It’s worthwhile periodically to consider what it is that makes some of us so much more successful than others, in certain occupations or other pursuits.
This doesn’t mean we should look to copy what they do. It doesn’t mean we should be envious. It does mean we should emulate the positive and practical of their drive, their manner, and their goal-setting. What is it, in manifestations of their mindsets, we could use to better ourselves and the value of our actions? (more…)
Some of us will recall a TV commercial for a heavily sugared breakfast cereal named Lucky Charms, declared to be ‘indescribably delicious’. Well, their consumption, no doubt, has been beneficial over time to the dentists whose clients have overindulged in such candied cereals when younger.
The more general concept of lucky charms, also known as talismans, has been widespread for ages. (more…)
Weather forecasting is relatively easy in some parts of the world because changes are so limited or slow to form: deserts for example, where wind changes are the greatest variable. In other places, forecasting takes advantage of regularity: tropical rain forests for example, where predicting rain is like predicting daylight. (more…)
Many are the skills we can develop which help us to grow, making a positive ripple effect of our efforts on others, gradually wider and fuller.
Some aptitudes have wider applications than others – consider cooking versus negotiating skills. The significance, the impact, of some talents may expand beyond the borders of their logical environments. (more…)