Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Amelia Earhart's Solo Flight Day? On this day in 1935, Amelia Earhart, American aviation pioneer and author, made the first successful solo flight from Hawaii to California, a distance longer than that from the United States to Europe. Trivia fans: Amelia Earhart flew for the first time in … Continue reading Did you know…

Mentoring Free for Decades… David Wee from Singapore sent this wonderful article


Via: David Wee/ Singapore on WhatsApp today.. Good morning ☀️🌻 8 Reasons Free Is Too Expensive (Part 1/2) 1) When you give away your services for free, you diminish your own power.  You give your power – the power you have created in your business – away and allow someone to devalue what you are … Continue reading Mentoring Free for Decades… David Wee from Singapore sent this wonderful article

21 Motivating Quotes From Astronauts


In terms of careers, becoming an astronaut — including Russian cosmonauts and Chinese taikonauts — is the pinnacle of achievement. Of the 7.6 billion people on Earth, only around 570 have gone into space. Only 24 have traveled beyond low Earth orbit and just 12 have walked on the moon. It’s an elite group, there’s … Continue reading 21 Motivating Quotes From Astronauts

16 Quotes About Liberty and Freedom


Liberty and freedom are typically considered righteous tenets of human existence — ideals to be cherished and protected. But history tells us that freedom is hard-earned, liberty is often complicated, and both are subject to much philosophical, political, and legal debate. People have long sought to clarify and promote notions of liberty and freedom in … Continue reading 16 Quotes About Liberty and Freedom

12 Inspiring Quotes From Indigenous Leaders


According to the United Nations, there are currently more than 370 million Indigenous people spread across 70 countries worldwide. In total, they belong to some 5,000 different Indigenous groups and speak more than 4,000 languages. Many of these groups have distinct social, economic, and political systems, as well as distinct culture and beliefs. Sadly, they … Continue reading 12 Inspiring Quotes From Indigenous Leaders

10 Quotes From TED Talks You Shouldn’t Miss


If you have a few minutes to spare, you can connect with innovative speakers and learn something new about life — that’s the core premise of TED Talks. These short educational videos introduce viewers to new ideas and ways of thinking through curated presentations from experts and thought leaders. Thousands of TED Talks are freely … Continue reading 10 Quotes From TED Talks You Shouldn’t Miss

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: 13 Quotes for Early Birds


Waking up early isn’t necessarily wired into all of our systems — especially, for instance, if there is a particularly bingeable show streaming that week. Still, there have been myriad studies that suggest that early birds can be healthier, more productive, and in many cases, even happier than those who enjoy burning the midnight oil. The reasons are manifold, and … Continue reading Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: 13 Quotes for Early Birds

Random Phrases


A Piece of Cake Meaning: A task that is simple to accomplish. Hear, Hear Meaning: A shout of agreement, or to draw attention to a speaker. In a Pickle Meaning: Being in a difficult predicament; a mess; an undesirable situation. Short End of the Stick Meaning: Getting the bad end of a deal, or receiving the least desirable outcome … Continue reading Random Phrases

13 Overused Quotes — and What to Use Instead


Cliché quotes and common sayings are popular for a reason. They tend to be meaningful phrases that ring so true they’re repeated over and over until they become predictable and, well, stale. Tired and overused, clichés lack originality, and the trenchant message they impart can become diluted in the process. Because these popular quotes are … Continue reading 13 Overused Quotes — and What to Use Instead

To Have and To Hold: 24 Quotes About Marriage


Marriage is an enduring and evolving tradition, and one that each married couple redefines for themselves. While matrimony takes different forms around the globe, it remains one of the most significant personal milestones and universally honored cultural practices in the world. And, slowly but surely, marriage is becoming more inclusive: There are currently 29 countries where same-sex … Continue reading To Have and To Hold: 24 Quotes About Marriage

BEIJING AND MOSCOW ARE LOSING THE VACCINE DIPLOMACY BATTLE


By Adam Taylorwith Sammy Westfall Email Beijing and Moscow are losing the vaccine diplomacy battle A child receives a Sinovac vaccine in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, on Jan. 9. (Abdul Qodir/AFP/Getty Images) The spread of the omicron variant has hit the world of coronavirus vaccine diplomacy hard. And the impact will be felt most keenly in Beijing and … Continue reading BEIJING AND MOSCOW ARE LOSING THE VACCINE DIPLOMACY BATTLE

FS BRAINFOOD NEWSLETTER


FS | BRAIN FOOD January 9, 2021 Welcome to Sunday Brain Food: a weekly newsletter full of timeless ideas and insights for life and business. FS One big mistake people repeatedly make is focusing on proving themselves right, instead of focusing on achieving the best outcome. This is the wrong side of right. — The Wrong … Continue reading FS BRAINFOOD NEWSLETTER

Sunday and Monday


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Jim Croce (1942)? Jim Croce was an American singer-songwriter. Between 1966 and 1973, Croce released five studio albums and 11 singles. His singles "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" and "Time in a Bottle" were both number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Celebrate his … Continue reading Sunday and Monday

Poem of the day via Poem.com


January 10, 2022 What Sparks Poetry is a serialized feature that explores experiences and ideas that spark the writing of new poems. In The Poems of Others, invited poets pay homage to the poems that led them to write. Each Monday's delivery brings you the poem and an excerpt from the essay. Eisenhower's Visit to Franco, 1959 … Continue reading Poem of the day via Poem.com

SHARING my WAPO recommentations thru Newsletter


Recommended for you Your daily roundup from The Washington Post. From Deep Dives ‘A wounded healer’: Ralph Northam wraps up term in office, forged by scandal into a governor of lasting consequence Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) nearly resigned over a blackface scandal, but instead said he would devote his term to fighting racial inequity. As … Continue reading SHARING my WAPO recommentations thru Newsletter