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TEDs Top 20 Talks of All Time

go here You’ve probably watched many TED videos before. If not, TED was a venture started in 1984, as an annual conference with speakers sharing new ideas about Technology and Design.   Afterward, it’s objective was to promote “ideas worth sharing” about different … Continue reading

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Dan Pink’s Inspirational Quotes

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Steaks, Patents, Trade Secrets and Trademarks

http://bandarjudibola.org/?protis=rencontre-amicale-salon-de-provence&a7e=7f Want to learn the difference between patents, trade secrets and trademarks, using a Vegas Steak as reference?   These kind of analogies only happen at Freakonomics, but as usual offer practical ways to learn. If you are interested in where … Continue reading

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Beyond the Jipp Curve

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The Secret of Life, According to Steve Jobs

go to site There are many inspiring speeches out there.   From no other than Steve Jobs, I recently watched an obscure interview about life and changes that he gave when he was still working at NeXT, before returning to Apple as CEO. … Continue reading

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Don’t Break The Chain!

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Measuring Wizards

go here Charke Ching, a TOC colleague recently wrote a humorous short story about wizards and quality, in an attempt to illustrate the possible consequences of applying the concept of “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” combined with the Law of Unintended … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Back?

get link After some weeks of handling delicate family matters, ending some previous projects and starting some new ones, I am “back in business”. Even if this blog was created initially for my personal development, it is good when a friend asks … Continue reading

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The Icarus Deception, a Godin Kickstarter Project

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The Dip, Revisited

source For all of you that like Seth Godin and his thoughts, The Dip is one of his bestselling books, talking basically about when it’s time to quit something you are doing…or stick with it until you make it. Some excerpts … Continue reading

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