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Lecciones de supervivencia desde el Serengeti

Surviving your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business and Life has now been translated into Spanish will be known as “Lecciones de supervivencia desde el Serengeti.”
This is now the sixth language (other than English) Surviving Your Serengeti is now available in. Other languages include Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, Vietnamese  and Korean!!

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A Global Movement for Good

Thursday, July 18, is Mandela Day, a day of service that recognizes Noble Peace Prize winner and former South African president Nelson Mandela’s birthday. The overarching objective of Mandela Day is to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better, and in doing so build a global movement for good.
Mandela Day, which was ratified by the United Nations four years ago, serves to encourage citizens across the globe to give at least 67 minutes — a minute for each year […]

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How risk adverse are you?

For most of us, being faced with a risk brings us to a sense of nervousness. In fact, there are some individuals who would prefer to never have to face any risky situations. The reason we are so afraid is that we cannot control the outcome of the risks we take.
Taking risks, calculated risks, is an essential part of every journey. It is also one of the seven key skills identified and detailed in my new book, Surviving your Serengeti: 7 Skills to succeed in […]

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Thanks to the Africa Wildlife Foundation

Just a reminder to let everyone know that we partnered with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF).  Here is an announcement the AWF made to their members last year.
AWF has been talking a lot about the ecological importance of the Serengeti. But in fact, this unique landscape has served as a metaphor for all kinds of human and natural phenomena. Now, it’s the inspiration behind a new trade book, Surviving Your Serengeti. Scheduled for release in major bookstores in March 2011, this new title vividly portrays […]

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Thank you to our loyal readers

We have well over 200 reviews on for Surviving Your Serengeti (
Thank you. Thank YOU! THANK YOU!!!

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Surviving Your Serengeti short cuts

We have receive so many calls and emails asking us to direct people to certain pages, either within our website, or to one of the many online activities regarding Surviving Your Serengeti so here is the list of short cuts we created a year ago.
Home page  –
Read the Latest Buzz  –
Get First Two Chapters Free –
Book Club Download –
To Watch Videos –
Share Your Serengeti Story –
Bestseller Lists We Made –
Quiz on Website – […]

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7 Secrets in Becoming a Better Communicator

Communication is hard, very hard – even when you are good at it. So how do you improve become better at communication. Well, it all actually begins before you speak. Start by actively listening and showing respect to the speaker.
How do you do that? Well, focus on the message, sympathize with their feelings, try and really understand the facts being conveyed. Here is how I think you can master the 7 elements of talk:

Listen with total attention to the other person and don’t […]

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Rain in Africa

If you like the rain. If you like the sound of raining pouring down. The sound of thunder. Listen to this YouTube video. Rain in Africa. (Link is live in the actual blog and not on the homepage blurb).
Close you eyes and just listen.  Then after 5 minutes open your eyes and see how the sound is created. Simply amazing!

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Architects and Engineers Enjoy Self Discovery Too!

Last week I made a quick visit down to Florida for the Growth & Ownership Strategies conference hosted by Rusk O’Brien and Gido to present the  “Safari of Self Discovery” motivational talk as the opening keynote for their conference.
One of the attendees was Dianne Crocker, a Senior Economist and Managing Director of EDR’s Market Research Group. With more than fifteen years of experience in the environmental industry, Ms. Crocker is responsible for providing strategic data and analysis on environmental due diligence trends, including market surveys, […]

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Why is the Cheetah on the cover of a business book?

Well, now that I think about it, there are probable about four reasons. Remember I am a strategic lion myself, so the cover wasn’t just a random, quick choice – it was planned, considered, researched, considered again, reviewed and considered again.
So reason one. I love the “big cats” and of the big three felines in Africa – the lion, leopard and cheetah – the cheetah is my favorite.  The slender, sleek, graceful, swift predator has beautiful golden, short, spotted fur with a bushy white tuft […]

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