“That’s not what I meant”. – by Seth Godin

Disagreements among people who mean well usually begin with that emotion. You meant to say something or agree to something, but the “other side” didn’t hear it that way. That’s enough for a customer to walk away forever. That’s enough for a lawsuit. Because denying the experience of the other person doesn’t open the door … Continue reading “That’s not what I meant”. – by Seth Godin

did you know

Did you know... ... that today is Typing Speed Record Day? On this day in 1918, Margaret Owen set a typing speed record of 170 words per minute on a manual typewriter. Can you imagine what her speed would've been if she'd had access to an electric one?! ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "One tree can … Continue reading did you know

Top 10 Disaster Movie Clips Critiqued By Experts – Listverse

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wisdom quotes

If you can't find the path that leads to success simply create the path yourself.Either I will find a way, or I will make one. (Philip Sidney)==========When a problem arises it is not a sign to stop, it's merely a sign to change your plans slightly.Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. (Robert H. … Continue reading wisdom quotes

How Can You Lighten the Load for Others?

How Can You Lighten the Load for Others? When things get hard, a Stoic steps up. We’ve talked about that before. We do this because we know we can carry a heavy load, a load heavier than most people.  That’s what Marcus Aurelius was saying when he said it doesn’t matter whether something is fortunate or … Continue reading How Can You Lighten the Load for Others?

P.S. Sure is hot down here.

Typos and Oh God Why? A couple going on vacation but his wife was on a business trip so he went to the destination first and his wife would meet him the next day. When he reached his hotel, he decided to send his wife a quick email. Unfortunately, when typing her address, he mistyped … Continue reading P.S. Sure is hot down here.


If you want things such as health, wealth, children and other material things, then don't come to me. There are many saints capable of satisfying your desires, and they might be pleased to give you what you want. I am what they call in Iran a shah-saudagar (merchant-prince). I am neither a wholesale nor a … Continue reading Shah-saudagar

great commandments to follow

You shall care for animals orphaned by misfortune.You shall not speak in god's place.You shall not betray your family.You shall encourage others to join you in following the words of god.You shall strife for excellence.You shall work for a world in balance.You shall not indulge in gluttony.You shall remain determined through times of struggle.You shall … Continue reading great commandments to follow

Your Best Day Yet: Three Stoic Reminders To Start Your Morning With

Live in the present moment. That is, don’t obsess over what has happened in the past or lose yourself in visions of the future. Focus on what is right here, right in front of you, today. Make the most of it, and enjoy yourself. As Marcus Aurelius reminded himself: “Don’t let your imagination be crushed … Continue reading Your Best Day Yet: Three Stoic Reminders To Start Your Morning With

A Test of Your Worth

A Test of Your Worth Here’s a question to ask yourself about your work and your life: Do you create value for society or do you extract it? Are you a giver or a taker? Do you make the world better with your choices and actions and lifestyle? When the Stoics talk about sympatheia, they … Continue reading A Test of Your Worth

A glass of Milk, paid in Full

A glass of Milk, paid in Full One day, a poor boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry. He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve … Continue reading A glass of Milk, paid in Full

Why Grandma has grey hair?

The child and his mother: A curious child asked his mother: “Mommy, why are some of your hairs turning grey?” The mother tried to use this occasion to teach her child: “It is because of you, dear. Every bad action of yours will turn one of my hairs grey!” The child replied innocently: “Now I … Continue reading Why Grandma has grey hair?

motivation – don’t quit

Don’t Quit – Keep GoingBy Edgar A. Guest. 1921. When Things go wrong, as they sometimes will,When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,When the funds are low and debts are high,And you want to Smile but have to sigh.When care is pressing you down a bit,Rest, if you must, but don’t you quit. Life … Continue reading motivation – don’t quit

Measuring the impact of your circular strategy – Board of Innovation