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 clich√© 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!”

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?”

Are You Looking For the Signs in Your Life?

If you’re looking for a sign, this is it!

There’s an old saying that goes “Lord, give me a sign.” In life, we often do get signs that lead us in the right direction when we lose our way. The following story illustrates the importance of paying attention to those signs. Continue reading “Are You Looking For the Signs in Your Life?”

I Wish I Were You!

Does anyone really have it all?

Most people had a habit of wishing they were someone else. They see someone living the way they wish they did, and want to be in the other person’s place. Ironically, even those who seem to have it all often wish they were someone else. This story shows an interesting set of perspectives regarding this topic. Continue reading “I Wish I Were You!”