If you’ve ever had a Sam Adams beer, you may know that it originated in Boston, Massachusetts. But what you may not know is that the woman behind making it a household brand, and a behemoth in the industry, didn’t even drink beer when she co-founded the company. Rhonda Kallman is a whiskey drinker, and today is distilling her own spirits and liquors.
“I knew I wanted to make whiskey, and I knew I wanted to make it here in Boston…the biggest reward for me is when I see consumers try what we make, and their eyes light up and they love it…”
At the age of nine, my guest was in a horrific fire that burned 100% of his body and nearly killed him. And yet, he survived.
Now, through his own bravery and will to live a full life, John O’Leary is on a quest to help each of us relearn how to live in awe and wonder. “We lose that sense of wonder and curiosity because life beats us up a little bit,” says John, “and because we want to fit in.”
“If I could teach…through my life to seek justice, love, mercy, walk humbly with God, in a marketplace that may not do all those things so brilliantly. That would be a really cool one sentence leave behind.’”
When a car accident nearly took his life, it also gave Dr. Richard Shuster a reboot and now he’s on a mission to make the world a better place.
“I think when bad things happen to us, we have really two choices. One is to get mad at God, ‘how could you do this to me’, and be really angry. The other thing is to say, ‘what can I learn from this? And how can I do better?’ For me, it’s three things. It’s those two questions plus, the third question I ask is, ‘How can I share this in a meaningful way with others so that they don’t go through what I went through?’”
You can learn more about Dr. Richard’s work, Your Success Insights and The Daily Helping with Dr. Richard Shuster: Food for the Brain, Knowledge from the experts, Tools to Win at Life® at https://drrichardshuster.com/
If you pay attention, life can give you clues to help you live your best life. And Kute Blackson is a believer in that, having taught, and written, on the topic. He is a transformational teacher, best-selling author and proponent of using our innate GPS to guide us.
“I think that at the deepest level, there’s a part of us that knows everything. Because at the deepest level, we are connected to everything.…”
You can learn more about Kute’s work and book, The Magic of Surrender: Finding the Courage to Let Go at https://kuteblackson.com/