Letter to joining antninja

Letter-to-joining-antninja

Hey, Anthony here.  By now you should already know of ANTNJINA. If not, click here to know more about it.  You are ‘Back’ and must be eager and ready to start blogging J. Not yet?? Before I send you an invite for you to start sharing your thoughts, ideas and stories let me give you a flavour of what to expect and what we are all about.  ANTNJINA is a story about entrepreneurship, a ...

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BETM Notes: Deep Work by Cal Newport

BETM-Notes:-Deep-Work-by-Cal-Newport

"If you don't produce, you won't thrive - no matter how skilled or talented you are." Let that sink in. In "Deep Work", Cal Newport believes there are three groups of people who will thrive in the current economy: people who work well and creatively with intelligent machines, superstars at their field, and owners (those with capital). No matter which field you're working in, you will need the abil ...

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DOES ROUTINE EQUALS INSANITY?

DOES-ROUTINE-EQUALS-INSANITY?

A FEW WEEKS AGO I ATTENDED THE CONTEST AT THE METROSPEAKERS TOASTMASTERS CLUB. ONE OF THE CONTESTANTS MENTIONED A QUOTE THAT STUCK IN MY MIND. I DON’T REMEMBER THE EXACT WORDS BUT IT WENT ALONG THESE LINES: ‘DO MORE OF THINGS YOU LOVE AND LESS WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO.’ — EASIER SAID THAN DONE.  The very first thing that came to my mind after hearing this quote was that we should r ...

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8 Things I Do to Make My Speech Compelling - written by Roy Osing

8-Things-I-Do-to-Make-My-Speech-Compelling---written-by-Roy-Osing

My stories seem to be compelling to audiences. How do I know? Because I can see it in their eyes. Their pupils widen with excitement. They smile. They even laugh out loud on occasion. They never take their eyes off me. They hang on every word. They are on the edge of their seats leaning in to what I am telling them. My words draw them out of whatever place they were in before my story beg ...

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Dustin Hogan: The Power of Passion - written by Thad Rodrigues

Dustin-Hogan:-The-Power-of-Passion----written-by-Thad-Rodrigues-

As an entrepreneur, the ultimate achievement is to do something you love and earn a substantial living from it while making an impact in the world.   On September 7th Burnaby Entrepreneurs Toastmasters had the pleasure of hosting a special guest speaker, Dustin Hogan who delivered the first part of his workshop, "The Power of Passion".   Dustin Hogan is the Founder of The Rock ...

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Never lose again

Never-lose-again

Toastmasters Speech competition season is upon us again! I'm not a competitive person by nature: I don't play any competitive sports, and I prefer solo activities (bicycling, hiking, reading). But ever since I started competing 3 years ago, I've always participated, and I've never lost.   Here is how I did it.   One semester years ago, when I was in college, I suddenly decided ...

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Speaking Tactics

Speaking-Tactics

Today, Alex Ho from Inspirationalex.com delivered a powerful and deep message on living an authentic life. During this presentation Alex took the audience on a journey wherein he shared his pains and challenges that held him back over the years. Alex captivated the audience describing his path to overcoming his challenges, leaving the audience inspired and touched by his emotions.So how did ...

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Train. Hole. Blasting Obstacles.

Train.-Hole.-Blasting-Obstacles.

I always felt like I needed to be pushed.Not a slight push on the back.Not a firm kick to the shoulders.A 8000 tonnes cargo train ramming at unstoppable speeds towards me.That might get me to go 1 inch further. Probably not even.I constantly sift through online resources on helping me get more motivation. I read from the treasure cove of internet blogs, with titles of "33 Ways on Getting Fired Up ...

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How I learned web design and development while helping create BETM Projects - Part 1

How-I-learned-web-design-and-development-while-helping-create-BETM-Projects---Part-1-

I've become a master web developer now after a couple of weeks working on this project with Anthony.If someone tells you this, the person's a liar or a genius.I'm not a genius and I try not to lie that often. So I did not become a master web developer. But I learned enough to put up a decent looking website on a server. This skill is useful for anyone looking to build up an online presence.I had n ...

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What we did wrong in a pitch for antninja.com?

What-we-did-wrong-in-a-pitch-for-antninja.com?

We gave a presentation at our local TM club to showcase our side project called antninja.com. Unfortunately, our pitch was not satisfying, convincing, or even emotionally provoking to the audience, how could we improve on this. 1. We were selling features and service instead of selling the results, benefits and solutions.ANTNJINA is a platform that we created for our member to transform their ide ...

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