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Conor Neill
Works at IESE Business School
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Today I am sharing a post from John Zimmer... There is a small group of blogs that I always read.  One is John Zimmer’s Manner of Speaking.  This week he shared a video he found of Kevin Spacey (the actor) talking to an audience of online marketers. Kevin…
Today I am sharing a post from John Zimmer... There is a small group of blogs that I always read.  One is John Zimmer's Manner of Speaking.  This week he shared a video he found of Kevin Spacey (th...
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Email has almost completely replaced the written letter.  This creates an opportunity.  Written letters are so rare that they really stand out.  You can really benefit from this special attention, but maybe nobody ever taught you the art of good letter…
Email has almost completely replaced the written letter.  This creates an opportunity.  Written letters are so rare that they really stand out.  You can really benefit from this special attention, ...
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Self-discipline is the foundational habit that makes all other good habits possible. Self Discipline What is self discipline? It is the ability to do a chosen action even when you don’t feel like it. Anyone can do the action when they feel like it.  It is…
Self-discipline is the foundational habit that makes all other good habits possible. Self Discipline What is self discipline? It is the ability to do a chosen action even when you don't feel like i...
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Life is not hard, it is easy.  That is the problem. Why do we stop chasing our dreams? Because it is so easy to wake up, do the minimum, eat, sleep and repeat. Meet someone, bring up kids, drift and die… It is easy to live. That is the curse. It is easy…
Life is not hard, it is easy.  That is the problem. Why do we stop chasing our dreams? Because it is so easy to wake up, do the minimum, eat, sleep and repeat. Meet someone, bring up kids, drift an...
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Reading an interview with Will Smith (he is deep and a keen observer of the human condition), I came across this statement from him: “Put somebody on a treadmill and I’ll tell you how good they are at any other thing they do in life.” Will Smith Harsh.…
Reading an interview with Will Smith (he is deep and a keen observer of the human condition), I came across this statement from him: "Put somebody on a treadmill and I'll tell you how good they are...
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Great message.  Good luck with your mission!
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The Myth of Mad, Mad Cassandra Cassandra lived in the time of greek myth, before we put numbers to the years.  She was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of the city of Troy.  She was a strong willed, beautiful red head.  Her beauty was so great…
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“What is the hardest thing that you ever had to work for?”

This is a request for your experience.  I want your help. Yesterday, I came across an interview with Ryan Avery, 2012 World Champion of Public Speaking on the blog of Paul Sohn: How to Speak Like a World Champion of Public Speaking. The question that…
This is a request for your experience.  I want your help. Yesterday, I came across an interview with Ryan Avery, 2012 World Champion of Public Speaking on the blog of Paul Sohn: How to Speak Like a...
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This list was shared via email by my Dad today: Bertrand Russell’s ten laws of teaching Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. Do not think it worthwhile to proceed by concealing evidence, for the evidence is sure to come to light. Never try to…
This list was shared via email by my Dad today: Bertrand Russell's ten laws of teaching Do not feel absolutely certain of anything. Do not think it worthwhile to proceed by concealing evidence, for...
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  • University of Nottingham
    Psychology and Artificial Intelligence, 1991 - 1994
  • IESE Business School
    MBA, 2002 - 2004
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Teacher at IESE Business School, entrepreneur and author. love running, sailing. father to a wonderful little girl.
Introduction
professor at IESE Business School,
blogs regularly at Moving People to Action
►entrepreneur: founder of 4 companies, investor in 2
►past President Entrepreneurs' Organisation, Barcelona Chapter
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One of the world's top BBQ chefs (according to my friend). On a global search for the world's best mozzarella. Used to own an ice-cream factory. Love sailing. Have taught over 3,500 people how to speak like a leader.
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Entrepreneur
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Public Speaking, Entrepreneurship, Teaching, Writing, Blogging, Management, Leading Teams
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  • IESE Business School
    Lecturer, 2002 - present
  • Taxijet
    Entrepreneur, present
  • Accenture
    Manager, 1994 - 2002
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Dublin - Chicago - London - Sydney
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The art of persuasive communication
www.businessandleadership.com

Conor Neill, programme director for a new programme from Smurfit Executive Development at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School o

Spectacular Speaking Barcelona 2015 » 4 Things Highly Persuasive Speaker...
barcelona.spectacularspeaking.com

If no human being takes up the cause of a great idea, the idea dies. It does not matter how powerful, wonderful, impactful, positive the ide

THE THREE SKILLS OF A GOOD PROFESSIONAL
alwaysotherway.blogspot.com

I did one year ago a very interesting training to develop my communication skills in IESE and the lecturer (Conor Neill from Moving People t

Jedi Productivity
www.slideshare.net

http://cono.rs/jedi has an expanded version of this highly summarised presentation. Are you a productivity Jedi? Or, like me, do you often f

Rage against the dying of the light!
tobiasrodrigues.blogspot.com

In this poem “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”, Welsh poet and writer, Dylan Thomas proclaims that the wise and good do not go gently

Presentation design blog Idea Transplant: Cover images
blog.ideatransplant.com

The ideal cover image of your presentation (the slide that sits on the projector while the audience walks in) would be one that tells your w

IESE Business School
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IESE Business School, a renowned graduate school offering MBA, Executive, Global CEO and Custom programs across 4 continents

QUIÉN SOY
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GABRIEL VALLONE BLANDAMURO 49 años, casado con Dinorah, tres hermosos hijos: Francesca, Tommaso y Tiziana Contador público y economista, esp

NEGOCIACIONES Y DECISIONES ESTRATÉGICAS - NDE©
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¿Qué clase de jefe es usted? Partiendo de las enseñanzas de Daniel Goleman sobre inteligencia emocional, complementadas con la experiencia r

Seth's Blog: Patrons and assistants wanted
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Wouldn't it be great if you had a patron who would pay for you to have the time to be your best creative self? And assistants to worry about

About Optical Character Recognition in Google Drive - Drive Help
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Optical Character Recognition in a nutshell. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) lets you convert images with text into text documents using

Reflections on Cincinnati
mannerofspeaking.org

It has been a little more than two months since my last post. During that period my free time was focused almost exclusively on preparing fo

Normal vs Optimal
conorneill.com

"But, is this normal?" Why am I so fixated by normal? What about optimal? Wouldn't optimal be a better aim? Is my life normal? Some of it, y

The changes that have brought us uncertainty and apathy in consumption |...
blog.iese.edu

Changes in consumer behavior due to the fall of values have deeply influenced attitudes in a dramatically different marketing landscape

TED Education: What Aristotle and Joshua Bell can teach us about persuasion
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I wrote "Give a TED talk" on my bucket list 4 years ago, today I feel happy to see the idea come to fruition. It is not a TED Talk per-se, i

Which of your contacts would you bet €1000 on?
venturevillage.eu

Out of the 200 people you know best in the world, who would you stake €1000 on?

TEDx University of Navarra: The Discipline of Finishing
conorneill.com

I had an opportunity to give a talk at TEDx University of Navarra in April this year. The talk has just made its way up to YouTube. If you h

The role of luck in success
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As a business owner, you tend to hear a lot of stories about better business, tips and tricks of the trade, and lessons about management. Ou

Warren Buffett's Greatest Error
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Warren Buffett, when asked: "what is the biggest mistake you have made?" has an interesting answer.He says that he has taken many poor decis