Message for Daily Living / Business

It's Not What Happens To You

In 1985, one of the true symbols of success was a new, four-door Cadillac sedan. His success enabled Jim Winner Jr., to beam with pride at his new Cadillac with all the "extras" -- deluxe leather interior, state-of-the-art sound system and the top...

You Can Be Happy

The dictionary says that happiness is "the agreeable sensations that spring from the enjoyment of good; that state of being in which his desires are gratified." It's "the enjoyment of pleasure without pain."

My 1828 Noah Webster Dictionary says ...

Personality

My dictionary tells me that personality is the "personal or individual quality that makes one person be different and act differently from another." Personality is "the total physical, intellectual and emotional structure of an individual, ...

How Good Were They?

Most of us make the comment, "Things are not what they used to be -- oh, for those "good ol' days"!

Question: How far do we want to go back? Quotable Business author Louis E. Boone lists "Eight Rules for Office Workers in 1872":

Office employees...

Can You 'Unhurt' Someone?

I love the story of the little boy who had a bad temper. To solve the problem, his dad gave him a bag of nails and told the little boy that every time he lost his temper he had to go out and drive a nail into a fence post. Over a period of time, ...

What Part of 'No' Don't You Understand?

The question being repeatedly raised in America is "just what did the First Amendment say about the 'separation of church and state'?" To begin with, it says nothing about the separation of church and state. However, the Supreme Court has ruled ...