Bales of Hay

I biked from Laurens to Greenville, SC… And back!
Leaving before dawn, I stopped in an open field to catch the sunrise.

4-6-2010… And This Is My Sunrise

This video is from Tuesday, April the 6th, 7:45 am… Outside of Spartanburg, South Carolina; I am on Interstate 26, heading south towards Columbia, SC.

This is a beautiful day, a beautiful world, and a beautiful life… And this is my sunrise.

You Are Going To Make It

The other day, I was in a deep, dark place… And these words pulled me out.

Struggle means: to progress with difficulty.
You know what that means? It means that you’re going to make it.

And I don’t even know what you’re going through.
And I’m not even going to tell you that I understand.

But if you’ll accept this suggestion as it be. From experience, take it from me.
Your struggle – it’s all part of his plan.

And you are going to make it.

Setbacks are just set forth to strengthen your spirit and character.
If you ever obtain the wisdom that you have already been blessed with…
You’ll see. You had to be messed with.

In order to be able to look someone else in the face, eye to eye, and say:
You are going to make it.

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Stand

Words of inspiration from one of God’s messengers – Cornelius “See” Flowers.

Stand for something,… or something will stand in the way of what you could have stood for. And if you don’t stand for something in this life, let me ask you – What are you good for?

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Why Most Ideas Get Shot Down

Don’t let your “killer” idea get killed… Most brilliant ideas are aborted the moment they are shared with someone else – extinguished by excuses and fear.

Below is a 24-page PDF on how to shut down the naysayers.

Why Incentives Don’t Work

In this video, Barry Schwartz “…makes a passionate call for “practical wisdom” as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully that rules often fail us, incentives often backfire, and practical, everyday wisdom will help rebuild our world.”Pay special attention to his explanation of why corporate incentives don’t work.

This video was recorded at the TED Conference in February 2009… [click to play]

Full Transcript from Ted.com:

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