Category: Gurus

The Poetry… & Trajedy of Nixon #TEDxMidAtlantic

Always remember, others may hate you, but those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them, and then you destroy yourself. Bob Woodward ended his TED talk with this chilling quote from Nixon.  I’m not sure Stephen King could have written a better line. It’s at once poetic, tragic and human; a message and warning to those that come after. To grow we accept, … Read More The Poetry… & Trajedy of Nixon #TEDxMidAtlantic

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The Underrated Art of Asking

Amanda’s Ted Talk back in 2013 “bulldozed a road down the center of my mind.” It resonated with one of those amazing “yeses” that occur when you come across a piece of profound truth. Her book expounds more fully on the art of asking, part memoir, part musical interlude, it’s a study in intimacy, vulnerability, artistry, connection and what it’s like to date Neil … Read More The Underrated Art of Asking

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Case Study: Seth Godin – entrepreneur, bootstrapper, marketing guru

Seth Godin probably understands the exponential economy better than anyone. If you don’t follow his blog you should – it’s a great mix of common sense and inspiration. I saw him speak in 2004, at Yale School of Management about the idea virus and have been following him ever since. He literally wrote the book on Community, in addition to his blog he has an entire … Read More Case Study: Seth Godin – entrepreneur, bootstrapper, marketing guru