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Why you will fail to have a great career
– Larry Smith

Why you will fail to have a great career Professor Larry Smith @ TEDxUW A professor of economics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Larry Smith coaches his students to find the careers that they will truly love. Why you should listen Larry Smith is a professor of economics at University of Waterloo. A […]

HOW THE INTERNET GOT STARTED
– According to the Bible

WEDNESDAY WITTINESS (Funnies, ok?) (I am a Witness to this – I was around when the internet was born, yes I was) In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a healthy young wife by the name of Dorothy. Dot Com was […]

Perspective is everything
– Rory Sutherland”

From TED.com The circumstances of our lives may matter less than how we see them, says Rory Sutherland. At TEDxAthens, he makes a compelling case for how reframing is the key to happiness. (Filmed at TEDxAthens.) Rory Sutherland stands at the center of an advertising revolution in brand identities, designing cutting-edge, interactive campaigns that blur the […]

Everyday Leadership
– Drew Dudley

From TED.com We celebrate birthdays, where all you have to do is not die for 365 days — and yet we let people who have made our lives better walk around without knowing it. We have all changed someone’s life — usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of […]

The All-Dancing Funny, Amazing,
Christopher Walken

The Christopher Walken we all know from over 100 movies, and TV shows and the numerous stage shows and plays  (including The Deer Hunter, Annie Hall, The Prophecy trilogy, The Dogs of War, Brainstorm, The Dead Zone, A View to a Kill, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Catch Me If You Can and others which have […]

J.R.R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet,philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon and Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford, from 1925 to 1945 and Merton Professor of English Language […]

Christopher Gardner &
“The Pursuit of Happyness”

[ INSPIRATIONAL MOVIES To Learn From ]   The “Pursuit of Happyness” movie trailer (2006) The Pursuit of Happyness is a 2006 American biographical drama film based on Chris Gardner’s nearly one-year struggle with homelessness. Directed by Gabriele Muccino, the film features Will Smith as Gardner, an on-and-off-homeless salesman. Smith’s son Jaden Smith co-stars, making his film debut as Gardner’s son, Christopher Jr. and Thandie […]

The Lion King

[ INSPIRATIONAL MOVIES To Learn From ] “The Lion King”(1994) – Movie Trailer   The Lion King is a 1994 American animated musical adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 32nd animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The story takes place in a kingdom of lions in Africa, and was influenced […]

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
– Dr. Seuss

“Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you”  Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the story of your child—well, a boy in one fantastic pair of pajamas who Dr. Seuss uses as a stand-in for your child, who was just a twinkle in your eye when this book was actually written. […]

Happy for No Reason
– Marci Shimoff

A BREAKTHROUGH APPROACH TO HAPPINESS  What would it take to make you happy? A fulfilling career, a big bank account, or the perfect mate? What if it didn’t take anything to make you happy? What if you could experience happiness from the inside out—no matter what’s going on in your life?    In Happy for No Reason: 7 […]

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