A sixth-grade girl was running for the post of secretary of her elementary school class. A major part of her campaign was a speech to be given to her classmates, but she had no idea what to say.
Have you ever heard the expression “seeing the elephant?” It’s an expression that came out of the California gold rush. Those planning to go west in search of gold announced to their friends that
As I began this list of management ABCs, I was determined not to confuse management with leadership. There are leaders at all levels, whether we identify them with a special title or simply recognize
Even after playing together for more than 50 years, the Rolling Stones still understand the value of practicing together. The band commits to two months of rehearsal before every tour, according
In the beginning it was the button. Then came the zipper. And then came velcro. How? The ubiquitous “touch fastener” was invented about 40 years ago by a Swiss engineer named George
I attended a virtual panel presentation recently in Minneapolis about women in sports, which highlighted the important benefits of participation.
One of the panelists cited a study that discovered
One of the reasons we admire people who take risks is that most of us are scared stiff at the prospect of taking risks ourselves. “I could never do something like that,” we say. The “something”
A friend was flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles. After a 45-minute delay in taking off, they then had to make an unexpected stop in Sacramento. The flight attendant announced there would
“Pushing the envelope” is a phrase that originated with American test pilots such as Chuck Yaeger and John Glenn in the 1950s. Each aircraft they flew was said to have an “envelope” of
Success is a journey, not a destination. You may take a few detours, hit some roadblocks and arrive at a different place than you planned.
Success comes in many forms and means different things