Wow. I am floored. Here is a message I received mid-February from a former student:
Mike, thank you so much for this birthday gift. I have been super busy trying to establish a career in entertainment while finishing up my degree. You have had a profound impact on my life approach and philosophy. Your teachings of self-reliance, true freedom and accountability have helped me become a more disciplined and well rounded person. Thank you so much for thinking of me on my birthday this year it means a lot.
Awesome when people like you and learn from you the right things for the right reasons, and when they grasp it with an independent mind.