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Following are sources of inspiration that we find personally meaningful and, yes, exciting!  Enjoy! 

This Week’s Additions:

Reaching my Autistic Son Through Disney, by Ron Suskind in the New York Times

http://www.mobiledia.com/news/190259.html

In Order to Persevere, You Need Deeply Held Beliefs, by Gregory Kennedy, in Entrepreneur.com

Watch:  A Captivating Time-Lapse Of Snowflakes Forming In Mid-Air, by Suzanne LaBarre, Fast Company

Desiderata, shared on LinkedIn by Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry

If You’re Not Good Enough Just Do This One Thing Over, and Over, and Over and Over Again on LinkedIn via Mobiledia

WhatsApp’s Founder Goes From Food Stamps to Billionaire, by Adam Satariano on Bloomberg.com

Recent Additions:

Video:  Super Bowl XLVIII Commercial, “Puppy Love” – YouTube

Startup Success By the Numbers, Mashable

Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful, by Dan Waldschmidt on Facebook via Business Insider

7 Reasons You Won’t Ever Be Successful, by Jayson DeMers in Forbes.com

General Motors to Pay First Dividend Since 2008, via Agence France-Presse, in Industry Week

 

Storeboard’s Top 50 Inspirational Videos for 2013, LinkedIn

Listen..This Will Change Your Life – The Strangest Secret 

Servant Leadership video from YouTube

14 Leadership Quotes on How To Go From Good To Great, by Jim Collins on LinkedIn

INVICTUS read by Morgan Freeman, LinkedIn via YouTube

19 Inspirational Quotes From Nelson Mandela by Mfonobong Nsehe, LinkedIn via Forbes.com

Three Helpless Deer Stuck on Ice video

Article: T-Mobile CEO Demonstrates Payoff of Focused and Authentic Leadership, by Anne Marie Squeo, LinkedIn via Forbes,

Article:  How to Get Ahead When Nobody’s Watching by Dave Kerpen, LinkedIn

Article:  The Top 10 Things Successful People Do To Reach Their Dreams by Chad Howse in LinkedIn via Addicted to Success

Article – List of inspiring blogs by Blaze Arizanov on LinkedIn via Mobiloitte: 

Video: Let This Mouse Inspire You by Linda Lacina, LinkedIn via Entrepreneur

Video: by Roy Sexton, Budweiser Horse Ad from Facebook: http://www.downvids.net/budweiser-039-s-cutest-horse-ad-yet-476211.html

Article: Transforming Habits by Rochelle Moulton, via Twitter, http://rochellemoulton.com/transforming-habits/

Post: “It’s Not That I’m So Smart, It’s Just That I Stay With Problems Longer.” – Albert Einstein – post by Jeanine Hughes, LinkedIn http://jeaninehughes.com/post/63824076415

15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life, at Mashable http://mashable.com/2013/07/08/ted-talks-change-your-life/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

Blog: 30 Famous Quotes That Will Inspire You To Succeed, by Rhyan Lotto, http://rhyanlotto.com/?p=430

Article: The One Thing Successful People Never Do, by Bernard Marr, LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130715085900-64875646-the-one-thing-successful-people-never-do

Inc. Video: 5 Most Inspirational Videos of 2012 http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/5-most-inspirational-videos-of-2012.html

Forbes Video:  Forbes Lists Seven Years of Cash Kings Note: you may need to search for this at the Forbes website, since there is no means of copying this or sharing it…but it’s wonderful!  http://www.forbes.com/

Article about a global software company who successfully used Gamification to involve all employees in developing the company’s values – Applying Informal Learning Using a Social Gaming Platform, on Learning Solutions Magazine http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/1251/applying-informal_learning_using#!

Other Longer-Term Favorites:

Article and Videos:  How to Sell Almost Anything, by Susan Adams http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2012/11/27/how-to-sell-almost-anything-3/

Article:  Best Advice: Cultivate A Beginner’s Mind, by Anand Chandrasekaran on LinkedIn  http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130226122236-137000-best-advice-cultivate-a-beginner-s-mind

Song with Interview:  My First Song by JayZ from YouTube  Note:  We usually don’t recommend material with profanity but this is an exception. We have found that looking past the language can lead us to an important message. This is one of those times.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pc3kD2iV8w

Article:  Nailing A Presentation In The First Sixty Seconds, by Bruce Kasanoff on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130918033719-36792-nailing-a-presentation-in-the-first-60-seconds

Video: Small Differences Lead To Stunning Results by Billy Cox on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5zpKevYOFU

Photo Series:  Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling, Fast Company  http://www.fastcocreate.com/3018559/pixars-22-rules-of-storytelling-visualized?partner=newsletter#21

Article and Photo: Printing the Future by Rita J. King in LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130927025435-21564708-printing-the-future

From MSN – Musical Inspiration in traffic, T.J. Smith, prankster, ‘Build Me Up Buttercup’ prank makes being stuck in traffic a joy, http://now.msn.com/tj-smith-prankster-sings-build-me-up-buttercup-in-his-car?ocid=vt_fbmsnnow

Do you have sources of inspiration to share?  Please contact us below!