You never even taught me how to shave. Then it got better for a while. Stevens: This was a fully functional zoo until two years ago, they were shut down. Benjamin Mee: What happen if literally we did this whole thing for nothing? The secret to growing your business is … doing the thing that scares you. Dylan Mee: I, uh, slipped on the roof and banged it.
I gotta borrow your artist eye. Kelly Foster: Well, talking to girls is easy. Dylan Mee: What is so great about being happy?! You gotta be real with them. Listen, I think we should give you an online column. Like, uh, like the killer bees.
Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery, and I promise you something great will come of it. But growth happens one step a a time And one little baby step, while still scary, is doable. Benjamin Mee is a fraud! But I, uh, I noticed that your kid really pushes your buttons and you give him a lot of rope. Kelly Foster: We tried luring him with food. Rosie Mee: What does pren, peren, pernicious mean? Our adventure is just beginning.
It might even look like taking 20 seconds to , and encourage yourself not to give up. Kelly Foster: The lock is broken and I feel like the only way…oh, God. We used to have three times the staff, they all quit. Benjamin Mee: Alright, are the other two inside? I can force a dream on you! Duncan Mee: She used three exclamation marks. So muster up your courage. Stevens: Oh, oh, oh, oh! I mean, it…it did, out here. Benjamin Mee: I saw him up here on the hill, by himself, utterly free.
He thought they would all visit, but nobody came. Benjamin Mee: Thank you, I think. In some quarters sympathy would be considered the appropriate response. I picture, I picture your face on a grown lady. Benjamin Mee: Hey Rosie, am I doing anything right? The kids are going to be so psyched.
Uh, do you remember the night that, uh, we were tucking you in and you asked mommy that? That is the most beautiful woman I have ever seen in my entire life! What am I suppose…what am I…am I going to home school you? Look, these animals need somebody to rescue them. I was beginning to dissolve every belief and value our society had conditioned within me. It was like altered states, I saw an iguana and a dwarf Indian. Dylan Mee: They left the cash box right on the counter. He expelled you because you stole. Benjamin Mee: So your question is? Read this before you do something that scares you, so you can remember that it only takes 20 seconds of courage to pick up the phone, introduce yourself to a prospect at an event, or engage in any other client-getting activity. But then of course, you have to know what you are not, to truly feel the sweetness of what you are.
She loved red kites and blueberry pop tarts. Eighty four thousand dollars, man! And second that, done often enough 20 seconds of bravery adds up to a lifetime of courage. Peter MacCready: On my best behavior. Luckily for me both my guys are easily swayed by the promise of anything edible or sometimes even just the hope of it and will usually come galloping up handily. And I promise you, something great will come of it. Our family recently saw We Bought A Zoo watch the trailer below , the amazing true story about a recently widowed father, Benjamin Mee, played by Matt Damon, who decides his family needs a fresh start.
Although I worked hard to control myself, I was a quivering wreck! Dylan Mee: Where are you putting this? Only later, I understood it was exactly these moments where I needed depth of soul more than anything. Rosie Mee: I wish we could tell mom that. But are you for real with this? Uh, turn off the lights in the garage. But Benjamin is a bold and courageous leader. She used her 20 seconds of insane courage. In my book , I talked about how God has a coffin for every giant you will ever face, regardless of its size. Benjamin Mee: I love you too, man.