Two talks from TED to watch *today*

TEDXToronto: “Neil Pasricha: The 3 A’s of awesome”: TEDXHouston: “Brene Brown: The power of vulnerability”: Related: “1000 Awesome Things” Presentation Zen: “We don’t seek your perfection, only your authenticity” This post brought to you by Dave Rogers whose latest post over the shooting in Tucson is a must read.

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Three to inspire

While the three following stories are not related, each spoke to me this week. From growing up without a father and without decent male role models, to finding a path out of homelessness, to just trying to figure out what it means ‘to be’.. great stuff here: R.O.O.T. Webzine: @SheIsAnarchy003: “I’m Not Sleeping: Compassion, Respect […]

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A quote from David Foster Wallace’s commencement speech

WSJ: David Foster Wallace on Life and Work: Adapted from a commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace to the 2005 graduating class at Kenyon College.: …the world will not discourage you from operating on your default-settings, because the world of men and money and power hums along quite nicely on the fuel of fear […]

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