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The Giving Pledge

Back in March of 2013 I wrote a blog post about Billionaires, I mention in this article that if I ever joined the ranks of billionaire status that I promised to form a club. Millionaires, Billionaires…Trillions? Well, unbeknown to  me at the time there was already a movement started called “The Giving Pledge” that Warren Buffet and […]

April 1, 2016   Inspire

The difference between impossible and “nearly” impossible…

Is as big as any difference we encounter. All we need is ‘nearly’ and we have completely transformed the problem–changing it from one to avoid to one to commit to. Here’s the hard part: having the ability to see (and to announce) the ‘nearly’ part. Almost every breakthrough comes from someone who saw “nearly” when […]

July 3, 2014   Inspire

Crisis

  “When written in Chinese the word crisis is composed of two characters. One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity” – John F. Kennedy

February 27, 2014   Inspire

RIP Bubba…you will be missed!

Today is a sad day for the Estigarribia household. Abby lost her pet Betta fish Bubba today. He was over 4 years old (taking into account that when we got him he was almost a year old). Which in Betta fish land is a pretty good lifespan for a fish that is in a 1 […]

April 12, 2013   Inspire, Stories

Balls of STEEL!

I have a bit of a problem with heights. To be more precise, I have a fear of not being in control of the height. I have no problem with flying for instance because while I’m in the plane I feel safe that I won’t “Fall” out. But if you put me near an edge […]

March 29, 2013   Inspire, Stories

Educating our children…don’t take away their creativity!

I saw this guy live a few years ago at an IT conference and his talk still resonates in my mind. I’ve since watched it several times and have also seen his most recent talk on Ted as well. Equally impressive. His first talk on Ted is most watched TED talk worldwide. His philosophy and […]

March 7, 2013   Inspire

When Ideas Have Sex

One of the keynote speakers at the Pink13 ITSM Conference this year was Matt Ridley. His keynote was great! I totally enjoyed it. I looked him up on TED and found that his talk (or at least a very similar version of it) is available – Ted Talk. The talk is all about interesting facts of how human progress […]

February 26, 2013   Inspire

The “Magic T”

Why is it that when it comes to sporting events, concerts and entertainment we always tend to want the best seats in the house, but when it comes to learning and training we shy away and want to sit in the back? There are cases where you walk into a training room and the first […]

February 25, 2013   Inspire