It has been quite a month and quite a year. I had the pleasure to be supportive of the Purdue Day of Giving and was grateful for this simple act of gracious kindness by Purdue:
I have also been reflecting upon Iran as the so-called Presidential Elections loom. As I am writing this, I am listening to a Club House on the Iranian Elections. I decided to do some readings on History and captured a few of the "images" on a "Grid" depicting the times of Cyrus the Great:
Some will say this is all nostalgia--but it is a sense of pride that is critical to understand as the struggles of 85 Million Iranians Continue unabated. Iran deserves more than what it has right now.
It was also a week of challenges at times. I have been continuing work at the Daily Outsider on Projects and involved with other projects. I took comfort in these complied by the fab team of Jonathan Lockwood Huie & Vala Afshar:
KOBE BRYANT’S 10 RULES1. Get better every single day2. Prove them wrong3. Work on your weaknesses4. Execute what you practiced5. Learn from greatness6. Learn from wins and losses7. Practice mindfulness8. Be ambitious9. Believe in your team10. Learn storytelling pic.twitter.com/crlyErRE5O— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) May 15, 2021