An Invisibile Thread by Moe Abdou


On more than one occasion, I've walked past a homeless person on the street and felt the urge to do more than just hand him five dollars; yet, only once did I stop and do more.  He was in his 20s, humble, sacred and just plain mad at the world.  As I always do, I asked a few questions, and although he was attentive, he chose not to respond.  So, within ten minutes, I handed him that five bucks and walked away.  My curiosity about the 'why' behind homelessness was piqued, but it was only after I stumbled upon Laura Schroff's Today show segment, that I was convinced that I needed to do more.  Laura was born to be an Angel, and when destiny came calling one night in New York, she not only raised the spirits of one hungry Maurice Mazyck, she changed her life in the process. An Invisible Thread is an ancient Chinese Proverb that none of us can ignore - Here's why



Further Reading
  • How MeUndies Made Merchandising Their Competitive Advantage — When MeUndies thinks about their underwear subscription service they compare themselves to Netflix. What the streaming pioneer did for TV, the Los Angeles startup wants to do to your underwear drawer. The goal is to provide monthly subscribers with the staples they love while delivering elements of surprise - Think briefs with donuts and dinosaurs - right to your doorstep.
  • Michael Serbinis: What I've Learned — Visionary Entrepreneur, investor and CEO and Founder of the new healthcare startup, LEAGUE, Michael Serbinis shares what he learned building three disruptive startups, selling two of them and working with Kimbal and Elon Musk.
  • Seedling Relies on Childhood Curiosity to Inspire a Creative Team — On a recent flight home, I spent over an hour browsing a children’s play website, completely enamored by sets like Design Your Own Superhero Cape and Invent Your Own Insects. After sharing Seedling with everyone I know, despite few of my friends having children, I wondered why the brand struck a such a meaningful chord with me.


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