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A rich life: 1. You and your loved ones are healthy 2. Quality time with family and friends 3. People who love and trust you 4. Work that fills you with pride and joy 5. Opportunity to learn and grow 6. Freedom to express yourself 7. Courage to dare, dream and do 8. Wanting less
Year Founded: 1865 Nokia 1876 Ericsson 1911 IBM 1928 Motorola 1938 Samsung 1939 HP 1946 Sony 1963 Comcast 1968 Intel 1975 Microsoft 1976 Apple 1984 Dell 1984 Cisco 1994 Amazon 1997 Netflix 1998 Google 1999 Salesforce 2003 Tesla 2004 Facebook 2006 Twitter 2008 Airbnb 2009 Uber
Impossible is not a fact; it’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration; it’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing. —@MuhammadAli (Ali dodges 21 punches in 10 seconds)
I fear not the man who practiced 10,000 kicks once, I fear the man who practiced one kick 10,000 times. —@brucelee
When you are good at something, you will tell everyone. When you are great at something, they will tell you. —@walterpayton
RT @ValaAfshar: Advice I needed when I was young: 1 read and write more 2 stay healthy and fit 3 networking is about giving 4 practice pub…
RT @ValaAfshar: Talent is universal, but opportunity is not. This 11-year-old artist from Nigeria is creating beautiful life-like works of…
Watch @MouldS use a violin bow to create stunning geometric shapes
RT @ValaAfshar: This city in Spain has been car free for 19 years, with zero traffic deaths since 2009. https://t.c…
RT @ValaAfshar: "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” —@BillGates This is very important li…
RT @ValaAfshar: Immigrants founded 51% of US billion dollar startups: India 🇮🇳 14 Canada 🇨🇦 8 UK 🇬🇧 8 Israel 🇮🇱 7 Germany 🇩🇪 4 France 🇫🇷…
10 things to quit right now: 1 a sense of entitlement 2 speaking poorly behind someone's back 3 constant complaining 4 resentment 5 making excuses 6 worrying about the past 7 interrupting people 8 bragging about being busy 9 fishing for compliments 10 settling for mediocrity
Winners quit all the time. They just quit the right stuff at the right time.
Character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you.
10 small acts of kindness: 1 write a 'thank you' note 2 give your undivided attention 3 remember people's names 4 listen without interrupting 5 tip more than expected 6 recommend a book 7 hold doors open 8 mentor someone 9 treat a friend to a meal or coffee 10 forgive first
RT @ValaAfshar: As I got older, I realized: 1 lost money can be found; lost time is lost forever 2 learning to learn, and changing yourse…
Time is running out.
Here’s how New York is working to improve the environment by reducing plastic waste
3 million birds disappeared from North America in the last 50 years
RT @ValaAfshar: In the last 20 years, software ate the world. In the next 20 years, AI will eat software.
RT @ValaAfshar: Here is how luck finds you: 1. Work harder than expected 2. Stay teachable 3. Give without expecting a get 4. Read and wr…
Tell someone: I love you I appreciate you You matter I miss you I trust you I forgive you You inspire me I believe in you I support you You are doing great I will do better I am proud of you How can I do better? Thank you Remarkable people often use uplifting and kind words.
RT @ValaAfshar: A lesson I needed to learn years ago
How cork is harvested in Portugal 🇵🇹🌳
RT @ValaAfshar: “Never put an age limit on your dreams.” This man was born in 1917, running a race at age 102
RT @ValaAfshar: The beauty of physics (gravity vs force tension) in pendulum motion
RT @ValaAfshar: Do not allow people to kill the ideas that you genuinely care about
“Something to think about: the Earth is 4.6 billion years old. Let's scale that to 46 years. We have been here for 4 hours. Our industrial revolution began 1 minute ago. In that time, we have destroyed 50% of the world's forests. This isn't sustainable."
A computer inside your contact lens allows you to record videos, surf the web, facial and object recognition, and take photos
RT @ValaAfshar: The beauty of physics as shown by drawing natural pendulum motion
RT @ValaAfshar: When the camera's shutter speed is synchronized with a helicopter's rotors
RT @ValaAfshar: This is what happens when you sleep
@elonmusk: Computers are much smarter than humans on so many dimensions. Jack Ma: Computers may be clever, but human beings are much smarter. We invented the computer—I've never seen a computer invent a human being.
@jeffBezos, CEO of @amazon, on how to succeed in business: 1 customer centricity 2 long-term thinking 3 passion to invent
“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” —Toni Morrison
RT @ValaAfshar: Silence is not ignorance. Humility is not self-doubt. Introvert is not insecure. Authority is not influence. Kindness i…
When you win, be kind. When you are ignored, be kind. When you are stuck, be kind. When you are upset, be kind. When disappointed, be kind. When you are in doubt, be kind. When you are scared, be kind. In life, good manners, integrity and kindness will always serve you well.
RT @ValaAfshar: 7.7 billion people live on this white bright dot. We can agree to disagree, but after all is said, none of us can live anyw…
RT @ValaAfshar: One of the hardest things to learn is to not worry about what people think or say about you. Until you learn this lesson,…
RT @ValaAfshar: A healthy list: 1 Get more sleep 2 Make time to exercise 3 Drink more water 4 Eat less sugar 5 Stay teachable 6 Read and w…
RT @ValaAfshar: A stunning view: Sebastian Steudtner, a German pro surfer, rode a wave estimated at over 115 feet tall at Nazare, Portugal,…
No matter how educated, talented or rich you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
I am impressed when I meet smart people. But what I admire most is kindness, humility, optimism, generosity and shared knowledge. Be this person.
Tom Brady in the red zone #GoPats
RT @ValaAfshar: In the last 20 years, software ate the world. In the next 20 years, AI will eat software.
Steve Jobs talks about who is best suited to lead a technology company
Tom Brady warming up #GoPats
Lost money can be found. Lost time is lost forever. Do not waste your precious time waiting in the wrong lines.
Neil Gaiman on imposter syndrome
I wish: 1. I could remember people’s names 2. I always had the right amount of cash on me to tip well 3. I could play the piano 4. I read faster, and wrote better 5. I was less nervous public speaking 6. I kept in touch with old friends 7. I didn’t have imposter syndrome
RT @ValaAfshar: Do not do things that you know are morally wrong. Not because someone is watching, but because you are. Self-esteem is ju…
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