Tag Archives: motivation

Just Ask

“Most people never pick up the phone, most people never ask. And that’s what separates, sometimes, the people that do things from the people that just dream about them. You gotta act. And you gotta be willing to fail… if … Continue reading

The Generosity Factor

What would happen if you said “yes” to every single person that asked you for money? Foolish, absurd,  ridiculous idea, isn’t it – especially in this awkward climate of instability and uncertainty? Well… before you dismiss the idea and move … Continue reading

No, Madam, It Took Me My Whole Life

You have probably heard the story. Picasso is sketching at a park. A woman walks by, recognizes him, and begs for her portrait. Somehow, he agrees. A few minutes later, he hands her the sketch. She is elated, excited about … Continue reading

Misfits Shall Inherit The World

“Too often, people talk of what is unachievable. We need to be reminded about what is achievable, too.  —Shirin Ebadi, Nobel prize-winning Iranian activist and lawyer Misfits, rebels, agent provocateurs, thinkers, innovators, people who dare try changing the world… This … Continue reading

Portrait Of A Non-Artist As A Young Man

  Stephen Dedalus: Those of  you who recognize my purposefully altered title and have toiled through James Joyce’s novel know of the intellectual and religio-philosophical awakening of young Stephen Dedalus as he begins to question and rebel against the Catholic … Continue reading

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