Quote of the Day “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein Things to Learn from The Art of Thinking Clearly, Rolf Dobelli Why You See Shapes in the Clouds Clustering Illusion In 1957, Swedish opera singer Friedrich Jorgensen bought a tape player to record his vocals. When he listened back …
Quote of the Day “The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” –Chinese Proverb Things to Learn from 101 Ways to Have a Great Day @ Work 19. Pass the word The next time someone goes above and beyond for you, tell that person’s boss. Word of …
Quote of the Day “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” –Zig Ziglar Things to Learn from How Successful People Think, John C. Maxwell Where Should You Focus Your Thinking (…continued) Discover Your Gifts Not all people are self-aware and have a good handle on their own skills, gifts, and talents. They are a little …
Quote of the Day “Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” –Eleanor Roosevelt Things to Learn from Positive Charges Research has demonstrated that a positive attitude can strengthen the immune system, ward off illness, help fight disease, and influence healing and recovery from long-term illness. Word of the Day (from http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday) albedo  al-BEE-doh   , noun; 1. the white, inner rind of a citrus fruit. …
Quote of the Day “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”  – Helen Keller Things to Learn from Life’s Little Instruction Book 526. Discipline with a gentle hand. 527. Volunteer. Sometimes the jobs no one wants conceal big opportunities. 528. Never drive while holding a cup of …
Quote of the Day “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, “I’m possible!”” –Audrey Hepburn Things to Learn from  The Art of Thinking Clearly, Rolf Dobelli Does Harvard Make You Smarter? Swimmer’s Body Illusion As essayist and trader Nassim Taleb resolved to do something about the stubborn extra pounds he’d been carrying, he contemplated taking …
Quote of the Day “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” –Bill Cosby Things to Learn from Simple Acts of Kindness Donate an ant farm to a kindergarten class. Let your spouse pick the movie to watch. Offer to clean your spouse’s office.  Word of the Day (from http://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day) …
Quote of the Day “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” –Latin Proverb  Things to Learn from 101 Ways to Have a Great Day @ Work 18. Take it one thing at a time Concentrate on doing one thing at a time today. Stop multi-tasking. Notice how long it takes you to get …
Quote of the Day “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” –Joshua J. Marine Things to Learn from How Successful People Think, John C. Maxwell Where Should You Focus Your Thinking (…continued) Identify Your Priorities First, take into account your priorities – for yourself, our family, and your team. Author, consultant  …
Quote of the Day “Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.” –Jim Morrison Things to Learn from Positive Charges 478. Discover obvious and unrecognized time wasters. Develop your time awareness. 479. Learn from the past, but don’t live there. 480. …
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