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3 strategies to silence the Idea Killer in your head!

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 7:33 AM - Kevin Kelly

My name is Kevin and I used to be an idea killer. For almost a decade, my job was to detonate concepts for new small businesses before they reached the launch pad. Yes, to stop potentially great ideas before they got to market. Now, that wasn’t the title on my business card, but if it were, it would’ve been accurate.



Officially, I was a feasibility consultant: clients brought me ideas for new small and medium-sized ventures. My job, in turn, was to prepare a fancy, high-minded report analyzing ...

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The death of my father Kevin Kelly RIP

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 4:39 AM - Kevin Kelly

Last Friday, my life was to change forever – my mentor, friend and father Kevin Kelly Snr died suddenly. My immediate reaction was to send a text to my wife which read “My Daddy has died – I can’t believe it.” His death had stripped away everything and brought me back to when I was a chld. At 83 years of age if Dad was to design a perfect ending; this would be it. That day he got up early and completed his normal tasks – morning mass followed by a trip to the wholesalers to get ...

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Xceptional Advice

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 8:24 AM - Kevin Kelly

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#IrelandInspires – Here’s Why!

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:42 AM - Kevin Kelly

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Win-Win is the way to go!

Mon, 17 Feb 2014 10:40 AM - Kevin Kelly

Do! featured Xceptionalist Bruno Natal from wedemand There was national hysteria recently about tickets for Garth Brooks’ concerts in Ireland next July. People camped out for days and nights in awful weather just to be the first in line when these coveted tickets went on sale. The promoters added a third, a fourth and finally a fifth date to ...

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Do! meets Elmo in Times Square, Hong Kong.

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 4:36 AM - Kevin Kelly

Do! in Times Square, Hong Kong, with Elmo

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Just Get it Done!

Sun, 09 Feb 2014 8:13 AM - Kevin Kelly

Ben Milne set out to find a way for his business to make and receive payments without incurring hefty the credit card charges and long transfer delays we all accept as the norm. He scrutinised how Paypal and ACH began, came up with a concept and convinced his bank to back his venture. He then worked on building the software that would allow the efficient transfer of money without any interchange fees. Ben was an Xceptionalist from an early age. He recognized that “...all you need to do, a lot of the time, ...

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Do! paying respects to Shirley Temple

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 4:28 AM - Kevin Kelly

Do! on Hollywood Walk of Fame with Shirley temple

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Xceptional Execution trumps Idea Killer

Thu, 06 Feb 2014 6:57 AM - Kevin Kelly

<img class="thumbnail" data-cke-saved-src="/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/ben-milne-dwolla.jpg" src="/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/ben-milne-dwolla.jpg" title="Do! featured Xceptionalist Ben Milne from Dwolla is changing the way we do online banking forever!" '="" align="right" width="300"> Hi, my name is Kevin and I used to be an idea killer. For almost a decade, my job was to detonate concepts for new small businesses before they ...

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DO! featured on Hayzlett Book Club

Wed, 22 Jan 2014 7:59 AM - Kevin Kelly

Delighted to be featured in Jeffrey Hayzlett's Book Club - a great opportunity to spread the DO! message. Please join the conversation on: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Do-5134591.S.5831058116409569281?view=&gid=5134591&type=member&item=5831058116409569281&trk=eml-anet_dig-b_nd-pst_ttle-cn

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