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Bruce Lee Paradox

IPC Bruce Lee Paradox

As you could imagine, I'm often mistaken for Bruce Lee. Now, I know what you're thinking, Bruce Lee was not a bald man. But when it comes to leadership in the corporate arena, I have a particular methodology I call the Bruce Lee Paradox.

You see, most people think that the way to accomplish something great is with extreme force. But in reality, intention is far more powerful than force. 

Bruce talked about the one-inch punch. The power of it didn't come from the force, however. The power of it…

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Art on Fire

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Have you ever seen art on fire? I just watched a documentary on the Burning Man Festival called "Art on Fire." Wow!  Think what you want about Burning Man, but the concept of building truly massive, epic pieces of art in the middle of the desert has always captivated me. People show up, collaborate, create bold, inspiring artistic statements against a desert backdrop of incredible beauty for one week. Then it's burned - and within a few days, the entire festival is gone without a trace. It can n…

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Mushrooms and Your Past

IPC Mushrooms and Your Past

Have you ever looked back at your past and were totally ashamed or embarrassed by who you used to be?

It is interesting, and a bit humbling, how we can look back and realize we had it completely wrong. I just finished reading a fascinating book about fungi and the mycelium network called "The Entangled Life." Growing up, fungi or mushrooms were just these gross little things growing up out of the dirt. However, they operate as a massive network, like an underground nervous system with vast capa…

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What Does Inspired Purpose Mean?

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Someone recently asked me, "What does it mean to live and lead with Inspired Purpose?"

Here is what inspired purpose doesn't look like; A 15-year-old begrudgingly cleaning up his room because his parents tell him it's a mess, and he's going to get grounded if he doesn't do it. 

Here's what inspired purpose does look like; A 15-year-old cleaning, vacuuming, and rearranging his room because a girl he has a HUGE crush on is coming over for a study session. 

Can you feel the difference? In the un…

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Allowing Yourself To Be Vulnerable With Rob Salafia

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We have all been used to doing things our way, but we must learn how to adapt to certain changes. During the pandemic, we were being sequestered in our homes for months. Join Tony Martignetti and Rob Salafia as they describe how you have to be vulnerable to truly express yourself and work on your shortcomings. He discusses what our learned gifts are and what leaders should do to become better with relationships. Rob Salafia is the CEO of Protagonist Consulting Group, an organization that aims to…

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Join Project Renaissance

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The word renaissance carries a sense of excitement, romance, and fulfillment.

Throughout history, times of renaissance in cultures have had a huge and positive influence on humanity, such as the printing press, the telescope, and the blood transfusion. 

These were periods of collective thinking, where artists came together to support, inspire, and raise each other's contributions to the world. Historians look back on these times as incubators for some of history's greatest artistic accomplishm…

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What do you rebel for?

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Have you ever noticed how the definitions of some words change over time? A cloud used to be just a visible mass of condensed vapor suspended in the atmosphere. But today, a cloud is also an online storage system on the internet.

A swipe used to be just a swinging movement of a hand or an animal's paw. But today, a swipe is when someone moves their fingers across a digital touchscreen.

And how about the word rebel? 

A rebel used to be someone who refused allegiance, resisted authority, or ros…

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Pushing Past Your Mistakes With Dave Melville

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It’s not about how many times you fall, but the number of times you get back up. It’s about pushing past your mistakes and coming out the other end with a better perspective. In this episode, Tony Martignetti is joined by Dave Melville, the CEO and Founder of The Bowdoin Group. This award-winning executive search firm helps businesses find the right fit for specific leadership and strategic roles. Dave explains how more than having a high IQ, it’s the ability to learn from mistakes that make a s…

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Expand your vision, Narrow your focus

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If you're anything like me, then you know the inner ache of feeling stuck in your life.

If you're a leader or emerging leader, then you probably know what it's like not just to feel stuck but unseen in your true potential.

If you have watched my videos or read my articles, you know that I deeply believe in the biotech industry. And yet, corporate cultures can be toxic, which is quite a mixed message for an industry that stands for improving people's lives.

But you have more power here than yo…

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What Most People Don't Know

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I'm most well-known for my financial leadership in biotech and my ability to wade through a sea of mind-boggling numbers. 

What most people don't know about me, however, is that while finance is my brilliance, my genius is in seeing people deeply.

This means that when I spend just a little bit of time talking with someone, I can very quickly understand who they are on a deeply personal level. I understand their desires, their needs, and ultimately what fills them with inspiration and fulfillme…

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