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Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers; those who swim against the current may never realize they are better swimmers than they imagine.
We find what we are looking for. If we are looking for life and love and openness and growth, we are likely to find them. If we are looking for witchcraft and evil, we’ll likely find them, and we may get taken over by them.
Walmart’s owners are so absurdly rich that one of them, Alice Walton, spent over a billion dollars building an art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas, 500 miles away from the nearest person who ever would want to look at art. And she said about it, “For years I’ve been thinking about what we can do as a family that can really make a difference.” How about giving your employees a raise, you deluded nitwit? (massive audience cheering and applause)
If you believe that you have something special inside of you, and you feel it’s about time you gave it a shot, honor that calling in some small way — today. If you feel a knot in your stomach because you can see the enormous distance between your dreams and your daily reality, do one thing to tighten your grip on what you want — today. If you’ve been peering out over the edge of the cliff but can’t quite make the leap, dig a little deeper and find out what’s stopping you — today. Because there is a recurring choice in life, and it occurs at the intersection of two roads. We arrive at this place again and again. And today, you get to choose.
You don’t have to wait for anyone’s approval to do things,” she said. “You don’t have to try to get a job and go through set steps before you start a career or start your life. That’s what I want young girls to know — you can do anything you want. Just start. That’s how Rookie started.

B Corps: For People, Planet, and Profit | Talks at Google (by Talks at Google)

NYC B Lab (Tribeca), Warby Parker (SoHo), and Greyston Bakery (Yonkers) discuss how businesses can work to be not just best “in” the world, but best “for” the world; moderated by Demma Rodriguez

B Corps like Warby Parker and Greyston Bakery are certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. B Corp certification is to sustainable business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk.

There is a growing community of more than 910 Certified B Corps from 29 countries and 60 industries working together toward 1 unifying goal: to redefine success in business.

(via Edible water bottle uses algae to create biodegradable alternative)

The Expert (Short Comedy Sketch) (by Lauris Beinerts)

 

I can tell you this with absolute certainty. You don’t know what you’re going to know in six month. I’ll give you six month to prove me wrong.

(via Here’s How The World’s Most Brilliant People Scheduled Their Days)