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Authenticity and Warren Buffet – To Thine Own Self be True!

What I like about this clip of Billionaire Warren Buffett is that he communicates in a way that is “Authentic“. But what does it really mean when we say someone is “Authentic”?  It can be a tad on the esoteric side (as indeed can be the word esoteric, but anyway …). “Authenticity” has been defined … Continued

CNN Correspondents live on Libya, Syria … Pause … wait for it …

Here are CNN commentators Fareed Zakaria and Eliot Spitzer in an engaging discussion on Libya, Syria, Unions and immigration.  This is taking place in front of a live audience and offers us the rare opportunity to see two media professionals in front of a live audience.  I’m struck by the contrasting styles of these two … Continued

Kings Speech -Inspiring message sweeps the Oscars!

The King’s Speech swept the Academy Awards last week winning four Oscars, including Best Original Screenplay to screenwriter and former stutterer David Seidler. My colleague Chris has already written about The King’s Speech but I couldn’t resist adding my own two cents. In the above clip, we see Lionel Logue (no relation to our trainer … Continued

In Business-“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”

Here is Malcolm Gladwell, author of the book “The Tipping Point” talking about “the gifted” and “the talented”. Gladwell sums up his feelings on the subject in two eloquent words: “So what?” I could not agree more. Scientific experts have found in a number of different studies that talent doesn’t mean motivation or intelligence, or … Continued

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