Month: May 2011

If you have ever thought of starting a company, you MUST watch this video. http://bit.ly/knn9rj #entrepreneur #startup #business #in #tech

Techcrunch’s Disrupt conference was lucky enough to have Paul Graham, Y-Combinator founder, conduct his famous “office hours” in front of the entire conference for several startup CEO’s. This is a must-watch video for anyone who is interested in starting a company today. From Techcrunch’s Jason Kincaid: Six companies were chosen at random from the TechCrunch Disrupt …

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Don’t let “Back Stories” limit you! Harness their power! #in

Thanks to Tim Ferriss for passing on this excerpt from Peter Guber’s new book “Tell to Win“.  Guber is Chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment, a professor at UCLA, owner of the NBA GoldenState Warriors. We are filled with stories.  These stories are powerful and often run us – and they can show up at …

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They called it Fraud Theory or “Imposter Syndrome” when I was in school… #in

From the Business Insider the article below posits that every “healthy” CEO has some level of insecurity.  It’s only a total megalomaniac that has no doubts about his or her ability to perform in a demanding role.  ??A certain overly coiffed, ex-presidential candidate comes to mind… INSTANT MBA: Good CEOs Are Insecure And Know It Today’s advice comes …

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Congrats to my dad, James Poulos, who turned 80 today! #in

My dad, James Poulos (or Jim to most), turns 80 today.  He doesn’t look it, rarely acts it, and will tell you he doesn’t feel it.  I’m constantly amazed at my dad.  He didn’t have the easiest childhood, yet will never describe it in anything Y.A. Tittle Jersey other than glowing terms.  I don’t think …

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My home town, the “Big Smoke”, the “Little Apple”, or just “TO” came out on top, well almost…

A new study from PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Partnership Will Redmond Jersey for New York City graded 26 metro powerhouses from Stockholm to Santiago on business opportunities, culture, livability, and innovation. Toronto came second among the globe’s best cities, only to my favourite Will Redmond Womens Jersey place to visit Will Redmond Youth Jersey – New …

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Canadian Census is lame. What a wasted opportunity! #Canadiancensus

As a businessperson, I resent that the census I filled out does NOTHING more than tell the government that I am 51 years of age, speak English and a bit of French and was once married, and I Vance Mcdonald Jersey live where I do.  That’s it. I totally resent that the government cares more …

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Interesting that a Facebook user is worth more than a LinkedIn user…

I don’t understand how it is even remotely possible that the market would value a Facebook user at more than a LinkedIn user. I have never clicked on a Facebook ad.  I suspect I’m not alone.  Neither I, nor any person on earth, has EVER paid to be a Facebook user.  On the other hand, …

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Wise words from Martin Luther King Jr. that we should heed at this time…

“I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can …

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