Learn From The Past, Don’t Replicate It

I've been reading Zero to One by Peter Thiel as I move into the next phase of my Shinecast® business and thought this quote would be a good reminder to share as I began to promote the Ignite Alabama podcast and resource website to Spark Innovation in Alabama. More later. … [Read more...]

10 Lines That Resonate: Idea Machine, Day 23

I was in for a surprise when I swiped the "page" in my Kindle to Day 23 of Claudia Altucher's book, Become an Idea Machine. The prompt: List 10 lines or phrases from a book, movie, or conversation that "left you wondering" and explain why. That's a bit of a paraphrase, but it's how I've interpreted the prompt for today. The reason today's hard is because: I read a lot, often highlighting … [Read more...]

Helen Keller Inspires

Today's Sunday Sign is a quote from Helen Keller. Runners in the Helen Keller Festival 5-mile run passed by this school sign near the halfway point of the June 2010 race. The message provided a nice boost to my spirit as I ran past that very hot, humid morning. A few days later, I drove by with my camera and snapped several pictures of the sign. Helen Keller's words remind us that we can … [Read more...]