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Archive for December 2017

Life is funny.

Life is funny. I’m back home visiting my family for the holidays. While here, I stay with Mama bear on Camano Island. It’s hilarious, I go to bed at 10 pm and my 7? year old (she’s shy about her age) mum goes to bed AFTER me. As our parents age, the roles switch. Over…

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Sticking with the basics, will GUARANTEE your success

Bitcoin is the talk of the town. On my plane ride over the pond, I got to hear an hour-long dissertation on why Bitcoin is the new internet. While I’m not disagreeing that people haven’t made money and that you may make money in the future…. but, it’s risky. There are many ways to Rome…

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How speakers can avoid the “what’s that smell?” look.

“The most powerful person in the world is the storyteller. The storyteller sets the vision, values, and agenda of an entire generation that is to come.” – Steve Jobs Blah… blah… blah … You know storytelling is important, you’ve had it beaten into that dome of yours for some time now (probably years). But when…

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Addict assaults wife in public, forces my hand

For the first time since living in Brazil for over a year and a half, I saw something that really made feel uncomfortable. Ironically it happened in the most prestigious and expensive neighborhood in Rio — Leblon. I was in line to check out at the pharmacy. The customer at the register was paying, when…

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