Last year, I traveled to Kenya. I wiggled my way into a medical mission at KenyaRelief.org. I know the resident missionaries, and I suppose I know a little bit about having a thyroid removed—therefore, in my mind I had some qualifications. It just so happened the week...read more
Some of the best failures have turned into epic successes. Abraham Lincoln failed in several Senate races, a job, a business, a run for Vice President and eventually, well . . . he became the most famous president in the history of the United States.
Penicillin was discovered in error when Alexander Fleming left dirty Petri dishes in his workstation. What about Post-it Notes?! I love these tiny messy paper pieces. Spencer Silver was trying to develop a super strong adhesive. Instead, he did the opposite and I’m sure that 3M is grateful.
Colonel Sanders started his venture at 68, after hearing “NO” 1,000 times when he attempted to sell his chicken recipe. He kept going and finally found investors. Seven years later…read more