Lilly Grossman, a ‘girlie’ girl as her father describes her, is a beautiful, effervescent, accomplished writer and filmmaker who ignites the ‘what is possible’ in the human spirit by her own wit and determination. Lilly recently met President Barack Obama when she received an honorable mention for her film, How I Use Technology in School at … Continue reading
The pearl of entrepreneurship is a spark of irritation that creates a gem of an idea in business. Is it learned, taught or is it an evolution of experiences? Standing in front of classroom of fourth grade students in San Diego, Californi, Claudia Laird Obertreis, a business leader volunteer for Junior Achievement, introduces basic business … Continue reading
Artists dare to compel the world to look, actually see and feel the emptiness, fear and loss of life that millions are experiencing in this very moment as refugees of the Syrian conflict. Syri-Arts Beirut: 101 Works of Art for Syrian Refugee Children launches their campaign today. With the support of more than 140 artists from the region … Continue reading
Twitter, the little blue bird icon that delivers a message in 140 characters, has upended the status quo in business, the news media and even diplomacy. With more than 200 million active users a month, over 500,000,000 messages per day, Twitter is allowing authentic, relevant exchanges instantly with people around the world. President Barack Obama … Continue reading
Bertrand Piccard is embarking on his most challenging quest yet to push the edges of aviation technology while exploring the nature of the pioneering spirit. Icarus, DaVinci, the Wright brothers, Amelia Earhart, Beryl Markam, Neil Armstrong are all monumental figures in the human quest to fly. Now Piccard, doctor, psychiatrist and aeronaut and co-pilot Andre Borschberg, engineer … Continue reading
“Where are you from?”
Often a very simple question for most people, yet the hardest for a global nomad. Norma McCaig revealed a secret world of “cultural chameleons” who travel the world, connect with others and understand foreign cultures better than most.
Read her groundbreaking article on Global Nomads. Continue reading
Innovators are creative risk takers who deliberately and sometimes, accidentally engage a new idea to collaborate and effectively create a new paradigm shift in business and consumerism. Joseph Stazzone found his calling as a game changer, during a humanitarian mission to Haiti. In the humid hot verdant hills filled with poverty beyond the imagination of … Continue reading
Andre Gide, wrote this essay The Too General Public: Showing the Degeneration of Art from an Ancient Social Necessity to an “Art for Art’s Sake” in Vanity Fair in 1928.
“It was a dangerous thing for art to withdraw from life – a dangerous thing for both art and life. The day on which the artist no longer felt the nearness of a public, the day … ” Continue reading
Anita Roddick on Managing Success
“What every entrepreneurial company needs is crazy people reshaping strategies, coming up with ideas, constantly experimenting. For an entrepreneur to maintain a sense of entrepreneurship, there should be half a dozen … ” Continue reading
Kelly M, author of one of my favorite blogs The Archeology of Tomb Raider, nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award. It is my pleasure to nominate 15 blogs and bloggers that I follow for the award (in alphabetical order)… Continue reading