Category: Quotes

Blockchain Apps

Upwardly-spiraling blockchain phenomenon that will soon replace all of our passwords, physical IDs, and even the keys on our keychains by using blockchain-enabled smartphone applications. 5 BLOCKCHAIN APPLICATIONS DISTRIBUTED CLOUD STORAGE. Blockchain data storage will become a massive disruptor shortly.…

Vacuum Cleaner Stories

The Vacuum Cleaner: A History House cleaning has been an innate human activity for centuries, but only since the early 19th century have mechanical devices replaced the physical hard labor (performed mostly by women). Mechanical carpet sweepers were replaced by…

Rule Breakers 2016

How much did your industry grow in 2016? How much did your main competitors grow in 2016? How much did your industry leader grow in 2016? How much did your company grow in 2016? Intuitive Surgical (Nasdaq: ISRG): Up 1336%…

The heart of Modern Wealth

There are people who complain about the declining share of gross domestic product that is contributed by manufacturing in the United States. This is because they are completely unfamiliar with the worldwide phenomenon. They do not understand that economic growth…

Exponential Organizations

Oculus VR, AirBnb, Uber, WhatsApp, DropBox… there is a growing list of startups commanding multibillion-dollar valuations in just a couple of years. The velocity of wealth creation is exploding. What’s going on? Why is this happening? For bigger Fortune 5000…

Eight Big Crowd Opportunities

In looking at all the inroads the sharing economy has made so far, you may think that the big opportunities have already been exploited. In reality, this is a movement that’s just getting started. Here are just a few that…

Blockchain and Distributed Systems

A number of people are having trouble establishing the long term value of Bitcoin. Is it a flash in the pan or the next big thing? When I started to dig into Bitcoin, I figured I could clearly and quickly…

Beyond Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Is entrepreneurship the solution to the world urgent problems? I enjoy to get involve with entrepreneurs who want to improve the world, solve a pain, share good will, disrupt industries with better solutions. These is a short list of part…

6 “Ds” of Exponential Growth

Dr. Peter Diamandis, is known for his roles as founder and chairman of the X Prize as well as co-founder of Singularity University. The title of his talk was “Goodbye Linear Thinking: Hello Abundance”. Diamandis began by discussing how the…

Generation Z

Generation Z is one of the names used for the First World or Western generation of people born between the early-1990s to late 2000s. As this generation is still being born, and is still very young, it is hard to…

The Lost Art of Conversation

Life Changing Discussions. Think back to a time you had a life-changing discussion. Who was it with? Where was it? How did it make you feel? That’s the power of great conversation. Conversation offers infinite possibilities. It is great for…

Artists Quotes

“There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, and those who do not see.” “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things…

The Rise of Crowdsourcing

“Crowd” and “Outsourcing” for the act of outsourcing tasks, traditionally performed by an employee or contractor to a large group of people or community (a crowd), through an open call. For example, the public may be invited to develop a…

A New Model of Economic Growth

Front page headline on Friday’s Wall Street Journal proclaimed a big up-tick worldwide in the manufacturing sector. According to the paper, everybody is making more and more stuff. This helps assure that the recovery “has legs.” Auto sales, too, came…

Speech Attention Tips and Grabbers

How you can create a speech in less than 10 mins that is equally effective and to-the-point (without all the fluff!) 1. Start with the conclusion! Echoing Steven Covey’s 2nd habit, it is critical to have the end in mind.…

Millionaire Parents create Billionaire Kids

Billionaire Kids Here’s One Father’s Brilliant Advice On How To Raise Your Kids To Be Billionaires – Make them aware of the full range of life options. – Do NOT send them to public school NOR to the prep schools…

Financial Predictions for 2010

As the manic-depressive decade of the 2000s came to a close, stocks staged a spectacular, global bust and powerful rebound. Housing also did the bust thing; we may be waiting a long time for the powerful real estate rebound, however.…

The Ultimate Gift Experience 12 Days/12 Ways

A few years back, a little book started something very big. A message that has already prompted people to give to others, connect with friends and family, and help those in need like never before. Every one of us has…

Giving Thanks in Thanksgiving Day

“My father says that almost the whole world is asleep. Everybody you know. Everybody you see. Everybody you talk to.” “He says that only a few people are awake and they live in a state of constant, total amazement.” –…

Entrepreneurs are greedy, really?

When’s the last time you turned on CNN and heard an encouraging story about business owners doing good in the world? When’s the last time you heard somebody in the media or education system say, “We need to build up…

Honda’s new personal mobility technology U3-X

I came across an article yesterday touting the release of Honda’s new personal mobility technology, U3-X (pictured below). Basically, the U3-X is a stool with a unique directional wheel system that allows it to travel diagonally, as well as right,…

Into the Fourth Turning

The Fourth Turning is an amazingly prescient book Neil Howe wrote with the late William Strauss in 1997. The work, which describes generational archetypes and the cyclical patterns created by these archetypes, has been an eye-opener to anyone able 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…

Famous Catholic Quotes

“People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet…

Is Self Sacrifice worth it, really?

The path to greatness is called SACRIFICE. Imagine cavemen sitting in comfort before a fire in a communal cave being urged by their mates to go hunting for food on a cold, rainy, winter day. They are being called on…

Emerson: The Quintessential American

Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Transcendentalism A theologian, essayist, orator and poet, Emerson is variously described as America’s own philosopher, our first literary giant, the father of the environmental movement, and the founder of what literary critic Harold Bloom calls…

Water, the magic elixir of life

Water is the magic elixir of life and universal solvent that allows us to eliminate toxins from our cells. As most people know, water is composed of oxygen and hydrogen. Water is critical for structural stabilization of proteins, lipids, and…

Summer Quotes

“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…

Celebration Of Business Innovators And Ideas

Innovation is the spark of capitalism. To celebrate our 85th anniversary, we have selected 85 business breakthroughs that have changed our lives in a profound way since Forbes started publishing. We also highlight 15 more that promise to do the…

Next Generation of Leadership

We believe that the ability to transmit a message to so many different people is an important and unique asset of XPLANE. Together we achieved greater comprehension and a homologous vision of the project. “It is my desire to inspire…

My Favorite Web Quotes

“The Google SERPs are like the 10 seats in the front row of a hot concert. If you can get some strong friends to help you fill up the front row and keep the bum rushers and hecklers away –…

iLearning Global

If you could change your life completely by changing less than 1% of your daily routine would you do it? By investing 7 minutes per day (roughly ½ % of 24 hours) in yourself and your education you can dramatically…

Thoreau and The Highest of Arts

Who was the dominant figure of Henry David Thoreau, an avid naturalist, essayist, reform advocate and civil disobedient. Thoreau believed that as we get older we fall into a routine, gradually and mindlessly beating a track for ourselves. Bogged down…

Positive Affirmations

Words and Phrases on my White Board Optimize I must get better. Take a deep breath and remind myself we live in an abundant world Focus on revenue producing activities This is not a time to slow down. This is…

Trend Predictions that will Shape the Future

The 16 major trends that will shape the new century 1. The age of instant communications. 2. A world without economic borders. 3. Four steps to a one-world economy. 4. Internet commerce and learning. 5. The new service society. 6.…

30 Best Slogans Hall of Fame

1. Just do it. – Nike 2. Think Small. – Volkswagen 3. Don’t be vague. Ask for Haig. – Haig Scotch Whiskey 4. When you got it, flaunt it. – Braniff Airlines 5. All the news that’s fit to print.…

World’s Strongest Dad

And what has Rick done for his father? Not much–except save his life. Dick and Rick Hoyt are a father-and-son team from Massachusetts who together compete just about continuously in marathon races. And if they’re not in a marathon they…

Life Lessons From Burning Man

Reno, NV “Make no mistake… this is an exercise in radical self-reliance…” (Burning Man survival guide) Howdy… No, I’m not at Burning Man this year. Just couldn’t pull it off, because of random acts of viciousness and distraction ladled upon…

Deeper Level of Intelligence

Most people use mostly their acquired knowledge and adopt a “take the bull by the horns” approach to tackle challenges and move up in the world. But a few use their inner intelligence to overcome challenges… According to Deepak Chopra,…

Great Quotes from Great Leaders

At times we all question: How can I live my best life? What purpose in life do I hope to serve? How can I create the most life-changing impact on my business, my family, and myself? We search for answers.…

Minimum, Target, and Outrageous Goals

Raymond Aaron in his book “Double Your Income Doing What You Love” breaks life down into six pathways, and then sets out a simple but highly effective system for you to set goals in all six categories every month. Using…

Top 10 Scientific Breakthroughs of 2008

Scientists had plenty of reasons to celebrate in 2008. The Large Hadron Collider fired up for the first time, a temple of science opened its doors, several companies promised cheap genome sequencing and President-elect Obama hired a fantastic team of…

Top Technology Breakthroughs of 2008

10. Flexible Displays Researchers have worked on thin, paperlike displays that can be folded, rolled or sewn into the sleeve of your hoodie. Flexible displays could change the way we interact with the info-universe, creating new kinds of cellphones, portable…

Quotes from Gordon Bizar

“Every outcome require a specific set of tools and a specific mind set.” – Gordon Bizar at Jay Abraham Seminar in 2006. “Working in a collaborative environment with a collaborative spirit where the behavior of each individual is: no task…

Tracking the World Googlezon

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season…

Core Competencies for the 21st Century

Every epoch requires people and organizations to develop core competencies or skills needed to be successful. Harvard Graduate School of Education professor Helen Haste has identified five that we should begin teaching our students. We  business managers should also consider…

Empowering Beliefs

Empowering Beliefs can free the mind of our limitations, and allow us to believe that new things are possible: they unlock the chains which hold us back and open our minds to all kinds of new possibilities. Remember the story…

Leadership and Greatness Motivational Quotes

“Successful people make their decisions quickly and change their minds slowly, Unsuccessful people make their decisions slowly and change their mind quickly” Andy Andrews “Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.”…

Best Marketing Quotes

If you’re attacking your market from multiple positions and your competition isn’t, you have all the advantage and it will show up in your increased success and income. Jay Abraham Understand that you need to sell you and your ideas…

Active Listening and Powerful Questions

The skill of powerful questioning is the tool that can help take your coaching to even greater heights. So, what exactly is a powerful question? Well, it is that question which stops you dead in your tracks. It is the…

The Doorknob Principle

Before you open another door, follow this three-step process: Stop. Pause. Enter. It might take an extra 10 seconds, but doing this will help you become more conscious of your objectives and help you connect with your spouse, children, boss,…

6 Rules of Life

The 80/20 Rule Pareto’s rule states that only 20 percent of your work accounts for 80 percent of your output. Be ruthless in cutting down the amount of time you spend on the less important 80 percent Parkinson’s Law Parkinson’s…

The 80/20 Principle and the Good Life

Now you might have heard the story about the businessman on vacation. He was staring at the calm blue sea thinking about lunch. A small boat laden with large yellow fin tuna docked near the pretty Mexican village. A lone…

Does the curiosity kill the cat?

You may know hundreds of people. Yet how many are truly fascinating? I’ve often wondered about these men and women. What gives them that special indefinable quality that makes them so enjoyable to be around? Some will say its education,…

5 Ways To Learn New Skills Quickly

It’s essential to learn new skills quickly in today’s information economy. Today, you are what you know. If you want to progress forwards in life, you need to learn new skills. But most adults resent learning. When was the last…

Writers Famous Quotes

“What you want, wants you.” Mark Victor Hansen “Hope might be a virtue, but it is rarely a strategy.” Richard Parson “If you were seated at a table of, say, 15 of the greatest minds and successes of our day,…

15 People Who Will Reinvent Your Future

Seeing the Light Scott Woolley Richard Friend’s supermolecules will give us paper-thin display screens–and much more. The Secrets of Scent Daniel Lyons Linda Buck maps the brain using her nose. Steely Dan Lea Goldman Daniel Branagan and his heroic metal.…

Greatest Athletic Achievements

At their best, sports are about more than just winning games and diverting crowds. They test the limits of what the human body and spirit can achieve. A great athlete performing at the peak of their powers is as moving…

Future by Design

Future by Design shares the life and far-reaching vision of Jacque Fresco, considered by many to be a modern day Da Vinci. Peer to Einstein and Buckminster Fuller, Jacque is a self-taught futurist who describes himself most often as a…

Marketing & Advertising Quotes

“Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.” Leo Burnett “Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” Peter Drucker “I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives…

How to Wake Up With a Natural High

Ever had days when getting out of bed was the last thing you wanted to do? I’ve had those days, too. I once thought that I needed to take supplements in order to wake up all energized and ready to…

Did God make the laws of nature?

Did God make nutrition? Did God make the laws of nature so that surgical procedures would work – and so that the combustion engine would work – and so that energy medicine would work (and a thousand others)? I believe…

The Champion’s Creed

I’ve taken this affirmation with me all over the world. Reading it regularly will help you become resilient in the face of life’s challenges. Stay focused on your goals and decorate your desk with this beautiful “Champion’s Creed” Success leaves…

Jumpstart Your Creativity

What Do You Want to Create? Perhaps the greatest myth about creativity is the idea that it’s a rare gift or genetic endowment possessed by only a few. We see an original painting, feel moved to our core by a…

Phenomenon (1996)

What kind of earthqueakes can you predict in your life? What are you learning today to let your dreams come true? What changes have you experieced or want to experience? Memorable Quotes Bonnie: George Malley! You learned the Portuguese language…

Push Your Boundaries

“If you can’t, you must. If you must, you can.” by Tony Robbins Being in the comfort zone is the primary cause for laziness in most of the people. It is similar to the gravitational field. You got to do…

Scarcity VS Abundance Mentality

“I believe in abundance, I desire abundance, I receive abundance.” Shakti Gawain Let’s revisit the three examples from the beginning of this article, to determine how behavior might change in these circumstances with an Abundance mentality. One who believes that…

Best Movie Quotes

“Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” —Mel Gibson as William Wallace in “Braveheart” “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you might miss it.” —Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller in…

Breakthrough Recommended Books

Breakthroughs! by P. Ranganath Nayak This is the story about the people and companies behind fourteen of the most successful 20th century commercial breakthroughs: the VCR, the Post-it note, ChemLawn, Tagamet, the Walkman, The CAT Scanner, the microwave oven, Toyota…

Stunning Pictures and Photos

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Quotes from Zig Ziglar

“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.” “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. ” “You were born to win, but to be a winner, you…

Out-of-the-Box Brain

Let’s pretend that the diagram below belongs to you—that this is the shape of the all-important mindset that defines your general BrainMap Profile—and that it depicts how your brain thinks (even though it is only a sample of the many…