Character is for when it counts

By rickColosimo / January 6, 2011 /

The NYT can’t understand corporate finance [link to come; post underway], but they can do headlines: “Hijacker Overpowered on Norway-Turkey Flight.” I guess we did all learn from the heroes on United 93. “Never again” is as good a motto as “let’s roll.” It stands to all of us to do something, perhaps not everyday,…

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Thought Leader: what is “Trusted” worth to you?

By rickColosimo / November 16, 2010 /

I recently mentioned how I’d come across Scott Ginsberg’s six-part definition of “thought leader.” As promised, here’s the first part of six expanding on his theme. Trusted It’s funny to see this up front, because my resume has led with the words “trusted professional” for at least 11 years now. To me, it’s shorthand for…

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What is the “point of Rick?”

By rickColosimo / November 12, 2010 /

I just saw a little contest on Appstorm relating to mac/iphone/ipod skins. (If you didn’t know, these are essentially decals/decal sets that decorate or protect your device. But “skin” generally means decorative as opposed to a generic screen protector or similar product.) I’ve got a smallish-skin for my old Fujitsu and was surprised how much…

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If you can’t change the people around you….

By rickColosimo / November 10, 2010 /

Not sure what to do when you feel like you don’t matter? Try this: 1. Delete people from your life who make you feel invisible. Success means surrounding yourself with people who don’t just look at you – but actually see you. Huge difference. … change the people around you. Thanks for the reminder, Scott.

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