Playing For 64,000 People

Flash's Bumper Stickers - Wisdom & Epiphany (Who Knew?)
Flash's Bumper Stickers - Wisdom & Epiphany (Who Knew?)

Life is full of surprises, isn’t it?

And what we think would be one of the coolest things in the world, isn’t.

The 60-something-year old surf shop employee said playing for 64,000 people wasn’t any more enjoyable than playing for a small tavern full.

And all those years, we dreamed of the big stage, with screaming guitars….

Flash thinks I’m an nut job. A punk. Inexperienced. You could just tell.

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To Teach Is To Learn Twice

Are you a teacher? If you are alive, you are a teacher. It’s that simple. Every day is an opportunity to make a difference. You can teach not only others, you may also teach yourself.

Yesterday, after giving a keynote speech in the morning and then an afternoon workshop, a white-haired man approached me and said, “We teach what we most want to learn.”

His comment was motivated by my comment, “To teach is to learn twice.”

Not only did I challenge the audience to take some type of positive action, but in that challenge also was the opportunity for them to teach the anxious ones in their organization – the ones who can’t wait to hear what they learned.