Inspiration

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Inspiration | Flagler Enactus Students

So this week I’ve been spending some time in Florida. The Jacksonville Home and Patio Show was a fun time, but I also got to meet some really talented and inspirational young people at Flagler College in St. Augustine. On Monday I met with staff and Enactus students about teaming up on a building project […]

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Inspiration | Helping Sandy Victims

Ok. I don’t think you can get a grasp of just how bad the effects of Sandy are unless you see it in person. I talked to my friends at SEARS who have been bringing food and supplies to the distributors in the Tri State area, and we filled up a truck at the KMART […]

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Inspiration | Go Team Ghana!

Life-sized legos! Can you guess what this building is for? I know firsthand how important it is for people – especially kids – to have an outlet to express themselves and their passions. So when my friends told me about their latest project called Go Team Ghana, I was so on board with it that […]

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Inspiration | Birke Baehr

If you watched “The Revolution” last Monday you met Birke Baehr, a 13-yr old organic farmer whose TEDx speech about our nation’s food supply went viral and turned him into the poster child, literally, for incredible kids making a difference just by asking smart questions. For instance, one of his questions is, “Would you rather […]

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Inspiration | Getting Kids Off the Block

Diane Latiker raised eight kids in the Roseland neighborhood on the Southside of Chicago. She saw firsthand a generation of young people that were caught up in violence, dropping out of school and veering off path. So she decided to do everything she could to get those kids off the block. Check out the video […]

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Ty’s Take | Something to Help You Unwind

In order to help you guys out with this week’s challenge a little bit, I put together something to help you unwind for a few moments, whether you’re just starting your day, sitting at work, or getting ready for the weekend. You have to follow a few steps for total relaxation- trust me here. 1. […]

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Inspiration | Jeneece Edroff

In October, 2009 I went to Vancouver, BC to visit the Vancouver Home + Interior Design Show and while I was there I met Jeneece Edroff. Here’s a clip of our introduction: Janeece is 16 and suffers from neurofibromatosis. She has overcome a lot of medical obstacles, including doctors who said she would never walk. […]

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