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28
Jan

#Entrepreneur #Business @Calliste on The 10 Minute Meeting

New York, N.Y. – We all know the popular adage, “time is money” and for majority of people that is true. Especially true for consultants, accountants, lawyers and other service professionals time is a valuable commodity.

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“We conducted meetings every 25 minutes, two meetings an hour. Then we were introduced to the 20 minute meeting, three meetings an hour”, says Callistecomm founder and senior consultant Jerry Calliste Jr.

“So the thought crossed our minds. How about the 10 minute meeting, six meetings an hour? We can conduct 1 or 2 hours worth of meetings with contractors or partners and manage 6 to 12 projects”, says Calliste Jr.

Talk about efficiency. For Callistecomm that will leave approximately 37 to 38 hours of a 40 hour work week to manage and execute plans and achieve business goals. “As managing director I have an opportunity to cover more projects and further motivate my team leaders and save time”, says Calliste Jr.

In 2009 Mr. Calliste Jr. allowed Callistecomm to adopt the 40 hour, 4 day work week. Mr. Calliste Jr. through one of his joint ventures learned from a Scandinavian partner how Scandinavians balance work, family and personal time. Calliste Jr. recalls his European counterpart saying, “I am not going to work 60 to 80 hours and all weekend on our project like you Americans work. We believe Americans work to long.”

Calliste Jr. thought he had a point. Scandinavians are routinely voted efficient and having the best education systems when working an average of 35 hours a week and vacationing 2 months out of a year.

“Imagine if your business has 4 contractors applying the same practice to their meetings. Productivity should be through the roof”, says Calliste Jr.

Calliste Jr. and his team will not be the first company to explore the 10 minute meeting. It is a known fact that Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, while at Google held 10 minute meetings (Ref: Gallo, C. 2006. “How To Hold A Meeting Like Google”. Bloomberg Business. Web http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/stories/2006-09-26/how-to-run-a-meeting-like-google).

In 2014, Entrepreneur magazine published an article by Drake Baer (originally posted in Business Insider), titled, “11 Ways Top Execs Like Marissa Mayer and Jeff Bezos Run Meetings Effectively” (Web: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/240287).

Throughout 2016, Calliste Jr. and his team @Callistecomm (TW) will measure the outcome of holding 10 minute meetings. Expect a follow up to this post later in the year.

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Jerry Calliste Jr.

Calliste Jr. is a serial entrepreneur and energetic team leader, C-suite executive, and management consultant. For 32+ years he recruited successful teams, developed and partnered music company’s and sold an est. 5.0MM units, generating an estimated $25MM in global sales and through events management grew sales at  venues by 350%. His peers say he’s “an authority on music marketing, licensing, and independent talent development” and “…a natural at identifying new trends and opportunities related to start ups and strategic business.” He received two separate RIAA Gold awards for 500,000 units sold on popular releases.

Calliste Jr. studied dual majors BSc. in Information Technology & BSc. in Management Information Sciences at The Ross School of Management and Leadership at Franklin University. He’s fluent in English, speaks moderate Spanish and French, and is learning Mandarin Chinese and Arabic.

Since 2006 – present he volunteers as an Opinions Leaders Panelist on the Economist’s Economist Intelligence Unit (E.I.U.).

2009 – present he is the founder and Chairman, CEO and President of Simplestream.co and Simplestream Technologies.

In ’08 Calliste Jr. invited by a prominent New York City attorney, participated as volunteer on finance committee for then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Primary for President.

In ’07 – ’10, served as Special Advisor at not-for-profit Stargazer.org.

In ’05 he’s founder and Managing Director at Callistecomm.

In ’04 He created curriculum for 2 online based internship programs, Public Relations Assistant and Marketing Assistant positions. Students received credit towards their majors for 12 accredited universities The Ohio State University, Ohio University, Capital University, University of Miami (FL) and additional institutions, spending over 4,500 hours supervising 30+ interns.

In ’01 – present he founded and serves as Chairman & CEO, Bassmint Music Inc.

In ‘00 he promoted an impromptu V.I.P. birthday bash for then The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson an event with Columbus Monthly, Charles Penzone, Guess?, FTV.com.

30
Jul

#Survey Please complete @Callistecomm #BusinessPlan Development Survey I #Entrepreneurs #SMBs #Startups

Entrepreneurs SurveyDo you own and operate or did you once own a #business? We need your help. Please take 5 minutes to complete our @Callistecomm Business Plan Development Survey I (To take the survey visit bit.ly/bizplansurvey1). It’s the first of many such survey’s our company Callistecomm.com will post to our business and social media networks.

The survey aims to gather information from entrepreneurs and small business owners about how they view and value the importance of utilizing a comprehensive business plan.

The survey is sponsored by Simplestreamtech.com and gifts are provided to the participants. The survey is scheduled to close on August 6, 2015. Thank you in advance.

 

30
Aug

Get It Done! | Jerrycallistejr.com

Stop wasting time and Get It Done! #quotes #brucelee #calliste #callistecomm #getitdone #justfeelit

GET IT DONE!

GET IT DONE!

30
May

A Revamped Private Investment Company | @MassimoInvest

#angels #investors #vc #invest #massimoinvest

Massimo Investment Associtation, LTD.

Photo: Tooting Bec Commons in Balham, England circa 2013

A revamped investment company for Mr. Calliste Jr. and  a select group of accredited angel investors. You must be an accredited investor as defined by the Securities & Exchange Commission (See  SEC.gov Accredited Investors  definition www.sec.gov/answers/accred.htm to participate. An Ohio Limited Liability Company since 1995. My personal portfolio focus will of course include projects in Entertainment: Film biz, Music Biz, all in all Media biz + Technology: (Software) On Demand + Streaming Media to computers, tablets and mobile. Mr. Calliste Jr is ideally looking for joint venture partners. Visit the very simple temporary site to get acquainted with my projects www.mialtd.net. The main web site is under development and upon completion we will announce the launch.

30
May

I Practice Transcendental Meditation (TM). Do you?

#tm #transcendentalmeditation #meditation #wellness #health

According to TM.org 2014,

Transcendental Meditation

Photo courtesy of Iukkma.com

“What is the TM Technique? It is a simple, natural, effortless technique practiced 20 minutes twice each day while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed. The TM technique is easy to learn and enjoyable to practice, and is not a religion, philosophy, or lifestyle. Over six million people have learned it — people of all ages, cultures, and religions.

What happens when you meditate? The Transcendental Meditation technique allows your mind to effortlessly settle inward, through quieter levels of thought, until you transcend the thinking process and experience the most silent and peaceful level of your own awareness — pure consciousness, your innermost Self.

What is its value in daily life? Research on the TM technique has found that it produces many wellness benefits, including:

  • greater inner calm throughout the day
  • reduced cortisol (known as the “stress hormone”)
  • normalized blood pressure
  • lower risk of heart attack and stroke
  • reduced anxiety and depression
  • improved learning ability and memory
  • reduced insomnia”

Visit TM.org for more information.

30
May

Throwback: #tbt GO BUCKEYES! @CALLISTE with Eddie George @EddieGeorge2727 and Alonzo Shavers @InfiniteSports #cbus #mekka #2000

(L to R) Heisman trophy winner, former Dallas Cowboy & Tennessee Titan Eddie George, @CALLISTE and sports agent and scout Alonzo Shares (Infinite Sports).

(l to r) At Mekka in Columbus, OH, 2000, The Ohio State University star RB, Heisman trophy winner, former Dallas Cowboy & Tennessee Titan NFL legend Eddie George, @CALLISTE and sports agent and scout Alonzo Shavers (Infinite Sports).

#tbt #eddiegeorge #alonzoshavers #cbus #columbus #mekka #2000

Jerry Calliste Jr. @CALLISTE (center) at Mekka with The Ohio State University star RB, Heisman Trophy winner and former Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans NFL football legend Eddie George @EddieGeorge2727 (left) and Alonzo Shavers @InfiniteSports (right). Now I’m not exactly sure of the year could be 1998 but I think this event was in 2000 #cbus #2000.

 

30
May

Throwback: #tbt @CALLISTE 3 years After Moving to Columbus, OH in Front of @MassimoInvest office #calliste #1995 #43209

Jerry Calliste Jr. in front of new Massimo Investment  Association, LTD office. Columbus, Ohio 1995

Jerry Calliste Jr., 30 years old, in front of new office. Massimo Investment Assoc., LTD, Columbus, Ohio Photo: circa 1995.

#tbt #throwback #calliste #cbus #43209 #1995

Jerry Calliste Jr., at 30 years old, in front of the new @MassimoInvest office in Columbus, Ohio circa 1995. I was also working out hard in those days. Special thanks to #BerrysBarbell www.berrysbarbell.com

21
Feb

Throwback: @Calliste @Columbusmonthly Interview pic circa 2000

#tbt #throwback At Gabby’s in Grandview, OH. @columbusmonthly “Single Life” interview. Oct 2000 issue @callistecomm

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21
Nov

A Tool (Blog) for Entrepreneurs…Social Mouths – Francisco Rosales

#socialmedia #marketing #tech #consulting #calliste @socialmouths @callistecomm

Entrepreneurs and small business owners will benefit from Social Mouths. Take a look at Francisco Rosales’s blog Social Mouths where he posts good articles and advise on building a strong and successful web presence using social media. @Socialmouths. > Click to Read More http://socialmouths.com/blog/

10
Nov

3 Ways To Kick Start Your Business – Entrepreneur

#consulting #entrepreneur #leadership #calliste

entrepreneur_imagesAccording to Erika Napoletano 2012, “Um, hello–it’s Q4, time to pull your head out of 2012 and start thinking about upping your business game in the coming year. The first tool for the job? My foot planted firmly (and repeatedly) on your backside. I’m going to help push your business forward by making you face up to some tough issues.” > Click to Read More