A friend of mine linked to a blogpost on her Facebook page with the caption “Possibly the best thing you could read today.” All right, I thought, I’ll take that bet…and clicked…. to what was, by far, the best thing I’d read all day. This is the story of a chance (?) encounter in a coffee shop – with a living legend. It’s the story of paying attention to those around you, because you never know what you can learn – or who you can meet – in one quick conversation.
I was so taken by the story that I immediately tracked down the guy who wrote it and said “You don’t know me, but can I call you tomorrow for an interview please?” He said yes… so our talk, his site, and the blogpost that I will never forget is right after the jump!
Here’s my talk with Joel Runyon about his chance encounter, and here’s a link to his blog (which will make you believe that there’s no such thing as “chance”….the post about his coffe shop encounter is called “An Unexpected Ass Kicking.”
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