Amazing Third Acts
Judy Cockerton — winner of AARP’s 2012 Purpose Prize for Intergenerational Innovation — is re-envisioning and reinventing child foster care in America
By Richard J. Anthony, Sr.
When Judy Cockerton first entered the world of child welfare in 1999, she was the founding owner of two specialty toy [...]
Nolan Bushnell’s solution for the nation’s schools starts with playing games
He fathered the video game industry in 1974 with the creation of Atari, one of the most successful entries ever in the consumer electronics market. Thirty-seven years later, after an impressive list of other breakthrough ventures, Nolan Bushnell, dad to eight and grandfather to [...]
I recently sent my urologist an anniversary card in appreciation for saving my life after I was diagnosed with prostate cancer ten years ago.
“Mr. Anthony, I have the results of the biopsy. I’m afraid it’s positive. When would you like to schedule the surgery?”
That was the jolting call I’d received from another urologist [...]
To avoid debilitating the human spirit, a barrage of bad news must be tempered with at least a modicum of hope, of optimism that things can be turned for the better. That through effort and team work, people can drive positive change.
The doom and gloom headlines of the past several months have reminded me [...]