Month: July 2015

Prefer not to call it failure

A tree stands tall because the roots below have  spent years searching. The roots spent countless times of trial and error. In order to rise, roots below should do the dirt work. They have taken countless errors, so the tree could stand. In this sense, growth exists because errors have existed. It seems the roots are a failure… at first. A map …

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Preparing for the Sunset Years

What if we instantly know¬†what’s going on in the minds of our parents? What are those¬†in the spectrum of age 50 silently thinking? This¬†article by John Bloom¬†reminds me of my parents, and also my grandparents, about the things¬†they are going through and thoughts that dwell in their minds,¬†allowing us to better understand their inner needs. …

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Politeness to Success

There’s a saying that goes, “you could always tell a “big man” by the way he treated a “little” man.” The measurement of greatness is not merely on¬†the size of one’s influence, but on the size one’s heart. Is our heart big enough to accommodate the “little” people around us? Those who are “non-extraordinary” people …

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Hope gives strength

There are two ways you can motivate: You use intimidation by building a threatening environment— one that signals to your workers “you’re dispensable, i can replace you when you’re out. So do your job or walk out without other choice.” You can capitalize on highlighting negative sanctions since your subordinates have nowhere to go. You …

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