Next week we launch our NEW BOOK!
80 pages of beautiful color photographs of our world record chalk drawing made a year ago by the kids and community of Alameda, CA USA.
School flyer going out to all the elementary school parents.
Excerpt for the book:
Along the Way: A Few Lessons
I Learned About Dreaming Big Dreams
Dreamers require co-conspirators. You need to enroll others in your vision, you can”t do it alone.
Asking for help is an art of its own. Keep asking, never stop. You’ll never know if the person beside you wants to be involved in the project otherwise.
Be prepared to have your original vision changed along the way, it’s a natural process, pay attention, go with the flow.
You get much more out of a community project than you put in. Awareness of what you achieved will transform you for the rest of your life.
To dream big dreams and see them through, you need a strong internal fire to keep going. That fire will have to keep you warm on many lonely nights.
When it comes to volunteers, there are two classes: those with the best intentions
and those whose best intentions are backed by real action. Whether your dream becomes reality or not depends on the latter.
Consider carefully all the advice that you get along the way — but don’t be afraid to ignore it and follow your intuition.
Many people will not understand your dream at first. No matter: they will be inspired by your passion and want to be part of it themselves.
If you are a dreamer and you aren’t a master of all the skills you need
(e.g. accounting, project management, organization), surround yourself as soon as possible with people who are.
Many people will tell you that your dream is impossible to achieve. Thank them politely – and get back to work.
Be a maker of miracles. Everyone wants to be a part of a miracle.
Kevin Carrel Footer
Documentary Film Maker