Monthly Archives: August 2016

“None can have riches without being greatly endangered”

Columbia University professor of business Sheena Iyengar tells this story: When I was a PhD student, I was studying Japanese. So I went to Japan for a couple of years. A strange thing happened to me on my first night. … Continue reading

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Eyes, the Windows to Who We Really Are

        “Have mercy! This thang’s killin’ me!” Mr. Barron hollered back, ‘John! … And he kept hollerin’, “Oooooh…. shoot this thang. Have Mercy!” If you do not recognize these lines from Jerry Clower’s “Coon Hunt”, you owe … Continue reading

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Together

The distinguished writer Oliver Wendell Holmes received a lesson in humility one day from an unlikely source. He was out for a stroll, and a little girl overtook him. They walked together for a time. When the girl mentioned it … Continue reading

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