#00259: Reinventing Rock Bottom

Click here to watch this TED talk Video description (taken from the description box on YouTube): In the midst of his most challenging failure, Taylor Conroy found three steps to turn “rock bottom” into a place of growth and opportunity. He shares what he learned going bankrupt, losing his social-change company and was forced to see what is truly important in life. Taylor’s first social enterprise, Change Heroes, funded and built 400 schools, libraries, water projects and more for 200,000 people in developing []

#00257: Nick Yarris

I first heard the story on Joe Rogan’s Podcast. (http://podcasts.joerogan.net/) A friend recommended this specific episode of the show because he wanted to understand the forensic science behind it. So I listened to the story. Nick Yarris. (https://nickyarris.org/) I won’t do his story any justice if I tried to summarize it. Let’s assume the internet is a happy place where we’re all friends and get along like a big, mixed-race family. Let’s assume your doubts and pseudo-sherlock holmes intuitions are irrelevant to []

#00255: I’m still alive

September 13th, 2018 – Thursday “Why argue whether the glass is half-full or half-empty? Isn’t it wonderful that we all agree about the fact there is a glass containing some sort of liquid? Why focus on the differences and neglect our similarities?”  Hello, dear world. How’ve you been? There’s an old Arabic saying that is roughly translated to “Those who have been away for a long period bring back the rewards”. I have no idea what it means, but it’s used when []