Anecdote Of The Week: When Your Blessing Is Served To You On A Platter And You’re Still Hungry

“Bob put me through my workout paces and encouraged a lifestyle bullet around eating whole foods (long before I’d ever heard of the story that shares that name and mission). I resisted. But even as different diets came and went, his advise remained consistent and wise: Eat foods that make you thrive. A few years […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: Fighting A Pride

A tiger, when attacked, fights alone. Even when the imperiled tiger is surrounded by fellow tigers, the tigers that are not in imminent danger do nothing to help. Lions defend against attack as a pride. No tiger attacks a lion within sight of another lion. A single lion, however, had it the will to, could […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: Are You Allowing Yourself To Be Lulled By Convenience, So You Can Easily Be Lead To Slaughter?

“One day, a sparrow flies into a stinking piggery where she watches a swine gobble down his food. Seeing his unexpected visitor, the swine starts boasting about his life. ‘I live like a king here. I don’t even have to lift a paw to get something to eat. Several times a day, someone comes to […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: The Law of the Garbage Truck

“How often do you let other people’s nonsense change your mood? Do you let a bad driver, rude waiter, curt boss, or an insensitive employee ruin your day? Unless you’re the Terminator, for an instant, you’re probably set back on your heels. However, the mark of a successful person is how quickly she/he can get […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: Never Be Afraid To Ask Questions

“I was ten days past my due date with my first child and my doctor continued to tell me not to worry. But I went on the internet and saw some research that said there was a higher risk of stillbirth when you are overdue. That freaked me out. At my next appointment the doctor […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: The Power of Fear

“According to legend, one day a man was wandering in the desert when he met Fear and Plague. They said they were on their way to a large city where they were going to kill 10,000 people. The man asked Plague if he was going to do all the work. Plague smiled and said, ‘No, […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: What Are The Movements Of A Great Leader?

“One of the ways I measure a good leader is by assessing the strength of the number two person. Would the organization function if the leader was not present? Insecure leaders make it difficult for the number two person to grow to their full potential. I have had the privilege of observing geese fly south […]

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Anecdote: “How often do you let other people’s nonsense change your mood?”

“How often do you let other people’s nonsense change your mood? Do you let a bad driver, rude waiter, curt boss, or an insensitive employee ruin your day? Unless you’re the Terminator, for an instant, you’re probably set back on your heels. However, the mark of a successful person is how quickly she/he can get […]

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Anecdote: What Kind Of King, Or Queen, Are You?

“There was once a beloved king whose castle was on a high hill, overlooking his shire. He was so popular that the nearby townspeople sent him gifts daily, and his birthday celebration was enjoyed throughout the kingdom. The people loved him for his renowned wisdom and fair judgments. One day, tragedy struck the town. The […]

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Anecdote Of The Week: Timing Is Everything

“How long? Not long. Martin and Malcolm knew they didn’t have much time. In Benjamin Mays’ famous poem he illuminates how time is fleeting: ’60 seconds in a minute, a lifetime depends on it.’ In the average lifespan of 70 years, people will spend 23 years sleeping, 16 years working, 8 years watching television, 6 […]

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