What Does Google Say About You : Kenworth Reeves Jr : TheKenworth.com

Google Michael Hyatt and you will see a leader who has been very successful in building his “platform” and who is now dedicated to helping others do the same.

Google Seth Godin and you will discover a guy who has changed the way we inhereantly think about marketing and create our own work.

Google Jeff Slobotski and you will find a hometown hero who has transformed a region of the country that previously was overlooked in the startup community into a credible and bustling hub for startups.

There are no shortages of leaders like these online. Leaders that, more often than not, started doing something not for a paycheck, but because someone needed to do it. They created things that they thoughts would help people. And along the way, the rewards of have caught up with them. (I don’t think you can constantly keep giving back without the rewards and benefits ultimately catching up with you and your work.)

Why does this matter to you?

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Change begins with me : Kenworth Reeves : TheKenworth.com

“Creation is a better means of self-expression than possession; it is through creating, not possessing, that life is revealed.”    - Vida D. Scudder 

Read that again.

I deal with this all the time and my guess is that you probably do to. That is, the desire to matter. To be significant. We want to make our lives count for something and a good part of us actually want to make a difference.

But how? 

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Lemons : Kenworth Reeves : TheKenworth.com

“When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” 

Have you ever heard that saying, or something close? 

I’m a very easy going dude but more often than not, that saying to perturbs me. Maybe because people over use it. Or don’t really do it because they’er always freaking out when things don’t got their way. Or maybe I’m just a grumpy old man. 

Either way. Today, I made lemonade. In fact, I made spiked-lemonade…

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Grass is greener : TheKenworth.com : Kenworth Reeves, Jr.

Every object continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion in a straight line, unless compelled to change that state by external forces acted upon it. - Newton’s Law #1.

We live in the most connected world in history. People in Japan can chat with people in Washington DC and talk about who has the superior cherry blossoms this season. My cousin can talk with people in Spain about their shared love of butterflies. You can chat about whatever with whomever. It’s crazy. 

We’ve become global citizens. And the world doesn’t feel so big anymore.

It’s arguable that the more connected we become, the less meaningful conversations we have.

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