NYU Dental School Class of 2013 – Here I Come!

NYU Dental School Class of 2013 – Here I Come!

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.
~Randy Pausch
Long story short – I’ve been accepted to the NYU Dental School graduating class of 2013. That means I start [...]

AlexShalman.com Podcast #018 – Interviewing Mark Sisson

AlexShalman.com Podcast #018 – Interviewing Mark Sisson

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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 [...]

Posted by in Featured, Podcasts | August 3, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 4 comments

AlexShalman.com Podcast #017 – Interviewing Suzy Welch

AlexShalman.com Podcast #017 – Interviewing Suzy Welch

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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, [...]

Posted by in Featured, Podcasts | June 23, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 5 comments

AlexShalman.com Podcast #016 – Interviewing AJ Jacobs

AlexShalman.com Podcast #016 – Interviewing AJ Jacobs

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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 [...]

Posted by in Featured, Podcasts | June 9, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 9 comments

Finding The WHY To Motivate Ourselves

Finding The WHY To Motivate Ourselves

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:

Hello Alex,
I ran across your blog (and subsequently have sent you a LinkedIn invite) regarding finding what motivates you in [...]

AlexShalman.com Podcast #013 – Interviewing Lewis Howes

AlexShalman.com Podcast #013 – Interviewing Lewis Howes

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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 [...]

Posted by in Featured, Podcasts | March 9, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 4 comments

AlexShalman.com Podcast #010 – Interviewing Ronn Torossian

AlexShalman.com Podcast #010 – Interviewing Ronn Torossian

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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 [...]

Posted by in Featured, Podcasts | February 16, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 10 comments

Tampering With Our Environment to Reach Our Potential

Tampering With Our Environment to Reach Our Potential

“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 [...]

Posted by in Featured, Thinking | January 26, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 10 comments

How To Create Change and Foster Hope Like Barack Obama

How To Create Change and Foster Hope Like Barack Obama

Article written by Marina Tsipenyuk.
When Barack Obama was pronounced the winner of the 2008 presidential election, the world was energized with a new spirit of hope. Now, right at the dawn of inauguration day, we are seeking Obama in Spiderman comics and companies like are Pepsi modeling after Obama’s marketing campaign. It is the first [...]

Anti-Productivity: 30 Ways To Slow Down and Relax Like a Cat

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 [...]

Posted by in Featured, Productivity | December 14, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 27 comments

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