All posts tagged "Speaker"

  • Toastmasters Resources
    40.5 Public Speaking Tips by Loy Machedo

    This is a presentation I created to help people improve their Public Speaking Skills. View it, Share...

  • Book Reviews
    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Why People Believe Weird Things by Michael Shermer

    Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Skeptic magazine (www.skeptic.com) and the Director of The...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – The Dip by Seth Godin

    Seth Godin is famously known as a Rebel Marketer. He is also the Creative Marketing Head of Yahoo! and one of the most sought after speakers in the world. And guess what? I just found out he is the founder & CEO of Squidoo! (WOW!!!) So do not be surprised if his...

  • Book Reviews
    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves

    Just think about this. You have a recommendation from The Dalai Lama, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Newsday, Ken Blanchard and Marshall Goldsmith. And then to top it all, you have a foreword by (Ouch!) Patrick Lencioni himself! Now do you need any other reason to be convinced why you should buy this...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Incognito by David Eagleman

    1. Why does your foot hit the break pedal before you are conscious of danger ahead? 2. Why do you hear your name in a conversation that you didn’t think you were listening to? 3. Why is a person whose name begins with J more likely to marry another person whose name...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review: The Charisma Myth by Olivia Fox Cabane

    There are some books which you cannot put down. And then there are certain books that you can read over and over again. Olivia Fox Cabane’s book fuses the ethos of Social Psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Neuropsychology Research with Emotional Intelligence and the Zen Buddhist Philosophies to come up with The Charisma Myth....

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Tapping Into Ultimate Success by Jack Canfield & Pamela Burner

    Placebo as per Wikipedia is defined as a simulated or otherwise medically ineffectual treatment for a disease or other medical condition intended to deceive the recipient. And in today’s world you have enough and more crack-pot pseudo-science & claims to go around like Healing Crystals, Energy Meditation, Fragrances, Auras, Rekhi healing, Homeopathy,...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Blade Runner by Oscar Pistorius

    Given the 2012 Olympics which were at its peak, it was but obvious that books on Athletes would be advertised and marketed – be it the likes of Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt or even Lance Armstrong. And it was among the mountain of book related to sports, sports nutrition and personalities, did...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Chi Running by Danny Dreyer

    My foray into the world of sports & fitness began with the fateful yet accidental meeting of my School Fitness Coach in a garden one early morning. How I bumped into him – well I was ‘trying’ to jog behind a group of girls whom I identified as girls from my school...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Why We Buy by Paco Underhill

    See if you know the answers to these 10 questions 1. Do you know which side Shoppers normally turn to when they walk into a store? 2. Do you know a method by which Children’s products can fly off the shelf by just a small inexpensive change? 3. Do you know one...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Switch by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

    Note:(Dont mind the video. Certainly not my best. With only 3 hours of sleep in 2 days, I was too sleepy but decided to put it up anyways!) How many of you want to change: Your food habits? Your lifestyle? Your destructive behaviors? An addiction? Well, if that is the case, then...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Dana White – King of MMA by June White

    The minute I found out there was a book on Dana White – that too a Biography, I jumped in to purchase it. 140 pages – 6 main chapters and even a recommendation from Frank Shamrock stating “Really enjoying Dana White’s moms book about her son, check it out for some good...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – LinkedWorking by Frank Agin & Lewis Howes

    Social Media is no more a hype. Today is become a part of our lifestyle, an unavoidable necessity and a fiercely debatable subject of good versus evil. In the whirlwind of this fast-paced confusion, comes a book that tries to make sense of this unpredictable phenomenon. Frank Agin of AmSpirit & Lewis...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – The Pocket Guru by Guy Browning & Janet Brown

    What is this book about? As stated on the cover – Priceless Nuggets of Business Wisdom. What can I say about a book that took hardly 20 minutes to read and finish off with? Apart from the fact that I stood in a deep sense of appreciation at the simplicity and depth...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – How by Dov Seidman

    Out of the many positive reviews given to the book ‘HOW’, I want to share only 3 with you. First by Chairman and CEO of Pfizer Inc. Jeff Kindler “HOW is a radically different and compelling approach to competing in business today. What Seidman has done is crystallize how we now need...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – Aladdin Factor by Jack Canfield

    I had purchased this book in the year 1999, when I think I was hardly 20 years old. At that phase of my life, this book was a total master-piece. I was amazed and marveled at the wisdom contained in these pages. It is nearly after 13 years, that I am re-reading...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – The Science of Influence: How to Get Anyone to Say “Yes” in 8 Minutes or Less! By Kevin Hogan

    I came to know of Kevin Hogan through Jeffrey Gitomer’s Vegas Seminar. He was one of the Speakers featured at the Seminar and so I eagerly waited for his turn to come up on to the stage and speak. Seems he was the best in the country – so why not! He...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

      Award Winning Author (recipient of George Polk & team finalist for the 2009 Pulitizer Prize) Charles Duhigg writes an Engaging, Entertaining and Explosive book that summarizes the thoughts of over 300 scientists and executives from the fields of social psychology, clinical psychology and neuroscience to crack the code on something we...

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    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – How Successful People Think by John Maxwell

    Loy Machedo’s Book Review – How Successful People Think by John Maxwell is another condensed book of Self Improvement / Business where the author tries to summarize the different styles of thinking necessary for success in the Business World. According to the author the 11 keys to successful thinking: 1. Cultivate Big-Picture...