Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to get what you want

In this remarkable TEDx Talk, Mel Robbins, a former criminal lawyer, turned one of the top career and relationship experts in America, shares everything she knows (in less than 18 minutes) about how to get what you want.


Mel Robbins – F— YOU – How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over


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1. Comfort vs. Achieving your full potential

Why videos go viral

In this short TED Talk, Kevin Allocca, Trends Manager at YouTube shares the three reasons why a video goes viral.



So … according to Kevin, the three reasons a video goes viral are:

1. Tastemakers
2. Communities of participation
3. Unexpectedness

What do you think?

Quote of the week

“Right now, I’d say social media is a bit like a kidney – you can survive with only one but your chances to make it to old age are a lot better with two. Eventually though, I think social media will be as important to a business as a strong heart”
Gary Vaynerchuk

Lessons from working 52 jobs in 52 weeks

In a previous post entitled “Great Idea: The One Week Job Project“, I shared the brilliant idea that a college graduate named Sean Aiken had, when in order to find out what he wanted to do with his life, he took 52 jobs in 52 weeks across North America.

Recently Sean shared what he learn from this project in an excellent TEDx Talk at TEDx Vancouver.



Related Post:

1. Great Idea: The One Week Job Project