Category Archives: Importance of Language
I Don’t Believe in Genius – Fritz Grobe
Fritz Grobe went from studying math at Yale to winning 5 gold medals at the International Jugglers Championships and touring with a Cirque du Soleil spinoff. He and Stephen Voltz are the cofounders of EepyBird, creators of the Coke & Mentos viral video phenomenon. They’ve been on Letterman, the Today Show, Mythbusters, and more. From their first online video that Advertising Age called the most important commercial content of the year, to their viral campaigns for OfficeMax, ABC Family, and more, EepyBird’s videos have been seen over 150 million times.
Everything Is a Present
At age 108, Holocaust survivor Alice Herz Sommer still practices piano for 3 hours every day. At age 104, she had a book written about her life: “A Garden Of Eden In Hell.” At age 83, she had cancer. Alice survived the concentration camps through her music, her optimism and her gratitude for the small things that came her way – a smile, a kind word, the sun. When asked about the secret of her longevity, Alice says: “I look where it is good.”
It always seems impossible until it’s done – Nelson Mandela