Quote of the Day “Hold on, man.  We don’t go anywhere with “scary,” “spooky,” “haunted,” or “forbidden” in the title.”  ~From Scooby-Doo   Things to Learn from… The History of Halloween: http://www.history.com/topics/halloween http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/10/30/the-history-of-halloween_n_321021.html   Word of the Day  (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_spiders) Arachnophobia or arachnephobia is a specific phobia, the fear of spiders and other arachnids such …
Quote of the Day “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” –Martin Luther King Jr. Things to Learn from Positive Charges 490. Be assertive. 491. When you’re wrong, admit it. 492. Look forward to the unknown.   Word of the Day (from http://www.thefreedictionary.com) rakish Definition: (adjective) Marked by a carefree unconventionality …
Today’s Daily Message is in honor of my grandmother, Imogene Clark Spriggs who would have been 84 years old today! She suffered from Alzheimer’s at the end of her life, she was a wonderful and special person. I hope someday we find a cure. http://www.alz.org Quote of the Day “It’s not the years in your life …
Quote of the Day “You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.” –Maya Angelou Things to Learn from The Art of Thinking Clearly, Rolf Dobelli Beware the “Special Case” Confirmation Bias (Part 1) Gil wants to lose weight. He selects a particular diet and checks his progress on the scale every morning. …
Quote of the Day “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” –Benjamin Franklin Things to Learn from 101 Ways to Have a Great Day @ Work 23. Build a bridge If there is an employee, co-worker, or manager with whom you have some tension, take the first step and try to remedy it. …
Quote of the Day “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” –Norman Vincent Peale   Things to Learn from How Successful People Think, John C. Maxwell HOW CAN YOU STAY FOCUSED? 2. Make Time for Focused Thinking Once you have a place to think, you need the time to think. Because of the fast pace …
Quote of the Day “Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.” –H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Things to Learn from Positive Charges 487. Use more of your potential. 488. Be flexible. 489. Give a helping hand and support to someone who is faced …
Quote of the Day ‘Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” –Frank Zappa Things to Learn from Life’s Little Instruction Book 539. Ask about a store’s return policy when you purchase an item that costs more than $50. 540. When you go to borrow money, dress as if you have plenty of it. 541. …
Quote of the Day “Integrity has no need of rules.” – Albert Camus Things to Learn from The Art of Thinking Clearly, Rolf Dobelli Don’t Accept Free Drinks Reciprocity Not so long ago, you may have come across disciples of the Hare Krishna sect floating around in saffron-colored robes as you hurried to catch a flight or …
Quote of the Day “Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now-always.” – Albert Schweitzer   Things to Learn from 101 Ways to Have a Great Day @ Work 22. Take it easy If someone tells you that you are working too much, believe it, and consider slowing down.    Word of …
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