When life comes knocking at our door everyone answers differently. The results that follow can be fascinating.  For instance, one innovative thinker owns his own island and multi-billion dollar industries and another teaches calculus to indifferent freshman. A wealthy doctor may trudge through work every day with a scowl while a volunteer secretary sails through life. My name is David Shumate and this blog is my study of how we make crazy dreams turn into success. So, welcome to "This is The World According to David Shumate".  Catch my posts through every Thursday!