Woodworker, Michael Thompson has taken it upon himself to create a functioning bike from nothing but wood. In this awesome look into the science of creating a fully operational bike, Thompson describes the ideation and process of crafting a bike made almost entirely of wood. Watch him at work in his woodworking studio and see what he has dubbed the “Splinter bike” in action.
Before there was Vidyard, there was Redwoods Media, a small Canadian startup making marketing videos. Slowly but surely, the company, like so many startups, had to learn two lessons and has come to embrace them over time: being creative is difficult to scale, and they’e actually much better engineers than they are artists. Continue reading The startup success story behind Vidyard – Small Empires
No Vans Land tells the inspiring story of a small business owner taking on City Hall. Hector, like many other Americans, came here from Jamaica for opportunity. But like too many others, he has been forced to constantly defend himself against government attempts to restrict his business and protect powerful interests. Continue reading No Vans Land: The Hector Ricketts Story
Melony Armstrong just wanted to earn an honest living this was the start to her success story. She didn’t realize she’d have to change the law to do that. After years of hurdling obstacles that were holding her back from providing for her family, Melony succeeded in breaking down the barriers to success. In the process, she became an inspiration to her community and changed hundreds of lives with her success story. Continue reading Locked Out: A Mississippi Success Story – Documentary
This is the true life success story of Nicholas Woodman, the founder of wearable camera maker GoPro. To think that a simple camera made for surfers would be the next big thing in digital camera – and the ultimate video selfie – was Nick’s last thought. Learn the thinking behind Nicholas’ mind as he went from business-to-business and from failure to success. This goes to show that failure is not one step back but a step forward into success – never let negativity cloud your mind, keep moving forward and keep learning from your mistakes and one day maybe you will become a billionaire to.
Everyday we look for articles, stories and products that help our readers get inspired to do more, to succeed and to enjoy their life in no matter way, shape or form. We love hearing success stories and how people have ignored the easy way to just get passed through life and have decided to chose the unbeaten path to find their true calling in life. Life is about taking chances and doing things that you love whether you succeed or fail. Continue reading Varun Agarwal: From failing in engineering to co-founding a million-dollar company
Nick Goepper broke out onto the scene at a 2012 Dew Tour, but the road to freeski superstardom hasn’t always been easy. Between hating skiing when he first took up the sport to “hustlin’ candy on the school bus” to make enough money to support himself, learn Nick’s life story and how the kid from the Midwest made himself into a contest sensation by simply outworking everyone else.