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KATAGLYPHS is an auditory + visual “TIME CAPSULE” filled with the lifelong lessons + unexpected wisdom that I learned from the community of human catalysts that raised me - believers, friends, teachers, misguided geniuses, educators, coaches + a playground. These stories are captured + preserved via narration and film to create a unique limited podcast series for the nextGEN of leaders, makers, DOers & dreamers. KATAGLYPHS is a series of stories filled with simple truths to remind all of us that being curious + cultivating meaningful connections + having the courage to chase your passion, purpose and intention daily can be a catalytic equation to having a life filled with success and significance.

 

 

May 27, 2020

- An interview, playing a weekly game of TAG, a community youth event + an unexpected feature story in the Oregonian create the possibility of embarking on a new journey.


May 20, 2020

“Trenton + Spike Lee + "H" White = Katalyst” - Summer of 1995 in Trenton, New Jersey, at Nike’s “Believe To Achieve” event where my encounter with Howard “H” White sparked the next unexpected chapter in my KARAYZEE journey.


May 20, 2020

- “The first 60-90 days at a new job... always listen more & speak less.” - Words of advice from Peter Ruppe when I came to Nike. His advice proved to be incredibly insightful.


May 13, 2020

The words that I heard from Avery Johnson in 1994, he was a standout player on the San Antonio Spurs. It’s my belief that doing tasks that might be considered menial and not glamorous (aka THE LONELY WORK) are necessary for success. You gotta TRUST & BELIEVE that hard work NEVER goes unrewarded!


May 13, 2020

My infatuation with basketball “bounced” me into realizing an audacious childhood fantasy/dream of being in the NBA.  In 1995 that crazy goal manifested in a way that I could have never scripted! Simple Truth: HATERS ARE MY MOTIVATORS!