The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out; the brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.
Long story short – I’ve been accepted to the NYU Dental School graduating class of 2013. That means I start […]
AlexShalman.com Practical Personal Development Podcast #18
Mark Sisson is the guy that puts the facts behind lifestyle, exercise, and nutrition claims. His current mission is to create the happiest, healthiest, leanest, most fit, and productive life that he can while he’s here on earth.
In the good ol’ days Mark Sisson was a professional triathlete, endurance runner […]
AlexShalman.com Practical Personal Development Podcast #17
Suzy Welch graduated at the top of her class at Harvard Business School, wrote a column in Oprah’s O Magazine, and was the editor of the prestigious Harvard Business Review. Since then Suzy has gone on to marry the ex-CEO of General Electric, Jack Welch, who now runs 11 companies.
Audio Podcast at the very bottom.
AJ Jacobs is a fascinating NY Times bestselling author, current editor of the infamous Esquire magazine, and what I would say is the “father of outsourcing.” AJ Jacobs has written The Know-It-All, in which he documented his experience of reading the whole Encyclopedia Britannica from front to back in his […]
A reader contacted me with a question today. As my response was getting longer, I realized that this would be a very relevant topic to share with everyone on the blog. Her e-mail reads as follows:
I ran across your blog (and subsequently have sent you a LinkedIn invite) regarding finding what motivates you in […]
AlexShalman.com Practical Personal Development Podcast #13
Lewis Howes, a good friend and fellow mutant, is an absolute sensation in the online social networking world. He’s a record holding arena football player, author, networking event planner, ridiculously good networker, and now the owner of his own publishing company.
Lewis Howes has become one of the leading LinkedIn consultants, […]
AlexShalman.com Practical Personal Development Podcast #10
Ronn Torossian, CEO of internationally acclaimed public relations firm 5WPR, is a devoted father, Jew, and all around decent human being. His company 5W Public Relations has been a breath of fresh air in an otherwise old, passive, and slow industry, since he founded it in 2003.
Since then, Ronn Torossian […]
“You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success – or are they holding you back?”
~W. Clement Stone
The premise of my argument is that our ability to reach […]
Have you ever had a weekend, holiday, or lazy sick-day where your main intention was to relax, but you just couldn’t get your bang for the buck? Productive people often have trouble relaxing, because they’ve cultivated the Go-Habit. Don’t worry, by the time we’re done here, even your cat will be jealous!
Being able to relax […]
While I’ve always been stunningly handsome, extremely intelligent, and exceptionally modest, I haven’t always said or done the right thing when it comes to members of the other species; females.
I’m going to keep it real and talk about a problem that has been the bane of my existence as I was growing up. I don’t […]