Category: Learning

15 Laws of Growth

Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? Is the book simple? You bet. Is it difficult to apply. Of course. But, the framework of the 15 Laws is one model that will…

Connect the World with battery-less Radios

A Stanford engineering team has built a radio the size of an ant, a device so energy efficient that it gathers all the power it needs from the same electromagnetic waves that carry signals to its receiving antenna – no…

Why Madonna and Gene Simmons matter

When I was a teenager, I didn’t understand the singer, Madonna. Neither, Gene Simmons from KISS. Okay, I still don’t entirely understand them, but I understand why the word “reinvention” was constantly associated with both. It was why she and…

TV Replacement Cycle

Last week, I attended one of the biggest events in the tech world – the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). CES is one of the largest consumer-electronics and technology conferences on the planet. Over 155,000 people were expected to fill the…

27 Ways to Shake Up Speaker Introductions

27 questions that your introducers can use to reveal some of the lesser known facts about your speakers. Personal What’s the best compliment you’ve ever received? Who inspires you? Who do you aspire to be like? Who was someone you really looked up to…

Role Model for Your Kids

I want to share with you a powerful secret that will help your kids reach their full potential. It doesn’t involve sending them to fancy schools… or signing them up for extracurricular activities. It doesn’t require helping them get a…

7/11 Reasons

7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Be More Productive, Backed By Science Work Hard, Work Smart 1. Stop working overtime and increase your productivity The more you work, the less effective and productive you are going to become…

New Wave of Industrial Revolution

Imagine how our world — and your life — would change if the batteries that run your iPad… your Kindle… and your Prius hybrid held 10 TIMES more power and charged 10 TIMES faster than they do now… The Guardian…

Mobile Wallet Technology

Traditional wallets and purses are being replaced with smartphone “mobile wallets” that incorporate cameras, Internet connectivity, thousands of “apps” and increasingly, banking, credit and payment transaction technologies. Your future is calling on your mobile phone, and the ringtone sounds like…

Google Glasses and the Era of Radical Change

Today, they can sport Google Glasses that make video phone calls. So, how our IQ would change our brains when using this device? Since the transistor was invented at Bell Labs in New Providence, NJ, back in 1947, the U.S.…

The Great Tech War Of 2012

Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google don’t recognize any borders; they feel no qualms about marching beyond the walls of tech into retailing, advertising, publishing, movies, TV, communications, and even finance. Across the economy, these four companies are increasingly setting the…

How Public Schools Make Kids Hate Thinking

A Look At How Public Schools Make Kids Hate Thinking Michel didn’t like the school system a.k.a. the mind prison. Look at these negative suggestions that are drilled into you in the public school system and college and tell me…

Homeless Stories

General Patton once said, “The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” No one embodies that more than the 10 people on this list.…

Burning Man and Gift Manifesto

If you want to receive more gifts for your cause, tap into your 10 inner gifts. 1. The Gift of Listening: Listening is the first step to real rapport. Build an emotional connection with donors by making them feel seen…

1-Day Tour Guide in Santiago, Chile

  The best trip I´ve ever had was a 4-hour stop in Buenos Aires. How could I humanly squeeze that time to use it wisely, go for a steak at lunch, and without losing my next flight? It took me…

Best Tours in Santiago, Chile

  Hi, my name is Octavio. I was born in Santiago and travel experiences is a great part of my work. I´ve visited over 30 countries so far and my favorite is still my own city of Santiago. I have…

Best Tours in Lima, Peru

  Hi, I am Octavio Urzua and my hobbie is to travel around the world to awesome places. I have fall in love twice in my life, the first with my wife, the second with Macchu Picchu and Peru. Here…

Amazon Book Reviews

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by Joh Izzo (recommended by ETR) 1. Why do some people find meaning & die happy 2. Why I talked to the town barber (and 200 other people over 60) about…

Truth Contest

TRUTH CONTEST giving is receiving share wealth truth about drugs clean energy green technolog learning education love sex marriage the present universal truth money or life Insanity is doing what does not make you happy, over and over again. Intellectuals…

Frank Chester

Current science concentrates on power generation through explosion and exertion. To drive your car the engine has to burn fuel…leads to depletion of that fuel and smoke through the exhaust pipe. As a martial art most popularity is focused on…

Tabs will dominate Chinese computer market in 2011

We call this technology the “Chi–Tab”… but in the U.S. it goes by a bunch of different names… Dell calls it the “Streak.” HP has their own version – the “Touchsmart.” Samsung has the Galaxy Tab. Apple of course has…

Paul Graham: money and wealth

How to Make Wealth If you wanted to get rich, how would you do it? I think your best bet would be to start or join a startup. A startup is a small company that takes on a hard technical…

Paul Graham

Money and Wealth in Startups If you wanted to get rich, how would you do it? Startups are not magic. Wealth is not the same thing as money. Money is a side effect of specialization. Wealth is stuff we want:…

Interviewing Successful People

Stansberryradio.com/james-altucher: Blog and Guests What I Learned About Life After Interviewing 80 Highly Successful People: Podcasting, to be honest, was just an excuse for me to call up whoever I wanted to call and ask them all sorts of personal…

Ramit Sethi

2015 the year of more/ I realized that most people want you to stay exactly where you are in life — and if you explicitly talk about how you want more, they get really uncomfortable. But I also realized, ONCE…

Corbett Barr

There’s Nothing More Powerful than a Deadline Action is what matters, and deadlines are how action gets done. Entrepreneurship as an Essential Life Skill This isn’t about building the next billion-dollar company. It’s about the deep sense of fulfillment you…

Best Bloggers and Blogs 2015

Sebastian Marshall: clever thinking Taylor Pearson: strategy thinking, reading list. Mars Dorian: mindset, autheticity, copywriting. Corbett Barr: different ideas. Neville´s Financial: crash a party, homeless, selling water, backflip. NevKopy: uber email, nevbox, yelp b2b Matias Godoy: economia para todos explicado…

Taylor Pearson

Case Study: Growing a B2B eCommerce Business 527% in 18 Months The portable bar company Strategy: Understand Customers Focus on Building Trust and Creating Transparency Get Ruthless about Processes Tactics: Drive Traffic and Awareness by Generating Expert Content and Ruthlessly…

Sebastian Marshall

The Million Dollar Question If someone gives you an awesome blueprint to upgrade your game, would you make it happen, no matter what? Why don’t people take the large opportunities in front of them? Why don’t they allow their dreams…

Mars Dorian

How to master your craft? The key is dissection in 3 steps: 1) You break your craft into it’s single pieces. (practical) 2) You learn the principles of building with pieces(theoretical) 3) You rearrange the pieces in new, interesting ways…

The Power of Words

There is a language of success and a language of distress. There is a language of progress and a language of regress. * Words sell and words repel * Words lead and words impede * Words heal and words kill…

Powerful Silly Ideas

“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be…

Succeed in the marathon of life

Start off on the right foot — preparation is the difference between dropping out of the race and finishing it. I ran my first marathon after my fiftieth birthday. I’ve run nine more since then, including the New York and…

The Junkie’s Secret: MMM

As a teenager, I had the impulses of a junkyard dog. If someone looked at me the “wrong” way, I started barking. This resulted in many scraps — most of them with bigger and more skillful fighters. I managed to…

Never stop learning life lessons

Gordon Dean was an American lawyer and prosecutor whose distinguished career was fairly typical for Washington types. He went to work for the Justice Department under President Franklin Roosevelt, taught in the law schools at Duke University and the University…

What drives creativity?

“To get what you’ve never had, you must do what you’ve never done.” – Harvey Mackay Many good ideas have been discovered because someone poked around in an outside industry or discipline, and applied what he found to his own…

Finding Your Best Mental State for Trading

One of the most important skills a professional trader needs to develop is being able to manage his or her psychological state. Effective psychological maintenance can make all the difference between trading success and failure. The Zero-State In my own…

Swallow your pride occasionally

History has not been particularly kind to all manner of experts and their definitive pronouncements: Anglican Archbishop James Ussher (1581-1656) researched the dates of Biblical events and painstakingly subtracted all the Old Testament generations. When he finished his calculations, he…

Breaking the Comfort Zone

You have to do the 19 hard things. You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. You have to give more than you get in return…

Global Education Performance in China

My Top 10 Chinese Education Stocks Did you know that there are TEN Chinese education stocks listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq? Yup … TEN stocks. ATA Inc. (ATAI) provides computer-based training courses to pass professional certification exams such as…

Apple iAd Mobile Advertising Platform

Today during its iPhone 4.0 developer preview, Steve Jobs announced Apple’s much-anticipated mobile advertising platform, iAd. This has been expected since Apple acquired mobile ad platform Quattro Wireless, after having AdMob snatched away by Google (though the FTC may recommend…

Inner Listening and Intuitive Access

Intuition is knowledge that you can access; however, it is not contained in the logical part of your mind. The logical part of your mind has been over-trained while the other valuable part of your mind where intuition resides most…

Failing Forward and Succesful Mistakes

Being an entrepreneur is NOT for thin-skinned folk. You need to be driven to win, but accepting of defeat along the way. Some of the things I took home from my Oscar run, that I also realize are just as…

Self-disclosure: Be yourself

Day 1 of 30 days of self-disclosure: the real obstacles you face are not technical or strategic problems. They are issues at a deeper level that require some kind of transformation in your thinking to overcome them. Day 2 The…

Brian Johnson – Philosopher Notes

Source: Brian Johnson – Philosopher Notes Laughing Matters “To be intuitive, we must cultivate our sense of humor and look for reasons to laugh everywhere. We become so self-absorbed and serious when it comes to our problems and melodramas that…

Tai Lopez`s 67 steps

1) People often dream about becoming a millionaire. There are 1,645 billionaires in the world. But only 400 or so are self-made (the rest inherited their money). And of these self-made billionaires the largest single category are investors. Investors win.…

7 principles of Quantum Physics

Why are The 7 Prin­ci­ples so important? Because they affect every­thing in life and have an inter­est­ing rela­tion­ship with each other. The 7 Prin­ci­ples are: 1. The Prin­ci­ple of Men­tal­ism 2. The Prin­ci­ple of Cor­re­spon­dence 3. The Prin­ci­ple of Polar­ity 4. The…

How to get an MBA from Eminem

In 2002 I was driving to a hedge fund manager’s house to hopefully raise money from him. I was two hours late. This was pre-GPS and I had no cell phone. I was totally lost. I kept playing over and…

Agora ETR

Choosing the Best Possible Life By Mark Ford 1. What are you going to do? 2. With whom? 3. And where? Spend More Time with This Destructive Person By Craig Ballantyne Look for a comfort-destroyer mentor who can push your…

Book Reviews

Fight Mediocrity Summaries How to Be a Man – The Way of the Superior Man by David Deida – Goals: dont expect completion of something to pursue your goals, dont pospone or procrastinate – Passion: dont get lost on task…

Motivation Research: Understanding What Drives You

Motivating someone to action is, in most cases, the same as persuading them. Some would argue that persuasion is about attitude; and motivation is toward an action. We will review 3 reports on three studies that recently came in. In…

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

This book is split into three books, Resistance, Combating Resistance, and Beyond Resistance. Book One identifies what is known as resistance. Resistance is the little devil inside us all that prevents us from doing our work. The devil that pulls…

The 168 Hour Week

I’m always talking about the attributes of successful people: – They set goals. – They are action-oriented. – They are willing to outwork the competition. – They are eager to learn. – They are persistent. Today, for a change, let’s…

Audio Visual Stimulation (AVS) Technology

Brain waves do not “determine” your state of mind – they are caused by it.” Source: Steven Novella, M.D. http://www.theness.com/neurologicalblog Brain wave training has been found to yield excellent results in facilitation of human memory, attention span, and relaxation (Hutchinson,…

Instant Appeal

It is yet another book that tries to explain how and why people react the way they do. Initially, I thought it would be a re-hash of Blink and other such books. However, there were some new ideas. The book…

The Neuroscience of Success

Remember what happened the last time you bought a new car? Didn’t it seem like everyone was suddenly driving the same make, model, and even color car you had just bought? You know why that happened? Because buying a car…

Your personal library speaks volumes

“The habit of reading is one of the greatest resources of mankind; and we enjoy reading books that belong to us much more than if they are borrowed. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must…

The League of Extraordinary Minds

In Less Than Two Weeks – The Same Experts Who Get Paid Millions To Mentor Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, & Starbucks… Are Now Willing To Give You The Same Expert Advice To Build Your Own Business… With One Difference.…

So what do we do? Anything. Something.

“When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” – John F. Kennedy “The higher your aims and vaster your desires, the more energy you will have for their…

33 Simpleology Action CashMaps

A cashmap is “a well-planned and systematic approach to building your online business from the ground up… or from whatever stage you’re at right now. You simply plug into one of these detailed maps… follow along from point “A” to…

Top 50 “Have you..?”

1. Have you in the last 10 days … visited a customer? 2. Have you called a customer … TODAY? 3. Have you in the last 60–90 days … had a seminar in which several folks from the customer’s operation…

The Future Is Wild

How will the world look in 5 million, 100 million and 200 million years? How will the continents look? Will it be hot or cold? And what kinds of fantastic creatures will be walking the Earth? These are the questions…

How The Mighty Fall, And Get Back Up

In the latest book by Jim Collins, How the Mighty Fall, Collins carefully outlines how great, thriving organizations can quickly and dramatically fall from prominence. While he spends a lot of time outlining what he calls the “Five Stages of…

Neville Medhora, the hustler

partner with homeless to sell 24 water bottles in 30 min $15 profit http://www.nevblog.com/bottled-water-experiment/ 10 hacks to solve a problem http://kopywritingkourse.com/problem-solving-checklist/ Yelp email to B2B http://kopywritingkourse.com/b2b-email-marketing-tips-from-yelp/#comment-169462 evolution of direct response letters of washing service http://kopywritingkourse.com/powerwashing-flyers-copywriting-case-study/ altucher idea: write emails for…

The Speed of Trust

I’ve been reading “The Speed of Trust” by Stephen M.R. Covey. So much of what he covers is extremely relevant. Especially today. In times of uncertainty it’s much more difficult for people to hide under the radar or just “skate…

Frank McKinney’s Life Lessons

Life Lessons Learned in 135-mile non-stop foot race Badwater Arizona. This spellbinding documentary vividly captures my struggles and triumphs in the 2009 Badwater 135-mile non-stop foot race across the Death Valley desert. We use this unique format to inspire you…

How’s Your Brainpower?

It’s funny how we forget about our brain sometimes. We try and take care of our bodies with exercise but seem to altogether overlook the fact that our brain needs exercise too. As America ages, we’re finally seeing an increase…

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

A reader wants to know: “How can you fool your mind into positive thinking?” “How can I stop thinking of complaints and negative things?” There’s a Monty Python song that goes “Always look on the bright side of life” which…

Brendon Burchard

Brendon Burchard is the rare trainer capable of coupling personal growth with professional development, which is why Tony Robbins and the world’s top companies invite him to their stages. Below is a wide selection of Brendon’s presentations, all offering you…