Joachim de Posada

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Joachim de Posada was a motivational speaker, best known as co-author of the book Don’t Eat the Marshmallow...Yet. Died on June 11, 2015 Joachim de Posada held a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Puerto Rico, a Master's degree[citation needed] and became a consultant for Learning International and Achieve Global after the division was sold to Times Mirror Corporation.[1] De Posada was named one of the top 10 Hispanic Professional Speakers in the United States by Hispanic Business magazine in 2002.[2]

De Posada co-wrote Don't Eat the Marshmallow... Yet: The Secret to Sweet Success Life and Work, with Ellen Singer, published by Penguin. The main theme was based on an experiment in delayed gratification, showing self-discipline is better than a lack of discipline. It was named Best Book of the Month by the New York Times in 2005.[3] He also co-wrote with Ellen Singer, Don't Gobble the Marshmallow...Ever: The Secret to Sweet Success in Times of Change, also published by Penguin. His latest book was : Keep Your Eye On the Marshmallow: The Fastest Way to Gain Focus and Resilience And Come Out Ahead co-written with Bob Andelman. Other notable works include How to Survive Among Piranhas: How to get what you want with what you have.


  1. ^ (2011). University of Miami School of Business Administration. Retrieved March 20, 2011, from
  2. ^ Laezman, R. (2002). A Growing Market for Talk. Hispanic Business Magazine. 33(3). 12-14
  3. ^ Brown, P.B. (2005, Sept. 4). Off the Shelf: Of Chimps and Marshmallows. The New York Times. Business. Retrieved March 20, 2011, from

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