Seven thought-provoking questions you will ask at the end of your life

A while ago, Marc Chernoff shared the wisdom his grandmother had left behind for him after she passed away.  The twelve pieces of wisdom were in her old leather-bound journal and it was named “Inspiration Journal.” On her last entry she had written seven questions.  She never wrote the answers to these questions but they are very thought provoking questions.  Here Marc shares his thoughts on the questions and he hopes that what he shares will inspire everyone who reads this and that you will be able to answer each question one day with a sense of peace and fulfillment.

 

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Night with a Futurist Ponders the Prospects for Innovation

Night with a Futurist Ponders the Prospects for Innovation

Dr. Todd Siler speaking at  the Night with a Futurist about Future of Innovation

June’s Night with a Futurist saw Todd Siler discussing the future of innovation. Siler believes that the key constraints to innovation lie in the limitations individuals place around their thinking and creativity added to the subsequent inability to communicate ideas effectively to other people. Siler noted that people “live in a highly compartmentalized world” where different knowledge is siloed. Yet in order to innovate, people must “stand back and reintegrate.” This process can be frightening given the chaos that exists within the human mind but is necessary because inspiration results from the “chaotic moment of piecing elements together.” Siler urged people to “take time to reflect” which allows this integration of ideas to happen.

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Inspirational Spring Photos

Inspirational Spring Photos

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Inspiration is all around us: you can derive new ideas from people you meet, places you visit and observations you make. Sometimes it is enough just to take a look around and observe the beauty of nature surrounding us everywhere. For instance, spring is often considered the most beautiful and inspirational period of the year, with its refreshing, colorful, vivid imagery and structures. (Pics) 

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