Sam Conniff Allende

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Sam Conniff Allende is a multi-award winning serial social entrepreneur, and co-founder and former CEO of Livity, Don’t Panic and Live Magazine. Since starting his entrepreneurial career aged 19, Conniff Allende has mentored thousands of talented young entrepreneurs and hustlers around the world.

Sam is an acclaimed public speaker, an advocate of ‘business as unusual’ or corporate responsibility and accountability, and a purpose-driven strategy consultant to brands such as Red Bull, Unilever and PlayStation.

Sam has refined the concepts explored in Be More Pirate by delivering workshops to senior executives in the HQ’s of Google and Facebook, and to hundreds of socially conscious young entrepreneurs and innovators from the townships of South
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Sam Conniff Allende I don't think there are any contract deals on offer with imagination, there's only pay as you go deals. If you're out of credit, go and get a top-up…moreI don't think there are any contract deals on offer with imagination, there's only pay as you go deals. If you're out of credit, go and get a top-up voucher.

If your service is blocked, do twice the time you just spent writing with sources of inspiration, conversation, illumination and stimulation far away from the writing and come back tomorrow. Service will resume.(less)
Sam Conniff Allende I might come back to this one once the books out, but the best part about writing is the immense privilege it feels like to have time to disappear…moreI might come back to this one once the books out, but the best part about writing is the immense privilege it feels like to have time to disappear into your thoughts and do what Cal Newport describes as Deep Work. For someone used to being interrupted every five minutes and juggling sixteen things at once, which is how I've worked for the last 20 years running my own businesses. After that, writing feels decadent, indulgent and selfish, which I realise makes it sound like a 19th Century opium habit, except with less silk dressing gowns.(less)
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“Imagination is a deadly weapon, it pays to keep it sharp.”
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“The trouble is that for too long, business has been run by the wrong sort of pirates”
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“Try telling the truth for a whole week.
And just see how much trouble you get in.”
Sam Conniff Allende, Be More Pirate: Or How to Take On the World and Win

“The more powerful the person you meet, the more surprising it is to find out they’re just making it up, just like the rest of us.”
Sam Conniff Allende, Be More Pirate: Or How to Take On the World and Win

“Imagination is a deadly weapon, it pays to keep it sharp.”
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“Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.”
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“There’s only one thing more stupid than stupid rules, and that’s the people who follow them.”
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“The average man will bristle if you say his father was dishonest, but he will brag a little if he discovers that his great-grandfather was a pirate”
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