Uncommon Ideals

http://vimeo.com/28143591 Maybe it’s because I have a deep connection to the cold, dark sea and waves crashing on the shore? But I was totally infatuated with the filmmakers vision for this piece. My only wish is that there had been more surfing shots!

The Innovation Gap

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” ~ William Arthur Ward “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill “Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly,…… Continue reading The Innovation Gap

Moments of Awe

Awesome is one of my favorite words. While my day is full of moments of awesome there are only a few moments in life described by the word awe. Here’s a few… Hearing the words, “I’m pregnant” from your wife. (Trust me, as much “awe” is created the first time at 24 as at 34…… Continue reading Moments of Awe

What inspires you?

This question has been on my mind a lot lately. Here’s what I know: When people are inspired emotionally they take action physically. Conversely, when I see people mired in inaction– I know that they are deeply uninspired. Inspired people are an unstoppable force. Uninspired look for excuses. Here are some things that inspire me:…… Continue reading What inspires you?