Random and Fun Announcements: Keynote with Mike Shinoda, Inc. 500, Madrid Party, More…

Random and Fun Announcements: Keynote with Mike Shinoda, Inc. 500, Madrid Party, More…

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park: more than 50 million albums and counting. (Photo: norrelb) Rather than sprinkle these announcements around, I figured I’d just load up one post. Hope to bump into some of you at one of these! Keynote with Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park in Las Vegas I’ll be doing an opening keynote …

The Fortune 500 4-Hour Workweek: Multiplying Output in Groups (Plus: Downloadable Checklists)

The Fortune 500 4-Hour Workweek: Multiplying Output in Groups (Plus: Downloadable Checklists)

For English subtitles, choose “Danish” from the “Choose Language…” drop-down. There is a misconception that lifestyle design is just for entrepreneurs or CEOs. In reality, the principles — borrowed from economics and behavioral psychology — can be applied within organizations and groups with even more dramatic effects. Just watch the 25-minute segment above from the …

Prepping for Warren Buffett: The Art of the Elevator Pitch (Videos)

Prepping for Warren Buffett: The Art of the Elevator Pitch (Videos)

The Oracle of Omaha, the world’s richest man. (Photo: Stephanie Kuykenal/Bloomberg News/Landov) It’s 1:33am in Omaha and I can’t sleep. Much like pre-Santa jitters as a 7-year old, I’m so excited to potentially meet Warren Buffett tomorrow for the 1st time that my little reptile brain won’t turn off. Ridiculous? Perhaps, but he (Warren, not …

Seeking Suggestions and Case Studies for New 4HWW (Plus: Twitter Giveaway Winners)

Seeking Suggestions and Case Studies for New 4HWW (Plus: Twitter Giveaway Winners)

O Hai, my new copy editor. (Photo: easyAlchemy) It’s nice to be focusing on writing again. I am finally putting together the revised and expanded edition of The 4-Hour Workweek! A lot has happened since it was first published in April 2007, and quite a few cool updates will be included. I’ve already incorporated many …

A Beginner's Guide: How to Rent Your Ideas to Fortune 500 Companies (Plus: Video)

A Beginner's Guide: How to Rent Your Ideas to Fortune 500 Companies (Plus: Video)

I first met Stephen Key in 2001. Two months later, I used a few recommendations of his — shared over the customary gin tonic — to help a friend double overseas sales in less than two weeks in New Zealand and Australia. How? Licensing. It can be a beautifully elegant model. Stephen is somewhat famous …