THE FLOW STATE & OTHER STORIES
The articles I share with you every week in #Repost are stories that have peaked my interest.
When there is something happening in the news, I try to dig deeper and find more context,
one that goes beyond the headlines.
And the stories that I am drawn to are ones about who we are, what we are searching for,
and who we yearn to be.
Content from around the world that deserves a repost.
Each with the goal to inspire, engage, and connect.
Photo: Stephen Voss
Collin Morikawa is on his way to becoming a golf great. He isn't "the next Tiger" nor does he deserve any such lazy labels. His story is his own. With a degree in business and skills of a champion, Morikawa understands the game and the business of golf. And how what drives him are not expectations but his own goals.
Tahir Hamut Izgil is described as "one of the greatest living Uyghur poets." There are almost two million Uyghurs detained by Chinese authorities simply for their beliefs. Read Izgil's harrowing story about how he managed to escape to the US with is family from certain arrest and how he never forgets those he left behind.
Three years after the death of Anthony Bourdain, those closest to him are still searching for answers. In a hearbreaking, documentary, 'Roadrunner', filmmaker Morgan Neville, asks the questions of a man who spent a life searching for happiness, wondering what it looked & felt like, & what it would take to have it.
Ted Lasso was the surprising hit on tv. A show we binge-watched, one we didn't think we needed but one that grabbed our hearts nonetheless. For Jason Sudeikis, the character was an outlet for him to not just share a side of him that Hollywood didn't take the time to see but also a way to reflect on how life imitated.
Nike is more than a shoe manufacturer, more than a sponsor, more than a brand. What Nike, as a business, has managed to become is a movement, taking issues of the moment and taking a stand. This, as founder of Nike Phil Knight explains, was a conscious business decision, one that has proven to be rewarding.