Day 3 - What can I learn from the U.S Election

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Yesterday was the U.S election and for the very 1st time in my life I paid close attention to the results. Donald Trump, a business man won. How and Why? What can I learn from him that we can apply to business and anything else in life. Attention - If we look at his behavior and speech, he had a lot of emotional provoking speeches that is very similar in marketing as 'click baits' . This catches ...

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Day 2 - Brainstorming on ideas to make things work

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The aggression I need to get things done and make things work is still not quite at par. My productivity would have to reach an all new high, my thinking needs to be extremely focused and the speed at which I test and implement my ideas would need to be done in a day or two.  How can I improve on my productivity?1. I plan to stop using my cellphone during the day. The constant need to look throug ...

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Waking up at mindnight and feeling the pain when nothing works your way

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Currently writing this article at 4am in the morning, where i just can't seem to get sleep. You have an idea, you want to quit your job, want to start something fun, live your life in your terms and let your freedom business fund the life of your dreams. Not everyone want to choose this path and lifestyle. but certainly I want to. I have been working on an application for a few years now, though i ...

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Traditional strategic planning is all screwed up; 7 building blocks for one that works

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by Roy OsingI have been the "victim" of traditional strategic planning methods for years."Strategic Planning 101" sessions are not fun; more often than not they are painful to sit through as participants are dragged through a pedantic process which can be extremely boring.It is time consuming. Literally hour and hours of effort are consumed by preparation, in-session presentations from s ...

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The Art of Ass Kicking (Blog Review)

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People do book reviews, so we thought, why not do a blog review? We're going to look at Jason Shen's blog, 'The Art of Ass Kicking'.First off, who is this guy?At the moment, he's a product manager at Etsy. But he's had an interesting range of experiences for someone in tech. His background wasn't even in tech. He had two science degrees from Stanford, and also happened to be the Captain of their g ...

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PLANNING VS REALITY: HOW TO SET GOALS TO MAKE THEM HAPPEN (FOR REAL!)

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I recently delivered a series of four workshops which covered the topics of goal setting and planning.  I started by selecting a group of six people who would become my guinea pigs and accept the challenge of putting some serious work into the assignments I had prepared for them. The major focus of the workshops was to help the participants learn how to properly define and achieve their goals ...

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How did I get the most out of my mentor?

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(written by Roy Osing)I had many mentors throughout my career, and I selected each one with a definite purpose in mind.Getting a return on investment from your mentors doesn't happen through serendipity; it is the result of a methodical strategy executed day-in and day-out.These "mentor moves" paid off handsomely for me over my 3 decade career.Try and move the relationship w ...

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New? Start Here!

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Written By: Newvick Lee / Anthony ShivakumarIf you want to become a successful entrepreneur, you're in the right place.The only way to do that is to READ OUR BLOG POSTS! Well, that might not be entirely true. But you do need to learn how to use your personal expertise and available resources and turn it into value and a cash income.We started off as a group of toastmasters who just wanted to learn ...

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3 Gemstones of Toastmasters

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Have you ever been in a situation where you have to be in front an audience either for work for for leisure and standing there, words started fumbling and you start to stutter? Public speaking is an area where we can all practice and improve. It is a skill that is critical in many areas of life. People have received promotions, better jobs, better careers and many more. For some people, public sp ...

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BETM Interview with Roy Osing

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BETM's first video blog interview is here! We interviewed Roy Osing (@royosing) a former President and CMO with over 33 years of leadership experience covering all the major business functions including business strategy, marketing, sales, customer service and people development. He is a blogger, content marketer, educator, coach, adviser and the author of the book series Be Different or B ...

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