My Taxi Driver, Quincy, from Kenya
This weekend I met Quincy in Las Vegas. He has been an American for five years now and a taxi driver for two months. He was thrilled to tell me that a rap piece that he wrote was played on a radio station in Chicago. I told him I haven't been to Kenya yet. He said I should go - that as a tourist I would love it. He moved on but I asked him to tell explain what he meant that as a tourist I would love Kenya. He then began explaining to me that he and his people are oppressed un
Completed my 3rd trail half marathon!
As of last Tuesday, I have completed my half marathon goal for this year!!! I started the run by weaving through the Bradshaw mountains here in Prescott and finished the last three miles by summitting a large hill at the end. I just cranked up "Rise" (by Katy Perry) in my headphones and dug in for the long climb. It was the BEST feeling to reach the top without stopping - I love the high that comes from being out in nature! It's funny because I'm not a runner and I certainly
The most urgent is rarely the most important
If you focus on what is urgent, you will never do what is most important. Unlike what school, work and family teach us, urgency does not equ
Driving Racecars and Helicopters in Las Vegas!!!
Just had one of the best Rovia trips ever!!! There was a HUGE conference for Rovia clients in Las Vegas this last weekend. There were ~25,000 members who 'took over' the Strip and I was assigned to take 90 members on their ultimate Dream Trip. First of all, I got to drive a LAMBORGHINI on a race track!!! I went 145 mph with the help of my coach and am totally hooked! There is just nothing like it - especially being at the wheel myself - to feel the power of these cars. I inte