Amazing Photograph courtesy of David Oliete Força, Equilibri, Valor i Seny / Strength, Balance, Courage and Common Sense These are the values of the “Castellers”, aka the “Human Towers”. It is also the reason why this 300 year-old Catalan tradition exemplifies the power of teamwork. The first time I saw the “Castellers” I stood in amazement as a…

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This post originally appeared on Fast Company Growing up with a speech impediment, I was constantly in awe of confident people. Not only the way they talked, but the way that they moved and made me feel when I was around them. But it didn’t occur to me until much later that the one quality…

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A few posts back I wrote about creating the perfect elevator pitch. I showed it to my dad. I am glad I did. His advice blew mine away. Simple, effective and most importantly, it will save you time. When he was just starting out in his career he was asked to present his findings in front of the big wigs and…

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