Unconventional Thinking

August, 2009

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Daring The Lightning To Strike

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 by Mark

When I was in my twenties, I used to sleep no more than four hours a night. First because I knew I didn’t need more sleep. Second because I was too excited by life to sleep (still true). And third because I knew life is short– I would have plenty of time to sleep, in time.

Everyone thought I was crazy. I don’t think I heard them.

The Waterfalls Of Time

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 by Mark

Rest? Why should I rest? Ever. The waterfall of time is my competitor. If I want to win, I must race ahead of the curve and accomplish something great, something more, something enduring, before it washes over me.

Mark Stevens
CEO

Selling the Health-Care Plan

Friday, August 14th, 2009 by Mark

As guests of Liz Claman and David Asnan, watch for a very inciteful look at Stevens’ take on leadership, truth squads, transparency, Obama’s brand promise and how the president can restore faith in the healthcare discussion. .

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Penelope Cruz

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009 by Mark

Everything beautiful is inconsistent.

The first time I set my eyes on the lady from Madrid, she was, I believed, just the latest of a long line of celluloid sirens who waltz through our lives, light up the silver screen, fade from the headlines and surface again as aged queens of joint relief infomercials.

I was light years off base.

The Truth Lies In The Lies

Thursday, August 6th, 2009 by Mark

Ask anyone if they are:
* Self-centered
* Selfish
* Greedy
* Materialistic
* Narcissistic
They will all answer with an emphatic “NO .” In fact, it’s unlikely you will even ask them as these very human traits are subjects of denial, swept under the rug, hardly fair game for cocktail party banter or even frank discussion between friends, lovers, spouses [...]

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