Don’t Forget the ABCs of a Fulfilling Life
“Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.” – William Arthur Ward
Have you ever watched a scene from a movie that stuck with you? In the film “Glengarry Glen Ross,” Alec Baldwin is a high-pressure, “motivational” trainer sent in to give a speech to a real estate sales team about the ABCs of selling, which in this case stands for “Always - Be - Closing.”
I like my own ABCs better. They stand for “Always - Be - Curious.”
Humans are creatures of habit, so it can be easy to get stuck in pa…
Riding Through The Waves: From Politician To A Champion Of Life Sciences With Bob Coughlin
Some of us plan our life ahead, navigating through careers and whatnot. However, just as we've all come to know, life happens, and sometimes our plans fall through. That is why Robert "Bob" Coughlin is a great believer in not thinking too much about it, which led him to become the person he is now and impacting so many lives. In this episode, he joins Tony Martignetti to share the flash points that took him from politician to President and CEO of MassBio to Managing Director of Life Sciences at …
Inspiring Vision: The Winged Victory of Samothrace
“Beauty is perfect in its imperfections, so you just have to go with the imperfections.” – Diane von Furstenberg
If you have been to the Louvre Museum in Paris, you might have noticed one statue that stands out. The Winged Victory of Samothrace stands majestically at the end of a long staircase. Have you ever wondered what the story was about this statue? Well, the exact origins are not known. However, archaeologists and art historians have extensively studied the sculpture for more than a cent…
Growing On Purpose And Making A Difference With Dave Molenda Of Positive Polarity
Is it your passion to make an impact in the world? For Dave Molenda, the founder of Positive Polarity, it started when he collected newspapers for recycling and exchanged them for money. While he was growing up, he capitalized on every opportunity that came his way to help people grow. He founded Positive Polarity to pass the principles of his success onto his clients through his coaching, training, and mentoring so that they too can succeed and grow. It’s your time to achieve your goals and g…
Inspiring Vision: Guernica
“Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” – Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso is probably one of the most well-known artists of the Late-Modern Era. But why are we so drawn to his painting? One of the paintings that have always impacted me is his famous large-scale painting Guernica. I remember seeing it during a trip to Madrid many years ago. It took up an entire wall at the Museo Reina Sofia.
What I find interesting is that this painting, like many of his works, is an exploration of …
So… Tell Me About Yourself?
So… Tell Me About Yourself?
"A blank canvas is a playground for the imagination." – Marty Rubin
If you have sat through an interview or been to a networking event, you have heard this question before. It seems straightforward, but why do so many of us get tripped up by this question? I think it is because most of us don't like a blank canvas. A question like this is way too open, and it leaves so much up to creative expression.
Do they want to hear my life story or my job history? How much de…
If you are skeptical about meditation, I have a book recommendation for you. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works by Dan Harris is an entertaining and informative read for meditation skeptics. I counted myself among the curious-but-skeptical crowd when I first read this book. I have come a long way since that time.
10% Happier is a memoir that describes Dan’s reluctant embrace of meditation after a drug pro…
Live Your Possible: Ignite Your Happy, Authentic Self And Live A Fulfilling Life With Darrin Tulley
There’s a kid inside all of us, but what if that kid is actually our authentic self? Joining Tony Martignetti is Darrin Tulley, founder and Chief of Possibilities of Ignite Happy an author of Live Your Possible: Ignite Your Happy, Authentic Self and Live a Fulfilling Life Rooted in Joy, Inclusion, Love and Possibilities! In this episode, Darrin shares his philosophy on living with an open, inclusive mind can lead you to embodying your authentic self. Darrin left his career in corporate America…
Adjust the Settings on Your Equalizer
Do you remember the days of HiFi stereo equalizers?
Back when music was still on vinyl records or cassette tapes, there was something profoundly fulfilling about being able to adjust and control the quality of my own music.
I was passionate about Hendrix. Zeppelin. Otis Redding. The Clash. The Velvet Underground. At the time, this was music that brought my spirit alive. So, as a true audiophile, I had to make sure it sounded incredible. I had this expansive stereo control panel full of knobs a…
Leadership Powered by Common Sense
People spend their whole life pursuing a path that can leave them feeling unfulfilled. You have doubts about the journey. In this episode, we talk with Tony Martignetti, who wrote the book “Climbing the Right Mountain.” Listen in as we explore the steps to making course adjustments and identifying the right path for the rest of your journey.
Tony Martignetti is a trusted advisor, coach, experience creator, author, podcast host, an…