Posts by Jeff Paro

My struggles with language

Language has never been easy for me. What most of you may be aware is that I have a thick accent and sometimes I butcher the English language. For example, for many years I said “ice on the cake” instead of “icing on the cake” during my talks. Last year I was doing a talk…

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I got Brazillian Bum-Rushed

10X Business Letter Ipanema, Brazil Pleasant 75 Degrees ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear 10X Business Builder, I fly a lot in Brazil. Flights are cheap and plentiful to cities 1-2 from Rio. Recently I took a flight to Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. (fun fact: they have 3 soccer teams and 3 stadiums in a city of just 2.5…

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Attorney saves my butt at the federal police

10X Business Letter Ipanema, Brazil Pleasant 75 Degrees ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear 10X Business Builder, Today was an interesting day. I had to go to the airport and register myself with the federal police. This included getting mugshots, finger prints, figuring out what forms were required and filling them out, notarizing pages of my passport, lines to…

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