End of the Year Recommendation: Follow Keith Ferrazzi

Blog, Books - Bücher, Business, Personal
It's getting close to the end of the year and everybody is thinking about New Year's resolutions and what to change next year. Let me recommend you something. If you are looking for something to have a real impact on your personal or business life, read the books of Keith Ferrazzi and his blog. You might already know "Never Eat Alone" so go ahead and give his new book "Who's Got Your Back?" a go. Let Keith explain what it's all about: And if you are still thinking about if all this social media stuff like Facebook and Twitter is worth it, read this amazing story of Keith how Twitter let him connect with people he didn't know in Guatemala and how they became friends. So, my recommendation for 2010:…
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One Step Ahead

Blog, Books - Bücher
Now that I finished reading Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi (it's really great!), I started to read another famous book: Love Is The Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends by Tim Sanders.That's what it is about. Another great book about business, networking and marketing. And how to become a person that will have a deep impact on other people's life. It was recommended to me by several US photographers and because I've already read The Likeability Factor: How to Boost Your L-Factor and Achieve Your Life's Dreams by Tim Sanders it was no question that I will buy this book too.In short: Tim Sanders believes love is the crucial element in the search for personal and professional success. His definition of love business is: the act…
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Read this! Never Eat Alone, by Keith Ferrazzi

Blog, Books - Bücher, Business
Recently I noticed how important it is to read books. Not just novels for entertainment (currently I'm reading Harry Potter before falling asleep :) but also books about running a business. You can learn so much by reading a good book. A lot of great authors share their knowledge, their wisdom with you. Knowledge they elaborated over years and years of work. Profit from them! And start sharing too! (remember my post about sharing? **CLICK HERE** or for another post about the importance of sharing **CLICK HERE**)If you run your own business you will notice how important networking is. Keith Ferrazzi is like the guru in this field. He teaches you that networking doesn't just mean exchange of business cards. But more importantly networking means connecting with people, making new…
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Michael Grecco: Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait

Books - Bücher, Photography
Wer sich für Beleuchtungstechnik und Portrait-Fotografie interessiert, der sollte sich mal das Buch Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait des bekannten Celebrity-Fotografen Michael Grecco ansehen. Es enthält nicht nur tolle Bilder und beschreibt deren Entstehung, sondern erklärt genau wie diese technisch realisiert wurden, inkl. Skizzen des Location-Setup (Position der Kamera und Lampen, verwendete Wabenfilter etc.) Lesenswert!If you're interested in lighting and portrait photography you should check out this book by celebrity photographer Michael Grecco: Lighting and the Dramatic Portrait He's telling all he's secrets, philosophy behind his lighting and includes even drawings of the location setup showing the position of camera and strobes, grids he used etc. Highly recommended!
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