Book Giveaway #65: Becoming A Life Change Artist

“The great artists show us how we can leverage our creative dilemmas to realize BREAKTHROUGHS not only in art but also in lives. Creative dilemmas are sources of INNOVATIVE breakthroughs in art as well as in life.” Continue reading Book Giveaway #65: Becoming A Life Change Artist

Book Giveaway #64: Willpower Doesn’t Work

When it comes to achieving goals making committed decisions involves:

1. investing upfront;
2. MAKING IT PUBLIC
3, Setting a timeline
4. installing SEVERAL FORMS OF FEEDBACK / ACCOUNTABILITY; and
5. removing or altering EVERYTHING in your environment that OPPOSES your commitment. Continue reading Book Giveaway #64: Willpower Doesn’t Work

TED Talk of the Day #004: The secrets of learning a new language

We know that people who speak more than one language fluently have better memories and are more cognitively creative and mentally flexible than monolinguals. Canadian studies suggest that Alzheimer’s disease and the onset of dementia are diagnosed later for bilinguals than for monolinguals, meaning that knowing a second language can help us to stay cognitively healthy well into our later years. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #004: The secrets of learning a new language

Book Giveaway #61: Zero to One

He offers (through Thiel Fellowship) $100,000 to students (below age 23) to drop out of college to pursue independent research, project or venture. If you are above 23, you need to venture it out on your own. Some people think that commercial success is about superior intelligence, better luck or some divine karma. Get ready to have your beliefs shaken in the 6th chapter – “You Are Not A Lottery Ticket”. Continue reading Book Giveaway #61: Zero to One

TED Talk of the Day #002: Turning Trash into Toys

One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous quotes is:
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'”

If you agree, have you found out for yourself? Need clues on what you should be REALLY DOING WITH YOUR LIFE? One set of clues is in how deeply and clearly are you able to read the contemporary world around you. Continue reading TED Talk of the Day #002: Turning Trash into Toys

Book Giveaway #60: The Man Who Thought Different

“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. Continue reading Book Giveaway #60: The Man Who Thought Different

Book Giveaway #53: What Matters Now

“In every industry there are huge swathes of critical knowledge that have been commoditized, and what hasn’t been yet commoditized soon will be. Given that, we have to say good-bye to the “knowledge economy” and wave hello to the ‘creative economy’. WHAT MATTERS TODAY is how fast a company can generate new thoughts and BUILD new knowledge…….” Continue reading Book Giveaway #53: What Matters Now