Four years ago, I was invited to sit in on a small, private, high-level mastermind led by Victor Cheng, a business growth expert who helps businesses grow from $1 million to $10 million, and from $10M to $100M, who is often quoted by reporters from Fox News, MSNBC, Inc. magazine, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Time, and the […]
Here is my talk at the Googleplex for the Authors@Google Series The transcript is available here. The audio version is available below.
(How to Make a Difference in the World Without Going Broke) [Note: For the full Introduction to the book, click here.] A twenty-one-year-old singer, songwriter, and guitarist named David found himself in a hospital in Paris one night, being treated for malnutrition, in 1967. The reason he was malnourished was that he was not making […]
[Here is the full Introduction to my forthcoming book The Education of Millionaires. Since this piece is being made available here a month before the book is being released, Penguin has asked me to include the following proviso: “These are unrevised and unpublished proofs. Please do not quote for publication until verified with the finished book.” […]
Two of my closest friends and mentors—the uber-badass power couple Bryan Franklin and Jennifer Russell—invited me to be interviewed by them live for 90 minutes, on a free call now archived for you here: “The Entrepreneurial Mindset vs. the Employee Mindset”: A Live 90-Minute Interview With Michael Ellsberg Listen below This call focused on the […]
For some time, I’ve been trying to come up with a few words that describes my “brand promise” I make to you. . . what you can expect when you hang out with me in person or read my stuff. The challenge of coming up with brand promise, for both companies and individuals, is finding […]
Last night I saw Simon Posford play one set as part of his project Shpongle, and one set under his stage name Hallucinogen, at his show in New York City. All I can say is: wow. Wow. Wow. Wowwowwow.
A Manifesto by Michael Ellsberg You can download the manifesto for free, in PDF form, here. (No email opt-in required.) Dear Friends, A year and a half out from my diagnosis of testicular cancer, I’ve been processing what it all means. I’ve finally come to a place where I am grateful for having had this […]
Like everyone else on the Net, I’d heard of of Seth Godin’s concept of Tribes. I had thought it had vaguely something to do with building a Twitter following, an email list, adding Facebook followers. But this week was my first feeling of what it really means to build—and have, and be part of—a tribe. […]