Archive for April, 2010
this is how living my life like a dream looks…a big shout to all the laguardia community college students who came out to hear me speak and had the courage to express their own dreams and desires…dare2bU!!!Friday, April 23rd, 2010
I recently had the opportunity to do a book discussion with a small group of 7th graders at the MS/PS 27 Agnes Humphrey School in Brooklyn, New York.
I must admit that I was quite impressed with some of their answers and found this to be a great example of how you will often find only what you seek.
Although there were many, one of the stand out moments for me was when a student named Junisha express how she wanted to be a photographer. Since I’m all about seizing the moment, I put her on the spot and challenged her to take pictures during the discussion. Although she was kind of hesitant at first, she not only accepted the challenge, but exceeded expectations in my opinion.
She took all the following pictures minus the group shot… (more…)
If you haven’t heard of the current green movement, then you must be from a galaxy far far away.
With countless politicians including it in their campaign platforms, numerous corporations making it an essential part of their marketing agendas, and various grass roots organizations constantly spouting about it, not being aware of it would be like not noticing the sun at high noon on a clear day while relaxing on the beach.
With all the information on the subject being abundantly available, I find it very interesting that when asking people what they know about it, most often they respond with general answers like…it’s about saving the earth from global warming, it’s about saving the whales, it means shopping at Whole Foods.
I’ve even had some people tell me that they don’t believe in going green at all because it’s just another marketing ploy attempting to guilt consumers into buying the new packaged version of an old product.
Though all those things might have some variables of truth to them, one cannot deny that thinking green will in the long term save you some long green money that is the thing that makes the world go around. (more…)
productivity guru tim ferriss’ shows how asking one simple question “what’s the worst that could happen?” is all you need to learn to do anything!!!Monday, April 12th, 2010
Tim Ferriss is author of bestseller The 4-Hour Workweek, a self-improvement program of four steps: defining aspirations, managing time, creating automatic income and escaping the trappings of the 9-to-5 life.
i haven’t been this excited about a microsoft product since….uhmm, correction…i’ve never been this excited about a microsoft product…lol!!!Monday, April 12th, 2010
i’m all for having a strong sense of self-expression, but this is committing suicide in my household…gesh!!!Sunday, April 11th, 2010
moments like this make me glad that i didn’t listen to any of the naysayers who told me that i should just stick to being a graphic designer/printer…use this moment to further fuel your dreams…big thanks to kevin jayasena from australia who recently purchased a book!!!Friday, April 9th, 2010
sometimes i wonder if i just pick quotes that seem to justify my existence or is it because of my existence that i’m just naturally drawn to them???Thursday, April 8th, 2010