The inspiring story of Ted Williams, and why you should never judge a person by their looks.
The touching story behind Rudolf, the reindeer Bob May had always been different. Small, weak, and slight as a child, he was regularly ridiculed, bullied, and made fun of. He spent his whole childhood like that. Eventually he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1926 and married the love of his life, Evelyn. Together they had […]
Amazing things happen when you become extremely good at something.
That’s not my job Seth Godin, one of my favorite business/marketing bloggers, posted a “thank you” note to Gregg today on his blog (here). Gregg is an airport parking lot attendant who just did his job, but did it willingly, and without care for financial reward. That kind of “no problem, it’s my job” approach […]
Be merciful to me, a fool I have a funny memory of when I was 10 years old. I lived at the time in Marion, Montana with my mom and second step-dad. We had an aluminum wood shed out back, just between the house and the forest. I spent a lot of time there, chopping […]
A brief history of me – why I think we’re not limited by our past When I was about two or three, my mom and dad separated. He’d had a vision that he was going to be a prophet, and was told to sacrifice me to prove his worthiness. My mom thought that was a […]
Someone who decided to make a difference 2 I just read another inspiring story over on CNN (you can find the full story here). Here’s a summary: Ann Mahlum, who lives in Philadelphia and is a veteran marathon runner, got tired of running by all the homeless people and decided to do something about it. […]
The Blind Painter I discovered the following YouTube video today—a triumphant story of a man who went blind but never gave up. Such, again, is the power within us to overcome all odds, and achieve phenomenal greatness. Another testament of not letting ourselves be restricted by our past, which I talk about here—Self imposed limitations—and […]
Someone who decided to make a difference Today I read an inspiring article on CNN about Scott Silverman. About twenty three years ago, Scott was on the verge of stepping out of an open window on the 44th floor. His life was a shambles. He was depressed and despair had taken hold of him. Fortunately, […]