The most open and approachable people I know always seem to have a smile on their face. Is this an accident or is it a skill that must be learned? Many years ago, I knew a couple who owned a small dry cleaning and tailor shop. The shop was within walking distance of a train station. They were good people who worked hard and had big American dreams. In the course of their work, a few well-known and several not
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be the loudest person in the room to stand out. In fact, a study has shown that there is a direct relationship between perceived annoyance and the loudness of communal sounds.
Have you ever felt like you were stuck in a never-ending cycle of failure? Do you find yourself unable to succeed every time you endeavor to turn your life around? It’s a tough spot to be in.
There was an interesting article that appeared in The Washington Post in March 2015 entitled: “Forget Harvard and Stanford. It really doesn’t matter where you go to college.” Though the article was primarily written for parents “devastated” by the prospect that their straight-A students might still lack the stuff to get into a prestigious university, there is a valuable kernel of information in that article for every one of us, college-age or much older. It all comes down to ambition