A newlywed young man was sitting on the porch on a humid day, sipping iced tea with his father. As he talked about adult life, marriage, responsibilities and obligations, the father thoughtfully
When you are a youngster, you never think about tomorrow. You take tomorrow for granted, thinking you have an endless string of days ahead of you. In short, you put things off. You are
According to a new biography, a man who became infamous for deception got his start at a young age. As a high-school sophomore, this young man was assigned to present a book report to his class.
Thomas Jefferson arrived alone on horseback at the main hotel in Baltimore and asked for a room. The landlord of the hotel, named Boyden, looked Jefferson up and down and surmised that he was a
Albert Einstein believed that “only a life lived for others is worth living.” I believe that is one of his most significant observations. And I couldn’t agree more.
While most of us can’t
A teacher asked her young pupils to tell about their acts of kindness to animals. After several heart-stirring stories, the teacher asked Tommy if he had anything to add. He replied rather proudly,
While visiting with a friend over coffee one morning, a young woman complained, “Every time my husband and I get into an argument, he gets historical!”
The friend interrupted, “Don’t you mean
Mackay Maxim: It’s great to be liked. You’ll have a network you can always use. Once. It’s even greater to be needed. You’ll have a network you can always use. Period.
A strong network is critical
The neighborhood kids had congregated in the front yard when a fire truck zoomed past. Sitting on the front seat was a Dalmatian dog. The children started discussing the dog’s duties.
We all get angry at work sometimes.
Conflicts in the workplace can get out of hand when people stop listening to each other and instead concentrate on defending their positions. The late management