The Energy Project, shares with us how to regain control over our energy so we can produce great work.


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By the way, I take the opportunity to recommend you his remarkable book The Power of Full Engagement (Amazon affiliate link), a book packed with extremely valuable (and practical) advice on how to accomplish high performance and personal renewal through managing your energy, instead of your time.

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Quote of the week

Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who’s using Google+?

This is a great infographic by our friends at Flowtown.

Enjoy!

"Who's Usign Google+"
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Related posts:

1. Facebook vs Google+
2. The Google+ project

Entrepreneurship in 2012 and three big SoLoMo trends to watch

This is an excellent presentation about issues that entrepreneurs are going to be facing in 2012 and three big SoLoMo (Social, Local, Mobile) trends to watch, delivered by Ben Parr former Editor-at-Large of Mashable.

Enjoy!


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Please find below Ben’s slides.

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Related posts:

1. Gary Vaynerchuk on transparency, authenticity and why now is the best time to be an entrepreneur
2. Gary Vaynerchuk on how businesses must adapt to social media

Learning From Failure: 20 Years of Entrepreneurial Lessons in 20 Minutes

Bill Gross, Founder & CEO of Idealab, gave a remarkable presentation at LeWeb 2011 in which he shared 20 years of entrepreneurial lessons in 20 minutes. Brilliant stuff!

Enjoy!


So … here you have Bill Gross’ 12 lessons:

1. Market power rules
2. Master the demo
3. Pursue your passion
4. Focus, Focus, Focus
5. Recognize your strengths
6. Don’t overbuild
7. Survive until the market is ready
8. Test, Test, Test
9. Stick with it
10. Find essential partners
11. Harness your users’ passion
12. All truth passes through 3 stages

Related posts:

1. Priceless business advice by Derek Sivers
2. Why you need to fail
3. A conversation with Jay-Z and Warren Buffett
4. Raising Kids To Be Entrepreneurs

The Social Business Hierarchy of Needs

From the 7th to the 9th of December 2011, Paris hosted one of the most important events in the world of web 2.0, digital communications, entrepreneurship and technology. I am taking about LeWeb 2011. This year’s conference was focused on SoLoMo (Social, Local, Mobile) and it was full of insightful presentations, exciting demos and inspiring discussion panels.

In the next few days, I will share with you some of the presentations and sessions that I appreciated the most. However, if you would like to watch the entire collection of videos you can go to LeWeb’s YouTube channel and go over the more than 70 excellent videos from this year’s conference.

Today, I want to share with you, a remarkable presentation by one of my favorite thought leaders and experts in the world of web strategy and social business. I am talking about Jeremiah Owyang, Industry Analyst and Partner at Altimeter Group who shared a very interesting concept entitled The Social Business Hierarchy of Needs.

Enjoy!


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Please find below Jeremiah’s slides.

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Related posts:

1. The social business imperative

Quote of the week

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
Albert Einstein