Yesterday I was asked how I like India. I replied, I loved it. The person I was talking to looked at me in amazement and said, I couldn’t stand it. The poverty really turned me off. I never said anything but I thought how sad it was that a person would travel half way around [...]
Sometimes we lose sight of the value of our work, and consequently we lose the zest for life - not just from our work, but from our lives. Here are a few zest-restoring ideas that you can use RIGHT NOW - and every day from now on.
Understand that anything - your job, marriage, etc. regardless [...]
The other day I was speaking with a dear friend who was sharing her situation with me and it wasn’t exactly pleasant. Her husband was very unhappy, critical of everyone and most everything. He didn’t want to go anywhere or do anything. She explained he acts as if everyone and everything is against him.
The lady’s [...]
In Napoleon Hill’s classic book Think and Grow Rich, an entire chapter is devoted to persistence.
Hill said, “There may be no heroic connotation to the word persistence, however, the quality is to the character of a person what carbon is to steel”.
Think for a moment about any accomplishment in your past and you will realize [...]
Just inside my front door stands a statue of Napoleon. Napoleon is both the first and last thing I see when I enter and leave my home. I have Napoleon placed there for two reasons: he reminds me of what I do and do not want to be like.
It is reported that F.W. Woolworth who [...]
When you learn something, the quality of your life is improved because you have become a more effective individual. Why then, when an individual passes a course of instruction with high marks, possibly at the top of their class, do they remain an ineffective person? Do you think it is possible that the individual in [...]