What if you could reduce the hours you spend working by 50%, and yet still be three times as productive? What if you could do that starting tomorrow? You can. And that’s what today show is all about-how to triple your productivity tomorrow.
Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories — and maybe, a way forward.
Stephen King. He is the Charles Dickens of this century. People either love him or hate him. My churchgoing friends are often shocked to learn that I read his work, and admire it.
Stephen King is a writing and marketing machine, having accomplished the unusual feat of being successful as a craftsman, and as an entrepreneur. He has sold well over 350 million books, and spawned countless movies and television shows. His latest novel-to-screen adaptation is Under The Dome. How?
Many entrepreneurs and business people whose ministry is in the marketplace relate to the story of Joseph in the Old Testament. We often like to quote Genesis 39:2, “and the Lord was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man.”
But Joseph’s prosperity did not come without a price…
Imagine starting and running a business that has no office, no employees, no inventory, no overhead, and potential revenue in the millions of dollars. Every day you work from wherever you want-maybe one day from your house, maybe the next day from Starbucks, maybe the next day from the deck of a cruise ship.
Sound like a cheesy Internet ad? Maybe. But it’s also reality for a lot of people I know. And it can be reality for you. That’s what today show is all about-how to be a “minimalist entrepreneur”. The idea for this week show sprang from a series of blog posts written by my friend Ryan Lee. If you haven’t read those posts, I highly recommend them.
Michael J. Fox left television because he has Parkinson’s Disease. Now he’s coming back to television. The Michael J. Fox Show, which airs this Fall on NBC, is a comedy about a TV personality… with Parkinson’s. If anybody can tackle a serious subject in a respectful way and still be funny, it’s this man. Just watch the trailer and you’ll see what I mean.
Josh Kaufman is the author of The First 20 Hours. In this video, he destroys the “10,000 hours” myth. According to Kaufman, it takes just 20 hours of focused practice to go from zero to being good at any skill. Fascinating.