steve jobs

Are You Crazy Successful?

by Terry Gault Many in hi-tech speak of the success of Steve Jobs with reverence and awe.  Many may wish they were as successful as Jobs.  How many would wish for that success knowing that it came with disruptive mental illness, specifically OCPD, that wrecked relationships both personal and professional? This piece in Slate addresses how many successful figures (Thomas Jefferson, Estée Lauder, and Charles Lindbergh) simply could not relax and let go of their obsessions....

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All Markets Are Online Dating Markets

In today’s world of 9-second attention spans, our introductions mean more-than-ever before. Sally Hogshead reveals the seven triggers of fascination and how to get others to fall in love with your ideas, instantly. YouTube / TEDx Talks – via Iframely

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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

by Terry Gault   Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers … YouTube / TEDx Talks – via Iframely I want to share this terrific video, and my “why”. When clients learn that I have a background in the theater and entertainment industry, they sometimes ask, “Do you miss it?”...

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A Precious (free) Gift from Steve Jobs: Communicate with Impact

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post with terrific observations by our partner, ExecCatalyst. 11 Million Views and Counting… With the unfortunate passing of Steve Jobs last week, most people immediately think of his companies (Apple, Next, Pixar) and product innovations (Mac, iPod/ iTunes, iPhone, iPad) as his greatest contributions to modern society. However, his passing has brought even more attention to one of his most famous public appearances. In 2005, Steve Jobs spoke at...

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In Memory of Steve Jobs

by Terry Gault YouTube / Stanford – via Iframely I received this email from Alex Ao, a friend and client who I first met in one of our workshops at Juniper Networks.  Alex shared the following quotes about Steve Jobs.  The only thing I will add is that Steve Jobs was often held up in our workshops as exemplary presenter.  He certainly embodied many of the principles that we preach: Simple, striking visuals The Rule...

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