What Can Straight Outta Compton Teach You About Perspective?

Plenty, even if you’re not a musician.

Straight Outta Compton is a 2015 biopic that tells the story of one of the most influential groups in hip-hop history: N.W.A.. The story is not just about music, or even the members of the group. It also shared some valuable lessons about success and life, even for those who are not fans of N.W.A.. Continue reading “What Can Straight Outta Compton Teach You About Perspective?”

Are You Letting Your Kitchen Burn?

You can either complain about the fire, or put out the flames.

Everybody knows that our society has a tendency to complain without even attempting to solve the problem. The following story is a humorous illustration of what people do. Might make you laugh and look at your complaints in a different way, might not. Continue reading “Are You Letting Your Kitchen Burn?”

What Will You Allow to Stop You?

When everything that can go wrong, does go wrong, will you keep going?

If you’re like most people, you’ve made plans to do something, only for everything to go wrong. Traffic, bad weather, missing the bus, it seems like the whole world goes out of its way to make you miss your deadline. The following is a great story about this topic. Might help you improve your future battles against Murphy’s law, might not. Continue reading “What Will You Allow to Stop You?”

Speak Now or Never!

Would you rather go for something and fail, or stay still and fail?

We’ve all heard cliché phrases such as “just do it” and “tomorrow is not promised to anyone.” If you’re like most people, you want a bit more than a catchphrase to inspire you. The following story is one that illustrates an extreme downside of waiting too long. Continue reading “Speak Now or Never!”

This Inventor’s Work! 

What if the most important inventors in history had listened to the naysayers?

If you’re like most people, you’ve dealt with a few naysayers. You might even be putting up with a few today. The following satirical story will show you the consequences of listening to those small voices. Might keep you from quitting, might not. Continue reading “This Inventor’s Work! “

Do You Live in the Moment?

Some people live in the moment, others are too busy missing it.

Most people are physically here, but mentally, they are everywhere else. They are looking to the future, the past, their phones, and so on. The following story illustrates the downside of not being present for the present time. Continue reading “Do You Live in the Moment?”

Are You Getting Feedback From Yes People?

Or are YOU the yes person?

Most people would agree that it feels great to get positive feedback for our work. Wouldn’t it be nice if all of our customers and peers gave positive reviews all the time for our stuff? No, it wouldn’t. Here’s why. Continue reading “Are You Getting Feedback From Yes People?”