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Crew Member: Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass

If you’ve been following Carpe Bootium, you know there are two things that absolutely drive us wild here:

Appreciating how booty-ful you are

Well this song by this young lady (Meghan Trainor) celebrates both and it’s just a lot of fun. Continue reading

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Crew Member – Bridget Duffy: Quality Service is Nothing without Quality Experience

After breaking her leg, Bridget Duffy got a close look at the patient experience – by being a patient herself. At the first Gel Health conference, Bridget discusses what she learned – and what has inspired her, throughout her career, to advocate for improved patient experience.  Dr. Duffy created one of the nation’s first hospitalist … Continue reading

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Crew Member – Bob Ross: There Are No Limits Here

This selection of zen musings and amazing artwork is brought to you by a man from Orlando, Florida who paints mountains, waterfalls and trees better than any other. He developed his technique as a way to complete art that he could sell during his short work breaks as a Master Sergeant in the Air Force. … Continue reading

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Crew Member – Ron Finley: Guerilla Gardening in South Central

Finley’s fight gave voice to a larger movement that provides nourishment, empowerment, education — and healthy, hopeful futures — one urban garden at a time. Continue reading

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Crew Member – Tabitha Karanja – Lady Brings The Brews

In the process, she had to succeed where others had tried and failed in the face of an entrenched monopoly. Continue reading

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Crew Member – Amanda Fucking Palmer

Now with an title like that and an image like you see to your right you might be tempted to think the woman I’m about to describe is something of a cult icon.  You’d be right but I’m pretty sure she would say she’s not an icon…yet.  Also looking at the image to your right … Continue reading

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Crew Member – Jon Kitna: Finding the Lost and Keeping It R.E.A.L.

Since his retirement, he has gone back to his hometown and his old high school and become a teacher and football coach. THIS is where the story gets interesting Continue reading

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Crew Member – Jeff Bezos: What Matters More Than Your Talents

Please take the opportunity to learn something from one of the biggest, most unsung entrepreneurs of this era…Jeff Bezos.  He is the founder and CEO of Amazon.com (maybe you’ve heard of it). Jeff Bezos didn’t invent online shopping, but he almost single-handedly turned it into a multi-billion-dollar enterprise. His Amazon.com began as a bookstore in … Continue reading

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Crew Member – Dergin Tokmak: Breakdances with Crutches

Dergin Tokmak was born December 26, 1973 in Augsburg, Germany. He contracted polio when 1 year old. Poliomyelitis is a virus that attacks the nerves that control your muscles. In Dergin’s case, he lost the control of his left leg and some of the control of his right. He spent much of his childhood in … Continue reading

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Crew Member – Jim Henson: Creating ‘muppets’ from puppets

Jim Henson was a silly man with a gift for voices, puppeteering, and satire. Using his passion for puppets, an hobby that was then and still isn’t taken very seriously, he created an evolution in children’s television, entertainment (for children and adults), and a multi-media empire. Not to oversimplify his genius, but he took something … Continue reading

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