About Joshua White

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Public Notes


Recent Activity

  • Joshua shared from United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good by Cory Booker
    Before you speak to me about your religion, first show it to me in how you treat other people; before you tell me how much you love your God, show me in how much you love all His children; before you preach to me of your passion for your faith, teach me about it through your compassion for your neighbors.
    Note: Preach.
  • Joshua shared from Heroes and Monsters: An Honest Look at What It Means to Be Human by Josh James Riebock
    Why is it that I struggle so much to enjoy people for who they are? Why, if I’m so passionate about not conforming, do I press others to conform to me? Am I that convinced that the world would be better off with more of me in it? And why am I so sure I’d enjoy people more if they were like me, when I don’t even like myself?
    Note: Holy dang... this hits close to home.
  • Joshua shared from Be Our Guest: Revised and Updated Edition: Perfecting the Art of Customer Service (The Disney Institute Leadership Series) by The Disney Institute, Theodore Kinni
    What’s our success formula? It’s attention to infinite detail, the little things, the little, minor, picky points that others just don’t want to take the time, money, or effort to do.
    Note: Little things matter.
  • Joshua shared from The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly? by Seth Godin
    Art Is Frightening Art isn’t pretty. Art isn’t painting. Art isn’t something you hang on the wall. Art is what we do when we’re truly alive. If you’ve already decided that you’re not an artist, it’s worth considering why you made that decision and what it might take to unmake it. If you’ve announced that you have no talent (in anything!), then you’re hiding. Art might scare you. Art might bust you. But art is who we are and what we do and what we need. An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it...
    Note: Red this. Re read it. Memorize it. I will be.
  • Joshua shared from The Icarus Deception: How High Will You Fly? by Seth Godin
    If you become someone who is uncomfortable unless she is creating change, restless if things are standing still, and disappointed if you haven’t failed recently, you’ve figured out how to become comfortable with the behaviors most likely to make you safe going forward.
    Note: Money.
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Joshua White