Proof it’s Never Too Late to Make a Difference
Florence Phillips of ESL in Home of Nevada.

October 1, 2019

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Florence started teaching English as a Second Language when she was 73. And it gets better...
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3 Years of Crazy Good Turns [What I’ve Learned]

August 13, 2019

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Three years into this show, I view it as one of the great privileges of my life to connect with so many inspiring people. Here's what they've taught me.
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My Favorite Story of Justice John Paul Stevens
An oil painting of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens at his memorial service in Washington D.C.

July 30, 2019

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To mark Justice John Paul Stevens' passing, Frank Blake (who was once a clerk for Stevens) shares a story about the judge's humility and integrity.
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The Event Everyone Should Experience Once
17-year-old pianist Darrius Simmons has only 4 fingers and prosthetic legs below the knees.

July 16, 2019

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A self-taught pianist with 4 fingers and no legs was just one highlight of the Not Impossible Awards. Hear his song -- and see 5 other powerful stories.
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Discover a Different Kind of Fearlessness
Thinking differently, represented by a red paper airplane breaking formation from a string of white paper airplanes.

July 2, 2019

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One of the great joys for me in hosting and producing the Crazy Good Turns podcast has been to celebrate the fearless decency of people — and to see that it exists all around us.   The show is in its fourth season now, and we never struggle to find amazing people who have powerful stories.  […]
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“A CEO is Not Significant” — What Bernie Marcus Taught Me About Leadership

June 18, 2019

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Bernie Marcus, a founder of The Home Depot, turned 90 recently. There was a major event here in Atlanta celebrating his birthday, and also thanking him for his amazing philanthropic contributions to the city, the State of Georgia, and to the world. Bernie was the subject of a Crazy Good Turns episode during Season 2. […]
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How to Set Crazy Big Goals (And Achieve Them)
Mick Ebeling (left), the founder and CEO of Not Impossible Labs, gives a high-five to a Sudanese boy wearing a prosthetic Ebeling built.

May 28, 2019

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A wonderful book I’m currently reading (and in which I’m making notes in the margins) is “Keep Going” by Austin Kleon. The subtitle of the book is: “10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad.“ While the book focuses on artists, its wisdom could apply to all walks of life — especially when […]
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