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A star football player was homeless until this happened

PHOENIX — It is 3 in the morning in July, and the kid they call “Lucky” steps off a Greyhound bus in Phoenix, carrying his life’s belongings in two duffel bags and wearing a broad smile. 664 more words


A 102-Year-Old Harlem Renaissance Dancer Watches Herself on Film for the First Time

“I used to often say to myself that I am being paid to do something, that I enjoy and I would do it for free.”

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Uncomfortable: An acquired taste

This talk of being OK with uncomfortable has come up a lot lately, with clients, friends, and even at home.

I have a few clients ready to make career moves, a friend who just finished her Kickstarter campaign and Elisa is getting ready to launch a new venture in her company, so this feeling of uncomfortable is all around me–not to mention how uncomfortable I feel just before going on stage. 316 more words


A New Kind of Hero

I caught this Philip Zimbardo, TEDx a few weeks ago and fell in love with his non-profit: Heroic imagination project.

I love this concept of an everyday hero, and not the jump in front of subway to save a baby kinda hero, or even a Rosa Parks kinda hero–they’re hardcore heroes. 254 more words

Dare Greatly, Again and Again

I rarely watch TV, but tonight Elisa suckered me into a night of BBall. The first game, a blowout, bored me, but at least we were in good company AND I caught a glimpse of this commercial. 115 more words


Holy Batman, TYOMD Celebrates 500!

500 posts and over 37, 500 views after just one simple decision: to start.

When I began TYOMD (500 days ago), I had no clue where it would lead … little do you know that you have pushed me to up my speaking game (joining Toastmasters and taking improv), to dive deeper into my writing, to run a marathon and raise almost $4,000 for… 240 more words


Your Mission Statement

Brendon Burchard’s Motivation Manifesto got me thinking about this idea of a mission statement, and then I read this article in Elephant Journal today on… 576 more words