From Volume 15, Issue 1: Earlier this week, the St. Louis area celebrated the 15th anniversary of the rescue of two young men, Ben Ownby and Shawn Hornbeck, from the clutches of deranged captor Michael Devlin. It was called the “Missouri miracle.”
From Volume 14, Issue 12:One day a school teacher wrote the following on the chalk board:
9 × 1 = 7
9 × 2 = 18
9 × 3 = 27
9 × 4 = 36
9 × 5 = 45
9 × 6 = 54
9 × 7 = 63
9 × 8 = 72
9 × 9 = 81
9 × 10 = 90
When she was done, she looked to the students, who were all laughing at her because her first equation was wrong. She was trying to demonstrate how the world rarely rewards you for all the hundreds and hundreds (in this case nine) correct answers you have but instead focuses freely on your errors. This is one of the clearest examples of the Knower/Judger in operation.
From Volume 14, Issue 11:Many years ago I and an intrepid team of business consultants penned the book The Positive Power of NO: How that little word you love to hate can make or break your business.
Since that time some 18 years ago, I’ve been awakened to some nuances about the use of the word.
From Volume 14, Issue 10:I’m struck this week with a barrage of “kindness” stories. The word has been popping up throughout my world like a “message,” so I thought I’d run with it.
This famous saying of Dr. Wayne Dyer is a favorite of mine: “If you have a choice between being right and being kind, choose kind.”
From Volume 14, Issue 9: If you’ve ever been (or still are) a smoker, then you understand how some habits are hard to break. I guess, when you look at it, ALL habits are hard to break, right?