Posts Tagged ‘the right people’

Beverly Kaye

Beverly Kaye, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

September 27, 2012

Dr. Beverly Kaye, is an official legend – as designated by the American Society for Training and Development. This speaks to her influence in the world of training and particularly in the world of career management. She wrote her first book, Up is

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Rafe Furst

Rafe Furst, Angel Investor

August 5, 2011

My guest today is Rafe Furst, whom I met at TEDActive in Palm Springs. Rafe stood up at TED and put something very interesting to the group. He said, “Look, I’m an angel investor. So I’ve got a lot of

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Michael Port

Michael Port, Book Yourself Solid

January 19, 2011

Michael Port’s an interesting guy. His big splash was with his first book, Book Yourself Solid, and as you’d guess it’s about how to build a solid, profitable client base (especially if you’re a small, service-based company). But it’s not

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Donna Wells, Mindflash Online Training

October 7, 2010

I met Donna Wells at the TED conference this year. I was part of a large group heading out for an evening meal, and happened to sit next to Donna on the bus. We got to talking – one of

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Stewart Friedman

Stewart Friedman, Total Leadership

April 30, 2010

Be real. Be whole. Be innovative. That’s the essence of Total Leadership, and Stewart Friedman is the man behind it and the best-selling book of the same title. He’s been at the forefront of evolution of leadership thinking (and being)

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Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman, Honest Tea

March 26, 2010

Honest Tea is not your typical beverage company. Yes, they’re the biggest seller of organic tea drinks in the US. But more interesting for me is how they got there. This is one of those “blue ocean” stories where the

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Kevin Carroll, Rules of the Red Rubber Ball

March 10, 2010

Kevin Carroll has an amazingly cool background. Raised by his grandparents in Philadelphia, his first job really was with the U.S. Air Force where he served as a language interpreter and translator. And in those ten years he became fluent

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Jason Fried, Rework

March 9, 2010

Jason Fried’s new book Rework comes out today, and I’m delighted that we managed to arrange our interview for just a week ago in the lead up to its launch. Now here’s a quote to kick us off. It’s from

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Michael Port

Michael Port, Think Big Manifesto

February 11, 2010

Michael Port is a best-selling business author.  His first book, Book Yourself Solid was on the best seller lists for months, and this week he’s publishing his latest, The Think Big Manifesto.  Its subtitle says it all:  “Think you can’t

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