Service Is The Rent We Pay

Friday July 23, 2010
Friday July 23, 2010

Service is the rent we pay for our time here on Earth. — Mohammed Ali

Two days ago (I don’t make this up), I was driving home and stopped at the Disney University where Walt Disney World conducts Cast Member training. My friend Bob is from Verona, New Jersey and he works there. He went to school with Scott Chesney. Bob told me I needed to watch this You Tube video (51 min). Now I’m suggesting the same to you.

Scott woke up, at 15, while going to High School with Bob, and his toe was numb. Within two days, he was paralyzed from the waist down. At the time, major colleges were recruiting Scott for football and basketball, and Scott was only a sophomore. Listen how (25 years later) he inspires people to stop putting things off and overcome your fears:

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By jeff noel

Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites.