I watched a piece on 60 minutes last night 9/2/2012 on the founder of Khan Academy and it left me pondering a thought. For those of you that may not have caught the segment, it is basically a free online academy that may very well transform education as we know it. Globally, and completely free of charge.
But my thought was less about the academy and more about the resilience of the founder to do what most said was undoable. The boldness of this young pioneer left me asking myself,
I think I speak for most on this forum when I say that we are all either products of change or in search of that "thing" or defining moment that lifts the veil of mediocrity from our eyes, so that we may see and understand, that the box is not big enough to think in.
It has taken me 42 years to understand one of the most basic but life altering truths about controlled change, and that is simply that very rarely can a successful person point to a single event or "moment" in their
One day an old head (older gentleman) over heard me arguing with a guy that was rambling just for the sake of being disagreeable then the old head pulled me to the side when the debate was over and told me something profound that I always quote till this day when I hear someone trying to convince a fool to invest in his own existence.
He said " Hey young buck, why are you throwing alarm clocks into the grave yard?" I was totally confused and asked him what he meant by that. He said