How To Make A Splash In Social Media

In a funny, rapid-fire 4 minutes, Alexis Ohanian of Reddit tells the real-life fable of one humpback whale's rise to web stardom. The lesson of Mister Splashy Pants is a shoo-in classic for meme-makers and marketers in the Facebook age.   https://www.ted.com/talks/alexis_ohanian_how_to_make_a_splash_in_social_media  

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Eminem – Not Afraid

Eminem is an American rapper, record producer and actor known as one of the most controversial and best-selling artists of the early 21st century. Born on October 17, 1972, in St. Joseph, Missouri, rap musician Eminem had a turbulent childhood. He released The Slim Shady LP in early 1999, and the album went multi-platinum, garnering Eminem two Grammy … Continue reading Eminem – Not Afraid

Up In The Air (2009) “I’m Fired?”

RATING: 3.5/5 DIRECTOR: Jason Reitman Ryan Bingham is the antithesis of Tyler Durden in the executive business world. He represents a craving to have it all, be alone and not needing any help from anyone. If in Fight Club Tyler Durden created the moral code that consumerism was wrong then here Ryan Bingham's belief in … Continue reading Up In The Air (2009) “I’m Fired?”

The Two Minute Bio: Indra K. Nooyi

Indra K. Nooyi is the president and chief financial officer of PepsiCo. Best known for its Pepsi soft drinks, the international powerhouse that Nooyi oversees is actually one of the world's largest snack-food companies. It makes and sells dozens of other products, including Doritos-brand chips, the Tropicana juice line, and Quaker Oats cereals. Nooyi is one … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Indra K. Nooyi

Life Quote #9

Michael Jordan is a former American basketball player who led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships and won the Most Valuable Player Award five times. Michael Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is a professional American basketball player, Olympic athlete, businessperson and actor. Considered one of the best basketball players ever, Michael Jordan dominated the … Continue reading Life Quote #9

Looper (2012)

RATING: 3/5 DIRECTOR: Rian Johnson The year 2044. The year is also 2074. Time travel is available but is illegal. In Looper Joseph Gordon Levitt plays Joe, a contract killer and Bruce Willis plays the same character but older. A looper in young Joe (Levitt) works for a company that exists thirty years in the … Continue reading Looper (2012)

The Terminator (1984) “Why It Still Works”

RATING: 4/5 DIRECTOR: James Cameron A robotic organism cyborg called a Terminator (Schwarzenegger) sent back in time to 1984 to terminate Sarah Connor (Hamilton) because what her future son means to the future world. A soldier named Reese (Biehn) sent back from the same world to protect Connor  from the Terminator while local Police try … Continue reading The Terminator (1984) “Why It Still Works”

10 Ways To Have A Better Conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy … Continue reading 10 Ways To Have A Better Conversation

David Bowie – Changes

David Bowie was born in South London's Brixton neighbourhood on January 8, 1947. His first hit was the song "Space Oddity" in 1969. The original pop chameleon, Bowie became a fantastical sci-fi character for his breakout Ziggy Stardust album. He later co-wrote "Fame" with Carlos Alomar and John Lennon, which became his first American No. 1 single … Continue reading David Bowie – Changes

Jerry Maguire (1996) “Help Me Help you. Help me Help You.” 

RATING: 3.5/5 DIRECTOR: Cameron Crowe Yes, Tom Cruise is in this film. Don't let his Cruise factor put you off this mid nineties film back when Cameron Crowe was considered a hot director/screenwriter hero and Renee Zellweger who? Jerry Maguire is a full movie running at 130 minutes and you wonder, did we really need … Continue reading Jerry Maguire (1996) “Help Me Help you. Help me Help You.”