Besides St. Stephen, the Great Martyr, the first martyr of the Christian Church, and St. Stephen the Great, the defender of Orthodoxy and of entire Europe, another saint Stephen celebrated today, November 28th, according to the Romanian Christian-Orthodox calendar. This is The Monk Martyr, Saint Stephen the New, who lived in the 8th century in… Read More The Monk Martyr, Saint Stephen the New
Stephen the Great was one of the leading political personalities of all time. This is not because we, Romanians, want to believe this, and the history textbook says that he was right and good, but because he was known and feared during his time in Europe. However, given the geopolitical position of Romania, he made… Read More Political Correctness
I am watching the live transmission of the Golden Globes here. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey present the Golden Globe ceremony, virtually organized from various parts of the USA. Laura Dern presents the award for supporting actor: Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah as Fred Hampton Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of… Read More Golden Globes Live Blogging 2021
I created a personal development exercise based on a similar one designed by Harry Faddis and promoted by Betty Martin (the 3 minutes exercise, based on the model of the wheel of the consent). I think it can be a powerful tool in creating a connection between people, as long as it is done video+audio.… Read More The Self-Expression and Listening Exercise I Developed
In my personal development experience, I have found that there are benefits that can be gained both from working on your own using neuro-linguistic programming instruments (for solving problems or reaching specific objectives), and from observing from the outside, and learning by demonstration and possibly from mistakes in applying particular techniques. The main goal of… Read More NLP Techniques Observation and Practice
This recording wwas made by Flavia Isabela Cioceanu in May 2015 Bucharest, during a story creation and storytelling workshop. Presentation in English with Romanian subtitles. Video editing and subtitles by Marcus Victor Grant.
As usual, every year, I’m watching the live ceremony on internet streaming and I’m sharing with you the main moments as they happen. This post will be updated several times during the event. Seth Meyers the host of the show and comments on the fact that the white people are more nervous this year. Meyers… Read More Golden Globes Ceremony 2018 Live Blogging
My dear readers, first of all, let me remind you: Christmas is a Christian holiday, and this year it lasts 3 days, as well: Sunday 25, Monday 26, and Tuesday 27 (which is also the Day of St. Stephen the Deacon, the first martyr of Orthodoxy). Christmas is the holiday of stuffing, debauchery, and crazy… Read More Merry Christmas!
Australian-Romanian coproduction, 2015 written and directed by Stuart McBratney produced by Rebecca Abramovic Seen at the Elvira Popescu / Institut Francais Cinema at the International Festival of Psychoanalysis and Film in December 2015. Vision date: Friday, December 11th, 2015. The topic “The film, a comedy with dramatic overtones, presents three stories that intertwine that of… Read More Stuart McBratney’s “Pop-Up” film Reviewed by Marcus Victor Grant
June is usually a very special month for me, with all the celebrations and anniversaries I have. On June 1, 2012 – I launched the most recent edition (2nd) of my e-book in Romanian, “Guide for Efficient Learning”. On June 7 it’s my birthday. On June 15, 2011, I started the Debug Your Mind blog.… Read More My First Film at Cinema – a Special Moment, 16 Years Ago.
I participated in the StartUp Now (NetCamp 2012) workshop facilitated by Vlad Stan. I worked with three others in a team to develop a smartphone app. The team is called MMA – More Mobile Applications. The app is called “the Driver’s application” – “aplicatia soferului” and targets professional drivers who spend a lot of time… Read More Smartphone Application Pitch – StartUp Now Netcamp 2012
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
NetCamp is one of the most important events about and for entrepreneurship online that has happened every year in Romania since 2007. I participated in the competition segment “Net Start-Up” in 2007 and 2009. The competition segment will be called “Start-Up Now!”. This year, I prefer to be centered on the learning aspect from… Read More NetCamp 2012
One of everyone’s fantasies is the dream house: if you had a place that soothes your every wish, how would you like it to be? I think this is a good question because it can tell a lot about you to the one who asks you. I would like my home to be on a… Read More My Dream House
Today I want to write about an extraordinary person who inspired me a lot. His name is Ticu Constantin. He is an academic teacher (conf. dr.) at the Psychology and Education Sciences in Iaşi, and I have learned from some of his experience and sharing many things I consider my professional basis as an HR… Read More Happy Birthday, Ticu Constantin!
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!
Each year, in Bucharest, there’s an event a lot of advertising & PR agencies are waiting for. This year has been the first year when the PR companies were allowed to participate and participate, indeed! On the 15th of May, it happened again, also in Bucharest. Although I have not been so active in participating… Read More The Agencies’ Night
Some say I have become mysterious since none of my blogs indicate what I’m up to lately. Since I also use the blog to communicate the simple question, “ce mai faci?”/”hey, what’s up?”, I will confess. Besides blogging, from April to September (half of 2011), I have been writing for 4 projects. The psychometric measurement… Read More What Have I Been Doing in 2011
Yesterday, July 2nd, Saint Stephen the Great [en, wiki] was commemorated in Romania. There is a large amount of information, mainly in Romanian, about Stephen the Great (we call him Ștefan cel Mare), but I am sure you all know how to use the “translate” function of Google Chrome. It is rare in the history… Read More Saint Stephen the Great or Why Europe Has Such a Diverse Map
By the end of the live tweeting for the event, I had reached 400 tweets. It’s not a lot, but it’s a round number. I’m at Webstock, one of the year’s hottest events, gathering big names from the Internet industry in Romania. This is my first live blogging experience from morning to evening. I’ve been… Read More Live Blogging at Webstock 2010