Business Coaching – Advice from Jason Fried of 37signals

GREAT business advice from Jason Fried, co-founder and President of 37signals. Lessons learned at 37signals Start time: 0:33 In this talk, Jason discusses what he’s learned at 37signals over the years. Topics covered: The idea that you should “fail early, fail often” is bogus. Plans are guesses. Interruption is the enemy of productivity. Sell your…

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Life Coaching – Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” Pausch talked about his lessons learned and gave advice to…

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Life Coaching – State-of-Worry vs. State-of-Grace

My Mom always worries that my brother and I won’t make it home safely and wants us to call when we get home. We only live 2 miles away. A state-of-worry is not the same as a state-of-grace. How much better for my Mom, and us, if she sent healing and blessing thoughts, instead of…

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Personal life coach – Ruthless Focus and the Art of Saying No

Scott H. Young’s site is my newest source for “getting more out of life!” “Goal-setting isn’t about adding more work. It’s about ruthlessly saying no to everything else. Productivity isn’t defined by how much work you do, but the amount of work you ignore. “The easiest way to maintain a ruthless focus is to say…

Executive coach – Justin Tadlock: "Some Thoughts on Success"

Starting your own business It’s one thing to try and convince your family that you’re doing the right thing. It’s an entirely different beast trying to get other people to take the plunge with you. Motivation is key If you’re not entirely convinced you can be successful, you won’t be. The thing people most often…