AUSTIN GUTWEIN

Founder of Hoops of Hope. Selected as one of the top 10 most "Caring Americans".
Author of Take Your Best Shot and Live to Give.

Tag: Reward

Not an Ideal Idea

February 1, 2013

Not an Ideal Idea

Have you ever had a great idea? An idea that if it worked perfectly would sky rocket you to the top of your career? How about an idea that would make you extremely successful? Well, unless you were the inventor of Facebook, you probably haven't had a near "perfect" idea in awhile.

I was just thinking about this as I sit here in my dorm room reading my Entrepreneur Magazine and thinking about how Mark Zuckerburg started Facebook in his college dorm room. Naturally, if I'm anything like Zuckerburg, or any of the other college-aged inventors, I should be dreaming some amazing ideas and be drawing them, feverishly, all over my dorm room walls. 

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Tags: Ice, Risk, Reward, Ideas


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Walking on Ice

January 24, 2013

Walking on Ice

I’m from Arizona, so seeing ice around my school, Anderson University, is a new and exciting experience for me. Last week, as we were walking from class, my friends and I decided to walk on the ice. And I lived to write about it.

The picture above was right after our little adventure. Fortunately, I didn’t have to dive onto the tree for safety or find myself in 3 inches of freezing cold water. Granted, I didn’t walk across an entire lake, but walking across a patch of frozen ice for the first time was pretty exciting.

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Tags: Choices, Ice, Risk, Reward