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Growing up is a marathon, not a sprint – how to grow confidence

Growing up is a marathon, not a sprint – how to grow confidence

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I am happy to have a daddy who has ‘been there, done that.’ He knows things. He’s done things. He tells me things. But I don’t listen. Or maybe I don’t listen enough. Or maybe I don’t remember. Or maybe the things aren’t important for me yet. Maybe … that’s why we (daddy and me)…

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Amazing Grace | Reverse Culture Shock | Texting at the Gym

Amazing Grace | Reverse Culture Shock | Texting at the Gym

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. One thing is for sure. They didn’t have texting when daddy went to Japan more than 30 years ago. The first text message was sent in 1993 by some 22-year old dude, Neil Papworth, in the UK. He sent a message, “Merry Christmas” from his computer via the Vodaphone network. A company, Radiolinja, was the…

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Growing up is a marathon, not a sprint – building core strength

Growing up is a marathon, not a sprint – building core strength

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. Daddy bought me a book – The Daring Book for Girls. He was on a business trip or something. And he always brings me something cool. This time one of the things he brought me was this book. Most of the stuff is too hard for me. But some of it we can practice already….

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Influencing People | Lessons learned about life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

Influencing People | Lessons learned about life from the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. There’s a very important element that is needed if you want to change people’s lives. Walt Disney changed the lives, or at least influence a LOT of people’s lives. That ingredient – you need people. Walt Disney said, “You can dream, create, design and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it requires…

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