Michael Vicente is a tech-entrepreneur, system analyst, product designer, and a digital strategist.

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Think Bigger: And 39 Other Winning Strategies from Successful Entrepreneurs by Michael W. Sonnenfeldt "Starting a business is extremely difficult. Succeeding is even harder. And while there are no substitutes for hard work and good luck, there is a lot that entrepreneurs can learn from people-like Michael Sonnenfeldt-who have known both success and failure. Think BIGGER offers a wealth of wisdom." - Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg LP, Bloomberg Philanthropies "Whether you are a successful entrepreneur or...

What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep thriving nonetheless? The ancient Greco-Roman philosophy of Stoicism explains that while we may not always have control over the events affecting us, we can have control over how we approach things. Massimo Pigliucci describes the philosophy of Stoicism. Lesson by Massimo Pigliucci, animation by Compote Collective. Meet The Creators Educator Massimo Pigliucci Director Asparuh Petrov Script Editor...

The Learning Leadership book by James Kouzes and Barry Posner focused on five fundamentals of becoming an exemplary leader. Kouzes and Posner's earlier title, The Leadership Challenge, published 30 years ago, has contributed to the creation of this book and is widely regarded as one of the books worth reading on the subject of leadership. The authors are among "the respected leadership gurus" as stated by Stefan Stern (2016) of the Financial Times Ltd. This article is...

Political astute is recognized as a set of skills, knowledge, and judgments about the interests, goals, and values of stakeholders (Parr & Hartley, 2014). For leaders, political astute is important because it brings self-awareness, self-control, and influence. Also, they have the ability to negotiate, to stand up to pressures from others, and achieve constructive outcomes from conflict (Hartley et al., 2013, p 12). A politically astute leader develops the skills in knowing people, having personal and interpersonal...

The difference between a leader and a manager can be viewed at different angles, and it can be about value, work, people, power or influence. Leaders create value to people in "leading by example and leading by enabling people as the hallmarks of leadership" (Nayar, 2013, para 4) while managers count people's value based on work and builds power on positions and titles. A leader can be anyone; it can be a manager, co-worker, and staff....

"Management is about arranging and telling, and Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing." ~ Tom Peters We all know that management and leadership are distinctly different to each other. Management is described as an act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively (Boundless, 2016, para 1). Whereas, leadership is a process of social influence which maximizes efforts of others towards the achievement of a goal (Kruse, 2013, p. 2)....

In this video presentation of "What is Power?" by Eric Liu defines how power impacts people as citizen. Watch this TED-Ed original with Eric Liu describing the six sources of power and explains how understanding them is the key to being an effective and productive citizen. Liu, E. (2014). How to understand power TedEd lesson [Video file]. Retrieved from http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-understand-power-eric-liu...

Hi! Thanks for reading my first published post. I'm Michael Vicente, a technology startup enthusiast and entrepreneur, digital designer, web/mobile developer and apparently, I'm not a writer. Well, this post aims to introduce myself, the website and maybe some of my upcoming articles, blogs, and stories. Primarily, this site will showcase some of my work and projects, opinions, and stories. The topic varies from business, design, software development, leadership, entrepreneurship, and other personal stuff like travels, blogs,...