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High-Fiving Your Brand

The most popular story for how the modern "high five" originated is from the late 70's when Dodgers player Glenn Burke raised his hand in celebration to greet Dodgers left-fielder Dusty Baker, and Baker not knowing what to do, slapped it. It may be strange to think about, but there has to be an origin for...

High-Fiving Your BrandRyan Payne

Apollo 8

On December 24th, 1968, during the Apollo 8 mission, humans saw the Earth rise above the horizon of the moon for the very first time in person. The three astronauts of Apollo 8,  Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders became the first humans to travel beyond...

Apollo 8Ryan Payne

The Admiral

On the last day of the 1993-1994 NBA Season, two future Hall of Famers were locked in an epic scoring battle, each vying to capture the coveted NBA scoring title for that season. David Robinson, nicknamed The Admiral, of the San Antonio Spurs trailed Shaquille O' Neal, then with the Orlando Magic, by 33 points...

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The Self-Powered Life

The Ancient Polynesians navigated the Pacific using the sun and the stars as their compass. Their journeys took them to places across thousands of miles, from Hawaii to New Zealand and New Zealand to Easter Island, within an area encompassing 10 million square miles, now known as the Polynesian Triangle. These ancient navigators, exploring and...

The Self-Powered LifeRyan Payne

Prelude

There are many people waiting for something amazing to happen. Really, waiting for anything different to happen. They're waiting for something to happen in their life which allows them to finally start on the path that can culminate in reaching their ultimate dream, goal, and desire. Maybe their dream is becoming wealthy, or maybe it's going...

PreludeRyan Payne

Life Goes On

There's only an impassible obstacle when you treat life as a finite canvas. You can choose to treat each obstacle as beatable. Or not. Your canvas is either something remarkable, or it isn't. Regardless, life goes on. Beyond the Stars Halley's Comet visits Earth every 75 to 76 years, a lifetime for some. It took until...

Life Goes OnRyan Payne

Throw Your Box Away

Muscle atrophy can be a scary thing. When an injury occurs which restricts a limbs movement partially or completely, the muscles within that limb will deteriorate, leaving it's twin stronger than the other. When a muscle atrophies, it can lead to severe or partial muscle deterioration as the result from many different ailments, diseases, or...

Throw Your Box AwayRyan Payne

Broken

All too often people associate failure with being broken. The very act of failure itself is simply learning about a process more intimately than ever before. So why should we associate failure with the act of something being broken? Kintsugi, or Kintsukuroi, is the ancient Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with lacquer made up...

BrokenRyan Payne

What will be your space jam?

Here's a little video to provide you with a little motivation today. Enjoy!

What will be your space jam?Ryan Payne

7 Branding Rules for Creative People

Everybody has a creative side in them, whether you choose to embrace it or not is your business. There's no one way to be creative, instead it's important to create in your own medium and in your own voice, following another's path significantly detracts from the creativity you can produce. Want to embrace your creative...

7 Branding Rules for Creative PeopleRyan Payne

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