"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Richard Branson in TED / Dyslexic / ADHD / ADD

July 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Entrepreneurs

Tweet   Richard Branson is yet another successful entrepreneur that indicates he was not a good student.  He goes on to define his learning style as dyslexic and suggests a low IQ score be the result of his assesment.  Intersesting how this pattern continues to emerge in the stories of particularly successful entrepreneurs.  As the […]

Video: TED Talk: Business model based on happiness

July 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Success, Blog, Success

Tweet From TED Talks Hotelier Chip Conley shares with TED audiences how his company embraced happiness in its business model. Inspired by Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need and a Buddhist king, Conley learned the importance and value of “the intangible of happiness.”

Teaching Kids to Take Charge by Infecting them with “I Can”

July 10, 2010 by  
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Tweet Kiran Bir Sethi at a Ted Talks conference shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life’s most valuable lesson: “I can.” Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead other young people, even educate their parents. The founder of the Riverside School in Ahmedabad, Kiran Sethi has launched […]

Ted Talks: Cameron Herold on kid-preneurs

June 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Entrepreneurs, Kid Entrepreneurs

Tweet Bored in school, failing classes, at odds with peers: This child might be an entrepreneur, says Cameron Herold. At TEDxEdmonton, he makes the case for parenting and education that helps would-be entrepreneurs flourish — as kids and as adults. To watch the video, click here.

Elizabeth Gilbert describes FEAR and its control over Creativity.

Tweet Elizabeth Gilbert the author of the bestseller Eat Pray Love explains creativity on a level we may understand.  Fear causes our very natural creative spirits to diminish and become smaller than they could be.  Creativity and entrepreneurship are so tightly connected and related and share a very similar path.  It takes a mindset and […]