The Marshall Goldsmith Newsletter

        My mission is simple. I want to help successful people achieve positive, lasting change in behavior; for themselves, their people, and their teams. I want to help you make your life a little better. Thank you for subscribing! Life is good. FOREFRONT – POWERED BY 100 COACHES Marshall Goldsmith Jan 18 … Continue reading The Marshall Goldsmith Newsletter

  Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Press Information Bureau Government of India •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs •MoHUA announces winners of Streets for People and Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge •Shri Nitin Gadkari calls for cooperation between Central and State Governments for infrastructure development of the country •Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG), … Continue reading   Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

FP Editor’s Picks

JANUARY 18, 2022 | SPONSORED BY THE DENVER DEMOCRACY SUMMIT 1 Biden’s anniversary. U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan sat down with FP’s Amy Mackinnon to talk about Russia, China, Afghanistan, and year one of the Joe Biden presidency. 2 Luxury or lifesaver? Much of the United States and Europe views air conditioning as a luxury, not a necessity. But … Continue reading FP Editor’s Picks

Daily Stoic

In the beautiful children’s book, Each Kindness (which you can check out at The Painted Porch), Jacqueline Woodson tells the story of a young girl named Chloe who treats a classmate in the way that we all have and sometimes still do. She teased the girl. She ignored her. She did not take the time to consider what … Continue reading Daily Stoic

Did you know..

Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Modern Field Hockey? The origins of hockey can be traced back to the earliest of civilizations, but the modern game was started in England in the mid 1800s and the first formal hockey association was formed in 1886.~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Don't take anything personally. … Continue reading Did you know..

Newsletter: Poem of the day

January 18, 2022 One Good Turn David Kirby I'm actually looking for another street when I turn intothe Via Tornabuoni, named for the Tornabuoni familyand specifically its patriarch, Giovanni, banker and patronof the arts in Florence, where the street named after himis located and in which I am now thinking of neither Giovanninor his family … Continue reading Newsletter: Poem of the day

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Famous Quotes

A minister, scholar, and activist, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as one of the most influential leaders in history, thanks to his lifelong dedication to fighting racial prejudice and advancing the rights of Black Americans. Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, King rose from a Baptist minister to a prominent leader of the Civil Rights … Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr.’s Most Famous Quotes

Inspiring Quotes


12 Quotes on Life in the Roaring ’20s

The era of the 1920s has secured its place in the popular imagination, thanks in no small part to literary works such as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby,” which brought to life the glitz and glamour we now associate with the “Roaring '20s.” The decade is often characterized by the dramatic excesses sparked by … Continue reading 12 Quotes on Life in the Roaring ’20s

22 Quotes From “Mad Men” That Get Deep

Mad Men (which aired from 2007 to 2015) is one of the seminal shows that defined and ushered in the ongoing “prestige” television era, alongside The Sopranos and Breaking Bad. A visually striking, expertly stylized, and intellectually complex period drama, the AMC series starts in 1960 and follows the employees of Sterling Cooper, an advertising firm on Madison Avenue … Continue reading 22 Quotes From “Mad Men” That Get Deep

Time for NATO to Close Its Door

The Alliance Is Too Big—and Too Provocative—for Its Own Good By Michael Kimmage The flags of NATO member states fly in Brussels, October 2021 Pascal Rossignol / Reuters   The NATO alliance is ill suited to twenty-first-century Europe. This is not because Russian President Vladimir Putin says it is or because Putin is trying to use … Continue reading Time for NATO to Close Its Door

What Zen Buddhist riddles reveal about knowledge and the unknowable

Is seeking an explanation for life’s deepest mysteries a worthy pursuit? Many scientists and theologians would say yes. Zen Buddhists practising in China from the 9th to 13th centuries CE, however, believed that it was important to embrace uncertainty instead of always seeking answers. For these monks, achieving enlightenment meant resisting the urge to know the seemingly … Continue reading What Zen Buddhist riddles reveal about knowledge and the unknowable


Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day here in America. It’s worth taking a minute today to consider one particularly brilliant and inspiring part of King’s approach to civil rights. What Martin Luther King didn’t do in the 1950s and 1960s was simply point out how hypocritical and flawed the United States was. He didn’t … Continue reading MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY


Power does not grant you wisdom, but wisdom does grant you power.We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. (Stephen Vincent Benet)==========The intelligent know to belief only half of what they hear. The wise know which half.An intelligent man believes only half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half. (Even Esar)

Did you know..

Did you know... ... that today, besides being Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is the birthday of Betty White (1922)? Betty Marion White Ludden was a beloved American actress and comedian. Best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the ditzy Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls, she … Continue reading Did you know..

  Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Press Information Bureau Government of India •COVID-19 UPDATE •Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs   •India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 157.20 Cr •Shri Subhas Sarkar addresses 27th National Annual Conference of Sahodaya School Complexes •Forest Officers need to be the voice of the voiceless and act as trustees not owners of the vast … Continue reading   Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

10 Acts of Kindness That Were Repaid Exponentially

10 Acts of Kindness That Were Repaid Exponentially

by Patrick Welsh fact checked by Rachel Jones By small and simple things are great things brought to pass. Some might look at paying it forward as a trivial or insignificant act, but gestures of kindness can create changes that last a lifetime. It’s often said that a hero’s strength isn’t measured by the size of their … Continue reading 10 Acts of Kindness That Were Repaid Exponentially

FS Brain Food Newsletter

FS | BRAIN FOOD January 16, 2022 Welcome to Sunday Brain Food: a weekly newsletter full of timeless ideas and insights for life and business. (Read this newsletter on FS). FS The difference between average results and exceptional ones is what you avoid. Saying no to mediocre opportunities is easy. Saying no to good opportunities is … Continue reading FS Brain Food Newsletter

FP Editor’s Picks

JANUARY 13, 2022 | 1 Helicopter parent. The U.S. military won’t let partner forces fail and learn from their mistakes. Washington needs to trust them to stand on their own feet, Jerad I. Harper and John Nagl write. 2 Losing big. The escalating Russia-Ukraine conflict could curtail Turkey’s ambitions for regional influence and disrupt its delicate balancing act, … Continue reading FP Editor’s Picks

Via BigThink Newsletter: Tearing down Maslow’s Hierarchy

VIDEOSSUBSCRIBE THINKING — JANUARY 4, 2022 Tearing down Maslow’s hierarchy: why self-actualization is impossible If you want to be an authentic person, embrace reality. Don't try to clamber your way up Maslow's hierarchy of needs. Credit: ivector / Adobe Stock KEY TAKEAWAYS “Self-actualization” — the realizing of one’s full potential — is at the very top of … Continue reading Via BigThink Newsletter: Tearing down Maslow’s Hierarchy

Talking gibberish

The study of languages has long been prone to nonsense. Why is linguistics such a magnet for dilettantes and crackpots?

Becoming a centaur

The horse is a prey animal, the human a predator. Our shared trust and athleticism is a neurobiological miracle

The worldly turn

After generations of ‘blackboard economics’, Berkeley and MIT are leading a return to economics that studies the real world

Via Nir Eyal Newsletter

You Don’t Need a Mentor. You Need a Buddy. Finding an accountability buddy is a simple and highly effective way to keep yourself going. When you’re struggling to achieve your personal or professional goals, do you ever wish you could speak with a famous mentor? If only you could connect with a super successful business … Continue reading Via Nir Eyal Newsletter


WORD OF THE DAY Sangfroid sahng-FRWA Part of speech: noun Origin: French, mid 18th century 1 Composure or coolness, sometimes excessive, as shown in danger or under trying circumstances. Examples of Sangfroid in a sentence "Brad displayed remarkable sangfroid as he sized up the tough decisions ahead." "Sarah’s mother kept sangfroid as she dealt with the fender-bender accident."

10 Crimes That You Can Commit without Knowing It

by Jonathan Hastad fact checked by Rachel Jones The average person unknowingly breaks three federal laws every day, and one in three Americans have a police record. You’ve probably already broken the law this morning without even realizing it, and no, I’m not talking about you driving over the speed limit to make it to work, though … Continue reading 10 Crimes That You Can Commit without Knowing It

10 Amazingly Ancient Cosmic Discoveries

10 Amazingly Ancient Cosmic Discoveries by Ivan Farkas fact checked by Darci Heikkinen In case you haven’t heard, the universe is old. So old, it just kind of popped up about 13.77 billion years ago, for some reason. Throughout that lengthy period, it’s had a lot of time to stretch its feet and evolve into what we … Continue reading 10 Amazingly Ancient Cosmic Discoveries

  Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Press Information Bureau Government of India •India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 156.76 Cr •PM salutes people associated with vaccination drive on completion of 1Year of Vaccine Drive •Applications invited under the Design Linked Incentive (DLI) Scheme from domestic semiconductor chip design firms •Dr Mansukh Mandaviya releases commemorative Postal Stamp on COVID-19 Vaccine to mark … Continue reading   Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases.

Learning never ends for me…

PASSAGE OF THE WEEK It’s never too late to learn. We are never too old to go to school. Education is something we are doing for life, Seneca said, not for graduating. So we must never stop. We must never think we’ve learned all there is to know. We must never think we are too important to … Continue reading Learning never ends for me…

Saturday and Sunday….

Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. (1929)? The civil rights leader was best known for his work on racial equality and ending racial segregation in the United States using nonviolent means. We honor his memory on the third Monday of January each year.~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "The … Continue reading Saturday and Sunday….