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Small Can Become Big. Zero Cannot.

Small can become big. Zero cannot. Lack of initiative cannot.Invest two moments in this post by Gary Barkalow …Perhaps the increased understanding we desire about our life and calling can only be found in it’s offering (“activities”). Perhaps…See More
Aug 26
Brian Del Turco replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"Hey, thanks, Lee. Appreciate your comment ..."
Aug 21
Lee Flint replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"I love Prezi too, and tried to incorporate into the military environment where PowerPoint dominates. I had some issues getting access to my account via the military networks, however, so make sure you test drive your presentation well ahead of your…"
Aug 21
Allan Dubon replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"Amen brother!! LOL"
Aug 20
Brian Del Turco replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"Thanks, Allan. I do think there are more haters for boring PowerPoint slides with bullet points!!"
Aug 20
Allan Dubon replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"I use it frequently and love it. I even used it in my presentation for the state department! It was exciting and nerve racking. But I seem to have more fans than haters for prezi. "
Aug 20
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Aug 20
Brian Del Turco replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"Thanks, Steven ... after looking into it a little, I understand what you're saying about the zooming effect -- use it in moderation. This is what attracts me to it. Seeing the larger picture and then drilling into specifics. I like the…"
Aug 20
Steven Deaton replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"I've used it in about 6 presentations. I was guilty on the first two of causing motion sickness, but adjusted the zooming & rotations to be mild or infrequent. I personally love it, but, as stated, it takes a bit to get used to. The…"
Aug 19
Brian Del Turco replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"Thanks, Keegan, for this perspective. I've heard about the motion sickness effect too if you do too much zooming. Great idea about YouTube. Thanks."
Aug 19
Keegan Divant replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?
"Prezi can provide a unique experience but takes time to learn and implement properly. In live settings, I've heard people complain of motion sickness (some joking but some not). You have to know what you're doing if you want to pull it…"
Aug 18
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Has anyone used Prezi for presentations instead of Powerpoint? Pros and cons?

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Aug 18
Brian Del Turco posted a blog post

Learning to be Entrepreneurial as an Author

We have a story to tell or something important to say ... a passion to communicate it ... and an ability to write …And yet we also need to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset about our story or message.Here are 8 characteristics we need to…See More
Aug 14
Brian Del Turco replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion "To me, writing is praying with a keyboard" (Mark Batterson) in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Sure, Camden! Mark Batterson has a lot of great thinking about writing ..."
Aug 14
Camden Ross replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion "To me, writing is praying with a keyboard" (Mark Batterson) in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Well said. Thanks for sharing this quotation! ~Cam"
Aug 14
Brian Del Turco replied to Brian Del Turco's discussion "To me, writing is praying with a keyboard" (Mark Batterson) in the group Write It Forward - REAL Success & Profit for Writers!
"Sure, John! You can check out Mark Batterson at http://www.markbatterson.com/"
Aug 13

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Brian Del Turco's Blog

Small Can Become Big. Zero Cannot.

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 12:21pm 0 Comments

Small can become big. Zero cannot. Lack of initiative cannot.

Invest two moments in this post by Gary Barkalow …

Perhaps the increased understanding we desire about our life and calling can only be found in it’s offering (“activities”). Perhaps we are stuck, not for a lack of understanding, but for lack of initiated movement. Perhaps instruction will come as we create motion, as with a CD of beautiful music that cannot be heard or perceived until it begins to spin.

Initiate. Activate. Use what you have, starting…

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Learning to be Entrepreneurial as an Author

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:39am 0 Comments

We have a story to tell or something important to say ... a passion to communicate it ... and an ability to write …

And yet we also need to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset about our story or message.

Here are 8 characteristics we need to develop (TrueNorth Ink)

Don't Worry So Much About the 'HOW'

Posted on August 6, 2014 at 11:03am 3 Comments

What’s the better stance for you?

  1. I know exactly where I’m going and how to get there. I’ve developed a bulletproof plan.
  2. I can’t tell you precisely what’s going to happen, but I have a deep-down sense of what it is, and I’m open to what’s emerging in my life.

Welcome these times and seasons in your life: You want what the Creator’s designing, but you’re absolutely clueless as to “how” to get there.

read the complete post at TrueNorth Quest

Low-Hanging Fruit is Probably Costing You -- Swing for the Fences!

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 6:00am 4 Comments

Low hanging fruit feels good. A little. And for a little while.

But what’s the cost of always going for low-hanging fruit? If it’s keeping us from swinging for the fences, then the price is high indeed.

Babe Ruth struck out more than anyone. But he crushed a ton of home runs. No one has ever said he was just going for low-hanging fruit.

Every so often we have to swing for the fences.

What can this look like? ...

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At 9:17am on August 5, 2014, Josh Waltzing said…

Hi Brian,

Thank you for the friend invite and the great advice on my question in the "Write It Forward" group. 

Have a tremendous day!

Josh

At 7:02am on September 19, 2012, Justin Lukasavige said…

Hey, Brian, thanks for posting on 48days.net. 
The forums are specifically a place to ask questions and get advice from folks. I'm assuming your post is looking for guidance somewhere, but since you're not asking for anything and just leaving a link to your website, we consider it spam.
To avoid being deleted in the future, please remember the forums are a place to ask honest questions and get guidance from your peers. If everyone was doing that, the forums would be an awfully boring place, filled with links to member's websites.

I'd love to see a blog post here from you, perhaps expanding on something already on your website.

Thanks,
Justin Lukasavige
48 Days Advisory Board

At 11:03am on August 24, 2009,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…
Brian,

Was Kent able to point you in the right direction for e book options?
At 4:45pm on August 7, 2009,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…
Brian,

Just got your other question.

check out this discussion:
http://www.48days.net/group/speakerssuccess/forum/topics/how-can-i-help-you-create-1

Live It Forward,
Kent Julian
www.liveitforward.com
At 4:43pm on August 7, 2009,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…
Hey Brian,

Thanks so much for joining Speak It Forward and Write It Forward. Be sure to jump in on all the great discussions taking place. We value your input and insight.

Live It Forward,
Kent Julian
www.liveitforward.com

PS Also, check out the free e-resource I offer entitled Goal-Setting That Actually Works! ($47 Value) to those who join the REAL Success E-Zine community (also free) at www.liveitforward.com. I think you'll really get a ton out of both these resources.
At 1:42pm on August 7, 2009,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…
Hi Brian,

Thank you for joining us in the winner's circle and we look forward to your participation in the discussions.

You are also welcome to begin a discussion of your own.

The latest issue of our e-newsletter is hot off the press. 4 Points Coaching is a bi-monthly.
May we begin sending it your way?
At 6:20am on August 7, 2009,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…
Hey Brian,

You are so welcome. Enjoy the site--it's powerful!

As an FYI, one of the most powerful things about 48Days.NET is the many Groups. You can hit the ‘Groups’ tab above and search for anything you are interested in. I happen to lead a couple of groups here for folks interested in writing or speaking. Not sure if you have interest in those areas, but if so, I’d be honored to offer what I can and include you in our discussions. In fact, I'd love to have you jump into the discussion. The more voices, the more we all learn.

Here are the links to these two groups:
* Speak It Forward -- REAL Success and Profit for Speakers!
* Write It Forward -- REAL Success and Profit for Writers!

Wishing you REAL Success...

Live It Forward,
Kent Julian
www.liveitforward.com

PS One other thing...I offer a free e-resource entitled Goal-Setting That Actually Works! ($47 Value) to those who join the REAL Success E-Zine community (also free) at www.liveitforward.com. Feel free to check it out. I really think you'll get a ton out of both these resources.
At 5:36pm on August 6, 2009,
Group Leader
Kent Julian
said…
Brian,

I see that you are new to the 48days.net community. A warm welcome to you!

You'll find this is a great place filled with great people sharing a lot of great ideas.

Let me know if I can serve you as you learn your way around the site. I've been here for a while, so I know some of the ins-and-outs.

Wishing you REAL success...

Live it forward,
Kent Julian
www.liveitforward.com
Free Special Report: Goal-Setting that Actually Works ($47 Value!)
At 8:48am on August 6, 2009,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…
Brian,

Very good then. Have you found a few things around here that are of interest to you?

We look forward to seeing you in the circle.
At 4:14am on August 6, 2009,
Group Leader
Joel Boggess
said…
Hi Brian,

Good to hear from you and I'll be glad to do that.
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