Attributes needed for success in achieving big goals

Brooke Raboutou is a young rock climber of prodigious ability. She set seven climbing records before she turned 12 years old. In this video she outlines many attributes needed for anyone to achieve big goals. In her case, it’s conquering sheer vertical rock! What challenge are you facing that seems insurmountable?

To summarize this 8 minute video Brooke says that she:

  • thrives on challenges
  • is happiest climbing – doing what she does is cool, because there’s so many ...
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Find joy in your life in 90 seconds

Timers out? Ready, set, GO!

We naturally desire the good things in life. God made these gifts for us to enjoy. However our desire for these gifts such as sex, food, wine, a house on the hill, a fast car gradually pull us away from the creator of those gifts. The gifts / objects in our life and not God are what ultimately define us as human beings.

St. Augustine wrote a number of amazing things. One of them was that humans ...

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Rome, we have lift-off, lift-off on Attollo 1. We have pilot launch!

Nasa_Appollo11_no_known_copright_restrictionsWhat a momentous day yesterday for Attollo. The pilot launch occurred within the walls of the Augustine Institute, here in Colorado. The leaders of A.I. were gracious enough to provide the meeting room space for us, on the Feast Day of St. Augustine. Ten business owners spent a full day, very precious time, testing out this brand new Catholic business leadership organization I ...

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Wheat is the staff of life for 1.2 billion people who live on less than US$ 2 a day

Written by Dr. Thomas Lumpkin , Director General, CIMMYT

The history of wheat is the history of civilization. Over 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent our ancestors ascended from an existence as hunter-gatherers and began tending and domesticating crops. Thus began wheat’s symbiotic relationship with the history of civilization and humankind’s responsibility as stewards of planet Earth.

Wheat is not only a major diet component but wheat-based products are the personification of cultural heritage and pride. Imagine Italians without pasta, North ...

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A Drinkable Book

WATERisLIFE MISSION:
WATERisLIFE Provides clean water, sanitation and hygiene programs. Saving Lives. Transforming communities.

Through community driven and community engaged integrated water, sanitation and hygiene programs, WATERisLIFE works closely with non profit partners, local governments and community organizations to focus on an integrated approach to ensure that households, schools, orphanages, and medical facilities have access to safe water, proper sanitation and hygiene programs. The results of our work change everything. Hours are restored each day – women can use ...

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Wheelchairs of Hope – Affordable wheelchairs designed for kids

Their vision is “To be a “Light House” for children in need of mobility by empowering education and creating independence.

According to this Israel-based nonprofit, there are 65 million people in the world that require use of a wheelchair, but only 20 million actually have access to them. 5 million of these are children and a lack of affordable and ergonomic design tailored to them is to blame. Wheelchairs of Hope has created a kid-friendly wheelchair made using lightweight plastic and ...

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The Spark Shaker

In Kenya 75% of the population live without access to electricity.

The Spark Shaker was designed for Bish Bash productions, led by percussionist Sudha Kheterpal, to be manufactured and distributed in Africa.

The Spark shaker is a combination between a musical instrument and an energy harvesting module. As the shaker is used to produce music, the energy harvesting module inside the shaker stores the energy produced whilst playing it,  for future use. The shaker has a jack and USB outputs so ...

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