Chris Dessi Success

10 Unusual Ways to Manifest Success In Your Life

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Too many think that if it doesn't feel good - you're not following your passion. Bull. If you have a vision and you know that you have to climb a mountain to get to the top, you're taking the steps to land on your passion.
Good Habits - Chris Dessi
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One Simple Life Hack to Help You Create Good Habits

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I don't pretend to have all the answers. But lately I've been implementing a little trick that has helped me. I think it can help you too. My agency is growing. We have amazing clients. We also produce a world class conference. The conference and the clients are synergistic events on paper. In execution they are at odds. One takes from the other in time, energy and sweat equity. I needed to clone myself, or find a solution.
Chris Dessi on unemployment

The No. 1 Thing You Need to Do Right Now If You're Unemployed

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I have lots of experience being out of work. It happened to me three times in a two-year span. Five times total throughout my career. I'm only 40, so that's a pretty impressive streak. Also - I split up a business partnership. I didn't read the fine print of our contract. I battled my partner for almost a year. I made almost no money.
15 Tips for Introverts Networking That Will Blow Your Mind
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15 Simple Tips For Introverts Networking That Will Blow Your Mind

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Three years ago I launched the first Westchester Digital Summit. Last month Forbes magazine called us one of the "Conferences That Will Keep You Ahead of Marketing Trends This Year." We've hosted over 1000 executives in that time. I'm an extrovert, and I understand the power of networking. What hurts me is to see introverts not capitalize on the opportunity of an event like the summit. So here are 15 practical tips you can use the next time you're at an event. I hope you join us at this year's summit and test them out.
Silverback at Fortina
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What a Year for Silverback Social

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What a Year. A look back at 2014 for the Silverback Social team - Westchester Digital Summit, Baltimore Digital Summit, & clients like Legendary Pictures.
Chris Dessi

10 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself (Every. Single. Day)

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There are myriad psychology models and theories on what motivates us to do the things we do: how we respond to incentives, achievement theories, and so on. I look at motivation as excitement. So how can you remain motivated in a simple way that works every single day? Here are 10 ways.
Chris Dessi

5 Steps to Recover from Getting Fired

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ome with me to the office of a scrappy social media start-up in a run-down building on the upper west side of New York City in July of 2009. You open the door and see four executives speaking to each other. Actually you only see three of the executives speaking. The fourth, silent executive is avoiding conflict. That executive is staring blankly back at the three doing the talking.
Chris Dessi

How A Salesman Turned A Side Hustle Into a Multimillion-Dollar Business

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If you were perusing Matt Masiello's LinkedIn profile, nothing would strike you as out of the ordinary. Matt appears to be an average sales guy at an average company. Start to peel back the onion, though, and you'll see there is nothing average about Matt. He's excelled at every step in his sales career at Cintas for the past nine years. But many have done so before him. What makes Matt so unique is that while at Cintas, he also launched a thriving multimillion-dollar side business. I'm going to share the five steps that Matt took to build his dream business so that you can too:
Nate Boyer Chris Dessi Blog

10 Steps To Produce Stunning Results In Your Life (According To Nate Boyer, Former Green Beret & NFL Player)

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We all know people who produce results that seem otherworldly. People, who can cut through the cacophony of life, put their finger on a pulse, harness it's energy and manifest things. Big, audacious things that many people only dream about. They bound through life with a thirsty ferocity. Nate Boyer is one of those people. He's a former Green Beret, and NFL player. Either one of these things on their own are impressive. Together, he seems transcendent. Nate is the fraction of a percent of the elite one percent. The best of the best. Twice. He's also the guy who you may have spotted standing on the sidelines with Colin Kaepernick. I had a chance to speak with Nate about how he produces stunning results in his life. Here are ten ways Nate Boyer, Former Green Beret and NFL Long Snapper gets things done.
Chris Dessi

10 Habits That Will Radically Improve Your Life (Today)

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Platitudes won't help you. I know, I've tried to implement them all. They're frustrating. Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated! No kidding. I'm more interested in how we can radically improve our lives. How can we stay truly motivated? How can we maintain hyper-efficiencies? How can we stay happy at work? How can we find true fulfillment by cultivating the most attractive aspects of our personalities?
Chris Dessi

13 Things Really Successful People Do (Every Day)

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I've spent the past two years speaking to the most insanely successful people I know. I didn't just speak to them. I grilled them about their habits. I asked them about what has made them so successful. I turned those interviews into a book. Here are thirteen things I learned by writing my book that insanely successful people do every single day.
Chris Dessi

6 Books to Change Your Life for the Better

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Reading will set you free. Reading will challenge your intellect. Reading will inspire you, stimulate you and keep you growing. Reading can be the secret to your success, and the wise north star guiding you to fulfillment and peace. So how about it? Here are six books to change your life for the better:
Chris Dessi

How To Produce Stunning Change in Your Life Today

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We all want positive change in our lives. We seek to succeed, and to break free from the doldrums of the everyday rat race. We also know that motivation can be fleeting. So how can we buckle down and shock ourselves into the change we need? I'm going to share seven ways to produce stunning change in your life immediately.
Chris Dessi TEDx

TEDx Tarrytown Chris Dessi Transcript

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It is early September of 2011. My wife and I are in our living room watching television, when suddenly we hear 3 horrifying guttural cries coming from our daughter’s room upstairs. We immediately ran up the steps, threw open the door to our daughter’s room and found our 8-month-old daughter Olivia in the throws of a seizure.
Chris Dessi