BECOMING A SUPERHERO: HOW TAPPING INTO THE POWER OF FLOW WILL MAKE YOU UNSTOPPABLE : Adam Hailstone
Super heroes all have one thing in common, they get it done! Whatever the challenge, they find a way to overcome it. They’re unstoppable.
That’s nice and fun in the fictional world, but is it possible in the real world? Yes! By tapping the power of what is called “flow” you can become incredibly productive, creative and dynamic. Come learn how to harness the power of flow and become the “superhero” you were meant to be.
When I was 14 years old, I went through a dramatic change in my life. I realized it was up to me to get an education—no one else was going to do it for me. I say “dramatic” because I went from a student who was dragging his feet and learning practically nothing, to a student who was enthusiastic about learning, life, and having impact. Since then I have sought to help others push through educational, personal and cultural barriers to obtain greater learning. During college I was given an opportunity to travel with two of my professors and speak to audiences around the United States and Canada and help people begin their journey of obtaining a great education. It was a fulfilling time in my life.
After college, I started two small businesses. I had big plans and it was a great learning experience, but something was missing. I longed for the opportunity to once again help people obtain a greater education. Then, a few years ago, I sold one business and closed the other to join the faculty of Williamsburg Academy full time. It was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I love what I do! I get to help students look at the world, its people, cultures, problems and beauty and show them how to navigate it and the opportunities they have to change it. My goal as a mentor is to help students to look inwardly and see themselves as they really are and then decide to become what they see.