Currently in the midst of reading Nick Vujicic‘s 2012 book, “Unstoppable”. I’ve been wanting to read it for sometime but only recently managed to get hold of the book. Nick’s videos have been very useful for the motivational talks I used to have with students (via the Sai Organization of Malaysia). In fact, we’ve been using his videos way before he became “famous” with the launch of his books and (…) Read more
This is a beautiful piece written on Madiba from the blog Returning to Camissa, which I follow on WordPress. Nelson Mandela has been gravely ill for almost half of this year. I am so relieved to know that he has finally been able to unzip his worn-out skin suit and is now flying free. Since my time in the pristine silence of my uncle’s farm in the Karoo, I have (…) Read more
He was loved and admired the world over, profiled in books and movies, and showered with awards and accolades. But even the most public of personalities have little-known facts buried in their biographies. via Nelson Mandela: 10 surprising facts you probably didn’t know – CNN.com.
The great Nelson Mandela breath his last earlier today. Archbishop Makgoba releases a beautiful Madiba prayer Go forth, revolutionary and loving soul, on your journey out of this world, in the name of God, who created you, suffered with you and liberated you. I think Al Jazeera’s news tribute to Madiba was beautiful and captured his life and important moments. You can view the video below or click here: Also (…) Read more
Ever wonder how Richard Branson got started? Turns out he used the profits from his student magazine to fund an unknown rock ‘n’ roll album! This is just one interview of many from the new Khan Academy entrepreneurship interview series produced by the Kauffman Foundation. The new tutorial includes twenty-two videos and features a range of tips, anecdotes, and personal characteristics from twelve entrepreneurs. Check out the video here:
Have you guys watched this movie? A really beautiful quote well narrated by Nicholas Cage towards the end of the movie: I remember once imagining what my life would be like, what I’d be like. I pictured having all these qualities, strong positive qualities that people could pick up on from across the room. But as time passed, few ever became any qualities that I actually had. And all the (…) Read more
I just finished watching this video by Harith Iskandar. It was a presentation at a TEDx event organized by Taylors College. He talks about his journey and how he decided to follow his passion. The interesting thing was, at the last part he speaks about not just doing what you love, but love what you do. Finding the passion in what you are currently doing which he strongly believes will (…) Read more