“A Networking Book” - your guide to becoming effective at one of the most important skills in business.
Walter Isaacson wrote a masterpiece biography on Steve Jobs. I am disappointed that I didn’t discover it sooner. The book seduced me and I ended up studying it rather than reading it. I always take copious notes and my books have so many dog ears and scribbles one would wonder where they’ve been. Because of [...]
Paul Renaud, Executive Coach, writer and speaker shares his views on People Power and what Networking is really all about. ‘When in doubt, network!’ The more people you meet, the more you learn and …‘Give it away!’ His simple rules for interacting with people transformed his life and led him to really find “his zone” [...]
Beauty of Entrepreneurship 2016, the first international conference dedicated to entrepreneurship in Romania, features an incredible roster of people that really know the value of designing their businesses.
Writing a book requires that one reads books and does enough research to make his or her book well, interesting… Anyone can write a book but to write a ‘great’ book requires talent, time and practice. In my quest to write a ‘Great’ book I have been inspired by great writers. I was pleased to [...]
Jeff Imelt, from GE once quoted Mentors as “People you trust to provide feedback and advice”. Mentors opens doors, are generous of spirit and time and best of all, a mentor’s time is free. It all started in 1998 when I met a fellow called Bob Henson – ‘a good ole boy from Birmingham, Alabama’ [...]
I’ve had the chance to take up Scuba diving a long time ago and although I’m not a pro, I really enjoy the stillness, the coolness of being vulnerable and depending on oxygen as well as seeing a spectacle of fish and wildlife. Once in Thailand I was diving and noticed a 3 meter long [...]
Lately, I’ve collected 3 more heroes, people that have demonstrated to me courage and risks to show how bad they really wanted something. One person is a household name – at least he was in the past, the other you’ve probably seen a few pictures surfing and the third person is unknown. Some of us [...]
Jeff Imelt, from GE once quoted Mentors as “People you trust to provide feedback and advice”. Mentors opens doors, are generous of spirit and time and best of all, a mentor’s time is free. It all started in 1998 when I needed some help to design a national sales team. I could not find such [...]
Well after 12 versions of the speech, 3 rehearsals, 20 practice sessions, getting Vince Stevenson the Fear Dr. as speech Coach and countless friends & family to help, TEDx Bucharest was accomplished! A great, top notch event and I’m privileged to have been part of it. What a RUSH!
What a hoot that was! Google’s All hands event was fun, entertaining and informative. Great client and great moments – thank you Google for inviting me to be part of it!
It’s happened before…you’re talking to someone and that person can’t help you: You’re not going to make the sale or this person cannot connect you to the decision maker. Yikes! What do you do? Answer: You close your discussion graciously by asking: Who do you know (WDYK)? I’ve used this angle many times. It’s amazing [...]