Madam C.J. Walker

Don’t sit down + wait for the opportunities to come. Get up + make them.


Himalayan Monal Pheasant, female

National bird of Nepal
Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Scotland Neck, North Carolina 

Curtis Jackson a/k/a 50 Cent

Success is my drug of choice.


Audio: Groove Detective

Chris Geith


Rick Ross

How many people you bless is how you measure success.


Brown Thrasher

Brown Thrasher
Triangle Area, North Carolina

Reginald Lewis

Keep going. No matter what.


QuickNote: The Beauty of Automattic’s  Free CloudUp Service

  WordPress.com folks: didcha know? → The Automattic (parent of WordPress) family includes CloudUp.com. A CloudUp sign-up provides up 200gb of free space. In other words, free upload of roughly 1000 files. A ShortCode-style link (plain text link on a line by itself, no spaces before or after the link; NOT a hyperlink) embeds the file. It’s a hassle-free mechanism to  present a file, e.g.  easy scrollable reading of a PDF, directly on your site. 

Cloudup is one interesting service from Automattic which offers a simple way to capture screenshot with a shortlink. You can also upload images, videos, music, pdfs, etc. and quickly convert…

Source: Share images and files using CloudUp – Carl Alberto


Oprah Winfrey

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.


Video: The 3 A’s of awesome