Just Order It

I read somewhere that the average American reads less than two books a year, while the average CEO reads over 50 books a year. In theory, the average CEO is likely to be much busier than the average American, yet …

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Impress Yourself!

We often do things to impress other people – whether it be parents, members of the opposite sex, siblings or friends. When you begin to do things to impress yourself you will begin to be more in control of your …

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Manage Your Own Brand

One of my professors, Corey Billington (at IMD), gave an interesting tip. Every big celebrity brand has two adjectives that we associate with them (Margaret Thatcher: Iron lady, Bill Clinton: Charismatic Democrat, Paris Hilton: Goodtime partying etc…). We should all …

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Be Enthusiastic. Be Liked.

I’ve read 100’s of books on sales but the two basic things to remember is: Be enthusiastic Be liked Enthusiasm will get you far in life. Enthusiasm is contagious. People love enthusiastic people. The first sale you need to make is …

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Fail Cheaply

It’s a given that a lot of the things you will try will not work. Just remember to always fail as cheaply as possible. Don’t spend years working on an idea and perfecting it before testing it. See if you …

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Amirology

Amirology (noun): The history of Amir :). 1977 – Born, Hull, UK 1978 – Islamabad, Pakistan 1979 – Karachi, Pakistan 1984 – Los Angeles, United States 1986 – Brussels, Belgium – International School of Brussels, International Baccalaureate 1995 – Manchester, UK – University …

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