Go Slow To Go Fast – Escriva 822-830

822 You tell me: when the chance comes to do something big, then!… Then? Are you seriously trying to convince me — and to convince yourself — that you will be able to win in the supernatural Olympics without daily preparation, without training?

88512866_500px823 Have you seen how that imposing building was built? One brick upon another. Thousands. But, one by one. And bags ...

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Calming Your Monkey Mind

“Monkey mind” is a Buddhist term that means “unsettled; restless; capricious; inconstant; uncontrollable”.  Our minds tend to jump from thought to thought, idea to idea, issue to issue, like a monkey moving restlessly from treetop to treetop, branch to branch. Most of these errant thoughts also tend  toward the negative.

While monkeys swing from tree to tree with a definite purpose, we on the other hand swing from one thought to another ...

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You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack

You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack
You may find yourself in another part of the world
You may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile
You may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife
You may ask yourself: well… how did I get here?
–  Once in a Lifetime by Talking Heads

When I was a kid, our family drove from Ohio via the Pennsylvania Turnpike to visit relatives in Philadelphia. The turnpike ...

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Tech Tuesday – Great stuff for the busy executive. Nimble CRM

nimbleTech Tuesday  – So, here’s what’s great about Nimble CRM, a Social Customer Relationship Management tool.

Read time ~1 minute.

Your network is your net worth. The power of social CRM is the “social” part; and leveraging the social aspect of your contact’s life to benefit your business is the single coolest part of Nimble. The most powerful part of Nimble is what they call “social listening”. It’s a marketing-ese for saying they help ...

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Tech Tuesday – Great stuff for the busy executive. PureText 3.0

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So what do 1970’s rockers do for fun these days? Steve Miller apparently likes to write code between cities on the tour bus. Wait, the coder is Steve P. Miller, the rocker is Steve H. Miller. One churned out some great mid-1970s hit singles like  “Jet Airliner”,  “Jungle Love” and “Abracadabra” while the other churned out free utilities such as “Dependency Walker”, “WinSock Relay”, “Pocket Dial”, and “PureText” all of which ...

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Tech Tuesday – Great stuff for the busy executive. Herd the cats with Timebridge

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Tech Tuesday  – Here’s what’s great about Timebridge, a professional productivity tool you can use to “herd the cats” into a single meeting.
Read time 2 minutes

Timebridge is a well-designed web-based service that streamlines the process of setting up a meeting with people who work at different companies.It eliminates the endless calls, voice mails and emailing back and forth with the participants. Most ...

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The Silent Ways That Show You Are Still An Orphan

rage_33310758_500pxA five year old child bangs his head on the wall, screams and wails to the depth of his soul. He rages against his siblings, and his parents, especially his mother. He enjoys destroying things that he knows are special to his family especially family oriented celebrations like birthdays or Christmas and even routine things like dinner together become a time to dread. As he gets older his hate for his ...

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Tech Tuesday – Great stuff for the busy executive – Evernote Basic. (Free Version)

EvernoteHere’s what’s great about Evernote, a personal and professional productivity tool.
Read time 2 minutes

#1. Evernote is very easy to download and use. Evernote has a free version (Freemium) with more advanced features, such as more storage space, offered for a very reasonable annual charge. It works on PC, Mac, and Mobile devices.

#2. Evernote synchronizes automatically so notes you enter from ...

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Attributes needed for success in achieving big goals

Brooke Raboutou is a young rock climber of prodigious ability. She set seven climbing records before she turned 12 years old. In this video she outlines many attributes needed for anyone to achieve big goals. In her case, it’s conquering sheer vertical rock! What challenge are you facing that seems insurmountable?

To summarize this 8 minute video Brooke says that she:

  • thrives on challenges
  • is happiest climbing – doing what she does is cool, because there’s so many ...
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