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Chasing Butterflies

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Whether you, a loved one, a friend, or neighbor is facing a life-altering adversity, the following video is something you should watch. The story about chasing butterflies will mean something to everybody who watches it.


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Thank you to Dananjaya J Hettiarachchi for his contribution to the video; YouTube for hosting the video; and all the people who, directly or indirectly, made it possible to share the picture, text, and video in this post.

Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

2 Responses to “Chasing Butterflies”

  • Gary says:

    Very true how our lives can be influenced by those with belief paradigms that do not fit our own. And if those who preach those beliefs hold power or are popular then we succumb to our insecurities.

    • Scott says:

      Gary, how would you recommend we address this issue if the person whose ideas we do not accept is in a position of power or authority? What do you recommend if a subject matter expert says something you cannot accept? Perhaps, the disagreeable statement or advice comes from a trusted relative, friend, teacher, or mentor. Then what?

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.