From his early childhood, growing up in northern Virginia, Chris Spain loved the outdoors. In high school, he ran track, but some of the most important lessons he learned in his youth was when he was a Boy Scout.
If you were to travel to Europe and visit the old cities, you would find many fountains scattered throughout the towns that are hundreds, if not thousands, of years old. Even then, the sight and sound of splashing, rippling water was known to have a soothing effect on the psyche.
Henry Ford was once asked in an interview what he thought was his most important trait that had led to his astonishing success as an automaker. His response was, "The ability to organize."