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HOW TO DEVELOP PERSISTENCE

December 3rd, 2009 · Habits, Productivity

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Lack of persistence is probably one of the greatest causes of failure. You may be talented but if you are not persistent enough to use what you’ve learned you are setting yourself up for failure. Good Luck is with those who persevere. Success is with those who are willing to fight. You have to make an effort in order to reap a harvest; you can’t just expect the fruit to fall into your lap. But, if persistence is not one of your virtues don’t worry, because I will show you how to be steadfast in your commitment to succeed.

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THE STORY OF WILLIAM KAMKWAMBA: THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND

November 26th, 2009 · Entrepreneurship, Videos

I love this video, short but with a powerful message: The entrepreneurial spirit has no limits, nationality, gender or age; it’s in every one of us. Everybody has what it takes to succeed even when the circumstances are not favorable or discouraging. Impossible is just a word of weakness. After watching this inspirational video you will never use it again my friend.  Let me show you the best example of what I call entrepreneurial spirit.

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10 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR PRODUCTIVITY WITHOUT KILLING YOURSELF

November 25th, 2009 · Guest Posts, Habits, Productivity

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Productivity is the art of doing more of what’s important in less time than usual.

There are different ways to be more productive, and the following are the ten ways I most use to maintain a high quality standard of productivity in what I do.

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THE FUN THEORY AND THE PIANO STAIRCASE

November 20th, 2009 · Creativity, Habits, Videos

This video is part of a series of 3 video clips from a Swedish campaign designed to improve the city of Stockholm with creative ideas. This is a perfect example of how you can achieve incredible things just with thinking creatively and implementing those ideas you’ve come up with.

At the same instant I saw this video I realized the value and potential of its message. So, watch the video and let me show you what I’ve learned from it.

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HOW TO OVERCOME ANY CHALLENGE YOU FACE || 4 STEPS METHOD

November 17th, 2009 · Habits, Productivity

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In this article I’m going to share with all of you a method to overcome any challenge you face in your life. It’s really simple but effective as hell. The method works because I use it every single day of my life and, for now, I have no complaints about it, but rather the opposite; thanks to this method I’ve achieved many goals I had in my life and I hope you will take advantage of it too. Implement this method to your daily routine and you will be able to solve any problem you have.

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HOW TO ACHIEVE MORAL PERFECTION IN 13 WEEKS | BENJAMIN FRANKLIN’S VIRTUES

November 13th, 2009 · Habits

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“Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts” – Aristotle.

I’m going to share with you a Crash Course on how to achieve moral perfection in 13 weeks. This course was created a long time ago by one of the greatest minds of our time: Benjamin Franklin. He used this method throughout his life in order to break his bad habits and make good ones stick.

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CREATIVE THINKING: 10 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR CREATIVITY (Part II)

November 9th, 2009 · Creativity, Habits, Productivity

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A promise is a promise. Last week I told you I would compile your best comments into a new detailed list of “Creative Thinking: 10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity (part 2)” and publish it on ilcantone.com. And here it is! The wait was worth it :)

But, first of all, I recommend you to read or refresh the original post: Creative Thinking: 10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity (part 1).

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ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGE: How to Turn $5 Into $650 in 2 Hours

November 4th, 2009 · Entrepreneurship, Inspirational Speeches, Videos

The original source of this video is ecorner.stanford.edu. The Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) Entrepreneurship Corner is a free online archive of entrepreneurship resources for teaching and learning. But I first heard about it from Oscar Del Ben.

If you had five dollars and two hours, what would you do to make as much money as possible?

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7 HABITS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

October 31st, 2009 · Food & Health, Habits

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To maintain our health and conserve our energy, we have to identify and eliminate the bad habits that are undermining our full potential as individuals. Once you’ve identified those habits you have to change them into good ones.

Next, I will share with you a list of 7 highly effective habits for a healthy life. If you incorporate these 7 habits into your daily routine you will reap the benefits for the rest of your life.

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CREATIVE THINKING: 10 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR CREATIVITY

October 24th, 2009 · Creativity, Habits, Productivity

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Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Steve Jobs.

Do you think that you are not a creative person? Let me tell you something: you are wrong. Creativity is not reserved to poets, writers, filmmakers, musicians or any other professional artist but is inside of each one of us. Everyone is creative. In fact, you have enough creative potential to become an innovator in whatever you do.

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