How do we create lasting social connections and professional and personal relations? How does technology affect business by transforming people into objects? Motto: “Everything is going to trash, and I don’t want in.” Diego Gutierrez, the author of the script for episode 18 of season 5 (2004), “Disposable”, of the American series “Judging Amy”, the… Read More Face-to-Face Networking in the Web 3.0 Era
The 20th of November is entrepreneur’s day. American entrepreneur Lawrence Levels argues why, by 2035, more than 1 billion digital nomads will live on Earth, meaning freelancers and entrepreneurs who will travel as a lifestyle, working from anywhere on their online businesses. As a freelancer myself and working with other freelancers, I have lately become… Read More Surely, Dear Collectivity, from A Freelancer Full of Verve
This is an extensive review of an internet marketing program in which I have participated. In it, I will not dwell upon other programs offered by Lisa Marie Pepe or others. By reading it, you will have the following: what are some of my professional opinions, as a (1) marketer and (2) trainer over the… Read More “The Confidence to Clients Method for Female Coaches and Online Entrepreneurs” by Lisa Marie Pepe. Review by Marcus Victor Grant
The 20th of June every year is the international day of productivity. Motto: “God, please give me the power to change what I can, accept what I can’t, and the wisdom to know the difference.” What do you change when something doesn’t fit? The external reality, or territory, causes particular problems for each… Read More What I Have Learnt from Brian Tracy’s Exercise
CraftLift is a program created by joining the efforts of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and leaders in support of Romanian pupils who are looking forward to making a meaningful contribution by supporting a better future for adolescents who have already proven their dedication to performance. I, Marcus Victor Grant, am the founder of this program I have… Read More Contribute Now to Sustain the CraftLift program
If you read this, then you personally or professionally know me pretty well, and it doesn’t matter if we talk in English, Romanian or Italian. I just wrote it in English because I know you’ll understand it. I don’t usually like to talk about my problems (or publicly express my emotions about them). Still, I… Read More How It Feels to Live With a Chronic Tooth Infection
Schema Focused Therapy (SFT) is an integrative, holistic approach that considers that most, if not all, psychiatric issues have their roots în traumas which activate” life traps” (maladaptive schemas). When it reaches a certain statistical threshold, each schema becomes active (manifest) în a client’s life. If it reaches a superior threshold, it becomes severe and… Read More Maladaptive Schemas & Modes
A client talking to a career consultant about his consumer relations job in a company selling services and products: – I have always thought that the people refusing such an offer as we have during this time are simply crazy, just nuts! It is such a reasonable offer! One cannot merely refuse it! I do… Read More 5 Ultimate Mind Traps That PRODUCT OWNERS Believe They Are Entitled To in Marketing and Sales. Find Out Now the Truths That Will Set You Free!
Discussion between a marketing consultant and his client: – Think about the following example: you just got to a new workplace, and for lunch, you must choose between two restaurants that have similar offers: one is full of people, and the other one is almost empty. Which one do you prefer?” – The one is… Read More 5 Creative Mind Traps That BUSINESS OWNERS Doing Marketing and Sales Believe They Are Entitled To. Find Out Now the Truths That Will Set You Free!
– The man who has more keys is more powerful! – So said the janitor. We do business in a market where an often encouraging message to young freelancers seems to be:” get YOUR practice into your own hands”,” get NOW what you deserve”. Thus, self-confidence seems like the key to getting external recognition. Sometimes,… Read More 5 Other Mind Traps That Marketing and Sales Entrepreneurs Believe They Are Entitled To. Find Out Now the Truths That Will Set You Free!
– Where do you stand on rules? – I am OK with them – Congratulations! How did you manage that? – It is straightforward. Most of the time, I set the rules for others, and may God have mercy on their souls if they don’t obey them! We start a new business season with… Read More Get Over Entitlement in Marketing, Management and Business
In my previous article, I wrote about a few of the collective myths and hallucinations that some people are spreading around about the importance of jobs. Here are a few severe and natural reasons adults decide to get employed. 1. Usually, somebody who works in an organization, whether a small firm or a corporation, a… Read More 9 Serious Reasons to Be Employed
Here are a few reasons why many employed people yearn for freelancer status. The flexibility of the schedule. You are the one who sets the time during which you are available for your clients, and usually, that means pretty much all the time. Still, it also means that you don’t have a hard-and-fast schedule, and… Read More 10 Reasons to Be a Freelancer
The fact that I am a freelancer roughly means that “if I don’t work, I don’t eat”. So, I can’t afford to postpone or refuse clients or opportunities for personal reasons. However, a clear thing that I encourage, from my own experience, with my clients, is that you don’t need to be the slave of… Read More The Productive Habits of a Freelancer
In October 2004, I founded my first company, Artis Consulting & Training. I was a fresh student barely starting to practice what he was learning in the faculty, trying to embrace the freelancer’s professional perspective with great enthusiasm. Even though I made several business plans and tried to run my business as an entrepreneur,… Read More 14 Years of Freelancing Registered in Romania
Working as a consultant for entrepreneurs is exciting and stressful at the same time. I know because I’ve done it for years. So I decided to share some of my observations that might be useful for entrepreneurs and not only. Not having these skills will not ruin you but will certainly slow you down. But,… Read More 10 Useful Skills That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur
The terminology “Schema” comes from schema-focused therapy and refers to the maladaptive schemas taxonomy developed by Jeffrey Young, Ph.D., and his collaborators since the ’80s. It is the problem-oriented component of the field, using psychometric questionnaires developed and tested by scientists to evaluate which are the schemas and modes which pathologically influence the emotions,… Read More What is Schema Dynamics Programming
In the past years, putting together the increase of internet bandwidth supporting high definition instant live video streaming, the increasing capacities of server streaming for thousands of people, together the price falling for hardware technology, internet access (even on mobile devices), and data centers services, more and more learning companies develop business models centered on… Read More 13 Hints – How to Separate Value from Mind Bugging In Webinars
Just arrived at NetCamp 2012, one of the most important annual events for online entrepreneurship, organized by Evensys. As promised, I will do live blogging, so just refresh this page and find out what’s happening. Section I. About the power of entrepreneurship. Mihai Sfrijan, the game producer and designer at King.com, centers his presentation… Read More Live Blogging NetCamp 2012
Not so many people think that September 1 is also the beginning of a new Church year. Based on the Old Testament Law, it is considered that this is the date that the world was created by God and the date Jesus Christ started His activity. Therefore, all the Orthodox Christians and all the Jews… Read More Happy New Year of Your Life!